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Biography from Faith Tides

Stephanie Wood is the new incumbent of St Peter, Campbell River, and St Saviour, Cortes Island, beginning on April 15, 2023.

She will leave her current position as associate priest at St John the Divine, Victoria, to take on this new challenge in the Mid-North Island Region.

Stephanie comes from Vancouver Island where she spent the past 21 years as a licensed practical nurse working for Island Health Authority. In 2014, she left her nursing practice to explore a call to ordained ministry. During Stephanie’s discernment, she discovered her passion for pastoral care and supporting people in their spiritual and emotional growth. Following her graduation at the Vancouver School of Theology, Stephanie completed a Spiritual Care Residency for Providence Health Authority and is preparing for certification as a Spiritual Care Practitioner.

Stephanie’s personal interests include horseback riding, gardening, cooking and hosting fun, lively dinner parties, and socializing with good friends and family.