Phone: 403-652-2271

602 3rd St SW

High River, AB T1V1B4


Sunday Mornings @ 10:30am

Ministry Team

We Love Our People



Rev. Haydn Schofield

Having being born, brought up and educated on the Shropshire side of the North Wales border, followed by a 13 year career in the military, Haydn studied Theology at St. John’s College, Nottingham. He was ordained deacon in 1983 and he and his wife Norma moved to Canada to serve


Pat Reid

Pat has been a member of St. Benedict’s since 1999. Currently filling the role of People’s Warden, Pat is active in the Altar Guild and a Choir member of this beautiful welcoming church.

Liz Sutherland

Life long Anglican, Liz has been a member of St Benedicts for over 18 years. Currently People’s Warden, Liz enjoys the varied music offered at worship and the loving community found in the Little Church with the Red Door. Liz and her husband Colin have lived in High River for


Diane Nelson

Diane and Gary moved to High River just before the flood in April 2012 to be closer to family. They started coming to St. Ben’s shortly thereafter. Almost 10 years ago they moved here from a lakefront home in Sunrise Beach on Sandy Lake near Onoway Alberta! At present Diane

Cheryl Taylor-Smith

Cheryl lived in High River from 2001 to 2013. After the flood in 2013 their family moved to Okotoks. Born in Trail, B.C., she moved to High River from Vancouver, B.C. Cheryl has been a parishioner of St. Benedict’s since 2001. Currently she is involved with the altar guild, and

Ministry Team

John Reid

John is a lifelong Anglican and a member of St. Benedict’s since 1999. Having served on Vestry, now called Parish Council for 15 years, John enjoys the parish and the people.  John is now serving the parish as treasurer.

Ron Ellard

Ron volunteers for tech support.  He and Michael-Anne moved to High River in June 2019, from Calgary. He started going to St. Benedicts just before the COVID situation prevented physical attendance.  Ron is a member of the Cursillo community and is always looking for somebody to sponsor.

St. Ben's Donation Information

To make a donation to St. Benedict’s, please use one of the following options.

  1. Deliver cash to the parish office at 602 3rd St SW High River, AB
  2. Make a cheque payable to St. Benedict’s Anglican Church and mail to 602 3rd St SW High River, AB T1V1B4 or deliver in person to the parish office at the same address.
  3. Send an e-transfer from your banking institute to 

All donations are eligible for a tax deductible receipt and are gratefully appreciated.

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