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Pastoral Relations Commission

Quick links to sections on this page:
About | Equity Goal Research Project Results | 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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Final Report

The results of the Equity Goal Research Project were shared at a joint meeting of the Pastoral Relations Commission, Communities of Faith Commission and the Executive held on June 15, 2021.

Read the report : Equity Goal Research Project Final Report – PDF (64 pages)

 

Policies

See other Regional Council policies here.

Members

  • Donna Bowman-Woodall
  • Andy Comar 
  • William Haughton
  • Barbara Hendren
  • Elizabeth Mackenzie
  • Beth Moore
  • Robin Pilkey
  • Paul Stott
  • Lawrence Nyarko
  • Sung Ran Kim

Staff Support: Todd McDonald and Dale Hildebrand

Minutes

This is where final approved commission minutes will be posted for up to 12 months and then archived. If you require access to regional minutes that are older than 12 months ago, please see the archived minutes below or the  Shining Waters Record of Proceedings. Please contact Donna Rutz at drutz@united-church.ca if you need further assistance. Thank you.

2021 – 2022

 

2020 – 2021

2020 – 2021 PRC minutes – (PDF | 97 pages) – a compilation of the Pastoral Relations Commission minutes from August 25, 2020 to June 15, 2021.

2019 – 2020

2019 – 2020 PRC minutes – (PDF | 72 pages) – A compilation of the Pastoral Relations Commission minutes from June 18, 2019 to June 2, 2020.

2019

2019 PRC minutes – (PDF | 31 pages) – a compilation of the Pastoral Relations Commission Minutes from January 9, 2019 to May 28, 2019.

 

 

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

Communications and 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; Communication Oversite; Covenanting Services; General Inquiries; Records Management; Regional Events; Social Media; Updating Contact/Subscription Information; Website.