Rev. Carly was ordained in 2013 and has served as Sabbatical Minister at the Unitarian Church of Calgary, Assistant Minister for Outreach and Social Justice at the First Unitarian Church of Hamilton, and Executive Director of Welcome Inn Community Centre. She completed her Master of Divinity and Master of Social Work at Waterloo Lutheran Seminary/Wilfrid Laurier University. Rev. Carly’s ministry is grounded in interweaving spiritual growth, community, and social justice, and she is passionate about exploring innovation and entrepreneurship in Unitarian Universalist communities. When not at church, she can be found playing soccer, ultimate frisbee, reading, and practicing and teaching yoga. She lives in Hamilton with her partner, Curtis Murphy and son, Darragh.
Our Director of Religious Exploration
We have a job opening for a part-time Director of Religious Exploration as well as a part-time assistant. Our previous DRE served for fifteen years and says "it's some of the most rewarding and enriching work I've ever done". If you're interested (see details) we'd love to hear from you!
And we're also looking for a Teacher's Assistant for our DRE If you're interested (see details) we'd love to hear from you!
Our Youth Advisor
James Garland has been Youth Advisor at UUCD for more than ten years.
James has fond memories of his own experiences participating in UU activities as a teenager and brings a broad range of stories, wisdom, caring and creativity to his role as Youth Advisor. James is a civil engineer and a father of two grown children. He lives in Pickering with his wife of 31 years, Cynthia.