Bathurst United is engaging in a period of discernment.  We aim to explore various alternatives for ministry.  For Spring 2020, our worship services are being organised and conducted by the lay leadership in the community with the occasional guest speaker.

 

Our Volunteer Pastoral Associate

Frances Combs joined Bathurst in 1980 and became a member of the church staff in 1982. She served as lay minister for worship and pastoral care. Frances was ordained in 1987. She continued to serve as part-time minister until her retirement in 2000. Frances is now our Volunteer Pastoral Associate. She is active in pastoral care and staffs the Pastoral Care Committee.

Frances Combs and Ralph Carl Wushke

Frances occasionally provides leadership in Sunday services. As a member of the Joint Bathurst/Trinity St. Paul's Middle East Working Group; she keeps the congregation abreast of issues of peace and justice in Israel/Palestine.