Author Archives: Rhonda Waters
About Rhonda WatersThe Rev. Rhonda Waters is currently serving as Associate Priest of Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal. With a background in anthropology and community development she completed her M.Div through MDTC and was ordained deacon in 2011 (priest in 2012). Since then Rhonda has served on Diocesan Council and been involved in numerous diocesan projects including Kidstuff, the children’s ministry working group in the Diocese of Montreal. She organized and launched the Anglican Church of Canada Clergy Under 40 network via Facebook in the Fall of 2013 and is one of the conveners of the Conversations 2014 “unconference”. In her spare time Rhonda has an affinity for board games with family, good scotch and bad television.
The biggest reason, however, for a conference of young clergy is the promise of collegiality. This cohort has an opportunity to begin building a network of colleagues now that extends across the country and will sustain its members, their ministries, and the church for the decades to come. We will not be younger clergy forever but, God willing, we will be working in this beloved church of ours for a long time. I, for one, would rather do that work together. Continue reading