Our Staff

Address: 20098 22 Ave, Langley, BC V2Z 1X4

Email: info@southlangleychurch.com 
Phone: (604) 530-2646

Office Hours: 9am - 5pm, Tuesday to Friday
Online Sunday Service: 10am - 11:30am

South Langley Church is caring community filled with awesome people and friendly staff who help us walk through life and explore our faith together. Here are some of them:

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RON TOEWS

Transitional Co-Pastor

Ron Toews has been farmer, trucker, pastor, professor, mediator and church coach.   Each role has somehow shaped his current ministry as a transitional pastor, helping churches get “from here to there” on mission for Jesus. 

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DARREL SCHMIDT

Community Life Pastor

Darrel started as our Interim Associate Pastor in January 2019 and is now our Community Life Pastor. He has a long history with SLC, having been youth pastor from 1989-1997.

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CARISSA CHMELYK

Children's Ministry Coordinator 
& Youth Director

Carissa has attended SLC with her family for over 15 years and has been passionate about its youth program ever since! She loves getting to use her artistic talents and ideas for SLY and Children's Ministry.

BRITANY GRAHAM

Youth Administrator

Britany has attended SLC since her childhood and began working in the Youth program in 2016. After high school she attended Capernwray Harbour for a year of spiritual growth. She is passionate about her work with youth and is looking forward to what God has in store!

DAWNELLE GUENTHER

Administrator / Graphic Design

Dawnelle began working at SLC in December of 2006. Her love for this church is deeply rooted in her childhood. Her parents were 2 of 17 charter members that began the congregation in 1964.

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BRAD JULIHN

Transitional Co-Pastor

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BRYAN PENNER

Student Ministries Pastor

I look after the Youth and Young Adults here at South Langley with the help of a few amazing staff and youth leaders.

ADAM SMITH

Director of Worship Ministries

Adam has been a professional musician for over a decade but felt God calling him to Worship leadership. After a few years of Bible College and leading at various churches he joined our team in July 2018. 

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ANNIKA GIESBRECHT

Children's Ministry Assistant

Annika has attended SLC with her family since 2012 and, together with her service dog Sherlock, has volunteered in many of our church programs since. Her hobbies of photography & video-editing have been a great asset since beginning her work as our Children's Ministry Assistant in June 2020.

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LINDA LAURENSON

Custodian

Linda and her family began attending SLC in September of 1993. She started working as the church custodian in February of 2003 and continues to clean the facility 2 days a week.