Derek and Shawndra Sheahan (our Lead Pastors) have discovered firsthand the unrelenting love of God in the midst of life's difficulty. Because of this, they are passionate to express the hope they have found in Christ. They desire to see everyone receive the love of God and discover all the potential that God has for them. They have three amazing kids, Devin, Mikayla, and Jayden                                                                                                      Contact Derek    Contact Shawndra

Jeremy and Shelby Schwind (our Children's Pastors) love people... and kids all the more. God has impressed upon their hearts the importance of listening to Him. Each step of their journey comes with a story of hearing God's voice and responding to His direction. 

Jeremy and Shelby come to us from Ontario and have been married since 2017.

  They love reading books, playing games and taking care of their furry friend (dog).

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Support Staff

Sara Leenders (our Administrative Manager) has amazing organizational skills and creative gifts beyond the norm. Everything she  accomplishes is done with excellence and precision and detail.

Along with her husband Roger, they enjoy life to the fullest raising two fun-filled kids:    Terra and Liam.                                                                                                                      Contact Sara

Susan Tam (our Small Groups Coordinator) has the unique ability to make every leader feel welcome, important and empowered. She is an encourager and walks with our leaders to create the best group outcomes. 

Susan and her husband Andrew, have served faithfully at Advance Church from the very beginning and they are one of the founding families. 

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