Vermilion Combine

Rural Ministry Initiative

The Rural Ministry Initiative (RMI) was established in 2010 with seed money from the proceeds of the sale of a number of disestablished rural parishes in the Edmonton diocese. The initiative provides collegial and pastoral support, clergy training and funding support for different approaches to rural ministry in pilot areas. In this diocese, as in […]


Indigenous Ministry

The Indigenous Ministry Initiative (IMI) of the Diocese of Edmonton is presently focused on the development of urban indigenous ministry. It is under the leadership of the Rev. Canon Travis Enright, who was installed as Canon Missioner for Indigenous Ministry in October 2010. This position is a recognition of our call to serve and walk […]


Barnabas Initiative

The diocese officially launched the Barnabas Initiative (BI) at the 61st Synod in the fall of 2008. Our goal is to encourage parishes within the diocese to reach out in mission to the communities and cultures that surround them, so that all may know afresh the gospel of Jesus Christ. BI exists to support ongoing […]


Christina Mathis – Campaign Director

Christina Mathis is our campaign director, bringing her significant campaign knowledge and experience from CCS (Established in 1947, CCS serves as a trusted partner to the world’s leading non-profits. Resident for the first year of the Reach launch she is here to direct our parishes and volunteers in their roll out of the campaign. Christina […]