Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday May 19, 2013 Pentecost
Chalmers Family Variety Show Saturday May 11
from 3 – 4pm in MacCallum Hall. This is a fundraising event to support the Summer in the City Vacation Bible School. Please speak with Margaret if you have a song, dance, skit etc. that you would like to share at this event!
Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday April 28, 2013 a and
An additional Sound Operator is Required for Sunday Services. If you are interested in this paid position, (usually working about one or two Sunday mornings a month) please call Carol in the office at 613‐546‐3263 ext. 222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. No experience necessary. Job training will be provided.
The Rev. Drew Douglas Strickland as our full-time ordered minister of word, sacraments and pastoral care at Chalmers effective May 1st. Until then, Drew will continue in his position as our full-time supply minister.
Drew has a B.Sc. Hons. (Life Sciences), B.Ed. (Secondary School Science) from Queen’s University and a M. Div. from Knox College, University of Toronto. He also has accreditation in classical ballet. From 1980 to 2002, Drew served congregations of the Presbyterian Church in Canada in Surrey BC, Toronto ON, Winnipeg MB and Calgary AB.
Thereafter, until coming to Kingston in the summer of 2012, he served three United Church congregations in Calgary. He was received into the Ordered Ministry of the United Church of Canada in 2006.
During his more than 32 years in ordered ministry, Drew has drawn on interests and talents that range from cosmology to Celtic spirituality, from liturgical dance to longboarding, to provide challenging, creative and supportive ministerial leadership in the congregations and communities he has served. He has a rich and varied experience in the use of theatre, dance, music and visual arts to enrich worship, spiritual experience and congregational life. He has worked in contexts that are intergenerational, ecumenical and interfaith.
A copy of his CV with more detailed information will be available soon.