Our Organization

The Ministry of Georgian Shores

Organization

  • Georgian Shores United Church has a Church Council to oversee the activities of the congregation.
  • Council is composed of one representative from each of the ministries (committees) formed to carry out the work of the church plus the chair, vice-chair, past chair, secretary, lay representatives to Presbytery and clergy. The ministries are: Worship, Christian Development, Congregational Life, Finance and Property and Women’s. The Board of Trustees and the Ministry and Personnel Committee each send a representative to the Council meetings. The ministers also attend the meetings.
  • The chair, vice-chair, secretary,  representatives of the various ministries, and representatives to Presbytery will be elected by the congregation.
  • The representatives to Council shall be appointed by each Ministry.

Council 2014

Chair: Jan Brand
Secretary: Merrie Welland
Past-Chair: Peter Shaw
Presbytery Representatives: Janet Iles and Judy Chalmers
Christian Development: Jerri-Li Trainer
Worship: Lynda Monck
Congregational Life:
Property & Finance: Ron Savage
Trustees: rotate
Women’s Ministry: Barbara Downey and Helen Laughlen
Ministry & Personnel: Peter Shaw

Vision Statement

A Christian community creating a better world through living in peace, love and respect.