Glenda joined our staff as Office Administrator on May 1, 1995. Along with her many years of work experience in government and private industry, she brings a warm, caring attitude and deep commitment in her service to the congregation. Glenda and her family have attended Kanata United Church since 1984. One of Glenda's special interests is music. She loves playing the piano and has been an active member of the KUC adult choir and musicals for many years. She also enjoys cycling, skiing, traveling, spending time at their cottage with her family (David, Shawn, Kim, Alison, Alex, James & Erika), and babysitting their 3 grandchildren Kaitlyn, Liam & Josie. Glenda especially enjoys working with children, as this was quite evident in her 10 years as a school bus driver. Glenda is married to David, an entrepreneur, in the Home Renovation business. They are a very active family and enjoy being part of the KUC family.

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I grew up on the South Shore of Montréal in a French-speaking family. During my youth, I was actively involved in international solidarity movements, summer camps and semi-professional theatre. All those experiences have developed my creativity, my dynamism and my desire to be in solidarity with the less fortunate of this world. As a minister, I work hard to deliver meaningful and inspiring sermons that link the essential elements of Christian faith with the passion of the people in the pews. Through worship, sacraments and pastoral care, I always look to reach out to people, wherever they stand on their spiritual journey. I also believe we must reclaim the driving force behind Paul’s missionary journeys when distinctions between gender, race, status and affiliation were set aside in order to build a new community where everyone will be welcomed. I am also involved with the wider Church. In the last few years, I have been involved in the intercultural dialogue between the various communities within the United Church. If you are looking for me during a church activity, you will most likely find me drinking coffee, telling jokes or cleaning dishes in the kitchen.

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Sally Duke has been Director of Music at KUC since 1979. A native of Ohio, Sally received her Bachelor of Arts degree in music and history from Centre College of Kentucky and a Master of Arts degree in history from the University of Connecticut, where she continued studies in organ and music history. Sally met her Canadian husband, Murray, while in Connecticut, and they moved to Kanata in 1977. Sally enjoys reading, cooking, travel and golf and is learning to play the guitar. She has been active with the musicians' association of the United Church of Canada and the Royal Canadian College of Organists. Sally directs the Alleluia Singers and the Intermediate and Adult Choirs and works with the KUC Band and other volunteer musicians. In 2012, she received certification as a trained children's choir director following a three-year summer course with the Choristers Guild Institute. She particularly enjoys worship planning and directing musical dramas.

 

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