Starting Feburary 4th we will be moving to one Sunday gathering.

Mission & Vision

Mission

We are a family of believers that worship together, grow together and share the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Vision

Seeing individuals and communities transformed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Our Values

Word

We pursue truth

Encounter

We are transformed by God’s presence

Prayer

We are connected to God

Servant Leadership

We empower others

Excellence

We focus on our call

Generosity

We give freely

Compassion

We care for our world

Growth

We make disciples that make disciples

Relationship

We are family

Our Affiliation

GKM Church is a member church of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC), a fellowship of over 1100 churches throughout Canada.

Our History

Our Staff

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Ben
Johnston

Lead Pastor
Church team: Discipleship Team Lead

Elly
Morin

Discipleship Pastor
Church team: Lead Pastor

Bob
Johnston

Teaching Pastor
Church team: Couples and Men's Pastor

Andrew
Ramalingam

Community Outreach & Associate Pastor
Church team: Ministry Support and Care Pastor

Robyn
Fairweather

Seniors & Care
Pastor
Church team: Audio Director

Josh
Rambajue

Gatherings & Digital
Team Lead
Church team: Senior High Pastor

Andrew
Asare

Teens
Pastor
Church team: Young Adult Pastor

Joshua
Clow

Next Generation Worship & Young Adults Pastor
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Andrew
Vyravipillai

Next Gen Administration
Church team: Gatherings Team Lead

Dianne
Johnston

Leadership Culture & Missions Pastor
Church team: Worship Pastor

Marsha
Wagner

Worship
Pastor
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Daniel
Blagrove

Guest Services, Next Steps & Online Pastor
Church team: Production Director

Jovaughn
Stephens

Production Director
Staff Photos (1 of 3)

Victoria
Gómez

Communications Coordinator
Church team: Chief Financial Officer

Anne
Lee

Chief Financial Officer
& Treasurer
Church team: Accountant

Gloria
Thomas

Accountant
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Susan
Valitalo

Administrative
Assistant
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Tom
Lodu

Operations Manager & Rentals

Join the team.

Browse our list of current job opportunities

What We Believe

We recognize as we did at the outset of our movement that there is some diversity of theological thought among us, but we remain committed as a Pentecostal community to the historic creeds of the church, to evangelical convictions of faith, and to the Full Gospel that Christ is Saviour, Healer, Spirit-Baptizer, and Soon Coming King.

There is one God, the creator, who exists eternally in unity as three equal persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The triune God is loving, holy, infinite, just, and worthy of all worship.

The Father accomplishes his plan of salvation through both redemption and judgment. All things will be subject to him, and his kingdom will have no end.

The Father sent the Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of Mary when she was a virgin. Jesus became fully human while remaining fully God. Anointed by the Spirit, Jesus revealed the Father and the kingdom of God by his sinless life, teaching, and miracles. After he died for our sin, God raised him from the dead, and he is now at the right hand of the Father.

The Holy Spirit proceeds from the Father through the Son and gives life throughout creation. The Spirit draws people to repentance and new life in Jesus Christ. Through the Spirit’s indwelling, the Father and the Son are present to all believers, making them children of God.

The Bible, both Old and New Testaments, is the written revelation of God’s character and saving purposes for humanity and for all creation. As God’s revelation, the entire Bible is true and trustworthy, and is the final and absolute authority for belief and conduct. The Holy Spirit who inspired the Bible enables its interpretation and application.

God created and sustains the heavens and the earth, which display God’s glory. Formed in the image of God, both male and female, humankind is entrusted with the care of God’s creation as faithful stewards. As a result of human rebellion, sin and death entered the world, distorting the image of God and all of God’s good creation. Angels were created as supernatural beings to worship and serve God. Along with Satan, some angels chose to rebel and oppose the purposes of God. Christ gives believers victory over Satan and these demons.

Salvation is available to all people by the loving, redemptive act of the triune God. Through obedience to the Father, Christ gave himself as a ransom. Christ, who had no sin, became sin for us offering himself and shedding his blood on the cross so that in him we might become right with God. The life, death, resurrection, and ascension of Christ provide the way of salvation for those who, by God’s grace, repent from their sin and confess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord.

Salvation means to receive the Spirit, to be forgiven, reconciled with God and others, born again, and liberated from sin and darkness, transferring the believer into God’s kingdom. Our experience of liberation includes healing — whether spiritual, physical, emotional, or mental — as a foretaste of our future, complete restoration. Those who remain in Christ and do not turn away are assured of salvation on judgement day by the indwelling Holy Spirit, who sanctifies and empowers believers for Christ-like living and service.

On the Day of Pentecost, Jesus poured out the promised Holy Spirit on the church. As his return draws near, Jesus continues to baptize in the Holy Spirit those who are believers. This empowers them to continue his work of proclaiming with speech and action the good news of the arrival and coming of the kingdom of God. This experience is available for everyone, male and female, of every age, status, and ethnicity. The sign of speaking in tongues indicates that believers have been baptized with the Holy Spirit and signifies the nature of Spirit baptism as empowering our communication, to be his witnesses with speech and action as we continue to pray in the Spirit.

Jesus Christ is the head of the church. All who are united with Christ are joined by the Spirit to his body. Each local church is an expression of the universal church whose role is to participate in the mission of God to restore all things.

Central to the church is the shared experience of the transforming presence of God. The church responds with worship, prayer, proclamation, discipleship, and fellowship, including the practices of water baptism and the Lord’s Supper. Baptism by immersion symbolizes the believer’s identification with Christ in his death and resurrection. The Lord’s Supper symbolizes Christ’s body and blood, and our communion as believers. Shared together, it proclaims his death in anticipation of his return.

The Spirit gives all gifts to the church to minister to others in love for the purpose of bearing witness to Christ and for the building up of the church. The Spirit also empowers leaders, both female and male, to equip the church to fulfil its mission and purposes.

Our great hope is for the imminent return of Christ in the air to receive his own, both the living who will be transformed, and the dead in Christ who will be resurrected bodily. Christ will complete at his second coming the restoration begun when he initiated God’s kingdom at his first coming. Christ will liberate creation from the curse, fulfil God’s covenant to Israel, and defeat all powers that oppose God. Every knee will bow and every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Ultimately, God will judge the living and the dead. Such judgement is God’s gracious answer to humanity’s cry for justice to prevail throughout the earth and is consistent with God’s character as loving, holy, and just. The unredeemed will go away into eternal punishment, but the redeemed into eternal life. The redeemed will enjoy the presence of God where there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. Amen. Come, Lord Jesus!

Service Time Update

Starting February 4th

ONE SUNDAY GATHERING

Join us this easter

April 2

Palm Sunday

9 & 11:15 AM
ONLINE & ON-LOCATION

April 7

Good friday

9 & 11:15 AM
ONLINE & ON-LOCATION

April 9

Easter Sunday

9 & 11:15 AM
ONLINE & ON-LOCATION

April 2 - APRIL 9

PASSION WEEK
DEVOtional journal

Available in the GKM APP