Ownership and Management Structure
The Spire is owned by The United Church of Canada under the trusteeship of Sydenham Street United Church.
The relationship between Friends of The Spire Inc. and the Sydenham Street congregation is defined in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the parties.
A Business Management Group (BMG), as outlined in the MOU, is responsible for management of The Spire. The BMG is composed of four appointees by the SSU congregation and three appointees by Friends of The Spire Inc. The BMG is responsible for operating The Spire on a financially sustainable basis
Friends of The Spire Inc. raises funds for building improvement projects at The Spire as identified by the BMG. As well, Friends promotes the use of The Spire as a community hub and provides special events and programs for the community.
Business Management Group
Walter Shmid (Chair)
Ruth Ranson (Administration Advisor)
Friends Board of Directors
Steve Campbell (Chair)
Bruce Hutchinson (Past Chair)
Rob Ivimey (Treasurer)
Join us at the Spire
613.542.9616 ex. 202
82 Sydenham Street
We are located on the corner of Sydenham and William Streets in Downtown Kingston
M-F: 9am - 4pm
Program areas open as scheduled