BURIN, NL - Rev’d James D. Spencer was ordained to priesthood by the Right Reverend John E. Watton, bishop of central Newfoundland, at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Burin on Wednesday.
Rev'd James is now priest-in-charge in the Parish of Burin, where he has been serving as a deacon since the spring with wife Stellar, and children Isabelle and Simon.
Rev. James is the youngest son of the Rev’d George and Maisie Spencer of Gander. Rev’d George, now retired at the age of 86, stated his pride in having James follow in his footsteps.
James graduated with honours from Queen’s Theological College in St. John’s in April and was ordained as a deacon on April 29 during the annual diocesan synod, held this year on the Burin Peninsula.
The Anglican Diocese of Central Newfoundland and the Parish of Burin congratulate Rev’d James on his new position.