Transitions March 2015
Johnny Dodsworth began as student ministry pastor at Eastview Community Church, Winnipeg, Feb. 1, 2015. He has a BA in youth ministry from Providence University College, Otterburne, Man., and is working on an MA in Christian studies from ACTS Seminaries. He previously served as middle school pastor at North Langley Community Church (2010–2014). Johnny and Dayna have 1 daughter, Norah.
Gary Burke began as lead pastor at Coaldale (Alta.) MB Church, Nov. 1, 2014. He has a BRE pastoral from Tyndale University College, Toronto, and studied 2 years at Providence Theological Seminary, Otterburne, Man. He previously served as youth pastor in Leamington, Ont.; with Venture Teams International (2003–2007) and as lead pastor at Linden (Alta.) MB (2007–2014). Gary and Beverly have 2 sons, Josh, Zach.
Dave Dixon began as pastor of worship and family ministry at Discover Community Church, Campbell River, B.C. He has a BMus from Carleton University, Ottawa, and has served more than 15 years as a lay worship leader in several congregations. Dave and Kim have 3 children, Shyanna, Jeremiah, Elly.
Dale Kary was commissioned as lead pastor at Hope Fellowship Church, Saskatoon, Jan. 18, 2015. He began serving Hope Fellowship in youth ministry in 2002; in 2008, his role expanded and title shifted to associate pastor; in May 2014, he stepped into the role of lead pastor. Dale studied for a BRE at Briercrest Bible College, Caronport, Sask. He and Sandra have 2 young adult children. Hope Fellowship installed Stephen Moorgen as part-time youth minister in October 2014. Stephen also works as a
sheriff for the Saskatoon court house.