Questions & Answers

Here are some answers to common questions.

Information on how the diocese is responsing the pandemic can be found on our COVID-19 page

If you have any further questions or require assistance, please contact the Rev. David Peer, Executive Officer and Secretary of Synod, at 459-1801 (ext. 1006) or by email at dpeer@diofton.ca 

 

To schedule Archbishop David for worship, special events, requests for endorsement, commendations or birthday greetings please contact the Bishop's Secretary, Cheryl Jacobs, at 459-1801 (ext. 1001) or via email at cjacobs@diofton.ca 

Once Archbishop David has been scheduled to visit your parish, please complete this form to provide his office with worship and other details. 

Parish contact information can be found by following our Find a Church link.

For further questions please contact Cheryl Jacobs or Susan Dickie.

 

Please see our Parish Officers page. If you need further help, please contact the appropriate Synod staffperson

For historical parish records, e.g., marriage, death, baptism or confirmation, please contact the NB Provincial Archives

If you simply need proof of birth, marriage or death, you should contact NB Vital Statistics.

 

For inquires related to hall rentals or third party insurance, please contact Heather Harris-Jones, Synod Treasurer at hharris-jones@diofton.ca or 506.459.1801 (ext 1004).

For inquires related to a parish purchasing, selling or leasing parish property, please contact the Property Committee

If you are looking to purchase parish property, please contact the parish directly or the Rev. David Peer, Executive Officer, at dpeer@diofton.ca or 506.459.1801 (ext.1006)

All questions on insurance should be directed to Heather Harris-Jones, Synod Treasurer, email hharris-jones@diofton.ca or 506.459.1801(ext.1004)

This program is designed for parishes and parishioners in the Diocese of Fredericton.  It enables parishioners to make their parish offerings through a direct debit to their bank account.

All information related to e-offering can be found on the website.

Further information can be obtained through Ben Bourque or Susan Dickie at the Synod Office.

Bbourque@diofton.ca or Sdickie@diofton.ca

To make a donation, you can do so through our CanadaHelps page or by contacting Justin McCoy, Synod bookkeeper, at jmccoy@diofton.ca or calling 506.459-1801 (ext. 1003). Please also contact Justin to request a receipt. 

Q. Who do I contact about submitting an expense claim?

A. Please contact Justin McCoy, bookkeeper at jmmccoy@diofton.ca 

Q. Information on Shared Ministry Assessments

A. All questions related to Shared ministry assessments should be directed to Heather Harris-Jones, Synod Treasurer at h.harris-jones@diofton.ca

Q. Parish DCIF Investments

A. All inquiries related to parish DCIF Investments please contact Heather Harris-Jones at h.harris-jones@diofton.ca

Q. Information on Clergy Loans.

A. All questions on clergy loans should be directed to Heather Harris-Jones at h.harris-jones@diofton.ca.

 

Information on current grants/scholarships can be found on our website or by contacting Cheryl Jacobs or Heather Harris-Jones. 

All payroll questions can be directed to Ben Bourque, Personnel and Safety Officer through email at bbourque@diofton.ca or by calling 506.459.1801 (ext. 1005)

 

If you are discerning a vocation, please contact Archdeacon Cathy Laskey.

For more information, see our Ministries | Vocations page.

All media requests should be directed to Gisele McKnight, Communication Officer at gmcknight@diofton.ca or 506.459.1801(1009).