Pastoral Staff:


Our minister, The Rev. Charmain Sebestyen retired in 2020. Our congregation continues to discern plans for the future, starting March 1, 2022 under the guidance of our interim moderator, The Rev. Steve Baldry who is minister of MacNab Street Presbyterian Church in Hamilton.
Currently, we are pleased to welcome The Rev. Donald Hill who is leading our Sunday morning worship.

Minister Emeritus–The Reverend Bob Geddes

Reverend Bob graduated from the University of Western Ontario with B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees. As a geologist he worked in mineral exploration for 15 years. Feeling the call to be a Presbyterian Minister, he attended Knox College, University of Toronto, obtaining a Master of Divinity degree in 1990. He served as the Minister at South Gate from 1990 to 2009 and is now our Minister Emeritus. Bob is an active member of the Canadian Scientific and Christian Affiliation (


Musical Ministries:

Mary Fleming, Musical Director

Mary has a Master of Divinity Degree from Wycliffe College, University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Music Education, also from the University of Toronto. As an ordained Anglican Priest, Mary has led congregations and worked as a Chaplain for Hamilton Health Sciences. Currently she is the Music Director at South Gate and Rector at St. Peter by the Park. Mary leads an enthusiastic adult choir at South Gate and always welcomes new singers.



Office Administrator: 

Jennifer Fox


Frank Minervini