Welcome to Cedar Grove!  I have the unique and wonderful privilege of being called the Lead Pastor of our warm and loving family of God.

The Lord called my family and I here to Canada to Pastor Cedar Grove and serve this wonderful city in November 1997 and it continues to be one of the great adventures of my life.

My wife Cynthia and I have been married since 1978 and we have three married sons, and seven beautiful


Welcome to the Grove, my wife Tess and I have been attending Cedar Grove since 2002.  We have three amazingly gifted children, Phoebe Ruth married to Ryan Virtue, Misha-el married to Stephanie and Chloe Chanice. We also have five gorgeous grandbabies Tehillah Joy, Koah Jordyn, Elessar Jude, Milla Ehlani and Elliana Ruth. We have been married for 37 years and we are still learning new things about each other.

The Lord has provided an amazing


My journey is an amazing story of how God can take a messy life, and completely transform a heart towards His purposes. God has most recently amazed me with a confirmation as Executive Pastor here at Cedar Grove.  I had the honour of being an Overseer for three years at Cedar Grove before moving into a staff pastoral position.

My wife Kristiina and I have been married since 1997, and have three children.  We both came to Christ through an Alpha


Hey Everyone!  I have the great privilegeof looking after the youth ministry staff here at Cedar Grove. I oversee Jolt, Arise, and Young Adults providing oversite and leadership to the staff who run these programs.  It is a joy to work with Pastor Michael Nono (ARISE) and Pastor Avie (JOLT).  I arrived at Cedar Grove about 10 years ago coming over the bridge from another delightful Baptist Conference church in Coquitlam. Once I



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