Reverend Mathew Seeram – Rector

Mathew was born and raised and  served in Christian ministry in India, and after moving to Canada was a chaplain in hospitals. He is spiritually gifted in  pastoral care and counselling.  Before being ordained to the Priesthood with ANiC and stepping into the role of Rector at Good Shepherd, Mathew was a volunteer pastoral care visitor with the Church of the Good Shepherd.   Prior to coming to Canada, he was an evangelist, preacher and  Bible Teacher  in India.  He served as  president  of The Sun of Righteousness Fellowship in India.

He graduated with a Master of Theology in New Testament from Tyndale University College and Seminary  in Toronto, and a Bachelor of Divinity from Serampore College in India.  He also has a Master of Arts in Public Administration from Andhra University.

He is married to Kelley and father to three beautiful children: Priya, Vijay, and Sophia.  He enjoys music, driving,  nature walks, playing chess, and cricket.

You can contact Mathew directly here.

Jamie Wood – Worship Leader and Office Administrator

Originally from Eastern Ontario, Jamie is well-known in the Ottawa and Niagara regions for his contributions to both Celtic and Christian music.

He is a former member of The Brigadoons, a Celtic band that was formed in Eastern ON. Jamie, along with the rest of The Brigadoons, was inducted into the Glengarry Celtic Music Hall of Fame in 2006.


Honorary Clergy

Rev. Dr. Jasmine Hivale, Deacon