Leadership Team

Dr. Dave and Peggy Skidmore

Dave is the Lead Pastor of Family Life Church. Peggy is a daycare supervisor & professional nanny and has been involved in the lives of 100s of children over her career.   They have two married children and five grandchildren.

Rev. Keely and Mitch Brower

Keely and Mitch are Executive Co-Pastors overseeing Leadership Development, Discipleship and Pastoral Ministries.  They have 3 children and love ministering to families. Keely is an addictions counsellor and works bi-vocationally for Operation Christmas Child, Samaritan’s Purse. Mitch works bi-vocationally for World Serve Thrift and oversees the Youth and Kids Church areas.

Pastor Mark Brower-Herbert

Pastor Mark oversees Discipleship Ministries at Family Life.   He is a graduate of Ambrose University.  He is married to Rae-Lee who is a professional dance teacher and choreographer.

Miriam Zidar

Miriam works closely with our lead teams; keeps the churches and network running smoothly and always has a warm smile.  If you really want to know what’s going on… ask Miriam!!!

Cathy Wilson

Cathy serves on the Leadership Team of Family Life Church as well as a being a  founding Director of Family Life Centre, the compassion service arm of the church. She is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner (CNP) and Natural Nutrition Clinical Practitioner (NNCP) and a member of The Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners (CANNP). She graduated in 2013 from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Mississauga, Ontario with a diploma in Applied Holistic Nutrition. As a wellness and nutrition coach, her goal is to empower individuals to take control of their personal health.

Rev. Bob Barnes

Bob is a retired Elder and Pastor.  He  serves as a teaching pastor and interim pastor for Canada West District.  He is happily married to Kim. They have several children and grandchildren. (Bob does not serve on our church staff, but graciously works with our church in preaching and teaching.)

Rev. Val Hellwig

Val is a professional counselor who specializes in relationship and family counseling. She is an ordained clergy person and is in private practice.  She is married to Ron, has two married children and two grandchildren. (Val does not serve as church staff, but graciously works with our church in a referral capacity.)