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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)


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)


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)


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


Dawn Herman - Director of Music & Worship Ministry

Pastor Dawn is the Worship and Music Director at Family Christian Centre...(Read More)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


Natasha Rose - Administrator & Media Support (Interim)

Natasha was born and raised in central Newfoundland. She has been volunteering in the church since a very young age, and loves teaching...(Read More)


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)


Stephen Turner - Creative Designer

Stephen grew up in Edmonton, AB, with his two parents and three siblings. He moved out on his own in September of 2019, (Read More)


Theresa Roberts - Custodian


Dale Langdon - Part-Time Custodian


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)


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)


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)


Evelyn Usher - Professional Counsellor

Evelyn finds great joy in listening to and working with people as they explore ways to navigate through the various challenges in their lives...(Read More)


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)


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)


Wheaton Penney Child Care Centre

Harman Kaur - Program Supervisor