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Updated: Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 4:16 PM
The Rev’d Canon J.A. (“Tony”) Harwood-Jones
803 - 605 River Ave.,
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0E7
TEL: (204) 990-4928

1. Employment History

2017 – Interim priestly leadership, parish of St. Mary, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
2012 – 2017 Honorary Assistant, parish of St. Margaret, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
2010 – retired from full-time church employment; occasional preaching and presiding duties in various churches.
2008 – 2010Interim Incumbent at the parish of St. Luke, Winnipeg, a two year appointment.
2005 – 2008Writing, lecturing. Temporarily retired from full time ordained ministry.  Also, in 2007, receptionist, secretary and office manager for Dixon Law Office (his wife's law practice).
1998 - 2005Incumbent, parish of St.George, Winnipeg, Manitoba
- 309 households, in older residential district.
- parish known for its choir of men and boys.
1981 - 1998Incumbent, parish of St.Chad, Winnipeg, Manitoba
- 250 households, in ecumenically owned centre
1974 - 1981Incumbent, parish of St.Patrick & St.Jude, Winnipeg
- 200 households, core-area merger of two declining parishes
1970 - 1973Youth work/Stewardship officer, Diocese of Antigua
1965 - 1970Beginning of ordained ministry; youth work, a rural parish
In the beginning...Hospital Orderly, food server, jazz musician, singer, & library clerk at various times during preparation for ordained ministry.

2. Wider Church involvement

2008 - Member of the Diocese of Rupert’s Land Stewardship Council
2000 - Consecration Sunday” stewardship guest preacher: St. John’s Cathedral, St. Alban’s, St. Stephen’s, Good Shepherd, St. Luke’s, St. Margaret’s, St. James (all parishes in the Diocese of Rupert’s Land); St. Alban’s Cathedral (Diocese of Keewatin); All Saints’, Vernon (Diocese of Kootenay)
1996 - Member of the Diocese of Rupert’s Land Board on Canons and Rules of Order.
1992 - 1998District Dean, Assiniboine Deanery, Diocese of Rupert’s Land
1988 - 2002Session lecturer, various short courses, St.John’s Institute for Anglican Ministry
1997Delegate to Provincial Synod, in Lac la Biche, Alberta
1996 - 2001Bishop’s Total Ministry task force. Working to enable and support the active ministries of every baptized person.
1996Missioner to two Rupert’s Land parishes.
1996Taught a course to representatives from Rupert’s Land parishes, entitled “Managing a Struggling Parish.”
1995Delegate to General Synod, in Ottawa, Ontario
1991 - 1996Tutor in Anglican History and Theology, University of Winnipeg Faculty of Divinity M.Div program.
1988 - 1996Rupert’s Land Stewardship Commission (chair, 1991 - 1996)
1980 - 1988Spiritual Director, Rupert’s Land Cursillo
various yearsSpiritual Director, Teens Encounter Christ weekends

3. Community Involvement

2016 – Chaplain, RCMP Veterans’ Association of Manitoba
2011 - Member, Manitoba Medical Services Foundation Board of Directors
1998 - 2008Member (until it was dissolved in favour of an Ottawa-based board), of the Research Ethics Panel of the Institute of Biodiagnostics, Winnipeg, a branch of Canada’s National Research Council

4. Education

2004Reader, Bodleian Library, Oxford
1987-1990Enrolled part-time: Graduate Studies Department, University of Manitoba (Dept. of Religion)
1965Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Trinity College, Toronto
1962Bachelor of Arts, McGill University (English Honours, music minor)

5. Family

Marriedto Heather Ann Dixon, Ll.B.
ChildrenFour grown children, seven grandchildren.
(For more on the family, click here.)

6. Leisure Interests

ComputersMacintosh-literate.  Internet geek.  iPhone user.
PublishedA Little Bible Handbook
Available from the author for (US)$6.00, and for free viewing on the www.
MusicListens to Classical, Jazz, pipe organ, and church choral music
Plays clarinet & recorder.  Played classical guitar until arthritis in the left hand put an end to that.
ReadingHistory, biography, science, fantasy literature, spy thrillers, & car magazines
AutomotiveHas torn down and rebuilt cars in younger years. Belonged to the Winnipeg Sports Car club. Racetrack safety official (1973-4)
OutdoorsAvid wilderness camper.
PhotographyOnce got an “honourable mention” at the Red River Exhibition!

7. Trivia

Motto:“Disagree with me all you like - that’s fine - but I will not be misunderstood!”
Favourite psalm:103 - “Praise the Lord, oh my soul...”
Favourite hymn:“Praise my soul the King of Heaven” (Psalm 103, naturally)
Personal hero:Archbishop Thomas Cranmer
Enneagram type:5
Meyers-Briggs:INTP
Hobbies:This website; playing the clarinet