Bill is an ordained minister of the United Church of Canada. He was raised in Maple Ridge and has strong roots in the wilderness of the Fraser Valley Mountains. He moved from a career in electronics to ministry in the United Church in the mid 1990s seeking a more meaningful activity for his life’s work. He attended Vancouver School of Theology graduating with a Masters of Divinity in 1999.
He served in the interior of BC, before returning to the coast in 2003. He began serving at Trinity Memorial United in downtown Abbotsford in 2012. Bill is passionate about long distance walks and pilgrimages, and the emotional, psychological and spiritual benefits of a long journey.
He has walked the Camino Santiago twice, as well as the West Highlands Way in Scotland. Bill also spent time on the isle of Iona, living in community with the Iona community as a volunteer in 2009. He is a spiritual healer and using the Pure-Energy Method of Bio energy healing. He enjoys the interface of spirituality and science.
Bill has skills and gifts to provide support for individuals and families expereincing Grief. He is a skilled teacher in biblical studies and spiritual practises.