Staff

We are fortunate to have a full-time Minister, a Minister Emerita, and several part time staff members.


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Rev. Jessica Rodela is our Minister and leader of our staff team. View her welcoming message and description of her background.
Email: minister@grandriverunitarian.ca


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Rev. Anne Treadwell is our Minister Emerita, honouring the 6 years that she served as our minister and formalizing her continuing spiritual relationship with the congregation.  View a description of her background.
Email: annetreadwell@grandriverunitarian.ca


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Stephen Preece is our music director. Working with the Minister and the Music Committee, he plans the music and plays the piano for our Sunday services. He also arranges for occasional guest musicians.
Email: music@grandriverunitarian.ca


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Kristen Wilson is our office manager. Among her many tasks, she responds to inquiries, passes along phone messages, keeps track of room bookings and puts together the order of service and weekly newsletter for each Sunday.
Email: admin@grandriverunitarian.ca


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Kate Urquhart is one of our two Directors of Religious Exploration. She and Cecilia Macdonald design children's programming, schedule volunteers, and hire nursery staff. 
Email:  dre.kateu@gmail.com 


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Cecilia Macdonald is one of our two Directors of Religious Exploration. She and  Kate Urquhart design children's programming, schedule volunteers, and hire nursery staff. 
Email: gru.drececilia@gmail.com


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Jim Anderson serves as our bookkeeper and works closely with the Treasurer.



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Dragisha Novacovich  is our custodian. You simply have to visit our building to see and appreciate the care he puts into all the work he does.