Rev Cindy Engelen

Cindy.EngelenCredentials

Rev Cindy, who lives in Calgary, was appointed Designated Minister in 2016. Our Board has decided that the quality of her life’s experience and dedicated service she could assume this rank in our Ordered Ministry. Her main focus is solemnizing weddings for non-church couples.

Our church has several of its ministers set apart to focus their ministry on conducting wedding ceremonies for couples who are not members of the fellowship. These ministers make their witness in a variety of important ways but conducting weddings is of primary concern. Rev Cindy is a Minister of Pastoral Care in every sense of that word.

Church Growth

I have a ministry of church growth and outreach in that I am Appointed to conduct wedding ceremonies. In other words I have an active outreach ministry  conducting weddings for non church members via Life Celebrations – Covenant of Marriage, hoping to add them to the Church Fellowship.

Rev Cindy’s Credo

“I always try to see the best in people. And live life to the fullest if I can. When I want something I just go after it. I just want to be the best ‘me’ I can be and give back what I can and to do my part every day. It’s simple but It works for me.  I’m not a person that talks about myself so I’m going to leave it at that. I’ve learned not to let tragedy define me.”

Qualifications

Qualifications re Clergy Support Church ‘Standards of Ministry’
‘Certificate of Achievement’  Canadian Ministers Institute
Extensive life experience which is analogous to University education.

Hobbies

  • Wedding photography.
  • Upcycling sliver-plate silverware into jewelry.
  • Self-taught welder.
  • Honey bees – we make lip balm and other products from the wax.
  • I enjoy skiing, paddle boarding and kayaking.

Giving Back

  • Volunteering – helping at the local school now for WE Day raising money for clean water.
  • I help the kids at the school to raise money for their school trips.
  • Contributing to Cancer Fund, Kinsmen Care Foundation, Children’s Hospital, Stars.

Three Words that Describe Me

Dedicated, caring, and humble.

Great Books

Dale Carnegie. The Power of Positive Thinking and his other books.