OUR STAFF & LEADERSHIP

STAFF TEAM

  • KENT MARTENS

    SENIOR PREACHING PASTOR

    Kent encourages, equips and challenges people to follow Jesus with a vibrant faith. He does this through creative and practical Bible teaching.

  • BRENDA WOLF

    FINANCIAL MANAGER

    Brenda's main responsibility is to provide day to day oversight of the church finances. She ensures that the finances are cared for properly.

  • CHRISTA PLETT

    OFFICE MANAGER

    Christa oversees our administrative and facilities staff. She enjoys working behind the scenes and ensuring that everything is running as smoothly as possible. 

  • DAVE DICKEY

    CONGREGATIONAL CARE PASTOR

    Dave guides Stephen Ministry, Caring Connections, Grief Share and Second Chapter teams. Dave is fulfilled by interactions with individuals.

  • GAVIN KROEKER

    TECHNOLOGY MANAGER

    Gavin helps keep our technology running and cares for issues as they arise. His passion is for helping others and working behind the scenes.

  • JANELLE HEIER

    EGROUPS ASSISTANT

    Janelle works alongside Scott as the eGroup Assistant, integrating people into LifeGroups and working with potential new leaders. 

  • JORI DUECK

    STUDENT MINISTRIES PASTOR

    Jori oversees the eStudent Ministries. She is passionate about seeing young people develop a personally owned and active faith.

  • KAITLYN THIESSEN

    STUDENT MINISTRIES INTERN

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  • KIRSTEN FRIESEN

    EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

    Kirsten works on day to day operations, working to ensure that all are successful and everything runs smoothly.

  • KIRSTEN HILDEBRAND

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  • KRISTI WIEBE

    ESTUDENT MINISTRIES ASSISTANT

    Kristi works with Jori in eStudent Ministries and enjoys encouraging young people.

  • MATILDA FIELD

    FACILITY COORDINATOR

    Matilda is our Facilities Coordinator. Her primary job is taking care of our facility through maintenance, cleaning and other duties 

  • MIKE BURNARD

    WORSHIP PASTOR

    Mike oversees worship ministries in the church. He is responsible for shaping and growing the worship culture of Emmanuel throughout all services and ministry areas through vision, support, and leadership.

  • MIKE THIESSEN

    MEN'S MINISTRY ASSOCIATE

    Mike hangs out with the men of the church. He builds relationships with the men of Emmanuel and finds ways to help them towards Jesus. 

  • NATASHA FRIESEN

    WOMEN'S MINISTRY ASSOCIATE

    She works with women, building them up and encouraging them in their faith and love for Jesus as well as encouraging them to use their God-given gifts.

  • NATHAN KONRAD

    MINISTRY ASSISTANT

    Nathan’s role as a ministry assistant is to help with various administrative tasks that are needed to be done to help ensure smooth running of different ministries. 

  • PAM FRIESEN

    eKIDS ASSISTANT

    Pam works in children's areas on both Sunday morning and Wednesday evening - ensuring both ministries are run smoothly and efficiently.

  • ROB REIMER

    CHILDREN'S MINISTRY PASTOR

    Rob spends most of his time encouraging his volunteers and working with his staff team on whatever has to do with kids at Emmanuel. 

  • SANDI TOEWS

    WELCOME TEAM COORDINATOR

    Sandi is the smiling face to welcome you in and answer any questions you may have. She coordinates the welcome teams to make sure everyone feels at home. Stop by the Welcome Centre to say hi.

  • SHELBY KROEKER

    CREATIVE ARTS DIRECTOR

    Shelby's job consists of creating content (video, picture, design, and everything under the sun) to encourage others to be a part of our life-giving community. 

  • SELMA VERRIER

    Steinbach Christian Preschool Director

    Selma oversees the staff of the Steinbach Chrisitan Preschool, as well as ensuring the development of their student's faith and education.

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  • SCOTT MARBLE

    DISCPLESHIP PASTOR

    Scott's role comprises ministries including the leadership of eGroups, Men's and Women's Ministry, and Adult Education.

  • SHIRLEY SCHROEDER

    FACILITIES TEAM

    Shirley serves by keeping the building in great shape. As a custodian, Shirley excels at making sure our building is ready for ministry!

  • TAYLOR BEZANSON

    STUDENT MINISTRIES INTERN

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MINISTRY COUNCIL

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IRA DYCK

Ministry Council Chair

 

 

MARTIN PENNER

Ministry Council Member

 

ANDREW HIEDEBRECHT

Ministry Council Vice-Chair

 

 

MARTIN HILDEBRAND

Ministry Council Member

 

 

LOU REIMER

Moderator

 

 

PETER WOLF

Ministry Council Member

 

 

RANDY FUNK

Ministry Council Member

 

 

BRYAN BARTEL

Ministry Council Member

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Since 1943, Emmanuel Evangelical Free Church has been a part of the faith community in Steinbach, Manitoba. Our mission is simple, it is to make followers of Jesus who love and live like Him. How do we do that? By being Gracious, Intentional, and Generous.

Join us online. Anytime. Anywhere. Or in our building, Sundays at 9 and 11 am.

CONTACT US

360 McKenzie Avenue

Steinbach, Manitoba   R5G 0K6

204-326-9865

Office Hours: M-T 8:30am-4:00pm

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