Minister, Community of Faith Support
Serves in: Canadian Shield Regional Council
Location: Teleworks from home
Role: Melody provides support for the region by encouraging and connecting communities of faith as they adapt and experiment in changing times.
Contact Melody about: Affirming Ministry; Social Justice Ministries; Community Outreach Ministries; Camping Ministries; Faith Formation; Harm Reduction; Worship and Music; Youth and Young Adult Ministry, United Church Women (UCW)
Rev. Melody Duncanson-Hales is a Canadian Shield minister providing support to Communities of Faith. After serving almost a decade in rural congregational ministry, Melody returned to her home conference of Manitou to offer program support as the Mission and Stewardship Animator in 2008. She’s a cheerleader – listening, encouraging, telling your stories of hope and generosity wherever and whenever she can. She loves participating in worship, teaching, exploring, planning and meeting the challenge of being the church in Northern Ontario. Melody lives in Sudbury with her husband Chris, sessional faculty at the University of Sudbury, and their children Lachlan, Padraig and Sophie.