Lynda Richards

Lynda Richards

Lynda and her husband moved into the Huntsville area in 2013 and wake up each morning thanking God for providing a home and friends in this amazing part of the province. She brings a background in human resources and administration to the leadership team and also volunteers as a small group leader and prayer team member.  Having traveled on mission trips to Kenya, Rwanda, and Haiti, Lynda has developed a heart for serving others through word and deed. Now that she's retired, she enjoys connecting with God while working in her garden or paddling her kayak. She and her husband, Ray, love hosting friends and neighbors in their home as well as playing with their granddaughters.

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Pastor - Jeremy McClung

Pastor - Jeremy McClung

Jeremy and his wife April moved to Huntsville in 2007 in order to start Muskoka Community Church. They have three children attending Huntsville schools, and are actively involved in many aspects of the local community. Born and raised in Fort Erie, Ontario, Jeremy studied at Huntington University in Indiana, before serving churches in Winchester, Virginia. After graduating with his MA from McMaster Divinity College in 2017, and is now pursuing his PhD through Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto. In his free time, he enjoys art, music, curling, golf, cooking, and spending time outdoors.

Note: Jeremy is on a sabbatical from May 27–August 26, 2019. During this time he will not be responding to email or phone calls as he disconnects from his pastoral role for a time of intentional spiritual and personal renewal. During this time, church services will continue as normal, and you can contact Associate Pastor Peter Kobunski with any ministry needs.

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Associate Pastor - Peter Kobunski

Associate Pastor - Peter Kobunski

Peter and his wife Kara moved to Huntsville in 2018 when Peter became the Associate Pastor at Muskoka Community Church. He was born and raised in Ohio where he later got his undergraduate degree at Ashland University. He stayed in Ashland to attend seminary and graduated with his MA in 2018 from Ashland Theological Seminary. During his time in Ashland Peter served on the leadership team of a college ministry both as a student leader and an adult leader. He also served at a church during his time in seminary. In his free time Peter enjoys spending time with people, traveling, being creative in cooking, carpentry and more; sports, hiking, fishing, and almost anything outdoors.

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Communication Team Leader - Jasmine Oldham

Communication Team Leader - Jasmine Oldham

Jasmine oversees our efforts at communication at Muskoka Community Church, particularly our weekly email updates and our bulletin boards, as well as working with others to keep up with social media, the website, and community advertising. She and her husband Jason recently made Huntsville their home after many years in the GTA. She's excited to welcome her first child in April 2018. 

Click here to email Jasmine.

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Generosity and Service Team Leader - Barb McQuillin

Generosity and Service Team Leader - Barb McQuillin

Barb coordinates our efforts to serve and do good in our community, overseeing a team that plans service projects, benevolence, and support of other local agencies. She loves her husband and best friend, Richard, their 5 children and spouses and 12 grandchildren.  Barb loves all her animals, camping, canoeing, campfires and just generally being outside.  Barb also works as a bookkeeper and income tax preparer.

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Volunteer Coordinator - April McClung

Volunteer Coordinator - April McClung

April helps people find their best fit at MCC by helping our ministry leaders communicate their needs, and by helping people understand their gifting. If you're interested in volunteering, you can fill out a questionnaire here, and April will follow up with you. She has three children with her husband Jeremy (MCC's pastor), and is involved in Rotary, the Curling Club, and Huntsville Soccer Club. She is a full-time financial consultant.

Click here to email April.

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Facility Team Leader - Brian Thiessen

Facility Team Leader - Brian Thiessen

Brian oversees the cleaning and general maintenance of our facility, assisted by volunteers who give their time to make sure our space is spic and span.  Brain started attending MCC with his dogs at Church in the Park and has continued to enjoy the fellowship of the church.   During the week, works at a regional non-profit that helps those with Mental Health issues as a Senior Manager of Strategy Management. He enjoys all that Muskoka area has to offer, including downhill skiing and ATVing.

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Children's Ministry Coordinator - Rachel Hunt

Children's Ministry Coordinator - Rachel Hunt

Rachel leads our Children's Ministry and serves with an incredible team of volunteers.  Her passion is children and women.  Every child deserves to be loved and every women deserves to know how valued she is.  Rachel believes every person matters and their stories deserve a platform to be heard and shared with others.  Rachel and her husband James Hunt love to go camping and enjoy spending time with their kids Becca, Jamielyn, and Ethan.  

Click here to email Rachel.

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Small Groups Coordinator - Micki Gallagher

Small Groups Coordinator - Micki Gallagher

Micki Gallagher coordinates our Small Group Ministry and is excited about the growth that has been happening in each God inspired group! 
With a deep desire to see God’s Kingdom grow, Micki knows that Sunday mornings are not enough! Reading God’s Word, connecting with others during the week, praying together, having meaningful discussions, asking questions in a safe environment & relationship building are key to spiritual growth!
Micki loves living in beautiful Huntsville with her hubby Stephen, son Jacob & puppy dog Simone!
Living daily Gratitude to God & sharing His JOY with others is what she is called to do!

Click here to email Micki.

 

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Welcome and Connections Team Leader - Katherine Lewin

Welcome and Connections Team Leader - Katherine Lewin

Katherine ("Kath") leads our Welcome and Connections Team, helping newcomers feel welcomed and get connected to the church community. Katherine is a Regional Director for a hotel company that takes her across Canada and the United States; however Huntsville it the place she has always called home and moved back to the area in 2015 to be closer to her full extended family.

Click here to email Kath.

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