Staff

EDGE: A Network for Ministry Development staff are a mix of full and part-time, based between our Toronto office within The United Church of Canada’s General Council Offices, our Winnipeg office within the Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario Conference Office, and locations across Canada.  In addition to the staff listed below, coaches and consultants are located across Canada.

Rob Dalgleish: Executive Director, Toronto x4111

Lesley Harrison: Coordinator of Coaches & Consultants, Winnipeg

Carla Leon: New Initiatives Manager, Embracing the Spirit, Toronto, Cell: 647-290-7023

Kristopher Tavella: Property Coordinator, Toronto x4131

Lauren Hodgson: Urban New Ministries Animator, Toronto x4076 (voicemail only)

Christine Jerrett: Rural New Ministries Animator, Sarnia x4076 (voicemail only)

Alexandra Belaskie: Program Assistant, Toronto x4157

Sharon Buttrey: Online Communications & Demographics Analyst, Toronto x4189

Samantha Irwin: Grant Writer & Communications, Toronto

Joshua Fernandes: Event & Community Manager, Toronto, Cell: 416-414-5928

Lori Houle: Congregational Outreach & Feedback, Kingston

Toronto Office
3250 Bloor Street West, Suite 200
Toronto, ON
M8X 2Y4
1-800-268-3781
Winnipeg Office
1622-B St. Mary’s Road
Winnipeg, MB
R2M 3W7
1-204-231-5581

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Embracing the Spirit

Embracing the Spirit is a new learning network and innovation fund. It aims to spur innovation, pilot new programs, support successful initiatives, create a learning network for faith communities, and support both new and renewing faith communities across the United Church of Canada.


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