Staff

Jim Lucas

Lead Pastor

Jim is married to Maureen and they have 2 grown sons. Maureen owns and operates a music and arts academy called Lucas Academy of Music and the Arts.

Jim grew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia but spent most of his life in Western Canada, attending University at UBC and Seminary at Regent College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has pastored in the Vancouver area for about 30 years. Maureen and Jim planted CLCC in 1992.

Jim enjoys sports of every kind, especially hockey and baseball. He also loves spending time with his two grand daughters.

Jim also served for several years as president of Canadian Pentecostal Seminary, a graduate school of theology of Trinity Western University. He continues to teach in the area of Pastoral Theology.

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Chad Langerud

Aldergrove Campus Pastor

Chad is currently serving as campus pastor to our Aldergrove campus. He has previously served as worship pastor as well as youth pastor to senior highs, and all in all has been a part of the team at CLCC since 2003. He is married to Jillian and together they enjoy their beautiful little girls. Chad loves playing soccer year-round and although he lives in Canuck-land, he still faithfully cheers for the Edmonton Oilers. The Langeruds love enjoying the beautiful outdoors of BC whenever they can.

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Rick Ball

Saturday Campus Pastor

 Rick and his wife, Karen, have been apart of the CLCC family since 2003.  They have 3 adult children and seven grandchildren. Currently, Rick serves as the associate pastor and works closely with the staff on issues of vision development and implementation.  When not in the office Rick enjoys hanging out with the grandkids, bike riding with Karen, and fishing the great lakes and rivers of the Fraser Valley.

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Sam Seo

Community Life Pastor

Sam and his wife, Teresa have been serving at CLCC with their three kids: Elizabeth, Ethan, and Elliot since September 2008. Sam received his MDV from Trinity Western Seminary, a graduate school of theology of Trinity Western University. As the Community Life Pastor,  Sam’s greatest desire is to help people find themselves in God’s community and get connected with opportunities to learn and grow at CLCC. Sam loves fishing, wood-working, and exploring all kinds of ethnic foods as his hobby.

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Monica Columbus

Lead Children’s Pastor

Monica and her family have been at CLCC over 20 years. She is wife to  Gordon, and mother to three children, Joshua, Juliana, and Jonathan. Monica received her teaching degree from UBC and an English degree from McMaster in Hamilton, Ontario. She loves God, children, music and has a passion for discipleship. Her desire is to come alongside parents to nurture spiritual growth in children, and to see a hunger for God to grow in their lives. She is currently on staff at CLCC, working part time, overseeing the Children’s Ministry.

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Lillian Hildebrandt

Christmas Musical Choral Director

Lillian and her husband, Wilf, have been attending CLCC since 2016. Both are on staff at Summit Pacific College (SPC), Lillian as Music Programs Administrator and Music instructor, and Wilf as Dean of Education and Intercultural Studies Director. They have two adult children and two grandsons.

Lillian graduated with a B.Ed. (Secondary Music) from University of Alberta, an M.Ed. (Music) from UBC, and a D.Ed.(Didactics) from  University of South Africa. She taught music and drama at Western Pentecostal Bible College (now SPC) and directed the Music Program there before going to Africa. Wilf and Lillian ministered at Pan Africa Christian College (now University) and Pan Africa Community Church in Nairobi, Kenya for 15 Years. Wilf was the college principal and Lillian taught Music, worship and drama there, as well as directing the Music ministries at the church. Lillian was also Music pastor at Abbotsford Pentecostal Assembly before going to Kenya.

Lillian is excited about directing the Children’s Christmas Musical, along with Beckie Coupe and a superb group of volunteers. Her hope is not only to enhance the students’ Musicianship and their music ministry, but to teach the application of God’s Word.

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Beckie Coupé

Christmas Musical Drama Director

Beckie has been attending CLCC since 2014 when she first moved to Abbotsford. She has been involved with the Children’s ministry at CLCC for the past 4 years (teaching pre-school and working with the Christmas musical team) and is excited to take on the role of Christmas Musical Drama Director. Beckie is excited to share her passion for God and musical theater with the students of CLCC and looks forward to watching the students discover the true meaning of Christmas in a new way through song, acting, and dance.

When not at CLCC, Beckie can be found working as a Pediatric nurse, teaching dance at a local dance studio, and helping out with local high school Musical Theater programs.

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Jen Cal

Worship Pastor

Jen and her family have been attending CLCC since 2008. She is married to Cam, and they have three kids: Caius, Addie, and Mia. Jen has been involved with the worship ministries at CLCC since 2011 and has recently stepped in as worship administrator. Her heart for worship ministries is to see God lifted high and His people encouraged and equipped to live for His kingdom. 

When she’s not at CLCC, Jen can be found teaching middle school Math and French (bien sûr!), running, playing guitar, and talking to someone (anyone!). 

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Sarah Dueck

Early Childhood Pastor

Sarah and her husband Randy have been a part of CLCC’s family since 1997. They have 2 sons, Kallum and Connor.

She graduated from Summit Pacific College, where she received her B.A. of Religious Education with a major in E.C.E. She oversees the Early Childhood Ministries at CLCC., as well as implements the church’s “Plan to Protect” program.

Her prayer is that your family will be blessed by our ministry and that your children will grow socially and spiritually as the take part in the various events here at the Treefort!

If you are interested in renting the facility for a special event, check out our rentals page for pictures and some answers to frequently asked questions then give her a call if you would like to arrange a time to stop by to check it out.

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Bryce Edelman

High School Youth Pastor

Bryce has been a part of CLCC now for 10 years. He first started to come to the church through the apprenticeship program, where he interned doing both High School and Middle School youth while attending Summit Pacific College. He has a huge heart for ministry and seeing students grow in every area of their lives. Bryce has been married to his lovely wife since 2009 and they both love being involved in the church. He was hired on staff at CLCC July 2010 and has been loving every minute of it. Bryce cannot wait to see what God has in store for our church and ministry.
“I love the students that I get to work with, and it is a privilege to pastor and lead them into new journeys of life!”

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Naomi Heith

Aldergrove Children's Pastor

Naomi is the Children’s Pastor at CLCC Aldergrove. She and her husband Geoff have three children of their own, Kayden, Amélie and Myla. Geoff is a child at heart, so she feels as though she is surrounded by children all day… and wouldn’t have it any other way. We think children are awesome! Seeing them learn about Jesus through prayer, dance, song, stories, memory verses, crafts, and their own imagination is even more awesome. Naomi looks forward to walking along side you and your children as their relationship with Jesus develops and grows.

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Jacob Miller

Aldergrove Youth Pastor

Jacob has just completed his first year as Youth Pastor at our Aldergrove campus, and has worked for many years as a volunteer youth ministry worker in Smithers, where he grew up. He moved to Abbotsford four years ago to study at Summit Pacific College, where he recently completed his degree.

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Austin

Aldergrove Worship Intern

More details to follow.

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Teresa Seo

Chidren's Pastor

Teresa and her husband, Pastor Sam Seo have been attending CLCC since September 2008. They have 3 children: Elizabeth, Ethan and Elliot. She received her BA from Indiana University and her MA in Christan Education from Princeton Theological Seminary. She has a passion for teaching children and loves to see the hearts of children experience God’s great love for them. Teresa oversees our Treefort big group program for grades 1-5 as well as our summer camps and special events throughout the year.

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Wendy Heinrichs

Children's Ministry Administrative Assistant

Wendy is happily married to Kurt Heinrichs and they’ve been attending CLCC since 2012. They have 3 children, Kiara, Tyler and Mya.  Wendy is a servant who loves to help wherever there is a need. She works alongside the Children’s pastors to ensure all the Children’s  ministry programs run smoothly and efficiently.

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Heather Clarke

Administrative Assistant

Heather has been part of the CLCC Office staff since 2014 and works in the role of Administrative Assistant.

She is happily married to Richard. They have two grown daughters, and three wonderful grandkids.

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Geoff Heith

Multi-Media Coordinator

Geoff loves all things creative and fun.  Making things that catch the eye and tell a story are what he loves doing.

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Bill Brown

Building Maintenance Manager

Bill stepped into the role of overseeing our building and grounds maintenance, making  sure our facilities and grounds are in tip top shape.

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Jaslyne Sunday

Administrative Assistant

Jaslyne grew up in Alderville, Ontario with her big family. She came to B.C to study at Summit Pacific College. She became a part of the CLCC community in 2014 with the middle school ministry and attending Sunday morning services. Her past roles have been interning within children’s and middle school ministries.
Within this current role she works closely with Pastor Sam and Pastor Rick with CLCC’s community ministries and with coordinating facility rentals.

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David Dick

Legacy Builders Pastor

David and his wife Patricia have been attending CLCC since 2014. David received his MA in 1992 and has served as a Pastor in various churches in Canada as well as in Europe.  Most recently, he was the Senior Chaplain for Menno Place for 16 years before retiring in 2017.  He now serves as Legacy Pastor for those at CLCC who are 55+.  His desire is to provide opportunities for fellowship, worship, faith sharing as well service opportunities that will help this age group to relate to God and continue to grow in their faith and be actively involved in the life of CLCC.

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Grant Brittain

MS Youth Pastor/Saturday Campus CM Pastor

Grant has taken on the role as Middle School Youth Pastor, as well as our Children’s Ministry Saturday Service Pastor.

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Jonathan Furse

Saturday Campus Worship Leader

Jonathan has taken on the role of Worship Leader for our Saturday Campus.

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Ashley Lucas

TQ Director

Ashley is our TQ Director. More details to follow.

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Heather Friesen

TQ Assistant Director

Heather and her husband Luke have been attending CLCC since 2014. They have four children: Isaac, Camden, Ty and Annika. Heather met her husband in YWAM where she had the privilege of studying the entire Bible for 9 months. Heather has always loved working with children and has helped out with children’s ministry ever since middle school. She worked at Kids Club Childcare from 2007-2009 and obtained her ECE from Lethbridge College in 2011.

Heather is passionate about training up children in the ways of God and giving them a place to belong. Her heart is for children to have a personal revelation of the love of God.

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Jim Lucas

Lead Pastor

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Chad Langerud

Aldergrove Campus Pastor

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Rick Ball

Saturday Campus Pastor

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Sam Seo

Community Life Pastor

sam@clcc.ca

Monica Columbus

Lead Children’s Pastor

monica@clcc.ca

Lillian Hildebrandt

Christmas Musical Choral Director

lillian@clcc.ca

Beckie Coupé

Christmas Musical Drama Director

beckie@clcc.ca

Jen Cal

Worship Pastor

jen@clcc.ca

Sarah Dueck

Early Childhood Pastor

sarah@clcc.ca

Bryce Edelman

High School Youth Pastor

bryce@clcc.ca

Naomi Heith

Aldergrove Children's Pastor

naomi@clcc.ca

Jacob Miller

Aldergrove Youth Pastor

jacob@clcc.ca

Austin

Aldergrove Worship Intern

austin@clcc.ca

Teresa Seo

Chidren's Pastor

teresa@clcc.ca

Wendy Heinrichs

Children's Ministry Administrative Assistant

wendy@clcc.ca

Heather Clarke

Administrative Assistant

heather@clcc.ca

Geoff Heith

Multi-Media Coordinator

geoff@clcc.ca

Bill Brown

Building Maintenance Manager

bill@clcc.ca

Jaslyne Sunday

Administrative Assistant

jaslyne@clcc.ca

David Dick

Legacy Builders Pastor

david@clcc.ca

Grant Brittain

MS Youth Pastor/Saturday Campus CM Pastor

grant@clcc.ca

Jonathan Furse

Saturday Campus Worship Leader

jonathan@clcc.ca

Ashley Lucas

TQ Director

ashley@clcc.ca

Heather Friesen

TQ Assistant Director

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