Director of Care Ministry
Director of Community Ministry
email@example.com Brian has served in Managerial roles for thirty-five years; five of which he served as Branch Manager for the Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland’s Religious Book & Bible House. He brings with him a wealth of practical experience and a demeanour which enlarges his effectiveness. In the words of a former supervisor; “Brian is honest, loyal, competent and accountable; he is highly principled and walks the walk…” Brian is married to the gal of his dreams, Brenda; together they are parents to three adult children (Rebecca, Leanne & Jeff). To add spice in their twilight years their children have blessed them with seven grandchildren. Brian is passionate about the Kingdom of God. He has served in numerous leadership roles in churches he has attended; his primary gifting is soul-care. He is committed to equipping believers to “do the work of the ministry.”
Business & Facility Manager
David is a graduate from Memorial University of Newfoundland working as a project manager and;exploration/production geologist for 34 years. David is a child of the Most High, husband of Debra (high school sweetheart), father of four children and grandfather of six who are the love of his life. He enjoys outdoor activity such as Quading, sledding and spending time with family. He also loves seeing God’s family expand and grow spiritually.
Director of Music & Worship Ministry
firstname.lastname@example.org Pastor Dwayne has been either playing an instrument or leading worship in the church since childhood and received his calling to full time ministry at the age of seventeen while ministering in a itinerant music ministry team called Heirs of Grace. Pastor Dwayne entered Eastern Pentecostal Bible College/Master’s College & Seminary, September 1998 and graduated April 2002 with a Bachelor of Theology/Pastoral Major. He then served as assistant pastor at Calvary Pentecostal Church, St. Lunaire-Griquet, NL, preaching, leading worship, pastoring youth and children, and being actively involved in the local schools until February 2004. He comes to us after 10 years with Peel Pentecostal Tabernacle, Brampton, ON where he served as the pastor of Worship, Youth & Young Adults. November 2004, Dwayne married the love of his life, Charlene. The Lord has blessed Dwayne and Charlene with one daughter, Isabella Ada, Born October 11, 2012. Pastor Dwayne joined the pastoral team of FCC in November 2014. He loves the Lord and passionately desires everyone to do the same. His goal is to provide the opportunity for every generation and culture to worship Jesus together.
Director of Next Generation Ministry
email@example.com Andy is a graduate of Vanguard College and comes after serving almost 6 years as the Community Youth Pastor in Whitecourt, Alberta. Andy’s excitement in life has, does and probably always will come from spending time with teens and helping them to see that life is better with Jesus. Andy is married to the love of his life Tara and They have two wonderful children Jakob and Harper. They could not be more thrilled to be parents and look forward to how God will continue to shape their future just as He has guided their lives so far. Andy is known as a man of passion for God and a genuine love for people. He is also a crazy sports fan especially for the “real” football of the NFL. He will though humor CFL fans if it means talking about sports. He loves to play, watch or talk sports even though hockey talk is always tough being a Leaf’s fan.
Director of Young Adult Ministries
Born in Vancouver, BC, Danny came to Christ at 17. After graduating high school he was called into ministry at 18, and began working as a Youth Pastor in Surrey, BC. For the next 3 years he was a full time student at Pacific Life Bible College and volunteered in full-time ministry. At 22, he was called into the Mission field moving to Mexico for 6 months planting a church, and preaching in numerous rehab/correction centers for young men weekly. Upon returning to Canada he enrolled at Summit Pacific College and completed his ROMER’s certificate and accepted a role as the Youth Campus Pastor at Broadway Church. He served at Broadway for 3 years overseeing the Youth Worship ministry, youth outreach and bringing the Youth Alpha series into local high schools. Here he met the women of his dreams Alison, and they were married on August 4th, 2017. Danny is known for his passion for Jesus, for being an avid sports fan, and a loyal Canucks and FC Barcelona fan.
Assistant Director of Family Ministries
Jasmine was born and raised in a small, northern town in Ontario. Growing up in the boreal forest and alongside the beautiful Lake Superior, she developed an awe and love for God’s creation. This lead her to study and earn her Biological Science degree in Guelph, Ontario.
While attending her church in Guelph, Jasmine began to realize her passion for God’s church community, and for helping others find family and belonging through the love of Jesus. She volunteered there with the youth and young adults ministries, and was employed there for a summer working with the children’s ministry. Guelph was also the place where she met her wonderful husband, Nathan. After getting married in May, 2016 they decided to move to Fort McMurray.
Jasmine remains passionate about connecting with families, and her desire is to see God move in and change the lives of everyone she serves. She knows just how much God loves her, and wants the same transformative power to encourage others in their walks with Christ.
“God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.” 1 Peter 4:10
Ethiopian/Eritrean Congregation Pastor
Director of Media & Tech Support
Merlyn was born in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines. She grew up being raised by her single Aunt. She completed a Bachelor’s Degree of Civil Engineering in her hometown. She met her husband (Greg) in the refresher course for the Civil Engineer Exams. Together they have four grown up children (Katreena, Adrian, Isa and Gabriel). She met the Lord in 1996 when her husband started to attent church again and invited her to come with him.
Merlyn and her family applied for Canadian Immigration in 2001 and were finally able to move to Vancouver in 2005. “God never leaves us nor forsake us” – Hebrews 13:5. She says life is not perfect and we experienced storms in our life, but God said “Be still and know that I’m God…”Psalm 46:10. In 2012 they were led to move to Fort McMurray. She says as they left God gave them a promise Genesis 28:15 “I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land”
Administrator & Media Support
Legacy Counselling Team
Galina has a great compassion to see those who are hurting to come to wholeness. As a result, she has gone from serving bag lunches to those who found themselves on the streets of Toronto, to supporting individuals, couples, and families from all walks of life who have struggled with mental health and addictions. Completing her Bachelor of Theology in 1995, Galina continued her studies, and obtained a Masters of Divinity/Counselling Major in 1998. Galina then served with the Salvation Army for 14 years in various positions providing counselling and support to the Region of Peel homeless population in Ontario. She later took up employment in London, Ontario as an Addictions Counsellor. Galina has recently moved to Fort McMurray with the love of her life, Curt, and their two handsome boys, Joshua and Marcus. She is now excited, and very humbled, to step into this role, dedicated to continue to care and support those who may be distressed and struggling emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.
Since childhood, Glenda has had a desire to serve and care for others. She holds a Bachelor of Nursing degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and has worked as a registered nurse in the provinces of Ontario and Alberta. During her nursing career she gained valuable experiences, having worked in various disciplines including medical, cardiac care and long-term care.
Glenda and Danny, her husband of 23 years, have two sons, Daniel and Jared, who are the pride of their lives. They moved from Ontario and have lived in Fort McMurray for 15 years.
In 2010 she made the decision to stay at home, devoting her time to family, while also working part-time as an administrative assistant. She is looking forward to her newest role, offering administrative support to the clients and counsellors at Legacy Counselling Centre.
Teresa was born and raised in Newfoundland. She married her high school sweetheart, Mitchell in 2009 and since that time she has been working with children and families in crisis. It is through this work and through life experience that Teresa has gained an ability to empathize and connect with vulnerable individuals.
She completed her Bachelor of Social Work at Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2012 and has gained valuable experience through working with children and youth who have experienced significant trauma.
She is dedicated to working with individuals from all walks of life who may be struggling mentally, emotionally, or spiritually. Teresa and Mitchell have recently made the move to Fort McMurray and she is excited to begin her role as a counsellor at Legacy Counselling Centre.
We have added a new ministry centre to our existing facility – 18,000 sq ft of dynamic, creative space to help support families and transform lives.
A part of the expansion includes a childcare centre that will take up to 60 children- a place where kids can play, grow and learn together!
We have expanded our Konnect Kafe to create a spacious connection zone where new relationships will be formed and old ones strengthened.