December Transitions 2014
Shane Woodlief began as lead pastor at Dalhousie Community Church, Calgary, Oct. 19, 2014. He holds a BA and MA from Andersonville Theological Seminary, Camilla, Ga., and an associate degree in pastoral ministry from Bob Jones University, Greenville, S.C. He has served as care pastor at Grace Park Church, White House, Tenn., and associate pastor at New Life Community Baptist Church, Duncan, B.C., 2007–2014. Shane and Lori have 2 children: Conor, Mackensey.
Chris Walker joined the team of Meadow Brook Church, Leamington, Ont., in August 2014, as teaching pastor. Chris has a BTh from Masters College and Seminary, Peterborough, Ont.; MTS from Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, and is currently a PhD student at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ont. He has previously pastored 13 years with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada in Grimsby, Amherstburg and Sudbury, Ont. Chris and Sarah have 2 children.
David Olson began as associate pastor at Waldheim (Sask.) MB Church Oct. 1, 2014. He holds BAs from Prairie Bible College, Three Hills, Alta, and Crown College (formerly St. Paul Bible College), Minn.; an MDiv from Bethel Theological Seminary, St. Paul; and a DMin from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Ill. David’s ministry began in Wetaskiwin, Alta., and he went on to serve churches in Minnesota, North Dakota, Ore., and Three Hills. From 2000–2011, he taught in the Bible/Theology department and directed the pastoral and church ministry department at Prairie. After retirement in 2011, he served as a transitional pastoral leader. David and Karen have 4 children, 8 grandchildren.
Jeff MacLeod began as lead pastor at Evergreen Heights Christian Fellowship, Simcoe, Ont., September 2014. He has an MDiv from Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, and has previously served 11 years in ministry capacities including youth pastor at Bethel Gospel Tabernacle, Hamilton, Ont., associate pastor at Calvary Church, Simcoe, Ont., and as director of a Mission Services’ homeless shelter/addiction centres in Hamilton, Ont. Jeff and Kerri have 3 children: Julia, Reagan, Tate.
Carmyn Campbell began as half-time pastor of community care at The Meeting Place, Winnipeg, September 2014. A classroom teacher for 2 years, she has more than a decade of volunteer ministry experience at McIvor Avenue MB Church, Winnipeg. Carmyn is married to James.
Associate pastor since January 2011, Jeff Froese resigned from Northwest Community Church, Meadow Lake, Sask., effective Sept. 30, 2014. Jeff is going to work for MLA Jeremy Harrison.
Cory Bell will finish his service at Eastview Community Church, Winnipeg, in December 2014. He began working part-time in student ministry in 2009 and became full-time pastor in 2011. Cory has accepted a position as senior high and young adult pastor at The Meeting House, Oakville, Ont.