Our Church is blessed with an incredibly diverse and gifted staff team, helping our entire community to live into our Vision, Mission, & Values.
CONTACT ANDREW TO EXPLORE:
- The vision-mission-values, and strategic direction of St. Clement’s Church
- Learning to follow Jesus Christ with this community
- Our Strategic Plan Working Groups, The Worship Experience or Sustainable Operations
Andrew is the Rector (Senior Pastor) of St. Clement’s Church.
Andrew never stepped foot in a church before he was 15 years old. His passion is for communicating the love of God in an authentic, fresh, and relatable way. Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Andrew has served in Ecuador and Central Asia. In Toronto, he has served both Spanish-speaking and West Indian congregations, and among youth and those experiencing homelessness in the downtown core.
A skilled writer and speaker, Andrew holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Creative Writing from Stanford University, and a Master of Divinity from Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto, where he graduated first in his class.
Andrew hosts a popular Christianity 101 course, which has been instrumental to the renewed growth and vibrancy of the parish.
He is married to Marcia Boniferro, a gifted pastor and chaplain to graduate students at the University of Toronto. Together, they are proud parents to Samuel and Rose. Andrew loves Mexican food and bicycles.
The Rev’d Pamela Rayment
Associate Priest for Parents & Families
CONTACT PAMELA TO EXPLORE
- Ministry to our Parent community (those with children 0-18)
- Leadership of our Family Ministries Team (Nursery, Children’s, and Youth Ministry)
- Inquiries for Baptism and Weddings
- Our Strategic Plan Working Group, Engagement through Christian Education
Pamela is passionate about fostering faith in families and is convinced that the intergenerational nature of the church is a gift beyond measure. She has served in both children’s and youth ministry and has fostered faith among parents in her previous role as rector of a growing church in Northern Ontario.
A skilled communicator, Pamela has a background in Journalism and Media Communications. She holds a Master of Divinity from Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto, where she was awarded The McElheran Memorial Prize for Homiletics.
Pamela leads the stellar Family Ministries Team at St. Clement’s, working together to establish practices for families learning to follow Jesus Christ.
Pamela loves a good cup of coffee, storytelling in all its forms, sketching, graphic design, photography, crochet and embroidery. She is married to Jeremy Rayment, a skilled media arts college professor. They are grateful for their son Logan, who is attending Ryerson University.
The Rev’d Liska Stefko
CONTACT LISKA TO EXPLORE:
- Ministry to our older adult community
- Leadership of our parish’s vision for Pastoral Care & Seniors’ Ministry
- Inquiries for Funerals
- Our Strategic Plan Working Group, Deepening Relationships with One Another
Liska Stefko is a long-time member and currently holds the role of Pastoral Minister at the L’Arche Daybreak community in Richmond Hill. L’Arche is an international network of communities in which people with and without intellectual disabilities share life together. Liska has also lived at L’Arche in Italy and Mexico. Her roles in community over the years include coordinating community life in a home with members with medically complex needs, offering formation for new members, leading community worship, and facilitating youth retreat days for high school students. She also offers leadership to L’Arche International gatherings, weaving together multicultural, ecumenical and interfaith threads to create experiences of unity in diversity. As pastoral minister, she walks closely with community members in times of illness, dying and grieving.
A priest in the Anglican Diocese of Toronto, Liska has served in parish ministry with children, youth and young families, as well as in pastoral care and community-building with people of all ages. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame and her Master of Divinity degree at Regis College in the Toronto School of Theology.
She is delighted to join the St Clement’s community!
CONTACT DANIEL TO EXPLORE:
- Music at our 9 and 11 am Sunday services
- Participation in our 9 am, 11 am, or Youth Choirs
- Musical leadership for weddings, funerals, occasional services
- Our Strategic Plan Working Group, The Worship Experience
Daniel is the Director of Music at St Clement’s Church.
Daniel is a choral conductor, organist, teacher and singer. Alongside his work at St Clement’s, Daniel is Organist and Choirmaster of Upper Canada College and an Examiner for the Royal Conservatory of Music.
Daniel was educated at Cambridge University, where he was Organ Scholar of Magdalene College and the John Stewart of Rannoch Scholar in Sacred Music. He taught at four of the United Kingdom’s leading schools, including South Hampstead High School, where he was Director of Music for four years, before relocating to Canada in 2013. Daniel is also a qualified lawyer and was called to Bar of England and Wales in 2005 as a Diplock Scholar of the Middle Temple, and briefly practised in European antitrust law in Brussels before very happily returning to music, his true vocation. As a church musician, he has served a number of institutions, including four churches in London, England as well as St Cuthbert’s, Leaside from 2013-2015. He also spent a year as a Tenor Gentleman in the Choir of the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace.
Daniel is married to novelist Trilby Kent and has two children, Clea and Tristan, and a cat named Doris. He is a keen runner.
CONTACT MACKENZIE TO EXPLORE:
- Ministry to youth in Grades 6-12
- Volunteering in our Youth’s Program
- Our Strategic Plan Working Youth Group, Reaching Out
Mackenzie holds a Bachelor of Arts Honors Specialization in Religion & Culture and is currently a Master of Divinity student at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. In addition to serving as a Youth Minister and studying theology, Mackenzie is a Chaplain in the field of Geriatric Healthcare/Palliative Care. Mackenzie’s love for these two seemingly opposite areas of ministry reflect her passion for helping others to see that Jesus is with them in all stages of life. Mackenzie also has ministry experience as a Chaplain in forensic psychiatry, leading campus ministry at University, and in international missions through her work in Namibia, Africa. Her main goal in Youth Ministry is to provide an open space for youth to experience fellowship, hear a call to action and safely ask the difficult questions that arise when learning to follow Jesus. Mackenzie recently moved to the GTA from Northern Ontario and is happy to be closer to a big airport and diverse restaurants as she enjoys international travel, and delicious food!
Manager of Finance and Administration
Administrative Assistant / Communications
CONTACT JADE TO EXPLORE:
- The newsletter, The Anchor
- Room bookings for committee meetings and other St. Clement’s events
Wardens & Lay Leadership
People’s Warden, Rosalee Jackson
Rector’s Warden, Tim Andison
Deputy Warden (People’s), Janine White
Deputy Warden (Rector’s), William Luke
Past Warden (People’s), Bill Appelbe
Past Warden (Rector’s), Christine Wilson