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A Place to Believe…

                               A Place to Belong.

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The Pastoral and Leadership Team of CLC is best represented as three spheres of leadership. The   Senior   Pastor and Elders give oversight to the spiritual matters and pastoral care for members of   CLC. Another   sphere of leadership is the Board of Directors who is the legal governing body that   gives oversight to all   financial, business and temporal affairs of CLC. This governing body is elected   by the membership of CLC each year. Our third sphere is our Ministry Directors who give oversight to   specific ministries of CLC.

Senior Pastor

Patrick Halferty



Patrick Halferty is Senior Pastor at Christian Life Center. He resides in New Maryland with his wife, Mercy and four children, Rachel, Rebecca, Ben and Grace. Pastor Patrick has served churches in Ontario and New Brunswick affiliated with the Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada, the Congregational Christian Churches in Canada and now at Christian Life Center with the Apostolic Church of Pentecost.

Elders

Fred Wallace



Now retired, Fred was an owner/operator of Wallace Building Supplies Ltd. and a school bus driver for more than twenty years. In his church he has served voluntarily in many departments as a Sunday school teacher, boys' group leader, Youth leader, Adult Bible teacher, Deacon and Elder. Fred's heart cry is the importance of the Church today and the need for all members to draw closer to the Lord.

Gina Wallace



Georgina (Gina) is a charter member of CLC and has served in a number of volunteer positions over the past fifteen years.  She is married to Fred Wallace, and they have one son, Aaron. A retired high school teacher, she has been a writer, business co-owner, drama coach, Sunday school director, and deacon.  Her prayer is that Christian Life Center will benefit the Grand Lake area and become the church God wants it to be.

Church Board

Jeannie May Gallant - Chair of the CLC Board



Jeannie is married to Noel. She is the proud mother of Brett and Emma. She enjoys working as a RN in the community where she lives. She is involved in her church and community and has served on various boards and volunteered for different functions. Currently she is a CPR instructor, Heart & Stroke Foundation Member and S.S teacher. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, leisure time at the Lake, reading and listening to music.

Bill Wyatt – Property and Grounds/Men’s Ministry Leader



Bill has known the Lord for over 40 years and has been in ministry for much of that time.  As a southern gospel singer God opened doors throughout Canada and the US.  Later spending 12 years with World Vision brought him farther afield to the continents of Africa & Asia.  In 2002, God led Bill & his wife to New Brunswick where they’ve been able to put down roots.  Christian Life Center soon became ‘home’ to them where Bill saw there was a need for ministry to the men of the community.  Since then he’s been ‘head cook’ the 4th Saturday of each month when CLC hosts a men’s breakfast that is open not just to the church men, but to all men who want to just get together with other men and enjoy some time together. Bill’s desire is that men will come to know and grow in Jesus and find that it indeed can be fun.

Troy Crawford - Treasurer/Financial Chair. Benevolent/Compassion



Troy is married to Mary Lou and has a daughter, Abby and a son, Jacob. He has served at CLC as a Sunday School Teacher, usher, greeter, member of the youth committee and has truly blessed our congregation with his up beat and cheery attitude. Troy is a caring man of God who wants to see our youth and children experience the Spirit of God moving in their lives. His passion is his family, worshipping God and serving CLC to the best of his ability.

Mary Lou Crawford - Policies and Procedures



Mary Lou has been a member of Christian Life Center for 12 years.  She is married to Troy and has two teenage children, Abby and Jacob.  She is a Public Health Nurse who loves serving in her community.  At CLC Mary Lou assists in our Sunday School and Youth Group and various committees as well as our Board Member.  

Doris Kilfillen - Ushers & Greeters









Doris and her husband, Kenny have been founding members of Christian Life Center.  She has been involved in our church providing assistance in the Ladies Ministry, Sunday School, Kitchen Committee and volunteers wherever needed.  Doris and her husband Kenny have four children and 9 grandchildren.  The family is very active in whatever is needed at CLC.  

Vicki Pollock - CLC Board Secretary/CLC Constitution/CCCC




Vicki and her husband, Paul have been leaders at Christian Life Center for many years.  They have two grown children, Chad and Mandy.  Vicki previously served as SON Seekers Director and has served on many committees at CLC.    



Brent McLean - Property and Grounds



Brent is the leader of the Multi Media Team at CLC and assists with upkeep of grounds.  Brent is married to Lisa (Kilfillen) and has two wonderful children, Savannah and Luke who are part of the Children’s Worship Team among other activities at CLC.  

Ministry Directors

Linda McGaghey - Praise & Worship



Linda has recently taken on the responsibility of music director here at CLC. Linda loves the Lord and uses her musical talents to bless Him as well as others.

Linda Gallant - Seniors



Linda's passion is to lead seniors to believe how wonderful they are and know their worth in God's family. Therefore, the name "Seniors on a Mission" was formed. The group started in January 2012 . Everyone person 55 years of age and over in our community or elsewhere is welcome. We share a meal prepared by the ladies who volunteer their time each month. This is followed by singing, worship and fun!! Come join us!

Twila Day - Christian Education, Children’s Praise and Worship Leader



Twila is married to Derwin and has been blessed with two children, Shanelle and Keon.  She enjoys teaching and leading, showing children and youth their potential when placing God in the center of their lives.

Melody Davidson -Youth Leader



Melody assumed the role of Youth Leader here at CLC in the early part of 2011. She uses her talents and abilities to connect with the youth and she desires that each of them will develop a relationship with the awesome God that has always been there for her. Melody is thankful that she is able to serve her church in this way and looks forward to what the Lord has in store for the youth at CLC!

Brent McLean - Multi-Media



Brent is the leader of the Multi Media Team at CLC and assists with upkeep of grounds.  Brent is married to Lisa (Kilfillen) and has two wonderful children, Savannah and Luke who are part of the Children’s Worship Team among other activities at CLC.  

Lisa McLean - Missions



Lisa, a High School teacher at Chipman Forest Avenue School, is our Mission’s Director at Christian Life Center.  She keeps us informed on the missionaries we support overseas and our home missionaries by giving a monthly account of what each one is doing to advance the Kingdom of God with our assistance.  

Office Staff

Linda Gallant - Office Administrator

           


Linda started working in the office at CLC in November 2011. She and her husband, Paul are blessed with 5 children and 4 grandchildren. She has attended CLC for many years and volunteers as a Sunday School Teacher, Worship Singer, and singing with her Sisters, Debbie Smith and Twila Day which forms the group "Long Sisters". Working in the office at CLC has been a dream of Linda's and she enjoys the interaction with everyone who comes in to visit.

Laura Chatterton - Bookkeeper



A single mother of four (one son, three daughters), grandmother of six, Laura works full time and is a tremendous help to our office. With her excellent organizational and administrative skills our office runs very smoothly. Laura is an avid reader who loves great Bible discussions and has a heart for missions with a burning desire for evangelism. Her hobbies include gardening, knitting, sewing, and crafts. Laura loves beagles and appreciates nature in all its forms.

Custodian

Doris Sagert



Doris is a member of our Christian family that moved to Chipman from Germany in September 2007. She is married to her husband Uwe. She has a hobby farm which includes, chickens, horses and goats but her greatest passion is her relationship with Jesus Christ. She loves to study the Bible, praising and worshiping in the presence of the Lord, and playing the guitar in our Worship Team. She is truly a blessing to all who know her.