Leadership Team... 

What is the Leadership Team?  Its a handful of passionate ministry leaders, staff and elders that regularly plot together to lead our church by creating hope filled, safe spaces, that inspire people in a healthy culture ... it takes hard work, a lot of time, BUT its God’s awesome story.


Sunday Morning Service: Ensuring a good Sunday morning experience... 
Leader:  Derek Satnik


Worship Team: Leading us in great worship music ever Sunday, etc.
Leader:  Sara McKnight Richardson


Kids: Great teachers - great fun

Leaders:  Judy Jewett and Jaqua Taylor


Youth: ​Youth with purpose

Leaders: Sr. high - Allan Wiens & Brianne McCallum

               Jr. High - Bill Jewett & Murray McKay


Young Adults: Young adults with focus

Leader:  Jaqua Taylor


P2P: Creating safe places for children and vulnerable adults

Leader:  Laura Gwen VanBruwaene


Hosting Team: Ensuring Sunday is welcoming
Leaders:  Rick Krause and Chad Richardson


Tech Team: Ensuring Sunday has good sound and sight
Leader:  Sean Evans


Finance Committee: Managing LifeSpring's finances
Leader:  Michele Lewis


LifeGroups:  Mid-week gatherings in homes, etc.
Leader:  John Lewis


OneThing:  Impacting our community with blessings, etc.
Leader:  Vanessa Ploc​

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Getting involved: If you would like to get involved with any of the above, etc., please send us an Email to get the conversation started.

Email: info@lifespringcf.ca

​​ELDERS...

John Lewis - John and Michele have two grown

children. They are both passionate about leadership

development. They like travel, entertain, read good

books, and enjoy a great cup of coffee.  John is the

current chair of LifeSpring's LifeGroup Leaders Team.



Derek SatnikDerek and his wife Jackie live in Kitchener with their seven beautiful children. They are both actively involved in the church and love to share their gift of hospitality.  Jackie is a stay-home mom who works twice as hard as Derek does  :-).  By day, Derek is an

engineer and environmentalist: he  and his company

(Mindscape) have won many awards, locally and

internationally, for their work building sustainable

communities and green energy projects.  Derek

volunteers prolifically across the industry, and  believes

that part of following Jesus  means using your gifts and

skills to honour him. As a business leader, Derek serves Jesus actively at church, and in his business. For more on Derek, you can read his

LinkedIn bioDerek is the current chair of the Hosting Team.


Bryan Taylor - Bryan and Jaqua have four children. Bryan as a technology proficient, is part LifeSpring's tech and audio

visual area. Both he and Jaqua are actively involved with

the Young Adults group. They also enjoy traveling and

have gone on various short term missions trips.  Bryan

is the current Chair of the LifeSpring Board of Directors

and the current chair the Scheme Team.


John VanBruwaeneJohn took early retirement from the business world in January 2009, where he had a background in contract management, budgeting, team leading, the computing industry, etc. 

He is part of the Leadership Team and also does some

administrative work for LifeSpring.   John and his wife,

Laura Gwen, have a heart for the hurting/disadvantaged

and have been volunteers with a number of

organizations in the area.  John has been on a number

boards and is currently on the Board of Supportive

Housing of Waterloo (SHOW).  Their love for God motivates their whole life.  John is the current chair of LifeSpring's Elders Board.


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Our Team...