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Bishop Jane Alexander has appointed the Very Rev. Louise Peters as the interim rector of St. Michael and All Angels and Grace Church parishes in Prince George.

Louise is well known in the Territory having been the Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral in Kamloops for many years. Louise is an experienced priest in the Anglican Church with service in parishes, cathedrals, university chaplaincy, administration and as an executive director for a retreat and conference centre.

Presently she is the Director of Sapience Spiritual Direction offering companionship and support to people seeking to deepen their prayer lives and understanding of the Holy One in the day-to-day. Ordained in 1985, Louise has served as a member of national worship committees (Hymn Book Task Force and the National Liturgy Task Force), been an elected member of 5 General Synods, and presently serves as the Chaplain to the Council of General Synod.

Louise lives with her husband Bruce Chalmers who is the rector of the North Thompson Ecumenical Shared Ministry, and her dog Jack who is the retriever of the Barriere River. She and Bruce have 3 grown adult children.