Dwayne & Leanna McCarty
Rev. Dwayne McCarty was elected Pastor of Stittsville UPC effective January 1, 2011 upon the retirement of Rev. A. Dummitt. Pastor McCarty served as Associate Pastor at SUPC for two and a half years prior to being elected Pastor.
Pastor McCarty graduated from Northeast Christian College in Fredericton, NB (formerly UPBI) in 1986 and became a licensed minister with the UPCI that same year. Other than 10 months of ministry in Pakistan in 1986/87, Pastor McCarty has spent his entire ministry with the UPCI Ontario District in Ottawa, Barrie, Toronto and now Stittsville. Pastor McCarty’s District efforts have included District Secretary, Youth Ministry, Director for Huyck’s Bay Campground and Convention Centre, Men’s Ministry and Leadership Training Centre.
Stittsville UPC is an expanding, multicultural assembly where Pastor McCarty’s goal and focus is to see “Everybody Growing” which means Bible teaching, Discipleship, Kids Ministry, Leadership Training and growing opportunities for everyone.
Pastor McCarty’s wife, Leanna (married in 1987), also graduated from Northeast Christian College and works with him in every sector of the ministry. Leanna is a gifted musician, vocalist, song writer and worship leader, taking church attendees into the presence of God on a regular basis during worship time at SUPC.
The McCarty’s have two daughters, Jessica and Erica. Jessica married Airell Ferreras in 2016 and both are very involved in SUPC in youth, music and recently launching Tagalog Ministries. Erica is also very involved in SUPC as a vocalist, worship leader and working on the media team.
Alonzo & Beverly Dummitt
Having previously led for 30 years, The Dummitts now serve in honorary roles providing a voice of clarity and wisdom to the other leaders of Stittsville UPC.
Kelvin & Symone Shaw
Kelvin Shaw serves as the Associate Pastor at SUPC. Kelvin has been a licensed minister with the UPCI since 2010 and has also served on a District and National level as Ontario District Youth Secretary and Canadian Regional Director for Hyphen, a Division of Youth Ministries UPCI. He is married to his beautiful wife and best friend Symone and they are proud parents to Micah, Kaleb and Moriah. He has a business and entrepreneurial background and holds a BA in Political Science from Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada). His desire is to help people unlock, find and understand their God given purpose as it intertwines with ministry callings, educational pursuits and career paths. Kelvin is passionate about preaching and teaching the Word of God and leading people to reach their full potential in Christ.
Airell & Jessica Ferreras
Young Adults Pastors
Airell and Jessica have been serving in youth ministry for over 5 years. Their passion for teaching and impacting young lives has been evident throughout this time. Their desire is for all to experience Jesus and have a relationship with Him.
Devroy & Camille Duncan
Guest Services Leaders
Devroy and Camille make SUPC a great place to belong. Both serve in people business careers, Devroy in culinary and Camille in healthcare. Along with their trained team, they look, they see and they respond to the needs of guests and regular attendees every week.
Ricardo leads the Everybody Growing Church’s Worship Department. We work hard to grow the team and to go to new levels by implementing new songs, vocalists and musicians, all while challenging our existing team to grow spiritually, vocally, and musically. Many come to our services hurt, broken, weary, and discouraged. Through music/worship, we know that God can bring about healing and encouragement to their heart, mind, and soul.