Pastor Cathleen Getchell is an imperfect individual, saved by grace, who strives to cultivate & spread the love of Christ. She has committed her life to serving God and others in Christ’s name. She has been in active ministry for more than 20 years and has served as the Free Methodist pastor to the people of the Kingscourt neighbourhood since August of 2013. Her passion for continuing Christ’s mission of restoration and reconciliation of all things, fuels her calling to bring blessings to the nations and flourishing to all people, as she helps people walk in the fullness of their relationship with Christ. Her heart for others compels her to help reach those in need. She has served as the chair of the Kingston Street Truck Mission, and has been on several missions’ trips. She has brought hope and practical help to the homeless and impoverished in New York City and Toronto and those devastated by Hurricane Katrina in Bogalusa and Mississippi. She has served the orphans and those living with AIDS in Malawi Africa, ministered in India and Thailand, served in the AIDS clinic and ministered in the villages of Cambodia. In addition to her position as lead pastor, she also serves as the Kingston Community Chaplain, helping ex-offenders successfully reintegrate into community. Seeing people set free, filled with the joy of the Lord, living for God to their fullest potential, while allowing the Holy Spirit to use her in some small way in the transformation of lives and communities brings her the GREATEST Joy!