key people


Next functions with an elder model of bi-vocational church leadership. They are:

Please contact them directly if you have any concerns or pastoral care needs.

This leadership model (eldership) was adopted in 2014. Here’s a document that helped us learn about eldership and questions we processed about it: Eldership Model and QA

next board

Our board is comprised of volunteers giving their time, energy, etc. You can email them directly by clicking on their role titles (in brackets).

  • Laura Gillian (Chair)
  • Kevin Groen (Building Manager)
  • Cass Jantzi (Secretary)
  • John Paterson (Treasurer)
  • John Blackwell (FMC Delegate)

next kids

Corky Peppley is our current volunteer Next Kids leader. She has a squad of 5-6 volunteers who help with creative ideas. You can email her at

admin-comms support

Next Church has a part-time Administration/Communications Coordinator. She’s also our point of contact for renting our building. For church-life and building-related inquiries, you can reach her via email at or by phone at 613.777.8562.

If you come… you belong

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