Rev. Jeffrey M. Chant, B.A., M.Div., M.Ed.

Jeff grew up in Truro, NS, and completed his Bachelor of Arts at McMaster University before returning home to pursue a Masters of Divinity at the Atlantic School of Theology. Upon ordination, Jeff was settled in Picture Butte, Alberta where he served for 4 years and also completed a Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology. With two daughters, he and his partner Holly moved to Bermuda and served as the minister of Wesley Methodist Church for 6 years before returning to Canada. Jeff has a passion for integrating the best of business practices and people with spirit and meaning. He currently has an organizational management firm that focusses on bridging purpose with performance and believes the church can both teach and learn from the business community, and vice versa.

 

Angela Clifton, BN, RN, M.Ed., MA(Theo)

Angela is a Licensed Lay Worship Leader and former Parish Nurse. Currently a member of BUC, Angela provides lay worship services across the South Shore Presbytery. She is interested in holistic health, and the body, mind and spirit connection, Angela strives to incorporate health, healing and wholeness in both her nursing career and spiritual life.

 

Wendy Fraser, B.Mus., B.Ed.

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Wendy has been Organist and Choir Director at Bridgewater United for over 35 years. She leads the choir and selects the music, enriching each worship service with inspiring and appropriate choral music, as well as leading the congregational hymn singing. Wendy has lived most of her life in Nova Scotia, but was born in New Brunswick to parents, Reverend Ellis and Edna Boyd. She moved to the South Shore to Mahone Bay where her Dad was Minister at Trinity United. Wendy studied at Dalhousie University receiving her BMus.Ed., majoring  in  Organ and Vocal  studies. She began her teaching career at Mahone Bay Consolidated School. She soon married a ' fine Scotsman,’  Peter Fraser,  and they have raised three 'red heads' and are now retired  with three grandkids. Wendy and her love of music keep her involved in musical activities such as a chorus member of the Maritime Opera Company, Accompanist and Board Member of the Bridgewater Music Festival and serves as the Maritime Representative on the UCC Music United Committee. As well, she has been  composing music all her life, both  piano and vocal,  and was lead singer and keyboard  player in three dance bands in the past. Wendy enjoys knitting , cross stitch and board games and holds a  '29'  hand in Cribbage. "I continue to thank God daily for life and breath; and  most especially for the life of my Mom, Edna Boyd now 98 years young.”

Tracy Rafuse

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Tracy has been our friendly and efficient Office Administrator since 2008. The Church office is open from 9:30 to 1:00, Monday to Friday. Deadline for church bulletin announcements is 9:00am Thursday morning.