Raphaël is a Francophone in his thirties. He completed recieved his Master of Divinity from the United Theological College in Montreal in May 2019, and is doing his 2 years of Supervised Ministry Education (SME) prior to ordination. We are fortunate to benefit from Raphaël's dynamic preaching and faith formation leadership while he is with us!
Raphaël’s is currently a Lieutenant in the Canadian Armed Forces and his vocation is military chaplaincy.
Chad heads up BUC's excellent music program and treats us to a variety of beautiful hymns and songs every Sunday.
He has performed with many of Montreal’s finest musicians including Grammy award winner Jennifer Gasoi, Juno award winners Lorraine Klaasen and the legendary Ranee Lee, Félix award winner Natalie Choquette, and flautist Carolyn Christie of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. He can also be heard on Sophie Day’s Clémence, nominated for the 2021 Juno award for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year and Mike Rud’s Notes On Montreal featuring vocalist Sienna Dahlen, winner of the 2014 Juno award for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year.
As an accomplished arranger, he has done well over a hundred arrangements for Musicnotes.com, the world’s largest e-commerce sheet music retailer and publisher. His work as an educator has earned him a teaching award from McGill’s Schulich School of Music. Chad has studied with Angie Tysseland, Tania Miller, Gordon Foote, Jan Jarczyk, Tilden Webb, Wray Downes, André White, and Tom Plaunt.
Lekan Kayode Ajifowobaje
Solid Rock Men's and Interfaith Ministry Coordinator
Lekan is a member of BUC's Board and a proud member of the Nigerian community at Beaconsfield. Lekan is passionate about providing men in the community with tools they need to live healthy and fulfilled lives and to participate actively in their community. He also has a strong interest in promoting interfaith understanding and cooperation. Lekan has gifts for teaching preaching, and creating community connections
Adedeji Sunday Akintayo
BUC Nigerian Refugee Program Coordinator
Adedeji is a board member and a community worker responsible for cultural integration of Nigerian refugees at Beaconsfield United Church, and Canadian society in general. He is driven by his faith and his love for his community!
He is also a student, pursuing his Master of Divinity at the United Theological College and seeking Candidacy for ordination in the United Church of Canada.
Hundeyin Temitope Adebusola
BUC Women's Collective Coordinator
Temi is a member of the BUC Board and the Coordinator of the BUC Women's Collective. She is passionate about creating resources and programs to meet the needs of women and children. Temi is a kind, calm and friendly presence in our community and also teaches in our Sunday School.
Jamie is responsible for the general maintenance, cleaning, repair work and landscaping required to maintain the Church property.
Administrative and Program Assistant
Bailey takes care of the day to day administration and communications for our community, and provides support for all of BUC's programming, including the Nigerian Refugee Integration and Support Program, The Women's Collective, Solid Rock Men and Interfaith Ministry, and senior's programs. They're the person you'll talk to when you email firstname.lastname@example.org