Pastoral Changes and New Hires




Pastor Filicia Williams will be the next pastor of the Sylvan Lake / Rocky Mountain House District. Her start date is June 1, 2024. Pastor Filicia recently completed her Seminary Internship in Edmonton at Christ the Way and Abundant Life. Felicia and her husband, Andrew Ricardo Sr. have two boys: Andrew Ricardo Jr., and Andron Joshua. Before moving to Andrews University so Felicia could attend Seminary, the Williams family lived in the Maritimes. Pastor Filicia has a passion for visitation and conducting Bible Studies. She has a warm, friendly personality, and is a gifted vocalist.   


Pastor Ryan Brousson will be the next pastor of the Medicine Hat / Brooks District. His start date is September 1, 2024. Pastor Ryan is a graduate of CUC (Burman University) and Andrews University. He is currently completing a PhD. Ryan taught in the Theology Department at Burman before moving to Vancouver where his wife Emily served as Principal of Deer Lake Academy. Ryan and Emily have a young son, Jack.


Dennalia Fray recently graduated from Burman University with an Education degree. We have hired her as a half-time Chaplain (School Pastor) for PAA. She will also be a half-time teacher at PAA. 



Robert Taylor recently graduated from Burman University. Pastor Robert will be serving in Edmonton. He starts on August 1. 



The Sherwood Park now has a new part-time Bible Worker -- Brennen Vaneck. 
Brennen has already started serving in that role. 



Pastor Ron Sydenham will be retiring at the end of August and will no longer be serving the Olds Church. 
As of Sept 1, Pastor Daniel Smith will be at Olds half time and continue serving at Foothills Camp half-time. 

Pastor Romando Carey will be heading to Seminary in August. He leaves big shoes to fill at CHCS and PAA, where he has served as Chaplain (School Pastor) for the last three years.

Pastor Henry Tembo will be the new pastor at Sherwood Park. He and his family will be moving from Jakarta. If all goes well, Henry will arrive in June.   

Pastor Paul Antunes starts at Hope Channel Canada on June 1st. He and his family will be moving to Oshawa. We are sad to see them go. Paul has done an excellent job as Chaplain (School Pastor) at Chinook Winds! 

Pastor Al Reimche is now serving part-time as an interim pastor at Southview Church. Prior to his retirement, Pastor Reimche was Conference President in Oregon.