Pastor Lori, Chris, and their five sons have been part of Vancouver First Church since July 2017 when she joined the staff as Associate Pastor. She has been serving as our Lead Pastor since February 2020. She has previously ministered in Oregon, Idaho, Missouri, and Wisconsin, USA and Suwon, South Korea.
Pastor Kevin and Halyna became part of the Vancouver First Church family in the fall of 2018 when they arrived from Toronto for Kevin to study at Regent College. They now are parents to their little girl Eva Beth. Kevin oversees our discipleship ministries and leads our active Men’s group.
Kevin has been following Christ for a decade now. He came to know the Lord in the fall of 2012 after a near-death experience which led him to hear the gospel through a brave Korean nurse. Ever since he has tried his best to pursue Christ wholeheartedly. Kevin is an American citizen from Colombian background who has lived in Canada for the last decade.
Kevin loves learning and teaching the Bible, so much that he spent the past 7 years studying biblical studies and currently teaches biblical Greek at Regent College. Before taking his current role at First Church he served as a volunteer Associate Pastor atBrampton Spanish Church of the Nazarenefor 3 years.
Interesting things about Kevin:
Favorite movie: The Prince of Egypt
Favorite musician: Bob Marley
Favorite hobby: Playing Fifa
Favorite book: The Crucified God by Jürgen Moltmann