Reverend David Pickett
Incumbent of The Anglican Parish of Christ Church,
Elbow Park, Calgary
Archdeacon David began
singing in the choir at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, St. George. As a
treble, he competed extensively in music festivals throughout Ontario,
was a guest artist with the Brantford Symphony Orchestra and recorded
an album of sacred and secular music with CBC Radio as a featured
guest of the documentary series "Signature". As a bass/baritone, he has
sung with The Cambridge Kiwanis Boy's Choir, The Toronto Mendelssohn Youth
Choir, The Ontario Youth Choir, as a guest chorister with "Opera In Concert",
then The Faculty of Music Singers of The University of Western Ontario,
London Pro Musica, "Arcady" and with The Gerald Fagan Singers of London,
Ontario, including their 1998 and 2000 tours of Britain and Europe. A
graduate of Huron University College, Archdeacon David was ordained as
a priest in The Anglican Diocese of Huron in 1989.
- Assistant Curate at Trinity Church in Simcoe.
1992 - Rector of Ridgetown, Highgate & Howard Township.
1995 - Rector of St. Jude's, Brantford
2001 - Rector of St. John's, Ancaster in the Diocese of Niagara
2001 - Named Life Member of PWRDF
2005 - Installed as a Canon of Christ's Church
2007 - Made an Honorary Senior Fellow of Renison University College
2008 - Distinguished Alumni Award from Huron University College Alumni
2013 - Conferred the Degree of Doctor of Divinity, Honoris Causa,
by Huron University College
2013 - Collated as Archdeacon of Mohawk Region
in The Diocese of Niagara.
2016 - Inducted as Incumbent of Christ Church, Elbow Park, Calgary AB