• Christyn Perkons is Director of Congregational Support and Development for the Diocese of Niagara. work is oriented towards supporting parishes in their journey towards becoming mission-oriented, healthy, and viable communities of disciples. She assists parishes with clarity of vision, deepening of mission, radical hospitality, faith development, spiritual growth, volunteer recruitment and management, and strategic planning. This work happens through workshops, consultations, training sessions, and resource provision. Christyn also oversees the diocesan Natural Church Development ministry as well as volunteer CSD consultants; both re-emerging programs.

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Resources for Anti-Racism Education

The Anti-Racism Working Group is hard at work developing a “made in Niagara” anti-racism education program rooted in our baptismal covenant aimed at our leaders,

Parish Mission Action Plan FAQs

Having hosted two Zoom Parish MAP orientation sessions, responded to calls from rectors and potential parish facilitators, and facilitated a Niagara School for Missional Leadership

Musical duo Infinitely More (Allison Lynn and Gerald Flemming) worked with St. Thomas, St. Catharines to produce a series of inspirational television programs supported with a WOW grant. 

WOW Grants Making a Splash in Niagara

Walking on Water (WOW) grants support innovative and missionally inspired initiatives. Through WOW, parishes and affiliated ministries like ecumenical campus ministry, Camp Canterbury Hills, The

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A Continuum of Healing and Wholeness

This is the first installment of a special series Members of the Anti-racism Working Group will be sharing reflections about their perspectives on the group’s