Clergy for the Parish of March
The Reverend Karen Ann Coxon, Incumbent
The Reverend Karen Ann Coxon has been incumbent of the Parish of March since December, 2008 when she and her husband moved to the Ottawa area from Penetanguishene, Ontario.
A native of Nipigon in Northwestern Ontario, she grew up in Deep River and Ajax, Ontario where she attended primary and high schools.
In 1978 and1981 she graduated with a degree in Physical Therapy from Mohawk College and the University of Alberta. She worked in the healthcare field in Alberta and Ontario as a professional physiotherapist from 1978 until 2001.
In 1995, she felt compelled to begin studying theology at the University of Toronto’s Trinity College. Describing herself as…..”one of God’s many millennium projects,” she earned a Master of Divinity degree in the year 2000.
Rev. Coxon then served first for three years as Assistant Curate at St Paul’s Anglican Church in Lindsay, Ontario. She next became Incumbent (Rector) of the Parish of Penetanguishene, serving there for another five years before coming to the Parish of March.
She says the path of her life has been full of unexpected twists and turns, and she marvels at where God has brought her.
She is married to Mike and the couple are the parents of Genevieve, Matthew and Rebecca. They are also the proud grandparents of Donovan, and Brookelyn.
In her spare time, Karen enjoys typical Ontario recreational activities: curling and skiing in winter; cycling and holidaying at Georgian Bay in the summer.
The Reverend Mervyn Dunn, Interim Associate Priest
Biography to come.
The Venerable Sally Gadd, Honorary Assistant Priest
Biography and photo to come.