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-four 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-four years in full-time Pastoral ministry. Her primary passion is to see individuals introduced to...(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/Discipleship Director at the Family Christian Centre....(Read More)


Andy Fawcett - Director of Next Generation Ministry

Andy is a graduate of Vanguard College and comes after serving almost 6 years as the Community Youth Pastor in Whitecourt...(Read More)


Danny Arevalo - Director of Young Adults Ministry

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...(Read More)


Donna Boone - Director & Coach of Family Ministry

A talented and dynamic communicator, Donna Boone shares with kids, teens, young adults – and the young at heart – a message of love...(Read More)


Jasmine Molyneaux - 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...(Read More)


Worku Mekonnen - Ethiopian/Eritrean Congregation Pastor

Pastor worku Yimer Mekonnen was born in Ethiopia, in the Eastern part of Africa. He has been married for 20 years to his wife Workuha Kifle Abebe...(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

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 and walk in faith...(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)


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)

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)