OUR CLERGY



Priest-in-Charge



Rev. Canon Ric Miller
Rev. Canon Richard ("Ric") Miller became the Priest-in-Charge of St. Peter's, Cobourg on February 01, 2017. Ric graduated from Wycliffe College and was ordained in the Diocese of Toronto in 1985. He served as Assistant Curate at Christ Church, Deer Park and has been the Incumbent of the parishes of Shanty Bay, St. Paul's, Lindsay, St. Matthew's, Oshawa and St. Luke's, Dixie South. Prior to coming to St. Peter's, Cobourg, Ric was Associate Priest at St. Peter's, Erindale.

Ric has served on numerous committees of the Diocese, including the Stewardship Development Committee, the Chaplaincy Committee, the Diocesan Council, the Executive Board of the Diocese, and the York-Credit Valley Area Council.

Ric loves music of all sorts and is an active and avid collector of 78, 45 and 33 RPM records. He and his wife Heather have three grown children, Garth, Warren and Holly, two "children-in-laws", Aileen and Josh and two wonderful grandchildren, Mac and Winnie.
With thanks to St. Peter's, Erindale


Interim Associate Priest


Rev. Jim Halmarson


Rev. Jim Halmarson joined the staff of St. Peter's, Cobourg in May, 2015. He has served as Interim Priest-in-Charge and Interim Associate Priest at St. Peter's. Jim was originally ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, but has had extensive experience serving both Lutheran and Anglican parishes in Canada, particularly in Saskatchewan. Jim has also served as Padre with the North Saskatchewan Regiment, Saskatoon.

Deacon


Rev. Sheila Archer
Rev. Sheila Archer grew up in Lindsay, Ontario and graduated from Sir Sandford Fleming College with a Diploma in Business Administration and Accounting. She worked as a Business Adminstrator and Manager for a mainline Financial Institution for 35 years. During this time, she married her husband Orville and moved to Hamilton Township in 1969, where they raised three children, and now have six grandchildren.

Following retirement from her first career, Sheila enrolled at the University of Toronto's School of Theology, Wycliffe College and graduated in May, 2003. She was Ordained into the Sacred Order of Deacons in June, 2006 and began service as a Deacon at the Parish of Perrytown. She continued her work at St John the Evangelist, Port Hope, then came to St. Peter's, Cobourg, where her particular ministry is to provide Spiritual Care to the many guests who attend our 'Soupertime Luncheon' from 11:30 - 12:30 every Tuesday. She also assists with services to the Landmark/Extendicare and Golden Plough retirement homes in Cobourg, and provides Spiritual Support to the Women's Group 'AWARE' (Anglican Women Alive Renewed Enriched) which holds its annual conference at Elim Lodge on Pidgeon Lake the first weekend in May.

Sheila now considers herself to be "semi-retired" and likes to pursue her various hobbies: all of her grandchildren, watching the boys play hockey, knitting, quilting with her sister, and reading. Sheila also loves music and was once the Organist and Choir Director at St. Georges, Gores Landing.


Honorary Assistant Priests

The Rev. Dr. Ron Kydd   The Reverend Michael Li