Our Staff

Rev. Brian McIntosh


With 26 years experience in pastoral ministry, in Cape Breton, New Brunswick and Toronto, Brian brings a passion for worship, music and preaching, mission, justice and service, and humor and joyful fellowship to his full-time call within the life of the church Brian is available by appointment  for counseling and offers  those in need a pastoral heart and a listening ear. Hope, comfort and strength can be found in sharing our burdens with a trusted pastor, and in mutual prayer.


Pat Conway-Willis

Chair of Council

As Chair of Council, (an elected volunteer position), Pat is the lay leader of our congregation, and presides over the meetings of the Bloordale United Church Council as well as taking an active interest in all of the work of our congregation.

Pat was introduced to Bloordale United Church several years ago by our pastoral care minister Rev. Nelsona Dundas, who was Zone Chaplain in the Royal Canadian Legion at the time that Pat became Zone Commander of Zone D-1 .

A Montrealer by birth and schooling, Pat worked in the insurance industry, including some years in Calgary.

In the last several years at Bloordale, Pat has been and continues  to be Co-Chair of the Congregational Life Committee and Co-Chair of the  Ministry and Personnel Committee. In addition,  Pat is on the ushering team, is a member of the Revitalization Task Group and its sub-group Property Options, and  the Bloordale 60th Anniversary Committee. Also, she has recently been  Co-Chair of the Pancake Supper and of the first Bloordale UC Tenants’ Pot Luck Dinner.

Tamil Savurimalai

Office Assistant

Tamil Savurimalai is our office assistant  and   is the person you will usually reach when you call our  Church Office telephone number.  She will  help  to put you in touch with our Church Council members or our Church Staff , and will  deal with any general inquiries that you may have about Bloordale.

Awaiz Dean


Awaiz is our Church Custodian who  takes care of the cleaning and  maintenance needs of our facilities, which are used not only by our congregation but also by our various tenant groups. He deals with a great many of these needs in person, and brings major items needing outside help to the attention of the Church Council.