Pastor Deane was called to Queensway Baptist Church as Lead Pastor in 2009. He was born and raised on the shores of Lake Erie in the small village of Port Stanley Ontario. Following a secular career that included 7 years in the radio broadcasting industry, Pastor Deane recognized a call to pastoral ministry that began at the rural, two-point charge of Dutton & Iona Station Baptist Churches in 2000.
He is a graduate of McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Ontario (2005) as well the Arrow Leadership Ministries 27th Emerging Leaders Class (2011) and is currently enrolled in Doctoral studies at Tyndale University.
Pastor Deane is married to Annette and is the proud dad of Cassidy and Joelle.
When not doing “church stuff”, Pastor Deane enjoys riding his motorcycle, listening to music (greatest album ever ?? “Pet Sounds” from 1966), tuning in to far-away shortwave radio broadcasts and cruising second hand shops for books to add to his personal library.
PASTOR DEANE WILL BE AWAY ON PASTORAL SABBATICAL
FROM OCT 1-DEC 31, 2018
Pastor Ryan Marthinsen – Pastor of Family Ministries
Pastor Ryan became QBC’s first “Pastor of Family Ministries” in November 2012 after graduating from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena California.
He has a passion for God and seeing people know Christ and grow in faith as well as having a deep commitment to living the gospel in his personal and ministry relationships.
Ryan and his wife Diana are the proud parents of two young children.
Michelle Mihaichuk – Administrative Coordinator
Michelle is the usually the first person you encounter when contacting QBC and as such fills an important ministry role. Possessing an extensive background in office administration and customer service as well as experience in the banking industry, her strong faith and strong work ethic only serve to strengthen her already strong skills and gifting in the role of Administrative Coordinator.
We are blessed to have Michelle and her family (husband Paul and children Viktor, Ivan and Lukas) as part of our QBC community.
Geoff Warder – Worship Coordinator
Geoff is a recording engineer by profession whose clients have included the Guelph Chamber Choir; Amabile Choirs of London, Canada; Fanshawe Chorus London; Gerald Fagan Singers and Orchestra London. In addition Geoff is a composer who has written music for choirs, television programs, advertisements, and multimedia productions. He currently teaches audio production at Fanshawe College, London, and Humber College, Toronto. He has also been a church musician and leader for 15 years.