Centre for Rural Community Leadership and Ministry
Rev. Dr. Cameron Harder is an Associate Professor of SystematicTheology and Director of Contextual Education at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Saskatoon. In his doctoral work, Cam studied the effect of churches and religious belief on the “shame” experience of farm bankruptcy. He also visited and studied rural institutes around the world during his 2003-2004 sabbatical year. Recently he wrote and released a book on the church’s role in community development. E-mail
Ken Rosaasen is a professor in the Department of Bioresource Policy, Business & Economics at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon and a member of the Board of Directors of the Conservation Learning Centre, an agricultural research and demonstration facility near Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. He is also a farmer and active member of the Lutheran Church. E-mail
Don Unger is a retired Mennonite Pastor in Mayfair, Glenbush and Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan. He has also spent time oversease working as a missionary in Nigeria and with his wife Namoi who also serves as a co-paster at their churches in Saskatchewan. E-mail
Bernice Saulteaux is a United Church Minister from Carry the Kettle First Nation in Saskatchewan. Her multi-faceted ministry at Carry the Kettle blends First Nations and Christian traditions and serves the whole community. She has assisted the church in working toward reconciliation with First Nations peoples and residential school survivor, bringing wisdom and experience in a thoughtful and gentle way.
Colleen Rickard grew up in Saskatchewan and stayed in her beloved province to raise her children and be with her grandchildren. Her Christian roots are in the Anglican Church; today she is living in Saskatoon and attending the Alliance Church. For many years she pursued a career in ecology working on research projects, government land use planning, and later for non-profit organizations engaged in conservation work.
Rev. Dr. Cameron Harder, Executive Director of CiRCLe M, is also Associate Professor of SystematicTheology and Director of Contextual Education at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Saskatoon. See above for more.
Colleen Rickard, Administrative Assistant, joined the CiRCLe M team in 2009, helping with the Centre’s office administration and program planning.