Presently a bi-vocational priest licensed as an Associate Priest in the Parish of Couteau Hills. His current responsibilities include serving as the priest of St. Mark’s Church in Outlook and St. Andrew’s/Trinity Church in Rosetown.

Lauren also works as a Nursing Instructor in the local regional college. His past experience includes working as a nurse in acute care nursing settings and extensive experience as a nurse clinician in community mental health. He has also worked as an employee assistance counselor, an addictions counselor, an associate pastor within a Pentecostal denomination, and as the president of Eston College (undergraduate theological education.)

He is married with four grown children and five grandchildren. His interests include Eastern and Celtic Christian traditions, philosophy, music, culture, and travel.