Reverend Whitman Strong, BA; BEd; MDiv; ThM; Cert. Conflict Resolution/Mediation
Regional Minister for Pastoral Relations
Whit was ordained in 1984 and has served in pastoral charges in Manitoba Northwest Ontario Conference, Bay of Quinte Conference and Montreal-Ottawa Conference. From 2011-2018, he served the church as Conference Personnel Minister (West) in Montreal-Ottawa Conference. As Regional Minister for Pastoral Relations, Whit will provide support of Ministry Personnel, working with congregations as they begin the search for a new minister, supporting Communities of Faith as they live out their ministry, working with Church Councils and M&P Committees in times of conflict, be a resource to the Regional Council and its Executive, and basically jumping in whenever and wherever he’s needed. Whit’s office is at the Regional Office located within Zion-Memorial United Church in Carleton Place.