Parish Council
Meet the Council

Rev. Michael Wimmer - 

Hilary Findlay - Reverend's Warden

Patricia Sunderland - People's Warden

Carole Galt - Treasurer

Val Farrell - Member at Large

Laurie Daniel - Member at Large, Synod Delegate

David Johnston - Member at Large, Alternate Synod Delegate

Wendy Elsdon - Safe Church Leader, Member at Large

Sophie Ward - Council Secretary, PWRDF


Reverend Michael Wimmer
Encumbent, St Michael and All Angels

Michael grew up in South Africa. He met his future wife Pat in Johannesburg as a young man, and went on to University. In 1965 he went to the United Kingdom for theological studies at the Community of Resurrection in Yorkshire, England. Michael married Pat in London in 1967. They now have 4 adult children and 4 grandchildren.  

Michael was ordained Deacon in the Suffolk Cathedral of England in 1967. He served in parishes in South Africa from 1967-1983.  In Canada he was located first in Haida Gwaii from 1984-1985, and then from 1985-1993 he was assigned as the Dean of the Cathedral in Prince Rupert. He served as senior chaplain to Missions to Seamen in Vancouver from 1993-1998. During this time he also served 2 years as the Executive Officer for the Diocese of Edmonton. 

Michael retired in 2005 and moved to Nanaimo where he did relief work in the Diocese of British Columbia from 2006-2007.  He was appointment Rector of St. Michael and All Angels in 2008. 

His favourite colour is green.  His favourite soft drink is Coke.  His favourite sport is Cricket. In his spare time he enjoys model trains and has a passion for motor cars.