The Rev’d. Canon Peter Scott


Brief info

Peter Scott was ordained to the Diaconate on July 2, 1984, and to the Priesthood on June 28, 1985.

Canon Scott was born in Nassau, the capital city of the Bahamas, to Ross and Marjorie Scott nee`Smith, both of whom have since passed away. He received his early education at the Christ Church Cathedral Day School, which was later renamed St. John’s Prep, before moving on to the Government High School and C. R. Walker Technical College.

After completing his studies in the Bahamas, Canon Scott pursued a theological education at Codrington College, a seminary of the Church of the Province of the West Indies, affiliated with the University of the West Indies. He then continued his studies at Kent State University in Ohio.

On July 2nd, 1984, Canon Scott was ordained as a Deacon, and one year later, on June 28th, 1985, he was ordained as a Priest. Throughout his life, Canon Scott has been a dedicated member of Christ Church Cathedral, where he was baptized, confirmed, and served in various roles, including as a member of the Guild of St. Ambrose, President of the Youth Council, Sunday School Teacher, and member of the Vestry.

After his ordination, Canon Scott served as a Curate at St. Barnabas before being appointed Priest-in-Charge at St. Peter’s Parish in Long Island and St. Margaret’s Parish in North Andros. He later served as an Assistant at Holy Cross Parish and St. Matthew’s Parish in New Providence and as Chaplain and Guidance Counsellor at St. John’s College.

Canon Scott has also held several leadership positions in the church, including Rector at Holy Spirit Parish and Holy Cross Parish, both in New Providence. He was made a Canon of the Cathedral Chapter in December 2013 in recognition of his dedicated service to the church and the community.

Throughout his career, Canon Scott has been known for his compassionate approach to ministry and his dedication to serving others. He has made a positive impact on countless lives and continues to be a respected leader and mentor in the church community.