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Hampton United Church
5454 Old Scugog Road
P.O. Box 191
Hampton, Ontario
Phone: 905-263-8664
Email:   eldad.hampton@gmail.com (new 2021)
Website: https://hamptonunitedchurch.ca

Congregational Minister

Doug Ferris 2b 2022 July

Doug Ferris, M.A., M.Ed

Pastor Doug first felt called to ordained ministry in high school and he eagerly responded—forty years later.  Between the call and the response, Pastor Doug earned a Master of Arts degree and a Master of Education degree.  He taught high school, elementary school, special education, and worked in educational administration in Canada. With his wife Evelyn and their children Elise and Wilde, Pastor Doug also taught at the Canadian International School in Egypt, and travelled widely with his family  in Europe, Africa, and Asia. After returning to Canada, Pastor Doug retired from education and entered theological studies.  Currently, Pastor Doug has been appointed as the congregational minister for the Eldad-Hampton Pastoral Charge while he completes the requirements for full ordination. In his recreational time, Pastor Doug enjoys playing live jazz music in the local community.

Music Director

Jennifer Pearce-Chambers

Home Phone: 905-723-7736
Text: 905-999-1384
Email: jenniferpearce@live.ca

Jennifer was welcomed as our music director, in May 2018, for the Eldad/Hampton Pastoral Charge.

Jennifer Pearce-Chambers is one of the Greater Toronto Area’s devoted music directors. Praised for contemporary and traditional sacred music and imaginative programming, Jennifer is devoted to providing inspiring music to choirs and congregations alike.

Ms. Pearce-Chambers has provided piano accompaniment, organ leadership and voice coaching for over thirty-five years. Recent churches where Jennifer has provided musical leadership include St. Michael & All Angels in Toronto, Grace Markham Anglican Church,  Grace Church Scarborough Anglican, Performing Arts in Oshawa, Royal Dance Academy, St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Eldad United Church, Columbus United Church, St. John’s Presbyterian Church in Port Perry, Dance Academy in Brock Township, and Wilfrid United Church in Brock Township.

Jennifer received honours at the Royal Conservatory of Music and successfully completed grade 10 piano and third year written theory.

Her goal is always to lead and empower congregations in embodying the love of Christ through music.

 Bell Choir Director

Kim Van Meer

On March 22, 2022, we welcomed Kim Van Meer as our new Bell Choir Director.

Kim has been playing with our Bells of Blessings for many years.

For further details on our music ministries, please go to our Music Ministry page.

Sunday School Coordinator

(Bulletin Secretary and Webmaster)

Sunday School Luanne
Luanne Payne (Volunteer)

Luanne has been teaching Sunday School since 1989 and added coordinating as well in 1996.  She is a board member of rotation.org and is passionate about helping others see the value of using the Workshop Rotation Model (WoRM), a creative way to teach children. She says, “It’s a joy and privilege to hang out with the kids on any given Sunday!”

For inquiries regarding our Sunday School program.
Phone: 905-263-4727
Email: luanne.payne@sympatico.ca
Please send announcements for the bulletin to Luanne by Wednesday evening to ensure it is included in that Sunday’s bulletin. Thank you.

Church Hall Bookings

Pam Killens (Volunteer)

for facilities rental information

Email: hucbookings@gmail.com

For weddings, baptisms or funerals

We are currently unable to do wedding, baptisms or funerals at this time.

Hampton Union Cemetery

Hampton Union Cemetery is now maintained by the Town of Clarington. Contact them directly for all questions regarding the Cemetery – here is a quick link for more details and contact information https://www.clarington.net/en/live-here/cemeteries.asp.