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Dear St. Paul's Anglican Church community,

We are thrilled to announce a major addition to our St. Paul's staff team! Please join us in welcoming Sara Ciantar, who will be stepping into the ‘front line’ roles of Parish Administrator and Program Coordinator for our new initiative, the Centre for Spiritual Re-Imagination.

Start Date: This Tuesday, after the Labour Day long weekend!

Sara starts this coming Tuesday and her role will be pivotal in shaping the spiritual journey at St. Paul's, and we can't wait to see how her unique skills and experiences will elevate what we do.

Office Hours: for your convenience, we've set core  advertised office hours:

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 10 AM - 2 PM
Wednesdays: 10 AM - 4 PM
The rest of Sara's hours will be worked flexibly.

About the Centre for Spiritual Re-Imagination:
For newer subscribers, The Centre for Spiritual Re-Imagination is an innovative project of our parish, designed to curate practices, retreats, and programs that promote holistic flourishing and resilience for our world. We'll be exploring ancient wisdom for modern living, fostering spiritual growth and personal well-being.

Now, let's get to know Sara a little better:

Music Lover: Sara's a cradle Anglican with a passion for music. She's been a Music Director at various parishes and even dabbles in playing different instruments and jamming in Beatles cover bands.
Green Thumb: She's also into organic farming and dreams of perfecting her "Chaos Garden."
Active Lifestyle: When she's not making music or tending to her garden, Sara enjoys Pickleball, walking trails, and dancing.
Education: Sara holds a Diploma of Theology from Vancouver School of Theology and a Certificate of Leadership Excellence from Sauder School of Business at UBC.
Values: Sara is passionate about Social Justice and Eco-Justice and is eager to serve the St. Paul's Anglican Church community.
Inclusivity: Sara identifies as Non-Binary (she/her/hers) and is committed to honouring your pronouns as well.

Join us in welcoming Sara, as we embark on this exciting journey of spiritual growth and community building together!

We are so excited!

David (Warden), Drina (Warden), Guy (Trustee), Margaret (Trustee) & Philip (Rector)

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