Staff

Rev. Meg Grieve

Rev. Meg Grieve

Ministry of Word and Sacrament (Interim)

Meg brings the wisdom of 35 years of ministry to her work as Interim Pastor here at Parkminster. Her experience as an English teacher and her evolving theology inform her ministry with and among us. Her creativity, her gentle warmth and friendliness, her discernment and intuition contribute to her preaching that invites change and her healing presence. Meg takes delight in her garden and loves to cook. She enjoys sharing food while sharing ideas.

Neil Murray

Neil Murray

Music Director

Hi, I am Neil Murray, Music Director at PUC. A little about me: I graduated from UWO in 1993 with an Honours Bachelor of Music Education. The following year, I studied chamber music at the Bordeaux Conservatory in France. I taught privately for 16 years, offering lessons on piano, saxophone, clarinet, flute and guitar. I have been involved in church work as a music director for the past 18 years, 4 of which have been at Parkminster. Along with my work at Parkminster, I currently teach K-8 music at the Sunshine Montessori school in Kitchener.

Angie and I have been married for 16 years and we have two children, Branden and Grace. I’m fortunate to have a passion, music, which has been turned into a career. I perform several times a month in a local band which has been together for 12 years.I enjoy working at Parkminster because of the musical diversity. There are many knowledgeable volunteers who offer their support and enthusiasm for any activity.

Allen Switzer

Allen Switzer

Custodian

What I like about Parkminster Church is the architecture, sleek, modern, and unique with a wonderful combination of wood, brick and glass. The sanctuary is filled with arches, from the stained glass window, the sides of the pews, the woodwork in the narthex and the choir loft. For me, the arch represents a gateway into something; I pass under into the great mystery. The arches also represent the connectedness to each other, the Parkminster family.

I am blessed to part of a vibrant church community with my employment and participation in the many committees; one being Inclusive

Melanie Chisholm

Melanie Chisholm

Office Administrator

Melanie Chisholm is the welcoming face of Parkminster as our Office Administrator. Melanie has worked in office administration for 25 years in different environments including transportation, media and the not-for-profit sector. She attends a local United church where she has sung in the choir and acted as Kitchen Co-ordinator for the Out of the Cold program. Melanie is very happy to be part of the Parkminster family!