It is with mixed emotions that the Emmanuel community congratulates Becca Whitla (Emm 1T3, MSMus Graduate and PhD Graduand) on her appointment at St. Andrew’s College, Saskatoon, for a 10-month term as Professor of Pastoral Studies. Becca has served as Emmanuel College's Director of Chapel (2017-19) and Director of the Toronto School of Theology Choir (2012-2017). While we will miss Becca and her gifts for worship leadership, we are excited for her, and wish her great success in her new role at St. A’s. Read the full announcement at on St. Andrew’s website.
For the coming academic year at Emmanuel College, Rev. Dr. Joan Wyatt, retired Assistant Professor and Director of Contextual Education at Emmanuel from 2006-2011, will serve as Director of Chapel and instructor of the Worship Team Practicum course. Joan comes with a wealth of gifts and experience in theological education, ministry and worship leadership. Before Emmanuel, she was Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology and Theological Field Education at Vancouver School of Theology for seven years, and pastor of Trinity St Paul’s United Church, Toronto for 10 years—in addition to countless other teaching and leadership roles, locally and internationally.