Working together to connect people to Jesus and make disciples through all stages of life.
Jeff has been the Lead pastor at Emmanuel church since 2014, He holds a Bachelor of Theology from Western Pentecostal Bible College, and a Masters in Christian Studies from Regent College. He enjoys time with his family, as well as writing and reading. He has a particular interest in the ways that technology informs our daily lives.
Cal is a graduate of Western Pentecostal Bible College, and has been involved in ministry since 1990. He oversees the adult ministries of the church. as well as worship ministries and missions. He loves being involved in discipleship and being a part of community. Cal's favourite activities include family time, sports, music, reading, hiking, and watching movies.
Ben oversees our Senior and Junior youth ministries. He is passionately focused on fostering the spiritual growth of the next generation in our community. Ben's "happy space" is found fishing on a BC river. He enjoys time with his family and has a knack for finding incredible deals on pretty much anything.
Margo oversees our main office and is responsible for initial connections for those new to Emmanuel. She also looks after our publications and communications. Margo's love for people and desire to see them engage in community is contagious. She first came to Emmanuel in 1997 and has been involved in many capacities of the church ever since.
Colleen is the most recent member of our staff and looks after our facilities, events, policies, and contracts. She is no stranger to Emmanuel, having served in almost every ministry at the church over the last three decades. Colleen has a passion for missions and music, and also oversees our First Connections ministries.
Counselling and Teaching Pastor
Tom oversees our counselling ministries while maintaining a full-time practice as a counsellor at Mount Boucherie Secondary School. He did his schooling at Western Pentecostal Bible College, Okanagan University College, and Gonzaga University. He enjoys reading, photography, and many forms of auto racing.
Nikki looks after the finances of the church. She attended Western Pentecostal Bible College where she met and then married Jeff. They have been in ministry together at Emmanuel since 2006. Nikki volunteers in our coffee bar and enjoys encouraging parents as they disciple their children. She also has an interest in mental health and the church.
Youth Ministry Associate
Amy-Jo has been on staff since 2010 as our Youth Assistant. Locally born and bred, Amy-Jo is still living in the same house she grew up in with her husband, Mike, and two sons. Her interests include paper crafting, reading, watching movies, and drinking steeped tea.
Dave helps out at the church in the areas of men's ministry and pastoral care. Both a pastor and a carpenter by trade, Dave recently finished a Master's Degree in Counselling at Gonzaga University. Dave is passionate about challenging people to take the steps to become all that God has called them to be.