The Venerable Richard Jones was ordained an Anglican Priest at the age of 25 in Toronto. He served for 12 years in Anglican churches in Oshawa, Hastings and Lakefield. Rich came to Oxford County in 1993 and served in Tillsonburg for 13 years and in Woodstock at Church of the Epiphany for 5 years. Rich retired from full time parish ministry in 2011 and lives in Woodstock with his wife Heather.
In 2013 Rich was appointed as Territorial Archdeacon to oversee the clergy and 40 congregations of Brant, Norfolk and Oxford. Rich is an evangelical Anglican with a gentle charismatic touch. He loves to stir the minds and hearts of people so that they come to a deeper knowledge and experience of the love of Jesus.