Council, Trustees and Committees
2018 St. Andrew’s Council, Committees and Trustees
Updated October 1, 2018
Updated October 1, 2018
Contact information for members of the following groups can be found here.
The Minister is an essential member of the Worship & Life, Board of Trustees and Union Cemetery Board of Trustees. The Minister is also an ex officio member of all committees of the Pastoral Charge, except the Ministry & Personnel Committee.
The Executive Council strives to provide effective, efficient and innovative leadership and supervision in all areas of the Congregation’s mission and ministry in in keeping with our annual goals, objectives and values. The Executive Council’s leadership is in accordance with St. Andrew’s mission statement and the policies and procedures of the United Church of Canada. The committees listed below are accountable to the Executive Council
Ken Souliere, Chairperson; Rhonda Tees, Secretary
Voting members of the Executive Council are chairs of committees and Trustees. Everyone is welcome to attend meetings.
For all matters that fall under the jurisdiction of the Trusts of Model Deeds.
BOARD of TRUSTEES
The Board of Trustees uses and administers all investments, lands, premises, and real and personal property acquired for the use of the Congregation on behalf of the United Church of Canada.
Trustees...Ritchie Argue, Jennifer Blair. Graham Hudson, Doug Russell,
Colleen Russell, David Sale,
BOARD of TRUSTEES of the UNION CEMETERY
General Manager...Candace Stewart
Trustees...Ritchie Argue, Drew Blair, Jennifer Blair, Stewart McCann, Rob McCann, Colin Russell, John Stewart Jr, Jim Whyte, David Wilson and Bill Checkley
The Worship and Life Committee (W&L) facilitates the spiritual life within the church and manages church communication and outreach to members, adherents and the community. W&L also oversees, with the Minister, the development and delivery of worship and special services.
Chair (Clerk of Session)...Joan Gillan,
Members...Bronwen Harman, Cathy Lacroix,
Tony Stuart, Rhonda Tees
The Council of Stewards encourages and develops the potential of each member and adherent to use their time, talent, and financial resources in God’s service and ensures that the Church, including its buildings, furnishings and grounds are well maintained.
Members...Ritchie Argue, Glen Briscoe, Mike Fingland, Jack Fulton,
Rob McCann, Marilyn Snedden, Ken Souliere
MISSION AND OUTREACH
Bronwen Harman, Heather Atkinson, Jill Moxley, Marilyn Snedden
Amanda Cavanagh, Bronwen Harman, Cathy Lacroix,
Jennifer Smart, Laurie Boon
MINISTRY AND PERSONNEL / Pastoral Charge Committee
(Working in conjunction with representatives of Zion United Church)
The Ministry & Personnel Committee (M&P) is a confidential, consultative and supportive committee overseeing and supporting called and/or appointed personnel including paid staff, contract workers, and volunteers. The M&P Committee oversees relationships within the pastoral charge, particularly the roles and functions of paid leaders and employees (such as the Minister, office administrator and custodial staff). The M&P Committee may also be involved in setting expectations for work carried out by volunteers.
Members...Denny Ferguson, Rosser Lloyd, David Wilson
SPECIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE
The Special Events Committee raises funds for the church, supports community outreach, provides opportunities for fellowship and camaraderie for church members and supports other committee initiatives as needed.
Members...Barbara Armstrong, Mary-Ellen Boon, Patricia Burgess,
Donna Fulton, Arlene Gillan, Marilyn Snedden.
Choir Director and Pianist...Tony Stuart
Pastoral Charge Administrator...Nancy Townend
Representative to Presbytery...Bronwen Harman
Communications Officer/Web Master...Rhonda Tees
Manager of Door Greeters and Readers...Joan Gillan