Our Team

 
Mark McLennan 
Stated Supply Minister
 

Mark McLennan has served in The Presbyterian Church in Canada for over 40 years, in five provinces, most recently at Knox Church, Woodstock

As a preacher, pastor, storyteller, Mark has served congregations of many types and sizes. Ministry and mission are at the heart of his church work, including his interest in Biblical stewardship, social justice, worship and music.

For Mark, the church is a community of love and respect, made up of people with a wide spectrum of belief, worshipping and working together, within a Biblical, theological framework, from a Reformed perspective.
 
Torin Chiles 
Director of Music
 
Torin has served as Director of Music at New St. James since 2004 and has worked as a professional musician for over 30 years. He has taught Voice and Voice Pedagogy at Western University’s Faculty of Music since 1999 and loves living in beautiful London with his wife, Lesley and two sons, Nawton and Tennyson. When not at the piano or on the organ bench he might be found in his garage tinkering on his model railroad empire!
 
Phone 519-434-1127 Ext. 3.
 
Bruce Curtis 
Clerk of Session
 
Bruce Curtis has been a Clerk of Session at New St. James since 2007, serving first as Deputy Clerk, and since 2013 as Clerk. In addition to the nominal tasks of taking the minutes and maintaining the records of the Church, he provides leadership and guidance to the Session and the Moderator. As a lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church, he has held various positions and performed many functions at the Congregational, Presbytery and National levels of the Church. Bruce brings his administrative and managerial skills and knowledge from his career in public service and as a Town Planner.
 
 
Rev. Dr. Andrew Fullerton
Interim Moderator
 
Andrew Fullerton has lectured in philosophy and theology at the University of Toronto, worked with the Boarding Homes Ministry in Toronto, and served congregations in Ontario and Quebec. He was appointed Interim Moderator by the Presbytery of London to assist and supervise New St James in calling a new Minister.  Dr. Fullerton is currently the Minister of Elmwood Avenue Presbyterian Church in London, Ontario.
 
 
Judi Le Blanc
Office Administrator
 
Judi has been our Office Administrator since January 2018. She brings with her a wide variety of administrative experience within the private and public sectors. While not in the office she can be found enjoying many types of sports with her family and friends.
 
 
Mark McDonald
Custodian
 
Mark joined the New St. James team in 2008.   He finds it a privilege to maintain the beautiful building and to serve the kind congregation and many outside groups that use it.
 
* Church office hours are Monday to Thursday 9am-12 noon and 1pm to 3pm *

New St. James Church is searching for a new minister.

Applications are now being received, and may be sent to the Interim Moderator, Rev. Andrew Fullerton.

BY EMAIL:    afullerton@elmwoodchurch.ca

OR

BY POST:
Elmwood Avenue Presbyterian Church
111 Elmwood Avenue East
London, ON
N6C 1J4
 
The Presbyterian Church
 
The Presbytery of London
 
Camp Kintail
 
P.W.S. & D.
 
Women’s Missionary Society