DR. STEVE WEST | Lead Pastor
Steve West (PhD) has been the lead pastor at Crestwicke since 2012, and also serves as an adjunct professor at both Heritage Seminary (Cambridge) and Toronto Baptist Seminary (Toronto). He has preached and taught in North and South America, Africa, and Asia. Steve is the author of Head, Heart, Hands: Life-Transforming Apologetics (2015) and Resurrection, Scripture, and Reformed Apologetics, which is part of the McMaster Theological Studies Series (2012). His ministry focuses on biblical preaching, theological engagement, and exploring and defending the Christian worldview
REV. SAMUEL MCCALLUM | Pastor Emeritus
Sam was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, but was raised right here in Guelph. He has been on pastoral staff at Crestwicke since 2007. Throughout his ministry, Sam has pastored churches in both B.C. and Ontario. He also worked for the Fellowship. Sam’s primary responsibilities involve congregational care, seniors’ ministry, and counselling.
JAKE CLEMENS | Associate Pastor Jake serves as an assistant pastor, with a focus on family and youth ministries. Jake is a graduate of Toronto Baptist Seminary and Bible College. Before coming to Crestwicke, Jake was involved in various camp ministries in the United States and Canada. He enjoys teaching Bible studies as well as leading music during worship services. Jake is excited for all of the possibilities that exist now and in the future for family ministry at Crestwicke.
JESSKAH FARQUHARSON | Music Director
Jesskah joined staff at Crestwicke in March of 2010, having attended the church since 2006. She came to Guelph to study Agriculture at the city’s university (quickly switching to a B.A. to study English & Music) and moved here permanently in 2005. Jesskah has a deep passion for the Gospel and the Great Commission; for every person to see Christ clearly and have a vital, active walk with Him. As Music Director she desires to shape a Sunday morning service that allows people to clearly see Christ, freely praise God and humbly listen to the Holy Spirit.
SUSAN CRIBBS | Church Administrator
Susan has been managing the office at Crestwicke for 15 years. Prior to her time here, she worked for a missions organization. Susan enjoys using her administrative gifts to ensure that the church is running as smoothly as possible.
BRUCE FINLAY | Custodian Bruce has been on staff longer than anyone else at Crestwicke. He makes sure that the ministries that take place in the building are able to run in a clean space. Bruce loves coffee from Tim Hortons, and it is a common sight to see him with a tray of coffee to share with everyone on staff.
HUGH GILHAM | Custodian Hugh does a little bit of everything around the church. He is a part-time custodian, but he also does many things around the building as a volunteer. On Sunday mornings Hugh is often running the sound board for the worship service, as well as making sure that everything in the building is running efficiently.