Vicar for Worship and Evangelism

The Rev. John D. Sundara

The Rev. John D. Sundara joined St. Martin’s as Vicar for Worship and Evangelism in July 2022. Before coming to St. Martin’s, he was Assistant Rector for Christian Formation at the Church of the Incarnation (Episcopal) in Dallas. There, he led the formation and discipleship efforts at Incarnation, including family and children’s ministries, and adult formation ministries.

The Rev. Sundara has also served extensively in the Anglican Church of Canada, at St. Paul’s Bloor Street and St. Matthew’s Riverdale, both in Toronto, Ontario, and as a lay leader at St. Cuthbert’s in North Delta, British Columbia. Prior to parish ministry, John served on national leadership with Cru (formerly, Campus Crusade for Christ), an interdenominational Christian ministry, for more than nine years. He met his wife, Naomi, while serving with Cru. He holds an Honors Master of Divinity degree from Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto and a bachelor’s degree in pre-med from the University of British Columbia.

The Rev. Sundara and his wife, the Rev. Naomi Sundara, St. Martin’s preschool Chaplain, have three children.