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Staff

Say hello to the leadership team at Family Christian Centre!

Meet our leadership

Say hello to the leadership team at Family Christian Centre. Got questions for a specific team member? Click on a profile picture to get in contact!


Edwin Rideout - Lead Pastor

Pastor Edwin has spent twenty-six years in full-time Pastoral ministry. He has a Bachelor of Theology from Masters College and Seminary Toronto....(Read More)

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Rhoda Rideout - Director of Care Ministry

Pastor Rhoda has served alongside her husband, Edwin for twenty-six years in full-time Pastoral ministry. Her primary passion is to see individuals introduced to...(Read More)

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Andy Fawcett - Assistant Pastor

Pastor Andy has spent all of his adult life in the pursuit of his calling of full time ministry which until recently has largely revolved around ministry...(Read More)

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Brian Bursey - Director of Community Ministry

Pastor Brian has served in Managerial roles for thirty-five years; five of which he served as Branch Manager for the Pentecostal Assemblies of...(Read More

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Dawn Herman - Director of Music & Worship Ministry

Pastor Dawn is the Worship/Discipleship Director at the Family Christian Centre....(Read More)

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Ben Pearson - Director of Young Adults Ministry

Pastor Ben grew up primarily in Edmonton, AB and comes from a large blended family. He grew up in the church with his Mom as a pastor, and ... (Read More)

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Ryley Ankney - Director of Next Generation Ministry

Pastor Ryley was born in Lloydminster AB/SK, and grew up with a blended family. Throughout his childhood Ryley developed a passion for ministry and for seeing all people come to know Jesus... (Read more)

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Holly Baker - Director/Coach of Family Ministries

Pastor Holly gave her life to Jesus at four years old after witnessing the biggest miracle of her life, (read more)

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Riza Huguete - Assistant Director of Family Ministries

My name is Riza, but most people call me Isa. Pastor Isa was born and raised in the Philippines up until she was 7 years old. Moved to Burnaby, British Colombia back in 2005 with my family and then... (Read more)

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David Pollard - Business & Facility Manager

David is a graduate from Memorial University of Newfoundland working as a project manager and;exploration/production geologist for 34 years...(Read More)

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Merlyn Huguete - Administrator

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...(Read More)

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Merissa Norman - Administrator & Media Support

*On temporary leave


About Merissa

Merissa was born and raised in Newfoundland! With parents that are both pastors, she learned at a young age what it means to serve God...(Read More)

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Natasha Rose - Administrator & Media Support (Interim)

Bio to come

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Seth Wenger - Director of Media & Tech Support

Seth was born in Kitchener, Ontario, and is the middle child in a family of 5! Following high-school, he moved to Edmonton to attend Vanguard...(Read More)

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Theresa Roberts - Custodian

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Dale Langdon - Part-Time Custodian

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Professional Counsellors

Galina MacKenzie, Professional Counsellor

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...(Read More)

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Teresa Harvey - Professional Counsellor

Teresa was born and raised in Newfoundland. She married her high school sweetheart, Mitchell in 2009 and since that time she has been working... (Read More)

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Scholastica Adeyemi, Professional Counsellor

Scholastica relocated to Canada from the UK in 2006. She practiced pharmacy for nine years, between 2004 and 2013, with five of those... (Read More)

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Glenda Pollard, LCC Administrator

Since childhood, Glenda has had a desire to serve and care for others. She holds a Bachelor of Nursing degree from Memorial University...(Read More)

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Simon Clarence, Adjunct Counsellor

Rev. Simon Clarence has pastored for over 30 years and has acquired much counselling experience in that setting. He attended Vanguard College... (Read More)

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Harman Kaur, Program Supervisor of Wheaton Penney Child Care Centre

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