East Central Ontario Regional Council Staff
Reverend Darren Liepold
Pastoral Relations Minister
Darren has been named as ‘Acting Executive Minister’ until the new EM is ready to begin their role
Darren is an Ordained Minister in The United Church of Canada (Saskatchewan 1990). He has provided Intentional Interim leadership in various urban and rural pastoral charges of the former Toronto Conference, in Saskatchewan, in Australia and as the Mission and Service Fund Officer for the General Council Office. Click here for more information.
Program Assistant to the Executive Minister
Joel Miller, most recently Office Administrator for the Synode Montreal & Ottawa Conference, is focused on providing lead administrative support to the Executive Minister of the Regional Councils 11, 12 & 13. Joel has a primary office in Lachine, Québec. Click here for more information.
Reverend Lillian Roberts
Vocational Minister - Ministry Personnel Accountability
Currently the Vocational Minister staff position is being shared by two part-time staff. Lillian’s focus is the work related to the accountability of ministry personnel for the East Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario Outaouais and Nakonha:ka Regional Councils. Click here for more information.
Reverend Caroline Penhale
Vocational Minister responsible for the Candidacy Pathway
Currently the Vocational Minister staff position is being shared by two part-time staff. Caroline’s focus will be the Vocational Minister responsible for Candidacy Pathway for the East Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario Outaouais and Nakonha:ka Regional Councils. Click for more information.
Reverend Roger Janes
Stewardship & Gifts Officer, Philanthropy Unit
Roger supports churches and individuals in all areas of stewardship whether that be setting and reaching mission and service goals, developing an annual budget or leaving a legacy gift. Why not give Roger a call and see how he can help you or your church live out God’s mission of compassion and generosity? Click here for more info.
Minister for Spiritual Nurture, Respectful Relationships and Justice with All Ages
Sharon’s focus is to promote/resource/support ECORC priorities around faith formation, ecumenical and inter-faith relationships, regeneration and new ministries, lifelong education, and social justice with all ages and stages. Click here for more information.
Communications and Administration Assistant
The Communication and Administration Assistant’s focus is to expand community engagement and connections, particularly (but not exclusively) through use of the ECORC website, social media platforms and internal & external publications. This position also responds to general inquiries to the ECORC.
COMMUNITY CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR
Email: Martha Pedoniquotte
Martha will be working with the Indigenous communities of faith in Ontario and Quebec as we continue the journey of living with respectful relationships. Click for more information.