Sean first attended Hespeler Baptist Church as a non-Christian at age 17. Through the preaching of the gospel and the friendship of Christians, God showed him of his need to repent of his sin, believe in Jesus Christ and be saved. From there Sean attended Heritage Bible College, graduating with a Bachelor of Religious Education in 2009, the same year he came on staff full-time (part-time in 2008). In 2011 Sean was ordained with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches of Canada. Sean has been serving as lead pastor since September 2013. He is married to Meredith and they have two sons, Cole and Luke and a daughter, Hallë.
Caleb repented of his sins, and believed on the Lord Jesus Christ at the age of six. He has attended Hespeler Baptist Church since 2012. Before beginning his pastoral degree at Heritage College and Seminary, in 2011, Caleb took a year of BioMedical Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia. In January 2016, Caleb was hired as a full-time Associate Pastor and oversees our youth/kids’ ministries, integration ministry as well as small groups. Caleb is married to Brianna. Some of his favourite pastimes are reading, hiking, hockey, and music.
Roger has served on the pastoral staff at HBC since 2009 in a part-time capacity, assisting with the preaching, pastoral care and leadership, mentoring, and Timothy Institute. Roger also conducts a preaching ministry overseas with the Institute for Biblical Preaching through pastors conferences, church services, radio programs, and on-line publications. Roger is married to Jan and they have 2 adult children.
Sharon began attending Hespeler when she was in university and since that time she has been actively involved in many different areas of ministry (teaching Sunday School, leading Youth programs and Ladies Bible studies to name a few) in our church family. In 2000 she joined our staff as Church Administrator. Sharon manages the day-to-day operations within our office as well as providing support to our various ministries. Known by many in our church family as “Aunt Sharon”, she gets joy out of helping others and considers it a privilege to be able serve the Lord in this way.
Colin grew up at Hespeler Baptist as he attended the church with his family since he was an infant. He publically proclaimed his faith in Jesus Christ and was baptized when he was 18 and joined the church. He served as a Sunday School teacher for a number of years and then was married and moved away for school and work for about 20 years. Colin and his family returned to Hespeler in 2002 and he has served in youth ministries with Boys Club and AWANA, been a Deacon and served on the Missions Committee. Colin has been involved in the Perspectives on World Missions course for 8 years as a student, class coordinator, and member of their board. Colin retired early from Frito-Lay Canada in 2012 where he worked in management and has become involved as a volunteer with New Tribes Mission and participated in short term missions trips to serve in Peru with Kids Alive and South American Mission.
Dave was raised on a dairy farm in beautiful British Columbia, and from there has spent time in various parts of the country. He completed theological training at Briercrest College in Saskatchewan and Providence Seminary in Manitoba. His ministry experience includes serving with Child Evangelism Fellowship in Saskatchewan and Manitoba for 12 years and as an Associate Pastor at Maple Ridge Baptist Church in Maple Ridge, B.C. for five years. Before retiring, Dave working in fund raising at the National Office of the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches of Canada. He continues to work part-time doing landscaping. Dave has served as an elder at our church for many years. He lives in Cambridge with his wife Marg. They have two married sons and 6 grandchildren.