Congratulations to our Kingswood alumni who were ordained this summer:
Natasha (Erskine) Dongell (‘07)
Natasha serves as Worship and Music Director at Sussex Wesleyan. Natasha, Brent, and their two daughters live in Sussex, New Brunswick, where Brent serves as Program Director of Youth Ministry and Director of PULSE at Kingswood.
Brad (‘11) & Tracy (Moran ‘11) Eisan
Brad and Tracy are co-pastors at Faith Wesleyan Church in Ingomar, Nova Scotia, where they have been serving for over 1.5 years. They have been married for seven years and have two daughters, Naomi (age 5) and Natalia (age 3).
Jedidiah Elliott (BA’ 2013, MA’ 2014)
Jedie is in his third year serving as Assistant Pastor at New Hope Wesleyan Church in Kentville, Nova Scotia. He is the son of KU alumni, Dr. Stephen (’83) and Helen Elliott. Steve is Division Chair of Professional Studies, Program Director of Pastoral Ministry and Church Planting, and Campus Pastor at Kingswood.
Michael Fearnley (‘13)
Mike has recently joined the staff at Stoney Creek Community Church in Detroit, Michigan, as Pastor of Student Ministries. Prior to his move this summer, he was Pastor of Student Ministries at Hillside Wesleyan Church in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Stefan (‘11) and Deborah (Guptill) Gilbert (‘10)
Stefan and Deborah both serve as Assistant Pastors at Cornerstone Wesleyan Church in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia. They have four daughters, Capri, Payson, Lyra, and Zalah. Deborah is the daughter of KU alumni Denn (’83) and Angela (Kelly ’82) Guptill. Denn is Senior Pastor of Cornerstone.
Caleb Richardson (‘13)
Caleb and Jerusha (Joy ‘13) live on Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, where Caleb is on staff as Youth and Family Life pastor at Central Wesleyan Church in Grand Harbour.
John Sherwood (‘13)
John is Youth Pastor and serves in the music ministry as worship leader at Crosspoint Church in Fredericton, New Brunswick. He is also a guitar instructor in town and at Kingswood University. John and his wife Kelsey reside in Fredericton.
Central Canada District:
David Presley (FS ’89)
David is pastor of Lighthouse Community Wesleyan Church in Bruce Mines, Ontario. David, his wife Amy Elliott, and their family have been serving there since 2013.
Karina Carrion (‘14)
Karina is the Children’s Pastor at Resonate Church, a three-year-old church plant in Tampa. Karina also works as a student development director with the Florida District.