James A. Beairsto
James Beairsto came to St. John’s Minster from a parish in Ponoka, Alberta with his wife Lillian and three (later four) children. He served as Rector here from December 1960 to January 1972.
Among the highlights of his time here were:
Rev. Beairsto left Lloydminster for the Big Country Parish centred on Kindersley, Saskatchewan. Later he was in Lumsden, SK.
Right: Rev. Beairsto (standing at lectern, near right front of church) presiding at the rededication of the Old Minster - June 2, 1963