Jean was called to Grace in September 2012 to lead the pastoral care ministry of the congregation. She oversees the provision of intentional and compassionate care for all members of our church family. Jean offers education and support to the 38 elders who are in regular contact with the people of Grace through a system of elder districts. She also provides leadership for ministry with seniors and older adults, works with the Health Cabinet to encourage the integration of faith and health as a dimension of our Christian faith, and supports the prayer ministries of Grace.
Jean has a B.A. from Brock University, a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, a Master of Theology from Vancouver School of Theology, and in 2010 was granted the degree of Doctor of Divinity (honouris causa) from Vancouver School of Theology. She also has Advanced Standing in Clinical Pastoral Education. Jean served as Moderator of the 131st General Assembly of The Presbyterian Church in Canada in 2005.