Rev. Michelle Robinson
Minister of Worship, Sacrament and Pastoral Care
Michelle graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University (Bachelor of Music Therapy), OISE/U of T (Master of Arts in Child Study and Education) and Emmanuel College/U of T (Master of Divinity). Michelle was ordained in 2009. Prior to entering the ministry, she worked as a music therapist, special education teacher and music studio owner.
Michelle brings a passion for Biblical preaching, exploring the stories of the Christian faith and wrestling with their application to our lives here and now. She loves family, friends, food, music, and the outdoors and in particular looks forward to her and her husband’s yearly canoe trip in the Algonquin back country.
Minister of Faith Formation
Cathy is a life-long member of the United Church of Canada and involved in all aspects of church life. She is the proud Mom of two adult daughters; Janelle is the minister of a two-point charge in Southern Saskatchewan and Jordan lives and works in St. Catharines. Before arriving at Westminster in 2013, Cathy worked for many years as the Program Coordinator at St. Paul’s United Church in Ajax, became a Licensed Lay Worship Leader (LLWL) and held numerous leadership positions within community volunteer organizations. Her strong faith, energy, creativity, compassion and ability to lead, encourage and empower others serve her well as a member of the Ministry Team at Westminster. Cathy believes that “we are all children of God, regardless of our age” and that the process of forming one’s Faith is a life-long journey.
Minister of Music
Margaret is a retired high school music teacher and active Montessori music teacher. A sought after accompanist, she plays the piano, organ, leads the choir, and yes writes music. She has had hymns chosen for the United Church hymn book. Margaret leads SALT, our worship praise team, the Sr. Choir and is involved with youth and children’s music events.