To become a safe community where no one feels alone and everyone feels at home.
Camrose United Church proclaims an inclusive welcome to all people in the full spectrum of gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnic identity, age, ability and social class. We are committed to being a safe community and we celebrate the gifts diversity brings. All are invited to fully participate in the worship and work of our community.
What We Believe
The United Church of Canada has an excellent statement of what
(and how) we believe as a denomination. So we refer you to our national church website:
What We Believe.
Liz joined the ministry team at Camrose United Church in July, 2014. Before that she served Sherwood Park United Church. Liz was ordained in 2004. She lives in Camrose with her spouse, Jen, their twins born November 2012. Liz trained in youth ministry with Canadian Mennonite Bible College and did her ministry training at Queen's Theological College in Kingston Ontario. She was born and raised in Kitchener Ontario at Forest Hill United Church.
Ron Holland, Office Manager
Darryl Dewalt, Minister of Music
Darryl came to Camrose United Church in September, 2001,
after spending a dozen years serving in music ministry in
Lutheran churches in Edmonton and Barrhead, Alberta.
Darryl was born and raised in southern Alberta. He received
his undergraduate education at the University of Alberta in
Edmonton and then completed the Masters of Church Music program
at Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois in 1989. In the
past, Darryl has also been a private voice instructor, director
of the Edmonton Christian Male Choir, and has performed
extensively as a chorister, including with Pro Coro Canada, a
professional choir based in Edmonton.
Currently, Darryl, along with spouse Joy-Anne Murphy, is Artistic Director for Camrose
Camerata, an auditioned community chamber choir formed in the
fall of 2003. Darryl also functions as manager for this
group and Joy-Anne is the conductor. Joy-Anne is a voice
instructor with Augustana University College as well as in her
home studio, and directs the Camrose and Area Children's Choirs.