Staff

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Meet our leadership

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Rick McCorkindale - Lead Pastor

Rick became our lead pastor at the beginning of 2015. His years of church and educational ministry have made him aware of his own frailties and the wonder of Jesus’ love and forgiveness. He brings with him a passion for bringing the words of Jesus, especially those related to discipleship and community, into our lives. He and his beloved wife, Sylvia, have three grown children, six grandchildren, and a golden dog.

Len Bachiu - Pastor to Seniors

Len joined our staff in May of 2014. He has a heart for ministering to seniors and will be doing home and hospital visits along with occasional speaking on Sunday mornings.

Dawn Grunau - Pastor of Christian Education & Family Care

Dawn joined our staff in 2008 working primarily with preschool programming. As of August of 2012 she is now overseeing all areas of our children and family ministries. Her passion is to see the word of God get into the lives of children and their families. She has a B.A. in Christian Ministry from Briercrest College. Dawn is married to Daryl and has three beautiful daughters.

Michael Streilein - Pastor of Student Ministries

Michael joined us in 2014 as the Director of Junior High Ministries, and in July of 2015 took on the role of Pastor of Student Ministries and Staff Barista. He has a B.A.in Pastoral Ministries from Bethany College and has served many years in camp ministry. He loves outdoor sports, board games, coffee, and spending time with his wife, Kaitlyn and new son.

Kathy Janzen - Administrative Assistant

Kathy is the first person you’ll meet when you come to our offices. She has been the Administrative Assistant at Cornerstone Church since 1994 and is a valuable part of our team. She and her husband Sam are enjoying empty nest life.

Elsa Guenther - Administration & Finance

Elsa is a valued part of our staff and loves to help us keep everything in order. She joined our team in 2012 and takes care of finances and other administrative tasks. As an avid photographer, you can often see her taking pictures of various events at the church. She is also quite committed to being involved in the community. She and her husband Duane have three children.

Joanne Thomas - Christian Education Assistant

Joanne joined our staff in Fall of 2012. She desires to see families grow in their relationship with Jesus. She is married to Justin and they have two young children.

Lisa Hrycan - CAP Debt Centre Manager

Lisa has a heart for those who are struggling with finances, those who are drowning under a sea of debt. She came on board in July of 2015 and has quickly become an essential part of our staff. She and her husband William have two little girls.