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Who's Who at St. Paul's

Fr. Paul Rideout, Rector

Father Paul grew up in Moreton's Harbour, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Memorial University in 2007 where he studied history and religious studies. In 2010 he graduated with a Master of Divinity (Honours) from Queen's College. He was ordained to the diaconate in May 2010 and to the priesthood in November 2010. His interest in church history led him to spend time studying in Canterbury and Rome. He is also a Priest Associate of the Holy House of Our Lady of Walsingham. Father Paul spent five years as Rector of the Parish of Port-de-Grave and two years on the staff of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in St. John's, Newfoundland. In October 2017, he moved to New Brunswick where he is currently Rector of St. Paul's, Rothesay. In June 2019, Father Paul married Erin Hodge and they reside in the rectory with their mischievous beagle, Dexter, and their ginger cat, Aslan.

Fr. Stuart Allan, Honorary Assistant
Fr Allan was born and raised in Saint John, NB in his early years and later in
Oromocto NB. He holds a BA in history and anthropology from UNB Fredericton 1969.  In 1972 he graduated from the University of King’s College in Halifax NS with an M.Div.and was ordained Deacon and in 1973 he was ordained priest. He has served in the parishes of Cambridge and Waterborough (5 churches); Parish of Hammond River (3 churches); Parish of St Philip’s Moncton; Parish of Millidgeville (Mission Church and St. Clement); Parish of Saint John (Trinity Church) from where he retired in 2008.  He also served 4 Bishops as the Archdeacon of Saint John.  He and Leslie celebrated 50 years of marriage in 2019 and are blessed with 5 wonderful children and spouses and 10 perfect grandchildren.  They enjoy as much family time as possible at their home/cottage on the Kingston Peninsula. 
Spring Lake, Secretary & Sexton
Spring Lake was born in Saint John and has a background in customer service management, having been the Apparel Manager at Eastern Outdoors as well as a Client Service Manager at H&R Block. Spring moved to Quispamsis with her husband in 2003 to raise a family. She and her husband now have 4 beautiful children who make them immensely proud. Spring was a stay at home mother for many years while the children were young and ran a small cleaning business
on the side. When the children were old enough, she was able to go back to an office position. Her hobbies include helping at a local nursing home as well as being an active member of the Saint John Down Syndrome Society. Spring is always available to lead a hand or an ear.
Organist & Choir Director

Charles Willett


Peter Irish

Church Wardens

Sherry Hounsell & Macgregor Grant

Lay Pastoral Assistant

Elizabeth Reid

Parish Visitor

Judy Streeter

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