Address:  177 Church Street, Keswick, Ontario L4P 1J4

Office Phone: 905-476-5532

Office Email: kucinfo@rogers.com  or keswickravenshoeoffice@rogers.com

Office Hours:  Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9am to 12pm

                                              Regular Sunday Service 11:15am

Welcome to Keswick United Church’s Website!


Prayer:  Today we pray for our hospital and seniors’ residences in the United Church of Canada.


Rev. Johanna VanderSpek

IMG_1637 Johanna VanderSpek


The congregations of Keswick-Ravenshoe Pastoral Charge will welcome Rev. Johanna VanderSpek as our supply minister on Sunday, September 11th.  Rev. Johanna will be in the office on Tuesday, September 6th to start a one year contract with our pastoral charge

Rev. Johanna VanderSpek has been an ordained minister for 18 years. Prior to ordination in 1998, Johanna worked with children and youth as a Staff Associate. Johanna also enjoyed a career in the corporate world as a Research Statistician until she became a stay at home mom.  She is now widowed, and enjoys visits with her son and daughter and their children who live in California and Ireland.  Johanna comes to us after spending two years with St. John’s United Church in Alliston as their supply minister. We are thankful for the experience and gifts she brings and look forward to a fruitful year together

Pastoral Care for July and August

Rev. Leslie Sedore has been appointed as our Pastoral Charge Supervisor until Rev. Johanna VanderSpek arrives in September.

For emergency pastoral care Rev. Leslie will be available July 11th to 15th and away August 7th to 11th and the week-ends of August 20th and 27th.  She can be reached at riversedgestudio@rogers.com or cell #905-715-6736.

If Rev. Leslie is not available please contact Rev. Dianne Graves at 905-478-8196.

For all other pastoral care visits please contact Dale, the Office Administrator at 905-476-5532.  Dale will direct the call to the Pastoral Care Team, who will be in touch to arrange a convenient time for a visit.

Members of the Pastoral Care Team are:

Keswick – Cavelle Hayes (Chairperson), Mary Ann Manning, Ruth Sumi, Rev. Dianne Graves, Dale Taylor

Ravenshoe – Mary Hamilton, Barb Naismith, Marilyn Butcher


Our summer services will start at 10:00 am and please take note of the following locations of the service:


July 3rd – Keswick – Rev. Lional Ketola (communion)

July 10th – Keswick – Mary Ann Manning & friends.

July 17th – Georgina Island joint service:   Meet at Keswick UC. to car pool to catch the ferry.

July 24th – Ravenshoe – Rev. Dianne Graves (Baptism)

July 31st – Ravenshoe – Rev. Ron McCracken

August 7th – E.J. Brooker & friends

August 14th – Steven Loweth

August 21st – CLOSED

August 28th – CLOSED

September 4th – CLOSED

September 11th – Regular services at both Churches;  Ravenshoe – 9:30 am

Keswick 11:15 am.

You are very welcome to come and join us in worship.





June 24th, a very Successful Night Themes Music & Chili Dinner thanks to these 4 talented performers: L-R Alison Boudreau, Soprano, Justin Ralph, Tenor, Erin Stone, Soprano, David Chodoriwsky, Piano : Friday Ju