Reverend Meg Roberts,
Contract Minister

Rev. Meg Roberts has served the Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship for seven years as a quarter-time contract minister. Meg also does a part-time community ministry using interactive theatre techniques: these workshops help individuals and communities explore underlying causes of social and organizational issues, then try out practical solutions. Ministry is her second career, she worked as a professional actor and stage manager in Saskatoon (where she grew up). Having grown up in the United Church, Meg found her Unitarian spiritual home in Vancouver in 1992. There she was a lay leader and lay chaplain, then went on to train for Unitarian Universalist ministry. Since 2002, she has served as a contract minister with congregations in Edmonton, Montreal, West Vancouver, and Nanaimo, as well as a 6-year settled ministry in Calgary. After five years, she is just completing her time as chair of the Canadian Unitarian Council’s Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Resource Team.

Janet Pivnick,
Lay Chaplain

Janet Pivnick is a Unitarian ministerial aspirant, and is training to be a Spiritual Director. She says that “co-designing meaningful rites of passage and officiating at ceremonies for the most significant moments in community members’ lives is an honour, a privilege, and a pleasure.”