Rev. Gerry Kerr

We welcomed Rev. Gerry Kerr as our minister as of  October 1st.  He and his wife Ida have settled into their new home and are getting to know us at St. Paul's and the community of Perth.
Rev. Gerry brings to St. Paul’s eleven years of experience in ordained ministry and a breadth of earlier experience in post-secondary education, government research, community service and business. A lifelong learner, he is passionate about the ways the Christian community can find its way in a changing and sometimes dangerous world and believes that all ages have a stake in the church’s future promise. He holds degrees from the University of New Brunswick, Western University and Emmanuel College in the University of Toronto. 
His interests are broad and varied, ranging from running marathons such as the Toronto Marathon in 2009 and the Boston Marathon in 2011.He enjoys music festivals, Blue Jays games and riding his Honda Shadow Spirit 1100 motorcycle!! The Canadian Foodgrains Bank initiative and the Mission & Service Fund of the United Church are two of his outreach passions. 
If you would like to have a visit with Gerry please contact the church office to set an appointment at the church or in your home.
  Joanne Lucas
Office Administrator

  Brad Mills, B.MUS., ARCT, ARCCO
Director of Music

Brad began as Director of Music at St. Paul’s in 1979 while he was still a student at Queen’s University.  Following his graduation with a B. Mus. degree, he continued his organ studies earning both ARCT and ARCCO diplomas. Brad was the founding Musical Director of the Perth Community Choir when they presented their first musical in 1981, and has been involved with the PCC and other school and community productions since then.  At St. Paul’s, he has led adult, youth and children’s choirs.  He and St. James Anglican organist, Peter Woodwark have collaborated over the past thirty years on many choral presentations including an annual Christmas Service of Nine Lessons and Carols at St. James and a regular spring concert at St. Paul’s.  The spring events, accompanied by professional musicians, have included such works as Missa Gaia/Earth Mass, Mass in b Minor by Bach and Requiem by Brahms.  Brad retired from a thirty-year career in music education from Carleton Place High School in 2010. His wife Sue is a long-time alto in the choir and their adult children, Emily and Greg were involved in Junior and Youth choirs when they were still at home.  Greg is a professional percussionist who often plays for special events at the church.
 Sharon Finn


Denis Boulet

Denis has been working at St. Paul's since June 2013.   He grew up in Ottawa and relocated to Perth 7 years ago.