John Van Sloten, Lead Pastor – John has been an ordained pastor for the past 25 years and leads our team here at CCRC. His passions are preaching and writing about God’s everywhere presence. He and Fran have been married for 35 years and have three adult children. John has been awarded four John Templeton Foundation sub-grants over the past ten years and is currently part of a two-year multi-faith-based fellowship in NYC that will be exploring the intersection of faith and science. In his spare time, he loves to walk, take photos and occasionally sketch.
Daniel Lee, Worship Coordinator – Daniel is a student at Ambrose University, studying the behavioural sciences so that he may better understand and see God in and through his relationships and interactions with others. As a musician, he has been playing guitar and bass for the past eight years, initially learning from his father who studied music at Humber College before going on to become a minister in the Alliance Church. Throughout high school and into university Daniel studied under local guitarist and music producer, Cory Bitner. Daniel is passionate about music, people, and worshiping the Lord not only in song, but through every aspect of our daily lives.