meet our team

For we are co-workers in God’s service

1 Corinthians 3:9


Each of us play a different role – some answer phones and organize your Bible reading guide orders, others handle our camps or lead our intern training. Scroll over our pictures to learn more about each of our team members and how to get in touch with them.

The Team

Dr. Lawson Murray, Scripture Union Canada, President

Lawson Murray


Lawson’s passion is Jesus. He serves with vision, passion and energy. 

Dr. Lawson is an expert in Bible engagement and children’s ministry.

Sydney Pierce, Scripture Union Canada

Sydney Pierce

Sports Ministry Coordinator

Sydney served three summers with us as an intern before joining our team full-time. She’s passionate about hockey and Jesus. 

Shirley Kingston, Scripture Union Canada

Shirley Kingston

Director of Finance and Operation

Shirley was an answer to prayer when she joined the team! Her financial genius and heart for Jesus make her a wonderful leader of our admin team.

Leslie Koltz, Scripture Union Canada

Leslie Klotz

Administrative Assistant

Leslie’s not-so-secret talent is organizing, and she’s excellent with handling little details. You’ve likely spoken to her if you have called Scripture Union in the past.

Alison Leadson, Scripture Union Canada

Alison Leadsom

Administrative Assistant

Alison’s role requires knowing how to do a little bit of everything. From editing Bible guides to designing newsletters – and she does it so well.

Kerry Bruce

School Sports Ministry Coordinator

Kerry spent three summers as an international intern (from Scotland) and realized God was calling her to full-time sports ministry here. She’s a netball champ and the tallest in the office. 

Jonathan Murray, Scripture Union Canada

Jonathan Murray

Director of Training and Outreach

Jonathan’s heart for sharing Jesus is so evident in his daily life. He is an excellent communicator who loves so genuinely.  Jonathan runs SU Camps and our internship.

Joan Giesbrecht Adminsitrator

Joan Giesbrecht

theStory Administrator

Joan has served with us for over 20 years in administrative roles. TheStory has been an important part of her work as she coordinates the administrative side of our digital Bible guide.

Amy Csoke Scripture Union Canada

Amy Csoke

Promotions and Communication Manager

Amy has been with SU for over a decade in a variety of roles. She is passionate about children’s ministry, the Bible, and making things look pretty.

Annabel Robinson Editor of theStory Bible reading guide

Annabel Robinson

Publications Manager

Annabel enjoys reading the New Testament in its original Greek. She’s a retired professor who edits theStory Bible guide and writes for our blog. She also writes for Encounter With God.

Board of Directors

Scripture Union Canada has a Board of Directors who meet twice a year to oversee the governance of the ministry. The present Board is comprised of professionals in the business, education, church, journalism, and financial service sectors – Rev. Dr. Johnson Charles (Chair), Mrs. Julie Fitzgerald, Pastor Yvonne Ford, Mrs. Jessica Grimes, Mr. Beng Wee, Mr. Arnold Sebastian, Dr. Teresa Tong, Rev. Tanya Yuen, and Rev. Daniel Mills. We are thankful for their sound fiscal and legal foresight, insight, and oversight of the ministry.

Summer Interns ready to head to camp
SU Internship

A Paid Internship in Sports and Children's Ministry

Each summer we hire post secondary students to help run our summer sports camps in Ontario. It’s an exciting opportunity to grow in your faith, develop leadership skills and gain ministry experience. 

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