Proposed Associate Minister Search Committee
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Stephen currently serves as Vice President of the Council and chair of the Personnel Committee. He and his wife Holly have been members of AIC for three years, having been active leaders at our sister international church in Surrey for many years. Stephen was involved in several search committees for youth ministers during his time there, and he was instrumental in working to shape the current position description for AIC’s Associate Minister of Faith Formation.
Nicole is originally from the United States, while her husband Mark is British. She is the mother of two boys, ages 13 and 8, and they have been attending AIC for at least four years. Nicole serves as a Sunday School teacher, has been involved in helping with fellowship events and the Cold Weather Shelter, and offered a powerful testimony about AIC in our stewardship campaign last fall.
Sedinam is from France, and met her husband Andrew in London. Previously having worshipped at the American Church in Paris, they find AIC a blend of their family’s multiple Christian worship traditions. They are the parents of a three year old in the crèche. Sedinam serves as a Sunday School teacher, and regularly attended Bible Study for many years.
Stepan is new to AIC and new to Christianity. As a young adult studying for an advanced degree, he began by singing in the AIC choir and now plays with the handbell choir as well. Originally from the Czech Republic, he grew up in a secular environment. He is now preparing for baptism at AIC later this summer, and looking forward to growing in his understanding of faith.
Shirley has long ties to AIC, which was her mother’s church home. Her two sisters, her son and grandsons are all members. Shirley works for the Methodist Church, providing administrative support to a circuit of multiple churches. She has professional experience in Christian education from the Philippines, and she is an active Sunday School teacher at AIC.
Jennifer Mills-Knutsen (ex officio)
Jennifer has served as Senior Minister at AIC since July 2016, and she will join the work of the Search Committee to find the next partner in our staff team.