Rob grew up in Toronto, studied at Ryerson University and theology at Wycliffe College (University of Toronto).
He has served in the Parishes of Haliburton, (Diocese of Toronto), Parish of Chesley, Paisley and Tara, (Diocese of Huron), St. John the Evangelist , London (Diocese of Huron), and now Old St. Paul's here in Woodstock, with over 23 years of ordained ministry.
Rob loves to read the Bible and Christian Writers to help him live the gospel in our world today and to proclaim the Good News of God’s love for all people.
He has been involved in Outreach, Pastoral Care and Preaching for his entire ministry and finds it very rewarding.
Rob is married to the Rev'd Patty Dobbs-Luxton and they have two children.
He likes sports and is a follower of teams such as the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Blue Jays.
He likes to jog 3 times a week, enjoys movies, and live theatre, reading mystery novels, biographies and newspapers.
The Rev'd H. E. Ted Winter, Pastoral Assistant
Ted has had a very eclectic career including stints as a time study engineer, production manager and personnel manager in the "needle trade"; an Ambulance paramedic/manager in Ingersoll, Tillsonburg and London; a theatre projectionist in theatres in Ingersoll, Woodstock, and London; a manager and projectionist at the Park Cinerama Theatre in London which is now the Palace Theatre.
Ted was the Organist/Music Director of Anglican, United and Roman Catholic churches in Delhi, Tillsonburg, Ingersoll, and London over the past 50 years. He still also dabbles at playing the organ covering for summer vacations.
Ted was the founder of the Ingersoll Choral Society in 1990 and served as Music Director and Conductor for 20 years.
In 2005 Ted went back to school at Renison College in Kitchener and was ordained a Deacon by The Rt. Rev'd Robert Bennett, Bishop of Huron in 2008.
Ted has served as the Pastoral Assistant in Churches in Ingersoll and Woodstock since his ordination.