Staff Missioners

David Widdicombe

As rector of Saint Margaret’s, David is responsible for the care of the entire parish. In his role he holds the congregation in deep and thoughtful care and is the passion and strength behind Saint Margaret’s vision for the city and world. David works with the staff of the church, providing leadership grounded in theological…

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Kirsten Pinto Gfroerer

Kirsten first came to Saint Margaret’s on a Good Friday 16 or so years ago. The sun shone through the top windows onto the golden wood, the liturgy was spartan, True and Beautiful and David preached about how Michael Foucalt was a trumpet in the hand of God — a man who was both broken…

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Bonnie Dowling

Bonnie has been attending Saint Margaret’s for nearly a decade. In her role as curate for the parish of Saint Margaret’s, Bonnie provides assistance and leadership in pastoral care and worship. She has a B.A. with a major in art history and history at the University of Winnipeg, and graduated in 2014 with a Master…

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Ruth Widdicombe

Ruth is the Parish Liturgist. She plans and implements all the music for Sunday worship services and festivals. She recruits, motivates, and cares for singers and other musicians in the music program. She also consults about the liturgy and oversees all matters relating to worship, including scheduling and training of layreaders, Scripture readers and musicians….

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Elaine Pinto

Elaine was drawn into the life of Saint Margaret’s through the worship and liturgy, the honouring of the Ancient Church, and the reasoned faith Saint Margaret’s promotes. In her ministry as a vocational deacon, Elaine attends to pastoral concerns in the parish. She resonates with and identifies her work with the disciples on the Road…

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Kurt Armstrong

Kurt and his wife Erika moved into the parish in 2000 and had friends who recommended Saint Margaret’s. They tried it out and have been coming ever since. Kurt looks after the building at Saint Margaret’s, organizing work days, changing light bulbs and making beautiful desks for the rest of the staff. He also has…

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Annalee Giesbrecht

Annalee is the worship co-ordinator and graphic designer at Saint Margaret’s. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Canadian Mennonite University, and after working in publishing for a couple years, put her experience in book design and production to good use in Red River College’s Graphic Design program, from which she graduated in…

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