Celebrating a Woman of the United Church
Rev. Gail Christy is well known for her community volunteering and serving as minister in Yellow Grass and Carmichael in Saskatchewan, and Vankleek Hill and Riceville-Pendleton in Ontario. On Dec. 3 she was one of twelve recipients of awards presented at the 15th Annual Celebration of People Awards Dinner in Ottawa. Hers is the Career Award which recognizes an individual with a disability who has a record of excellence and achievement in her chosen field.
Gail has always advocated for accessability and consulted others wanting to make changes. She is a published author and served as chaplain at Elizabeth Bruyere and St. Vincent's Hospital. Her abilities have been utilized with Bereaved Families of Ottawa and the Heron Emergency Food Centre.
Her husband Bob has been an enthusiastic supporter throughout their shared journey.