Rev. Mavis Currie has been the minister at Knox since July 2011. Born and raised in West Flamborough, Ontario (just outside of Hamilton), Mavis is a graduate of McMaster University with a combined honours degree in French and English, and a Master’s of Divinity from Knox College, University of Toronto. Her first congregations were in western Canada in Virden and Lenore, Manitoba. After taking a few years off to raise her family, Mavis resumed her ministry at Westmount Presbyterian Church in London, serving as Minister to Youth and Young families for close to 10 years. Mavis lives with her husband, Tom and their black labradoodle, Nellie. They have three children: Beth(25), Hannah (23) and Ian (21). Mavis loves a nice morning jog, a good book, and corny jokes.
Organist/Director of Music
Martin Anderle studied at the University of Music in Vienna, where he was awarded the degree of “Magister der Künste” (Master of Music) in organ. There also, he earned degrees in piano, piano pedagogy and choral conducting. Further studies at the University of Music “Mozarteum” in Salzburg led to a degree in orchestral conducting. Among his teachers were pianist Harald Ossberger, organist Alfred Mitterhofer and conductor Michael Gielen. Martin performed concerts on many famous European organs, among them the Sieber organ in St. Michael, Vienna, Austria and the Stier-Mockers organ in Saint Marguerite, Riquewihr, France. He composes music for choir, piano and other instruments. His meditative piano music has achieved notable success, with his CD “Melodies of Peace” selling over 4000 copies. His great talent is playing and improvising meditative piano music. Martin has directed many choirs and conducted their many performances, with orchestras, in Germany. In Canada, he directed the Langley Community Choir in British Columbia and currently conducts the Concordia choirs in Kitchener. Martin lives in St. Thomas.
Christian Education and Outreach Worker
Meghan Brockington is the Christian Education and Outreach Worker at Knox. She began working at our church in March 2015. Born in St. Thomas, Meghan has been attending Knox since she was a baby. She spent her childhood summers attending the Synod of South Western Ontario camp, Camp Kintail on the shore of Lake Huron, and went on to work at the camp for several years as a counsellor and later as the music and drama director for the 2007 summer season. Meghan lives with her husband, Caleb and their three children: Brayden (10), Madison (8) and Mackenzie (6), along with a new puppy named Charli. Meghan loves singing, reading and spending time with her loved ones.