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Lead Pastor

Karen became our Lead Pastor in December 2016. Before coming to Crossfire, she pastored in Toronto for over 19 years. If you asked her what she thinks about Crossfire, she would say “There is no better bunch of Christ...

Media and Technical Director

Paul is our Media and Technical Director, multi-talented in tech-related things from taking care of the sound board and sound system for worship, to building a new computer for Crossfire’s finances and church records. Paul started attending Crossfire in...

Worship Leader

Russell first came to Crossfire in 2011, and instantly found a connection with the passion and fire for worship. Since that first visit, he’s been a part of their worship team, growing as a follower of Christ and as...

Assistant Pastor

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

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...

Website and Social Media Manager

Sammie was first introduced to Crossfire in 2011 by her now husband, Paul, Crossfire’s Media and Technical Director. She has been faithfully attending ever since. She first started helping with the media for worship, which lead her into helping...

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...

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...