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Lead Pastor

Karen joined our team as our Interim Pastor in September 2016, and became our Lead Pastor in December 2016! She pastored in Toronto for over 19 years. Karen and Dwayne, her husband, brought home their beautiful daughter, Deepika, from India in...

Media and Technical Director

Paul started attending Crossfire in 2008, just before Crossfire moved in to the current location. He has travelled to Ukraine twice for mission trips. Now, Paul has taken on the role of Media and Technical Director, from taking care...

Gary Empey
Spiritual Care Leader

Pastor Gary heads up our Pathway to Peace program (12 Steps) here at Crossfire. He also helps with pastoral care. Gary comes with over 30 years of pastoral experience in the Greater Toronto Area. When he is not at...

Assistant Pastor

Michelle is a graduate from McMaster Divinity College. She has an undergrad in Sociology and Religious Studies as well as a Masters of Divinity. She heard about Crossfire through a friend, and decided to check it out. After being...

Building Maintenance

Gary and Wendy have faithfully served Crossfire for 12 years and are still going strong. After retirement Gary spends his time overseeing the upkeep of our building, and performs a slew of other tasks. He truly is a jack...

Children's Pastor

Leah is our Children’s Pastor! She has her Masters of Theological Studies and an undergraduate degree in Social Development. She fell in love with Crossfire and the ministry in Hamilton. One of her passions is working with kids and teaching them about...

John & Adele
Leaders of the Deaf Church

Husband and wife team, John Hemingway (Deaf) and Adele Routliff‎ (hearing), co-lead Deaf Crossfire. John’s hunger to know God through His Word began at the age of 19 and continues to this day with his studies at the McMaster...