Rev. Stéphane Vermette
Worship And Pastoral Care Minister
Stéphane has been an ordained Minister since 2006. He completed his Master of Divinity at Queen's Theological College. Deeply influenced by the Social Gospel principles, he is committed to bring a relevant message in today's world. Stéphane was settled at a rural congregation just outside Renfrew (Admaston Pastoral Charge) before being the minister for 7 years at Kanata United Church.
Rev. Catherine Gutjahr
Christian Development Minister
Rev. Catherine Gutjahr is a diaconal minister and was commissioned in 2010. She completed her diaconal studies at the Centre for Christian studies in Winnipeg. A diaconal minister is one who is trained to focus on education and enabling the congregation to work together toward a vision of justice and wholeness in the world. She served for two years at a rural church in Newfoundland, and has served for the past four years as a solo minister at Forest Home United Church in Orillia, Ontario.
Volunteer Associate Minister
Reverend Hewlett has been a Voluntary Associate Minister at Emmanuel since 2000. Our congregation and the Ottawa Presbytery call on his help throughout the year for his skills in leading worship, preaching and pastoral care. Stewart often covers ministry needs when Stéphane is away for continuing education or vacation.
Leader of Music Ministry
Theresa Clarke: Theresa is our Leader of Music Ministry at Emmanuel and is also responsible for the wonderful, spiritual piano and organ music you hear played.
Pat Harris: Pat does the secretarial duties in the church office.