Margaret Healion is both Parish Administrator and Diocesan Reader. She has looked after the Parish Office since 2014 and has served as Zion Reader since being commissioned in 2015.
Margaret holds degrees in Design & Communications and in Philosophy, and a Diploma in Professional Ministry. She worked in Advertising for over twenty-five years, many of those as Creative Director of a large agency. She paints, reads, loves to travel and has co-authored a book on Canadian Grizzlies with her husband, photographer David Campbell.
After returning to college to study Philosophy in 2005, Margaret worked in the Harold’s Cross Hospice as a volunteer, which led to her calling to serve in Lay Ministry. “Being fortunate to be able to spend more time with my father toward the end of his life had a profound effect on my view of everything. I feel very lucky to have been found, so to speak, and love the work I do in and for Zion Parish”.
“I enjoy looking after the Parish Registers, helping to arrange the big moments in people’s lives and organising the charity projects we, as a church family become involved in. As Reader I particularly enjoy leading prayer and occasionally preaching. If I were to think of one word that informs my ministry it would be inclusion. Something I am grateful to have benefitted from here at Zion Church”.
Margaret is in the Parish Office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, generally during the morning time. You will find her in church at 10.30am on Sundays.