Rev. Alwin Maben begins his ministry at Kimberley United Church on Oct 1, 2021.
To view a video as Rev. Maben introduces himself and describes his experience.
Effective July 1, 2019, Kimberley United Church did not have a full time minister.
Pulpit supply for the interim was being provided by several people including:
Rev. Frank Lewis
Rev. Steven Nuytten
Rev. Jack Lundquist
Others including members of the congregation
The church secretary is Kathryn Sinclair. The secretary works two half days per week (generally Tuesday and Thursday morning), and will be happy to answer your questions. Please leave a message if the secretary is not in when you call, and Linda will get back to you on her next work day.
Director of Music
Dan and his young family live in Kimberley. Dan studied science in University and has been working in the area for a few years. He is taking on this position as he expands into a musical career.
Dan is part of a musical family from Cranbrook. He started his music training at age 4. He studied piano under the tutelage of Arne Sahlen. He achieved his Grade 10 Toronto Conservatory by age 17.
Along the way, Dan played trumpet in the school band. In high school, he won both a Top Overall Musician scholarship and a scholarship to attend the UBC summer music program.
Dan started singing in choirs in grade 12. While living in Victoria, he resumed his singing when he joined the Prima Youth choir as well as singing with the First Metropolitan United Church choir.
For extra activities , over the past three years Dan has been working with some high school students teaching music production. He has worked on some smaller film and video game projects.
Dan’s enthusiasm for music and his excellent experience and training is a great addition to our music program.