Pastor Rick Buck
Rick has served as Lead Pastor at Emmanuel since 1996. He and his wife Jo have two children and three grandchildren. He studied at London Baptist Seminary and Dallas Theological Seminary, and received his Doctorate of Ministry from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Rick gives leadership and oversight to the staff and ministries of Emmanuel, as well as preaching and teaching the Word of God.
705-728-3017 ext. 1201
SENIOR ASSOCIATE PASTOR
Pastor Steve Paul
Steve grew up in Central America, a son of missionary parents. He has graduated from Moody Bible Institute, the University of Texas, and Dallas Theological Seminary. Steve met his wife Cathy at Moody and they married in 1985. From 1991-2000 Steve and Cathy served with TEAM as missionaries in Chad, Africa. He began ministry at Emmanuel in 2001. Steve and Cathy have three sons, Austin, David and Michael.
705-728-3017 ext. 1202
Pastor Paul Turner
Paul became a member of the pastoral staff at Emmanuel in 2003. He and his wife Angela have three children. Paul has been actively involved in both music and Pastoral ministry for many years, receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Theology and a doctorate in worship theology. “My desire is to facilitate a worshipping community where people from all generations can respond to God’s goodness.” www.paulturnermusic.ca
705-728-3017 ext. 1206
PASTOR OF JR. HIGH MINISTRIES
Pastor Dave Chantler
Dave joined the staff in 2009 but is no stranger to the Emmanuel family. Dave met his wife Joanne at the Emmanuel Youth Group and served as youth leader for a number of years, completing an internship. Dave has career experience providing family therapy, skill training and counselling to youth and their families, and after serving as a Youth director in St Catherines, he returned to Emmanuel as Pastor of Junior High Ministry. Dave’s high energy and enthusiasm for life and living for God is contagious. He loves his family (2 wonderful kids), the outdoors and recreation.
705-728-3017 ext. 1208
PASTOR OF YOUNG ADULT MINISTRIES
Pastor Jordan Wilcox
Jordan graduated from Briercrest College in 2011 with a B.A. in Biblical Studies, and in 2013 married his wife Olivia. Jordan oversees the Young Adult Ministry, which includes a weekly worship service and other events; he and Olivia are both excited to be serving the Lord together in this ministry! Jordan enjoys sports, reading, being outdoors and spending time with his amazing wife and his son Nolan.
705-728-3017 ext. 1011
PASTOR OF FAMILY AND ADMINISTRATION
Pastor Randy Roebuck
Randy and his wife Mary-Jane are blessed with four wonderful daughters and six grandchildren. Randy studied at Ryerson University in Business and later received a Master of Divinity at Tyndale Seminary in Toronto. Their passion for seeing the lives of children transformed by the grace of God continues to be the driving force in their ministry. Randy truly believes that children are one of the most beautiful treasures made by the hand of God. Randy’s extensive and diverse experience in camp and church ministries has well equipped him for his role at Emmanuel/Barrie.
705-728-3017 ext. 1210
PASTOR OF SENIOR HIGH MINISTRIES
Pastor Luke Crawford
Having grown up as a missionary kid in Chiang Mai, Thailand, Luke completed his undergraduate studies at Houghton College in NY state in 2014 before earning a Masters from Heritage Seminary in 2016. Originally joining the Emmanuel//Barrie leadership team in the summer of 2013 as a Pastoral Intern, Luke is now actively serving as the Pastor of Sr. High Youth Ministry. Luke loves building Christ centred relationships with teens as they learn to love and follow Jesus Christ. Luke loves chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream, all sports, and his delightful wife, Emily.
705-728-3017 ext. 1006
PASTOR OF SPIRITUAL CARE AND SENIORS
Pastor Steve Winfield
Pastor Steve joined our staff in 2016 and brings a wealth of diversity and experience to his role of Pastor of Spiritual Care and Seniors. He leads our vibrant Seniors ministry, Joy Fellowship, and enjoys connecting with seniors in our community by visitation. Pastor Steve is the husband of Donna, and a proud father of three sons. He and his family have attended Emmanuel for eleven years. He is currently completing his Master of Divinity in Pastoral Counselling at Tyndale Seminary and is completing an internship with Craig Brannan of Next Step Counselling.
705-728-3017 x 1205