Come As You Are, Leave Uplifted.

Sunday: 8:00 AM; 10:00 AM;
Wednesday: 9:30 AM


The responsibility for the spiritual life, well-being and good management of St. John’s rests with the clergy and staff. The staff consists of the clergy as well as lay members.

The Venerable John Stephens

The Venerable John Stephens

The Venerable John Stephens was first ordained in 1991, at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, Ontario and then served in a three-point rural parish in the Diocese of Huron. From there he was called to be Rector of St. John’s in Squamish. During his time in this community they planned and built a new church…

The Rev. Mother Liz Hamel

Mother Liz Hamel works at St John’s one-third time. She was raised in Hamilton, Ontario and attended the Presbyterian Church until her mid-teens. From her late teens until her late 40’s she was not involved with the church. In the meantime she studied nursing at Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology (Dip. Nursing), and…

Michael Dirk

Michael is a native of Kelowna and has played and studied extensively in B.C. and Europe; he comes to us from Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Vancouver. Michael brings a wealth of experience including training under Ed Norman here in St. John’s, as well as studies at the cathedral choir schools of the UK in…

The Rev. Dr. Pitman B. Potter

In a new concept for our diocese, the Reverend Pitman Potter, longtime deacon at St. Helen’s West Point Grey, has been licensed as deacon to the Archdeaconry of Vancouver. This arrangement allows Pitman to be in ministry with the parishes of St John’s Shaughnessy, St Philip’s Dunbar, and St Anselm’s, as well as continuing his work with…

Janet Hamilton

Janet Hamilton has been our parish administrator since 2013, and just this year also became our envelope secretary. Before coming to St John’s she worked for two years at St James’ Anglican Church in the Downtown Eastside. She works in the office Mondays through Thursdays, and looks forward to answering any questions you might have.…