The office administrator plays an important role as the 'hub of the wheel' with spokes radiating to all of the church. The position provides administrative and organisational support to the minister and other church leaders, while at the same time undertaking many different tasks to help ensure smooth running of the church.
Kevin has a long and extensive history of involvement in the United Church of Canada, most notably having served as Secretary of Kingston Presbytery for some 28 years, until its dissolution to become part of the new Four Winds Presbytery in 2012. He arrived at Princess Street as the Administrator in 2016, Kevin enjoys the varied work and the opportunity to meet and work with many members of the congregation as well as the other church staff members.
Outside of work, Kevin has been a church musician for many years. In his spare time, he enjoys running, home repairs, gardening, cooking for friends, travelling, and spending time with his wire-haired fox terrier, Milou.
Organist & Musical Director
Scott started his career as an Organist at age 18 when he became the organist for Britannia United Church and played on a Baldwin Electronic organ. Simultaneously, he completed his high school education and attended Teacher's College in Ottawa.
After 4 years at Brittania, Scott moved to Bell's Corners United Church where he played on a new Casavant Pipe Organ and was broadcasted live on CBC across the country. Between 1969 and 1970, he was the organist at McKay United Church and remembers John Diefenbaker attending the morning worship service with his wife Olive.
He later began his teaching career at Rockcliffe Air Force Base before moving to Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School to head up the band program there.
In 1970, Scott moved to Sarnia to head the music department of a large high school; and became the organist of St. George's Anglican church where he remained until 1988. During those years, he traveled from Sarnia to London to attend the University of Western Ontario, where he received degrees in music education and a diploma in organ performance.
In 1988, he moved to Kingston and accepted a position as head of the music department at Sharbot Lake High School where he remained until his retirement from teaching in 1998.
Despite his retirement from teaching, Scott has continued to lead many in music. As the Organist & Choir Director at Princess Street United Church since September, 1989, Scott has expertly played an integral role at the church and has enjoyed every minute of ministry at PSUC.