Church Hong Kong Emmanuel Church - Pokfulam

A Daughter
Church of
St. John's

Hong Kong

Canon Pastor Vernon

In February 2009, after eight years as Priest in Charge at Emmanuel Church - Pokfulam,  the Rev. Matthew Vernon took up his new post as Residentiary Canon Pastor of St. Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St. Edmunds. The role of Canon Pastor is to have pastoral care of the Cathedral congregation and community.

Matt's collation and installation as Canon Pastor took place at Evensong at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral on Sunday 8th February 2009 at 3.30pm (11.30pm Hong Kong time).  Mary Haigh who attended sent us these photographs. Click here to see the St. Edmundsbury Cathedral service sheet.  And here is the report of Matt's installation that appeared in the Bury Free Press.

St. Edmundsbury Cathedral - Bury St. Edmunds.

St. Edmundsbury Cathedral - Bury St. Edmunds.

Revd. Matthew Vernon.

Revd. Matthew Vernon and Mary Haigh.

Installation of Cannon Pastor Vernon.

Bishop Nigel Stock and Canon Matthew Vernon.

Press cutting.

Installation of Cannon Pastor Vernon.


Father and son.

The Vernon Boys, Mark, Matt, Tim, Simon, John.

First day of school for the boys.

Matt's new contact details are:
Revd. Canon Matthew Vernon, Cannon Pastor, St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, The Cathedral Office, Abbey House, Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1LS, England.

Matt's first sermon at St Edmundsbury Cathedral - Experiencing newness, Sunday 22 February 2009

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Emmanuel Church - Pokfulam is an English speaking traditional Anglican church
serving the west of Hong Kong island and is a daughter Church of St. John's Cathedral, Hong Kong.
Emmanuel Church - Pok Fu Lam is part of:
The Hong Kong Anglican (Episcopal) Church
(The Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui)
Diocese of Hong Kong Island.