The Reverend Archie Hunter
Episcopal Commissary, Associate Priest
The Rev’d Archie Hunter is the Episcopal Commissary of the Anglican Network in Canada and oversees ANiC Church Plants and Projects in the Ottawa Valley. At St Peter & St Paul’s he celebrates the noonday Healing Eucharist many Fridays, and helps where needed in other areas of parish life. He emigrated from Scotland in 1957 and worked as a Civil Engineering Technician for the Municipal Government in Ottawa. He received an LTh from Montreal Diocesan College and a Dip Min from the Montreal Institute for Ministry in 1978 and was ordained to the priesthood that same year. Before retiring from full-time ministry in 2002, Archie served as Rector of the parishes of Combermere, Arnprior, St George’s, (now St Peter & St Paul’s), and St John the Divine, Nepean. He was a founding member of Anglican Renewal Ministries and instrumental in introducing the Alpha Course to the Anglican Churches in Ottawa area. His particular interests are Christian healing, church growth, church planting, and spiritual renewal. Archie and his wife Christine have three adult children and three grandchildren. He enjoys watching soccer, reading, travelling, and puttering around the garden.