Rev. Ross Smillie

Rev. Ross Smillie has been at St. Andrew's since 1995. He was born and grew up in Edmonton, and has previously served congregations in Pierceland, Drayton Valley, Edmonton (Mill Woods), Vancouver, Bonnyville and Edmonton (Southminister-Steinhauer).

Ross has degrees from the University of Alberta, the Vancouver School of Theology and Duke University in North Carolina. He has interests in ethics, ecological ethics and the interface between science and religion. In addition to his responsibilities with the church he is an adjunct faculty member with St. Stephen's College in Edmonton and teaches an internet course called "Living With Respect in Creation: Ecology, Ethics and Theology in Dialogue."

Ross is also the author of two books Cracking the Cover: A Beginner's Guide to the Bible (1997) and Practicing Reverence: An Ethic for Sustainable Earth Communities (2011).

Ross is married to Therese Thompson, and has two children, Sara and Sean, who are pretty much all grown up.

When he isn't working Ross enjoys sailing, curling, skiing and reading.


Pastor Marco Ste. Marie

Pastor Marco Ste-Marie was born and raised in Qu├ębec. He served a 3 point pastoral charge in Montreal for three years, preaching and ministering in French, English and Italian.

Marco has a passion for the bible and how to use its wisdom in everyday life. He as a heart for missions and social justice. His unique humoristic preaching style makes him stand out. Marco would qualify himself as a "Modern day prophet" which makes him an agent of spiritual renewal and transformation.

Besides ministry, he enjoys martial arts, running and fitness.


Other Staff

Secretaries: Marg Woodrow and Roberta Dyck