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 Ontario including, 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.
Since retirement, Rich has served as interim in two Anglican churches and as the Territorial Archdeacon, caring for about 40 congregations and their clergy in 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 transforming love of Jesus.