OUR STAFFDedicated & Compassionate
The Rev’d Dr. Alison Falby – Priest-in-Charge
Alison was thrilled to return to All Saints as the priest-in-charge in 2018, having worked and worshipped here as a Divinity student. She was previously the incumbent at St. Martin’s, Bay Ridges, in Pickering, and a curate at St. Nicholas, Birch Cliff and Havergal College in Toronto. She was ordained priest in 2012, and graduated with her M.Div. from Trinity College, Toronto, in 2011. Before following her call to the priesthood, Alison was an Assistant Professor of History. She holds a D.Phil. from Oxford and a B.A. from McGill University. She is a lifelong learner, and has learned some of her most important faith lessons at All Saints.
Marva Wilson – Office Administrator
Marva fell in love with non-profits when she volunteered as a payroll assistant at the Diocese of Toronto. Inspired by a tour of All Saints Church Community Centre, Marva quickly developed a deep passion for charitable work. This resolve stuck with her through her time at the diocese, leading her to apply for the Office Manager position when it became vacant. Over ten years later, Marva provides administrative support to the All Saints team. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of All Saints. This experience has given her a deep appreciation for how charities seek to improve the quality of live for our community.
Sarah Ovens – Social Worker
Sarah Ovens joined the All Saints team in March 2015, as the coordinator of the PROS (Providing Resources, Offering Support) Program. Born and raised in Toronto, Sarah holds a Masters Degree in Social Work, with a specialization in health and mental health, and is passionate about harm reduction, community organizing, and working with women. She comes to us from Rittenhouse, where she worked with people in prison, and focused on using transformative justice and harm reduction practices to build supportive and inclusive communities, and reduce the harms of criminalization and incarceration.
Megan Lowry – Registered Nurse
Megan is a Registered Nurse who is passionate about supporting folks to access health services which meet their needs and respect their choices. Megan moved to Toronto in 2010 to join l’Arche Toronto, a community centered around people with intellectual disabilities. Her experiences at l’Arche led her back to school to become a nurse. Before joining the team at All Saints Megan worked with a family physician to provide primary care through home visits to home-bound individuals and community clinics serving people who use substances and live with mental illness. Megan enjoys biking to work, drinking tea, baking bread and swimming in the ocean.
Sharon Hinks – Housing Support Worker
Before coming to All Saints in 2018, Sharon worked as a Case Manager at Dixon Hall’s Rooming House Project in Toronto and at Mission Services’ Men’s Shelter in Hamilton. She has also worked as a Program Assistant at Toronto’s St. Felix Centre. Her life’s work is to support low income, homeless, and marginalized individuals, and help them overcome challenges to achieve their goals.
Sanda Kazazio – Drop-In Manager
Sanda has extensive experience working with vulnerable, marginalized and underhoused people, having previously worked at St. Stephen’s Community House, Church of the Redeemer, and St. Michael’s Hospital. She is passionate about equity, harm reduction, and restorative justice.
Lashana Prince – Drop-In Worker
Lashana Prince studied at George Brown College taking the Assaulted Women and Children program. During her studies she applied for a placement position at All Saints’ and was given the opportunity to work among the amazing staff. She then was hired as a relief support worker in September 2014. When she did her placement, she was really impressed with support system at All Saints’ and how passionate the staff was about providing a safe space for the marginalized individuals in the community. She was instantly inspired, and knew that All Saints’ was the right fit for her.
Shantal Mattis – Drop-In Worker
Shantal started out as a student from George Brown College where she studied a very unique course in the Assaulted Women’s and Children’s Counselor /Advocate program. As a community support worker Shantal hopes that, one by one, each participant will be able to look to All Saints’ staff for support. Shantal is very passionate about the work done at All Saints, especially the front-line services that are provided to enable marginalized individuals to access the organization.
She also works at Sistering, a twenty-four hour women’s drop-in where she provides almost the same services and support for participants –including crisis intervention, informal/ intermediate counseling. In the future she wants to continue her work in social services as a police officer.
Sachel Rowe – Drop-In Worker
Sachel is currently a drop-in worker at All Saints Church Community Centre. She graduated from George Brown College in the Assaulted Woman’s and Children’s Counselor / Advocate Program in 2014. She is an outgoing, friendly person who loves to help and interact with people. She has a passion to help those in need or to be a helping hand which is why she loves going to work at All Saints Church every day.
Shea Gerrie – Drop-In Worker
Shea first got involved as a volunteer at the women’s drop-in when she was a sociology student. When she graduated from the University of Toronto, she joined the All Saints staff. She lives in the neighbourhood, and loves caring for the community at Dundas and Sherbourne.
Alex Hernandez – Drop-In Worker
John Gardham – Building Manager
John is a native Torontonian and an Anglican whose interests and passions include music, pipe organs, historic church buildings and helping those in need, which makes All Saints a very fulfilling place to be. He has acquired a broad range of experience in different fields over the years and amongst other things is a gifted organist and church musician, and a Dad. He is glad to support this parish community, which has always led by example in living the simple message of Jesus Christ.
Thomas McCallum – Music Director
Thomas McCallum studied voice in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, and sang with the Nova Scotia Youth Choir and the University of King’s College Chapel Choir. While at King’s, he founded the the King’s Shape-note Choir, led the Chapel’s Sunday music, and received a BA (Hons.) in Religious Studies and Classics. As a singer-songwriter, Thomas has released two recordings, Crocus Song and Transfiguration Day. Throughout his life, Thomas has witnessed the implicit connection between music and social justice, and is excited to bring his unique perspective to All Saint’s!
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