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Pastoral Relations Commission

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About | Equity Goal Research Project | Policies | Members | Minutes | Staff

About the Pastoral Relations Commission

The Pastoral Relations Commission sets policy and gives direction within their mandate.  The Pastoral Relations Commission provides support for ministry personnel throughout their ministry, including equipping, covenanting, pastoral relationships and retirement.

Equity Goal Research Project

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For more information please contact us at swrc@united-church.ca

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Policies

Members

  • Donna Bowman-Woodall
  • Andy Comar (Chair)
  • William Haughton
  • Barbara Hendren
  • Elizabeth Mackenzie
  • Beth Moore
  • Robin Pilkey
  • James Ravenscroft
  • Paul Stott
  • Lawrence Nyarko

Staff Support: Todd McDonald and Dale Hildebrand

Minutes

This is where all commission minutes will be posted once they have been approved. Minutes will be archived here for 12 months and then removed. If you require access to regional minutes that are older than 12 months ago, please see the Shining Waters Record of Proceedings or contact Donna Rutz at drutz@united-church.ca for assistance. Thank you.

2020 – 2021

Staff Support

DALE HILDEBRAND

DALE HILDEBRAND

Pastoral Relations Minister

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 6261
Email: dhildebrand@united-church.ca

Serves in: Shining Waters Regional Council

Location: Teleworks and works in the Toronto Office. Please call ahead to ensure the office is open.

Role: Dale encourages and supports ministry personnel toward health, joy, and excellence in ministry practice.

Contact Dale about: Conflict Resolution; Finding A New Minister; Lay Employees; M+P Committees; Licenses To Administer Sacraments; Pastoral Relationships Policy; Resources for Transition Times; Retirement; Sabbaticals; Sick Leave; Short Term Supply Ministers; Visiting Minister Options.  Dale is responsible for all the Communities of Faith and ministry personnel in the region that are located south of Highway 407.

 TODD MCDONALD

TODD MCDONALD

Pastoral Relations Minister

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 6235
Email: tmcdonald@united-church.ca

Serves in: Shining Waters Regional Council  

Location: Teleworks and works in the Guthrie Office. 

Role: Todd encourages and supports ministry personnel toward health, joy, and excellence in ministry practice.

Contact Todd about: Conflict Resolution; Finding A New Minister; Licensed Lay Worship Leaders; Licenses To Administer Sacraments; Pastoral Relationships Policy; Resources for Transition Times; Retirement; Sabbaticals; Sick Leave; Short Term Supply Ministers; Visiting Minister Options. Todd is responsible for all the Communities of Faith and ministry personnel in the region that are located north of Highway 407.

DONNA RUTZ

DONNA RUTZ

Administrative Support

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 6145
Email: drutz@united-church.ca 

Serves in: Shining Waters Regional Council 

Location: Teleworks and works in the Toronto Office. Please call ahead to ensure the office is open.

Role: Donna provides administrative support to the region as a whole including communications, record-keeping, event planning, office management, and reception.

Contact Donna about: General Inquiries; Community Events; Covenanting Services; General Inquiries; Records Management; Regional Events; Updating Contact/Subscription Information; Website.