TimOTHY & DEBORAH Pickard

LEAD PASTOR

Tim loves sports, especially college football & the NFL. Debbie enjoys spending time with her family and has a serious chocolate addiction. This couple have been part of the First Church pastoral team for more than 25 years. Tim is a visionary - he believes that GOD desires his people to be victorious. His preaching is powerful & transformational. Deborah is our church secretary treasurer & spends countless hours working with a passion for excellence. She operates with a kindness to young people that gives them confidence to exceed their dreams. We are proud of our lead pastor, his wife & their three girls; Michal (& husband Jordon), Denae & Brooke. This family is greatly loved by the entire church family.

tpickard511@yahoo.com

DALLAS LABERGE

ASSOCIATE PASTOR

In his spare time you can find Dallas hanging out with friends, searching for a new cafe or reading. Dallas has a passion to help people grow and help them become active followers of CHRIST. He leads the GROW discipliship ministry with his wife Aless. 

dallas.laberge@yahoo.com

Edwin & Diana Julio

LATINO COORDINATOR | ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Edwin & Diana are originally from Colombia - he drinks Colombian coffee on a daily basis. They both wear a smile & are everyone's friends. They highly value their three daughters; Melissa, Mariah & Daniella. Together they coordinate our Latino ministry. Edwin is also a part of other ministries & Diana assists in the church admisnistration . 

latinchampe0315@hotmail.com

dandeme2315@hotmail.com

George Sanchez

FILIPINO MINISTRY & SUNDAY SCHOOL CO-ORDINATOR

George loves GOD, people & life! He is extremely hardworking and has a passion for those in need. Many individuals with little or no family in Toronto have found George and his ministry a place of needed friendship & relationship. George  coordinates our Filipino Ministry. Check out their page.

Fatah Ghabeli

PERSIAN/FARSI COORDINATOR & EVANGELISM DIRECTOR

Fatah is the most positive person on the planet. He has the ability to smile & lift the people around him, despite the circumstances of life. Fatah shares a passion for people, especially the Persian people. He has contributed greatly to our outreach ministries into the community. Check out the Persian/Farsi ministry they coordinate.