Our Team

Our Church is blessed with an incredibly diverse and gifted staff team, helping our entire community to live into our Vision, Mission, & Values.

Sundays & Pastoral Team

The Reverend Andrew Federle

Rector

afederle@stclements-church.org
(416) 483-6664 x223

CONTACT ANDREW TO EXPLORE:

  • The vision-mission-values, and strategic direction of St. Clement’s Church
  • Learning to follow Jesus Christ with this community
  • Our Strategic Plan Working Groups, The Worship Experience or Sustainable Operations

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Ministry days: Sunday through Thursday
Sabbath: Friday and Saturday

Click to learn more about Andrew

Andrew is the Rector (Senior Pastor) of St. Clement’s Church.

Andrew never stepped foot in a church before he was 15 years old. His passion is for communicating the love of God in an authentic, fresh, and relatable way. Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Andrew has served in Ecuador and Central Asia. In Toronto, he has served both Spanish-speaking and West Indian congregations, and among youth and those experiencing homelessness in the downtown core.

A skilled writer and speaker, Andrew holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Creative Writing from Stanford University, and a Master of Divinity from Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto, where he graduated first in his class.

Andrew hosts a popular Christianity 101 course, which has been instrumental to the renewed growth and vibrancy of the parish.

 

He is married to Marcia Boniferro, a gifted pastor and chaplain to graduate students at the University of Toronto. Together, they are proud parents to Samuel and Rose. Andrew loves Mexican food and bicycles.

Pamela Rayment

Associate Priest for Parents & Families

CONTACT PAMELA TO EXPLORE

  • Ministry to our Parent community (those with children 0-18)
  • Leadership of our Family Ministries Team (Nursery, Children’s, and Youth Ministry)
  • Inquiries for Baptism and Weddings
  • Our Strategic Plan Working Group, Engagement through Christian Education

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Ministry days: Sunday through Thursday

Sabbath: Friday and Saturday

Learn more about Pamela

Pamela is passionate about fostering faith in families and is convinced that the intergenerational nature of the church is a gift beyond measure. She has served in both children’s and youth ministry and has fostered faith among parents in her previous role as rector of a growing church in Northern Ontario.

 

A skilled communicator, Pamela has a background in Journalism and Media Communications. She holds a Master of Divinity from Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto, where she was awarded The McElheran Memorial Prize for Homiletics.

 

Pamela leads the stellar Family Ministries Team at St. Clement’s, working together to establish practices for families learning to follow Jesus Christ.

 

Pamela loves a good cup of coffee, storytelling in all its forms, sketching, graphic design, photography, crochet and embroidery. She is married to Jeremy Rayment, a skilled media arts college professor. They are grateful for their son Logan, who is attending Ryerson University. 

Liska Stefko

Associate Priest

CONTACT LISKA TO EXPLORE:

  • Ministry to our older adult community
  • Leadership of our parish’s vision for Pastoral Care & Seniors’ Ministry
  • Inquiries for Funerals 
  • Our Strategic Plan Working Group, Deepening Relationships with One Another

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Ministry days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Sabbath: Thursday and Saturday

Learn more about Liska

Liska Stefko is a long-time member and currently holds the role of Pastoral Minister at the L’Arche Daybreak community in Richmond Hill. L’Arche is an international network of communities in which people with and without intellectual disabilities share life together.  Liska has also lived at L’Arche in Italy and Mexico. Her roles in community over the years include coordinating community life in a home with members with medically complex needs, offering formation for new members, leading community worship, and facilitating youth retreat days for high school students.  She also offers leadership to L’Arche International gatherings, weaving together multicultural, ecumenical and interfaith threads to create experiences of unity in diversity. As pastoral minister, she walks closely with community members in times of illness, dying and grieving.

 

A priest in the Anglican Diocese of Toronto, Liska has served in parish ministry with children, youth and young families, as well as in pastoral care and community-building with people of all ages. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame and her Master of Divinity degree at Regis College in the Toronto School of Theology.  

 

She is delighted to join the St Clement’s community!

Kaili Kinnon

Pastoral Associate

kkinnon@stclements-church.org
(416) 483-6664 x242

CONTACT KAILI TO EXPLORE:

  • Ministry to young adults, 20s 30s
  • Tuesdays at St. Clement’s
  • Our Strategic Plan Working Group, Engagement through Christian Education

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Ministry days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday

Sabbath: Saturday

Learn more about Kaili

Kaili serves as pastor for those in their 20s and 30s at St. Clement’s. Having returned to the Christian faith of her childhood at the age of eighteen, she is passionate about seeing people’s lives transformed by practicing the way of Jesus. Kaili has been involved in ministry to youth and young adults in three different Toronto churches while also maintaining her professional artistic practice as a singer and songwriter making smoky soul-pop music. Kaili holds a specialized Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music and a Community Arts Practice Certificate from York University where she studied with Grammy-nominee Catherine Robbin. Kaili has served in arts-based community development projects in both Johannesburg, South Africa and Nisichiwyasihk Cree Nation in northern Manitoba. When not at St. Clement’s or making music, Kaili can be found reading, cycling or writing.

Daniel Webb

Music Director


dwebb@stclements-church.org
(416) 483-6664 x230

CONTACT DANIEL TO EXPLORE:

  • Music at our 9 and 11 am Sunday services
  • Participation in our 9 am, 11 am, or Youth Choirs
  • Musical leadership for weddings, funerals, occasional services
  • Our Strategic Plan Working Group, The Worship Experience

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Ministry days: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Sabbath: Saturday

Learn more about Daniel

Daniel is the Director of Music at St Clement’s Church.

Daniel is a choral conductor, organist, teacher and singer. Alongside his work at St Clement’s, Daniel is Organist and Choirmaster of Upper Canada College and an Examiner for the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Daniel was educated at Cambridge University, where he was Organ Scholar of Magdalene College and the John Stewart of Rannoch Scholar in Sacred Music. He taught at four of the United Kingdom’s leading schools, including South Hampstead High School, where he was Director of Music for four years, before relocating to Canada in 2013. Daniel is also a qualified lawyer and was called to Bar of England and Wales in 2005 as a Diplock Scholar of the Middle Temple, and briefly practised in European antitrust law in Brussels before very happily returning to music, his true vocation. As a church musician, he has served a number of institutions, including four churches in London, England as well as St Cuthbert’s, Leaside from 2013-2015. He also spent a year as a Tenor Gentleman in the Choir of the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace.

Daniel is married to novelist Trilby Kent and has two children, Clea and Tristan, and a cat named Doris. He is a keen runner.

Thomas Le Roy

Youth Minister

CONTACT THOMAS TO EXPLORE:

  • Ministry to youth in Grades 6-12
  • Volunteering in our Youth Ministry 

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Ministry days: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Sabbath: Saturday

Learn more about Thomas

Thomas recently graduated from York University with a Degree in Psychology and he will be continuing to further his education with his Master’s Degree this September. Thomas is passionate and committed to working with children and youth and fostering a sense of community through Christ. Previously, Thomas worked with children and youth at Bethany Baptist Church, T.D.S.B., Tennis Canada and the Jays Care Foundation. He is a huge lover of sports, especially rugby and football. Thomas is also a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Raptors. Thomas has been dating his girlfriend, Jasmin, for 4 years and he has two puppies, Thor and Nala!

Vivia Kay Kieswetter

Children’s Minister

CONTACT VIVIA TO EXPLORE:

  • Ministry to children in Grades 1-5
  • Volunteering in our Children’s Program
  • Our Strategic Plan Working Group, Reaching Out

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Ministry days:  Sunday, Tuesday, Friday

Sabbath:  Monday

Learn more about Vivia

Vivia was born in Orlando, Florida where her Christianity developed as head chorister in the children’s choir and later serving as a Sunday School volunteer teacher at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. 

 

She came to Anglicanism through the Episcopal Church in the US, finding a church that blended the best traditions from her childhood with an open-minded intellectualism and beauty of music and theology that quickly felt like home. In the states, she served as director of choirs for both children and adults while pursuing a Master’s degree in musicology and vocal performance. 

 

In 2006, Kieswetter moved to Toronto to pursue a doctorate in musicology. Since then she has served as a choir section lead, and spearheaded a coffee shop ministry. In the fall of 2018 Vivia began studies at Trinity Seminary, before settling into her role at St. Clement’s. When not working with children, she loves reading, being outdoors (especially near the water), and anything involving fountain pens and notebooks.

Emma Montag

Nursery Minister

emontag@stclements-church.org

CONTACT EMMA TO EXPLORE:

  • Ministry to children aged 0-3
  • Volunteering in our Nursery Ministry 

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Ministry days: Sunday

Sabbath: Saturday

Learn more about Emma

Emma Montag is the Nursery Minister within St. Clements. Emma has a Bachelors of Child Development and has been caring for children between the ages of 0-13 for over eight years. She is passionate about providing quality care and ensuring the well-being of the children, while fostering natural teachable moments. 

 

Emma provides a warm, loving environment in the nursery with fun, creative activities. “I believe it is important for children of such a young age to feel safe and secure and welcome within the nursery in order to explore faith-based aspects through play and story.” Emma does this through a mixed method of setting up the nursery to intrigue and engage children to explore at their own pace and level, as well as building a positive rapport with the child and getting to know them. 

 

Emma is also a fur mama to two big dogs and three cats. In her spare time she likes staying active by hiking, swimming, rollerblading, and biking. She also enjoys to cook, bake, read, write and do art. 

The Reverend Anne Day

Deacon

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Ministry days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Sabbath: Friday and Saturday

Learn more about Anne

Anne is the Deacon at St Clements. She helps Rev Richard Webb with Pastoral Care; visiting parishioners in hospital or at home, taking Holy Communion and praying with them, or phoning them as needed.

She also organises the Prayer Chain. This consists of about 40 members of the parish who will pray for people who request it. Anyone can request that prayers be offered for those in need.

As part of Pastoral Care, she organises the Prayer shawl Ministry. Members of the congregation knit or crochet Shawls which are then Blessed by the priest and then given to sick or grieving parishioners and to those baptized at St Clements.

Also as part of Pastoral Care after the Sunday services are finished the flowers are wrapped and given to people in need, visitors and newcomers, with a prayer card for their recovery.

As Deacon she sets the table for Holy Communion at 8:00 and reads the Gospel and some of the prayers. She is always available to pray privately with anyone who requests this after any of the services.

Any person coming into our church is welcomed. As Christ himself said, “I was a stranger and you welcomed Me.” (Matthew 25:35) So her passion is to welcome all into the community and  pray for all who those who enter St Clements Church.

Administrative Team

Grace Jinkinson

Manager of Finance and Administration

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Ministry days: Monday through Friday

Sabbath: Saturday and Sunday

Learn more about Grace

Grace is the Manager of Finance & Administrative at St. Clement’s Church and is passionate about running the daily operations and business affairs at St. Clement’s.  Grace has experience working at other churches and came to St. Clement’s from a west end church where she worked as the Manager of Operations and Administration.

 

Grace was born in England and raised in Etobicoke, where she now lives with her husband, Andrew, their three wonderful children David (24), Joshua (21) and Victoria (18) and their four legged children, 4 year old black cat, Salem and 3 year old cock-a-poo, Rosie.

 

Church has always been an important part of Grace’s life.  She grew up in the United Church and is still a member of the Etobicoke United Church she grew up in.

 

In the summer, you will often find Grace relaxing on the dock of her family cottage near Bancroft, Ontario.  She has a passion for animals and the outdoors where she enjoys cottaging, camping, hiking, kayaking, swimming, and walking.  She also enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with her family.

 

Grace is thrilled to be contributing to the day-to-day operations of this thriving faith community.

Julianna Buck

Administrative Assistant / Assistant to the Rector

CONTACT JULIANNA TO EXPLORE: 

  • The newsletter, The Anchor
  • Room bookings for committee meetings and other St. Clement’s events

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Ministry days: Monday through Friday

Sabbath: Saturday and Sunday

Learn more about Julianna

Julianna is the is the Administrative Assistant/Assistant to the Rector of St. Clement’s Church.

Julianna grew up in north Toronto and attended the University of Toronto and York University.  She’s worked in a wide variety of offices, including at a local school. She enjoys writing, reading, managing spreadsheets and databases, and bothering priests and ministers for administrivia.  She’s married and owns one cat, a handsome, willful creature named Magnus.

Elisabeth Lunder

Bookkeeper

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Ministry days: Monday and Wednesday

Sabbath: Saturday and Sunday 

Learn more about Elizabeth

Elisabeth has been the bookkeeper at St. Clement’s for many years and can be approached with questions about donations to the church.

 

She started her career in the written word as administrative secretary; but as the computer rapidly changed the role of that profession, she got a degree in accounting and found her niche.  Working at St. Clement’s she enjoys the varied aspects of church accounting and also appreciates the interaction with parishioners and staff.

 

Elisabeth grew up in Norway but has spent most of her adult life in the U.S. and Canada.  She has 2 grown children and 1 grandchild, all living in the U.S.

 

When she is not doing numbers, she loves walking and singing in choirs.

Caretaking Team

Glen Allardyce

Facilities Caretaker & Maintenance Coordinator

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Ministry days: Sunday through Thursday (morning & afternoon)

Sabbath: Friday and Saturday

Learn more about Glen

Glen Allardyce is the Facilities Caretaker & Maintenance Coordinator of St. Clements Anglican Church. He and his team can be found keeping St Clements.  clean, polished and ready to welcome any and all visitors who wish to worship and pray during the week, and for Sunday services.  

 

Glen has made significant changes since coming to St. Clements and is always looking for his next challenge. He can be found in the church from Sunday to Thursday between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. 

 

During his time away from St Clements Glen enjoys partaking in events related to his Scottish heritage, cycling, running and spending time with his family.

Don Morgan

Evening Custodian

dmorgan@stclements-church.org

ext. 229

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Ministry days: Monday through Friday (evening)

Sabbath: Saturday and Sunday

Jorge Vargas

Friday/Saturday Custodian

jvargas@stclements-church.org

ext. 229

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Ministry days: Friday and Saturday (morning and afternoon)

Sabbath: Sunday

Wardens & Lay Leadership

  • People’s Warden, Caroline Helbronner
  • Rector’s Warden, Bob Boeckner
  • Deputy Warden (People’s), Bill Appelbe
  • Deputy Warden (Rector’s), Christine Wilson
  • Past Warden (People’s), Heather Stewart
  • Past Warden (Rector’s), Sean Martin

St Clement’s Church

70 St Clements Ave, Toronto, ON M4R 1H2

(416) 483-6664