Julia came to Okotoks United as a student in 2007. In 2012, after ordination, Julia became the minister. She worked as a staff associate for 17 years in a large inner-city church before coming to Okotoks/De Winton. Julia has a passion for Spiritual Formation and Contemplation. Her favourite work in the church was one-on-one mentoring with women. She has offered many workshops and retreats to various faith communities. She is an engaging and challenging preacher and teacher. Julia loves working with clay, reading, walking, travelling, board games and cats - and has recently taken up watercolor painting.
Traci comes from a long line of volunteers who set marvellous examples for fellowship, compassion and care.
Her background contains various experiences in government, education and social services. She's been an active member in the United Church for many years - volunteering with Christian Education, Sunday School and on Boards.
Traci loves to read, exercise, is a huge fan of many ‘geekie’ things and enjoys time with her family, pets and friends.