Our Team

Carolyn Gerber

Carolyn Gerber

Small Group Coordinator

Carolyn has been involved with small groups for most of her adult life. She has led them, participated in them, and has seen how lives are changed through them. Carolyn is passionate about getting people connected to each other in meaningful ways, deeper than what can happen over a cup of coffee on Sunday mornings.

Carolyn works at Surrey Christian School as the Executive Administrative Assistant. Carolyn and her husband have four adult children and have recently become grandparents.

Michael Turner

Michael Turner

Youth Pastor

Michael grew up on the southern coast of Washington State in a rural community. Coming to Alberta for university he met his future wife while completing a degree in youth ministry at Prairie College. Michael and his wife, Morgan, spent the first year of their married lives in Edmonton where Morgan worked in emergency medical services and Michael completed an internship with a local church's youth ministry.

Michael is excited to serve youth and their families as they are discipled and come to know God better. In his free time Michael enjoys making and drinking coffee with his wife, finding adventures in the outdoors, and cycling

Sid VanderWoud

Sid VanderWoud

Senior Pastor

Sid has pastored Hope Community Church since 1996. Prior to that he was a vice principal and middle school teacher at John Knox Christian School in Burnaby. He has always loved teaching and working with people. Teaching and influencing people in their growth is a passion of his. Sid attended Calvin College in Grand Rapids Michigan. He has also studied at UBC, Carey Theological School, and the ACTs seminary.

Sid and his wife, Candy, were part of the founding members of Hope Community Church and they love this community of faith for its desire to help people find God and community. Sid and his wife Candy have four children who are now all married. They have seven grand kids.


David Groen

David Groen

Associate Pastor

Dave joined the ministry team at Hope Community Church in January 2016, and is excited to serve the Clayton Heights community.

Dave grew up on farm in Hamilton, Ontario. In 2008, he moved to BC where he took up a position in youth ministry. For the next 8 years, Dave served as a youth pastor at New Westminster CRC, while also working on his Mdiv. part-time at Regent College. In this context, he developed a passion for discipleship and faith formation. Dave continues to daydream about how the church can foster life-long faith in children, teens, and young adults.

Dave is married to Brittany, and has three young children: Levi, Adele, and Reuben. In his spare time, he can be found camping, skiing, and playing euchre.

Estelle Livingston

Estelle Livingston

Office Administrator

Estelle grew up in South Africa. She joined Hope Community Church when it was still a young church plant.In addition to serving as Hope's office administrator, Estelle also serves as a deacon and in the women's ministry.

Estelle is married to Robert, has two grown children, and two grandchildren. She enjoys reading, hiking, and sharing meals with friends.

 

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Hope Community Church
18625 Fraser Hwy
Surrey, BC. V3S 8E7

Phone: 604-372-4673

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