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In September 2015, the congregations of St. Martin of Tours and Gabriola United churches agreed to form a Trial Joint Council for the duration of the Interim Ministry. By agreement, the Trial Joint Council has equal representation from members of both congregations. Current members of the Trial Joint Council are as follows:

2016 Council Members

The Rev. Peggy Jensen

Interim Minister

Nancy Hetherington Peirce


MJ Patterson


Betty Schultze

Presbytery Representative and Meeting Chair of Trial Joint Council

Jean Rhodes

Transition Team Representative


Ministry and Personnel
Committee Representative

Paddy Waymark

Alternate Member

Jim Charlesworth

Secretary, non-voting 

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