The United Church in Meadowood

Meet Our Leadership Team

Caryn Douglas


Caryn is a Diaconal Minister and has been at UCiM for one year, but has been a part of the wider church for many years in educational and social justice ministries She is creative, loves storytelling and is a lover of all learning. Email Caryn at

Bonnie Gauthier

Christian Education Coordinator

Bonnie has called UCiM home since she was small. She brings passion and enthusiasm to everything she does. She loves working with children and her goal is to keep church fun while helping kids learn about God’s love. Email Bonnie at

Sandy Katyrynuik

Office Administrator

Sandy has been the first friendly face you see in the UCiM office for 6 years. She is always organized and great at keeping the whole team on track. Email Sandy at

Brendan McKeen

Music Director

Brendan McKeen has been enthusiastically leading the choir for 7 years. Brendan devotes the majority of his time to the opera company he created, Manitoba Underground Opera. Brendan is grateful to have the bravest choir in the world and a congregation that is so adventurous and artistic! Email Brendan at

Megan Dufrat


Megan fills our space with beautiful music every week for the last 8 years. Megan brings many talents to the music program at our church and a number of choirs throughout Winnipeg. Email Megan at

Chelsea Sosiak

Youth Coordinator

Chelsea is the newest member of our team and is excited to be leading the teens through a fun filled, exciting year! You may recognize Chelsea from Camp Meadowood, or through her active involvement in the Prairie to Pine Youth and Young Adult Committee. Email Chelsea at