Our Minister and Staff
Nanaimo Unitarians have been lay led for most of its existence. In recent years we have had been led by a minister. Please visit our History to find out more about these special individuals. The retirement of Rev Debra Thorne in March of 2023, has triggered the search for a new Minister. The process will take as long as needed to find the right person.
Patrick Courtin joined our staff as Music Director in September 2021. Patrick is an accomplished pianist, accompanist, piano teacher and music arranger. Since 2016 Patrick has been the Music Director with Theatre Royal, Barkerville Historic Town. If you would like to explore singing with our Fabulous Fufonics choir, please contact Patrick to discuss the joy of singing together.
Lise Smith is our office administrator. As well as an active member. She is the heart of the fellowship and is responsible for such things as maintaining the fellowship files, interacting with the public, and coordinating hall and room rentals.