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THE REV. CANON CHERYL C. PALMER
Rector

416.920.5211 ext 26
cell 416-275-6886
cpalmer@christchurchdeerpark.org

On January 1st, 2018, The Rev. Canon Cheryl Palmer began her incumbency as the Rector of Christ Church Deer Park in Mid-town Toronto. Immediately prior to the commencement of that appointment she was the Director of Cemetery Ministries at the Anglican Church of St. John's Norway in the Beach for over five years. Most of Cheryl's ministry as parish priest was lived out as rector of St. Clement's Anglican Church in North Toronto for ten years, and Associate priest there for the six previous years. Cheryl's priestly ministry to the people of God has been in a number of interesting settings, including the Hospital for Sick Children, where she was the Anglican Chaplain, during which time she was an Honorary Assistant at Christ Church, Deer Park. She has also served as Associate Priest at St Stephen's, Downsview, and as Assistant Curate at St John's Church, Ancaster (Diocese of Niagara). Canon Palmer received her undergraduate degree from Queens University and her Masters of Divinity from Trinity College, University of Toronto.

Born in Jamaica, Canon Palmer moved to Canada with her family in 1975. Though she was ordained deacon (1985) and priest (1986) in the Diocese of Niagara, most of her priestly ministry has been served in the Diocese of Toronto. She is married to Danylo Dzwonyk.

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THE REV. ROBERT GORHAM
Interim Associate Priest

416.920.5211 ext 31
rgorham@christchurchdeerpark.org

The Rev. Robert Gorham began his ministry with the Anglican Church in 1966 when he was Commission as a Captain in the Anglican Church Army at St. James Cathedral. He was Ordained in 1972 for the Diocese of Newfoundland where served as Rector of Multi-point Parishes in Cartwright Nfld. and Trinity-Trinity East Nfld. In 1979 he became Chaplain to the Charles Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony, Nlfd. and for the remainder of his ministry he has been involved in Chaplaincy both in Newfoundland and the Diocese of Ontario and Toronto.

He is the father of Chris, David & Nicole and Grandfather to Jorja and Davis. He shares his life with his partner Angelito.

Effective January 1, 2017, Robert was appoinyed as Interim Associate Priest, beginning on January 1.

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THE REV. DR. PETER SLATER
Honorary Assistant

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The Rev. Dr. Peter Slater was born in England, raised in Burma, Australia, and Canada, and holds degrees in philosophy and theology from McGill, Cambridge, and Harvard universities. Professor Emeritus of Theology at Trinity College, he is a former member of the Partners in World Mission Committee of the national church. Dr. Slater has been a member of Christ Church Deer Park since 1999 and regularly leads learning events and discussion groups for the parish.

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THE REV. DR. KAREN HAMILTON
Ecumenical Partner

United Church Of Canada
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The Rev. Dr. Karen Hamilton has held the position of General Secretary of the Canadian Council of Churches from 2002 to 2017. She works for ecumenism, inter-faith dialogue and global justice. She is the recipient of the Ontario Heritage Day award for the Association of Progressive Muslims. In 2008, Novalis published her book, The Acceptable Year of the Lord.

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