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Katherine Paton

Vision Council Chairperson. Bio coming soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rev. Deb Walker

Deb Walker has been serving communities as a United Church Minister for 20 years in Western Canada, most recently as Lead Minister at St Paul’s United Church in Saskatoon. Deb has experience with volunteer organizations and non-profits, as supporter, board member and volunteer. She has recently served as a volunteer for Prairie Hospice, and the Saskatoon Chapter of the Canadian Company of Pilgrims, and a Board Member for the FASD Network of SK. In her public and private life Deb is committed to the work of reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples; speaking out, leading events and seeking to live out the Calls to Action of the TRC. Deb is passionate about sustainable healthy communities. Through her community involvement Deb has witnessed the positive impact that harm reduction, poverty reduction, excellent childcare, and community based healthcare initiatives can have on our communities. Deb believes God calls us to be healers, hearers and doers of the God’s Word in the world. Deb is married to ministry team member Dave Moors and they have 4 children, and 3 grandchildren.

Contact Information: 604-261-6377 extension 205

Derya Whaley-Kalaora

Derya Whaley-Kalaora is the COPA Assistant (Nina Matthew’s helper) for Shaughnessy Heights United Church. Longtime congregation member and employee, Derya is happy to be continuing to work in the community in which she grew up. After working for 3 years as a custodian (Front Desk Host), she continues to support the congregation through keeping the website updated and helping out with Sunday Services when needed.

Rev. Dave Moors

Originally from Nova Scotia, Dave Moors spent 22 years on the Canadian Prairie, most recently 18 years in ministry at Mayfair United in Saskatoon. During his student years Dave served in Bella Bella and Langley, BC and is delighted to return to the West Coast to serve with the people of Shaughnessy Heights United. Dave has a passion for preaching, rites of passage, pastoral care and crisis intervention. He loves unpacking scripture for the 21st Century and to help ordinary people learn to use it as a tool and not a weapon. For over 30 years Dave has been an advocate for reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples and has served the United Church locally and internationally in service of this dream and the very real Calls to Action that must be lived out by each Canadian. Dave also served as chair and member of the Board of AIDS Saskatoon and has a deep desire for Canadians to fight against stigma of any kind and understand that harm reduction saves lives. Dave is married to ministry team member Deb Walker and their “bonus” family includes 4 adult children and 3 grandchildren.  

Contact Information: 604-261-6377 extension 202

Nina Matthews

This vital role of Congregation Office and Program Assistant is staffed by congregation member and experienced non-profit manager Nina Matthews. She supports ministry staff, lay leaders and volunteers in the smooth operation of the church. Providing a warm welcome to friends and newcomers who phone or visit SHUC during the week, she supports programs on Sunday morning and Tuesday evening – our busiest gathering times as a congregation. This role coordinates the facility booking calendar for church events and to provide affordable rental space for dozens of community groups that use our busy church.

The office is open Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Contact Information: admin@shuc.ca or 604-261-6377, extension 201

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