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
Youth & Young Adult Pastor
Kelvin Shaw serves as the Youth & Young Adults 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 youth & young adults to reach their full potential in Christ.
Sunday School Director
Cindy has a passion for Children’s Ministry and to see students grow in their relationship with God. She not only attended SUPC as a child but has also been apart of Children’s Ministry since 1997. She works administratively with the district school board and understands the needs of students today. One of the things she enjoys the most about teaching is building relationships in a fun and engaging way that will connect her students to God. As Director activley teaches the youth class as well as leads a team of talented and experienced teachers with excellence.
Devroy & Camille Duncan
Guest Services Leaders
Devroy and Camille make SUPC a great place to belong to. 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 the guests and regular attendees every week.
Ricardo Hatfield & Leanna McCarty
Music & Worship Leaders
Ricardo leads the musicians, Leanna the vocalists; together they turn a room into a Sanctuary where Jesus is Lord. They work extremely hard to grow the team and to go to new levels implementing new songs, new vocalists and new musicians. “Let the worshippers arise”.