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The Reverend Jenny Wilkens

Jenny was ordained to the diaconate in 1987 in the Diocese of Nelson, and to the priesthood the following year. She served at All Saints' Church, Nelson, Church of the Nativity Blenheim, and as Vicar of Picton before becoming Associate Ministry Educator in the Nelson Diocese, Regional Dean of Nelson and a Canon of Nelson Cathedral. In 2003 she moved to Christchurch as Associate at St Barnabas' Fendalton with particular responsibility for Adult Nurture & Education. From there she moved to Wellington to be Canon in Residence at the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul from 2008. During this time she served as Acting Dean from September 2012 - January 2014.