Rev. Jenn Hind


Rev. Jenn Hind was ordained by Hamilton Conference in May 2017 and called to serve at Emmanuel here in her hometown of Waterloo. She completed her Masters Degrees in Divinity as well as Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy at The Waterloo Lutheran Seminary, Wilfrid Laurier University. Jenn brings a passion for on the ground outreach and has served the community  through a variety of organizations.

Nancy Martin


Nancy’s background includes a Bachelor of Music from Wilfrid Laurier University and has been guiding our music ministry since 2005. She particularly enjoys working with the youth and with musical drama. Currently Nancy shepherds both the mixed adult and men’s choirs, as well as the inter-generational instrumental group.

Gord Spence


Gord is a graduate of St. Jerome’s University at the University of Waterloo, having earned a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies. He grew up in Sarnia, Ontario where he was an active member of High Park United Church, leading a small group of young people. Gord views relational ministry as the essential foundation for including young people in the Christian community. 

Daniel Shamess


Daniel grew up in Waterloo and has attended Emmanuel United Church his entire life. He believes that Sunday school should be a place to learning about God’s plan for us as well as provide a fun escape for the children. Daniel is also the organiser, director, and producer of the yearly Christmas pageant which allows the children their chance to shine on the stage.

Meghan Maitland​


Meghan grew up in Tottenham, Ontario. She was the first female altar server in St Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church. Educated at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School. She was baptized in Kempenfelt Bay as a non-denominational christian, and for the last two years has been a member of the Emmanuel United Church. 

David McGinnis


David was a software developer for almost 30 years. In addition to working at Emmanuel, he performs ecoEnergy audits for Natural Resources Canada as well as home inspections. David and his wife Trenny have a blended family that consists of five daughters and one grandson. David has been an avid curler for 46 seasons.

Emmanuel United

Service: Sunday 10:00am
Email: info@emmanueluc.ca
Call: 519-886-1471


22 Bridgeport Road West
Waterloo, Ontario

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