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Welcome to Still Ministries

Be Still and know that I am God.
Psalm 46:10

All the offerings of Still Ministries are meant to create contemplative, welcoming opportunities

for you to experience the loving presence of the Triune God,

and to have your soul nurtured towards greater intimacy

which translates into the ongoing formation of Christ in your life.


Use the tabs above to access the information/details on what

Still Ministries offers:

Spiritual Direction (one on one or groups)

Contemplative Sunday Services

Morning Silence in Community - a great start to your day!

Contemplative Retreats

Helping church and parachurch teams to learn to hear God together

Under "More" you will find many other resources.

If you would like the Morning Reflection sent to your email each morning of the week, simply email and I will put you on the subscriber's list. (This is a separate subscribers' list than the one that reminds you of upcoming Still Offerings.)

To book a one on one spiritual direction appointment, click image to access "Calendly"


Instructions how to book on Calendly:

Click on Calendly icon.

Choose available date & time

Type in your name and your email in the appropriate boxes

Choose either "location" (meaning in person) or "zoom"

Scroll a little further and choose "schedule event."

Calendly will send you a confirmation/reminder and zoom link if applicable

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Debbie is the pastor of Still Ministries and a certified Spiritual Director. She completed her Masters of Theological Studies with a concentration on spiritual formation at Tyndale Seminary & University in Toronto. She also completed a year long practicum for spiritual direction and is a registered/certified member of CCPC (Canadian Council of Professional Certification). She is a member of the Tyndale Association of Spiritual Directors and is the Soul Focus Retreat Leader for the Canadian Fellowship of Christian Spiritual Directors. She is also an author. You can purchase her book, "You Don't Have to be Perfect," as well as devotionals and other resources through the "Store" on this site or through

A Personal Note from Debbie:

I love people and find great joy in journeying with others. As a young girl my dad instilled this in me as he took me along to visit people from all walks of life.

I have been married for forty-two years to a gentle man I met in a village near Ottawa. I have been blessed to build a family with him, which includes three adult children, their partners and seven wonderful grandchildren. 

I have been in the pastoral ministry for fifteen years. Last year God birthed Still Ministries in my Heart and it is a great delight to now be the Pastor of a Contemplative Church, hosting two on-line services a month (and adding in-person services in Jan. 2022).


When I was introduced to spiritual formation and then to the beautiful ministry of spiritual direction I began to encounter a fresh and deep intimacy with God. God has continued to lead me into a contemplative life, deepening the peace I experience in Him. It is my joy and calling to come alongside others one on one, as well as gather people to experience together the love of God, and to grow in the knowing of our belovedness. I know that life takes many surprising turns and leads into some pretty painful valleys...I have experienced a number of them personally. But life also has surprising joys and in both the valleys and the joys, we can know God's presence. 


I am committed to creating a sacred and welcoming space in all that I offer.  I believe that the ministry of spiritual direction and spiritual practices impact the whole of our lives with healing and freedom to be and do what God has created us for. 

Photographs by Julia Maier

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May God open the door of your soul and lead you into new places of

discovering His great love for you..