Leadership Team

Stacey Milne-Ciecko is our Communications Co-Ordinator and our Christian Education Co-Ordinator. Stacey has lived in River Park South for 14 years and has been involved at UCiM since 2009. Stacey also works as a. substitute Educational Assistant in the Louis Riel School Division. Stacey has a great passion for working with kids and enjoys providing many opportunities for kids to grow and learn in their faith. She is married to Mike and together they have 3 boys who keep them very busy. Her favourite hobby is reading and she always has 2 or 3 books on the go.

You can reach Stacey at ce@ucim.org

Sandy Katyrynuik is our Office Administrator. Prior to coming to UCiM, Sandy was the Church Administrator at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church for 6 years. Sandy moved to St. Vital 25 years ago and loves the community with all the amenities. She is married with 2 adult children. She enjoys gardening in the summer and spends her winters evenings knitting and crocheting.

You can reach Sandy at ucm@ucim.org

Brendan McKeen is our Music Director. Brendan was born in Moose Jaw Saskatchewan and raised in Winnipeg. He has conducted orchestras all over North America, including Manitoba’s Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Brendan completed his Masters of Music degree in Orchestral Conducting at Northwestern University in 2015. Brendan is passionate about Opera and leading others, which led to him founding the Manitoba Underground Opera in September 2008. Brendan also serves on the Manitobans for the Arts Advocacy Committee. This organization is devoted to advancing arts, culture, heritage, and creativity in Manitoba.

You can reach Brendan at brendan@ucim.org

Megan Dufrat is our talented accompanist. Megan has a Bachelor of Music, in the Piano Performance Program, she studied under the tutelage of Dr. David Moroz.  Megan has won numerous awards and scholarships and is the accompanist with a number of choirs in Winnipeg. Megan brings many talents to the music program at our church.

You can reach Megan at megan.dufrat@gmail.com

Candace joined our UCiM staff team in September 2018 as the Talking Teens Coordinator. She officially joined our UCiM family as a member this past March. This summer, Candace will also be assisting with coordinating online worship services and planning an 8-week Children’s Summer Virtual Program including creating videos of stories and songs that children can watch at home as well as weekly craft and activity kits.

Candace is an applicant for ministry in the United Church of Canada and is also involved in the wider work of the UCC. Candace is presently enrolled in courses at the Atlantic School of Theology in order to meet the requirements for UCC testamur and to proceed on the candidacy pathway. Candace has previously completed a Master of Divinity and is presently in her practicum for a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology which she hopes to complete by the end of August.

Candace also currently works as the Office Administrator at Prairie Spirit United Church and is presently coordinating their online worship services. She was previously employed as the Communications and Development Assistant at West Broadway Community Ministry for three years and has also worked at St. Matthews Maryland Community Ministry.

Candace is excited to share her gifts with us at UCiM.

You can reach Candace at ucim.youth@gmail.com

And the People Said

The United Church in Meadowood is a wonderful gathering place for the community in St. Vital. Our Mom’s group has been meeting here for many years and it’s a very special place.

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