New Minister

Update – New Minister Search

Unfortunately due to the pandemic, many of us haven’t spoken for a bit so it is time for an update from the search committee.  We have completed our initial review of candidates and, for a variety of reasons, have not found a candidate that we can recommend to the congregation. The current pandemic has had a significant impact on the search — many ministers feel duty bound to support their existing congregations through the situation, others are uncomfortable with the risk that a move might entail in such an environment and,

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New Minister Search Update

The Maple Grove search committee has continued to move forward. Like most of us, the current environment has necessitated that we adjust our practices to use video conferencing and other tools so that we can meet the current directives for social distancing and reduced travel. Some highlights since our last update:
– We have supplemented our ChurchHub ad with an ad at Broadview, the Observer successor;
– We have reviewed all the candidates listed on the ChurchHub as available and approached those we feel might be a fit;- We have been approached by a number of candidates and have completed the initial discussions with those.-There are a number of potential candidates and we will conduct the next phase of the discernment process after the busy Lent and Easter seasons.Questions or comments can be forwarded to a committee member.

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Seeking a New Minister

Maple Grove United Church

Maple Grove United Church is seeking a
full time, ordained Lead Minister who is comfortable working in an open and
collaborative environment sharing the worship experience with our ministry and
music team. Candidates must be fully ordained and qualified by the United
Church of Canada.

Our Congregation

Maple Grove United
Church, located in Oakville, Ontario is a very active, healthy, progressive
United Church.  We are currently
searching for a caring,

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New Minister Process

Congregational Meeting: Sunday, November 17that 10 a.m. (between services of worship)
Maple Grove United congregation is called to meet at this time to consider the Living Faith Story document and attending demographic information for approval. This is a necessary step in the process of issuing a call to a new minister If the Faith Story is approved, a regional representative will work with an appointed Search Team to create a job description, and conduct a search for a new minister.

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Congregational Meeting

Congregational Meeting:  Sunday, November 17th at 10 a.m. (between services of worship). Maple Grove United congregation is called to meet at this time to consider the Living Faith Story document and attending demographic information for approval.  This is a necessary step in the process of issuing a call to a new minister If the Faith Story is approved,  a regional representative will work with an appointed Search Team to create a job description, and conduct a search for a new minister.

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