Canon John Hill is an honorary assistant to the incumbent; he has been a presbyter in this diocese since 1974. He holds an engineering degree from the University of Toronto and a Master of Theology degree from the University of Nottingham. John is also the Interfaith Officer for the diocese. The focus of his work over many years has been clarifying and strengthening the ritual practices of the Church in a time when the role of the Church in society is rapidly changing; he is the author of two books on Baptism and many articles on the renewal of the liturgy. He is a member of the North American Academy of Liturgy, of the executive of Liturgy Canada. He is married to Liz Gilbert, and between them they have five children and six grandchildren. His daughter Rosaline was formerly a youth leader in this parish.