Meet the Staff at Sargent
Jonathan joined the pastoral staff team at SAMC on December 1, 2019. Prior to working in the church, Jonathan worked with at-risk youth in Winnipeg. In 2015, Jonathan went back to University to obtain a MA in Christian Ministry from CMU. During this time, Jonathan also worked half-time as a pastoral apprentice at a local church in the Westwood area of Winnipeg. In August of 2019, Jonathan completed his degree at CMU, and subsequently finished his church apprenticeship. At SAMC Jonathan provides pulpit ministry, congregational care, and general support to the rest of the pastoral team.
Jonathan is married to Melanie, and together they have two children, Samuel and Elise. They enjoy spending time together as a family by playing games, going for walks, and going camping in the summer. Jonathan also enjoys reading books outside by his backyard fire pit, with a good cup of coffee in hand.
Janet joined the pastoral staff at SAMC on October 1, 2023, after serving as the Associate Program Director for Camps with Meaning for six years. She received a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry from CMU in 2015, and also holds a Bachelor of Theology (Youth Ministry) and Bachelor of Church Music (Conducting) from CMBC. The years between her undergrad and graduate degrees were filled with youth ministry in Leamington, conducting church choirs, becoming a mother to two amazing kids, and a number of odd jobs. Along with co-pastor Jonathan, Janet works at providing pulpit ministry, congregation care, and formation and education to all ages.
Janet is married to Eric, and those amazing kids, Raya and Emrys, are now young adults living at home in the West End. As a family, they are passionate about LGBTQ+ rights, love musicals, and enjoy competitive games of Dutch Blitz. Janet and Eric go for long walks in the woods as regularly as they can, and Janet also enjoys mochas in the morning, puzzling, reading all kinds of books, and walking and talking with friends.
Rose has been a part of the SAMC congregation since moving to Winnipeg in 1980, and has worked as the Administrative Assistant since 2000. Rose is married to Rudy, and their growing family includes three sons, one daughter, three daughters-in-law, one son-in-law, and eight grandchildren. Outside of work, Rose enjoys spending time in the garden, reading, walking or cycling, and watching the grandkids grow.