Ministry Team

RUC Ministry

A number of people lead the various types of ministry offered at Riverbend United Church:

  • Rev. Valerie Oden, Lead Minister                                                                
  • Rev. Tom Sawyer, Minister Emeritus                                                                  
  • Paula Roberts, Music Director                                                                                
  • Sherry Steele, Music Ministry & Accompanist                              
  • Lois Samis Lund, Music Ministry — Handbells                                                  
  • Luke Nelson, Youth Ministry Coordinator
  • Madison Prairie, Youth Ministry Coordinator
  • Krystal Manuel, Children’s Ministry Coordinator
  • Jacqueline Hunt, Office Manager
  • Catherine Evoy, Office Assistant
  • Nathan Hodder, Audio-visual Support

We follow the United Church of Canada Policy on Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Procedures which can be found at: Sexual Misconduct Policy

All employees and volunteers are encouraged to familiarize themselves with this policy.