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Call for Nominations

Current Opportunities to Get Involved

Intercultural Diversity Commission Member

Seeking  a chair and 6 to 12 members to allow for some regional representation, ethnic/cultural diversity, abilities, gender identities, and with a balance of ministry personnel and laity. Members should have a deep analysis of what it means to be an intercultural church based on lived experience, work in anti-racism and cultural diversity in the church, and a passion for this work.  The term will be three years with a renewal for one term. After a one-year hiatus, an individual may be elected again.  The Commission will meet by electronic or other means 8-10 times a year. The primary language of meetings will be English.

More information and how to apply. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS JUNE 7, 2021.

General Council 44 Commissioner

The General Council of The United Church of Canada will meet online in July 2022. Shining Waters Regional Council may elect 13 commissioners to attend the meeting and serve as members of the General Council for three years, beginning in July 2022. Commissioners will also participate in educational sessions beginning in February 2022.

More information and how to apply. Applications to be a commissioner deadline extended to Monday, May 31, 2021.


Nominations Committee

The Nominations Committee is a committee where expertise is gathered, best practices and knowledge retained and individuals are identified to be nominated to the executive, commissions and committees of the region.

  • Betty Lou McNabb (Chair)
  • Kirsty Hunter
  • Lawrence Nyarko
  • Sarah Jane Wetelainen
  • Steven Loweth


  • Nominations Committee Policy  This policy outlines the purpose, accountability, authority, membership and responsibilities of the Nominations Committee and the relationship with the Executive.