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A message for all members of Shining Waters Regional Council, and to staff for information.

Today’s Updates



United in Learning Workshops
United in Learning is providing resources for ongoing matters of concern. Sign up for their updates or check out their upcoming webinars.
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Congregational Finances During the Pandemic Webinar
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 7:00 pm ET
Join us on for up-to-the-minute information on wise ways to manage the financial impact the pandemic is having on our congregations.
-what the 75% Federal funding announcement means to your congregation and how it will work
-avoiding or minimizing layoffs and what to do
-United Church of Canada bridge funding program – just approved best practices in sustaining revenue and preserving cash
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Congregational Programming During the Pandemic
Tips on making the most of worship online during the Pandemic
Thursday April 2, 2020  3:30 pm ET / 12:30 pm PT
Join in on April 2 for some expert tips on making your online worship a meaningful experience for your members and those who are tuning in for the first time.

  • What you need to get started: less than you think
  • How to really engage with your audience rather than just broadcast
  • Copyright advice and warnings
  • Time for questions
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Here’s a quick reference for support related to the pandemic situation.


Staff Lead: Support to the Region and Communities for Faith
(Governance, Finances, Emergency planning)
Jody Maltby is the first point of contact for communities of faith.
Phone: 416-231-7680 | 1-800-268-3781 Ext. 6226


Pastoral Relations Ministers
(Pastoral support for Ministry Personnel, Guidance for M+P committees)
Dale Hildebrand (South of HWY 407)
Phone: 416-231-7680 | 1-800-268-3781 Extension: 6261
Todd McDonald (North of HWY 407)
Phone: 416-231-7680 | 1-800-268-3781 Extension: 6235


Minister for Support to Communities of Faith and Cluster and Network Animation
(Community ministries, Connecting with other communities of faith, Indigenous Communities)
Karen Hilfman Millson
Phone: 416-231-7680 | Toll Free: 1-800-268-3781 | Extension: 6233


Youth Ministries Coordinator
(Youth and children’s programming, worship resources, camping ministries)
Jeffrey Dale
Phone: 647-382-6824
Minister for Communications and Community Engagement
(Zoom video conferencing, social media, migrant churches)
Susie Henderson
Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781 |Extension: 6262
Stewardship and Gift Officer

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781 |Extension: 6227
Cell: 416-779-7745