Atomic Youth Team Leader - Marcy Hill

Atomic Youth Team Leader - Marcy Hill

Marcy has worked all over Muskoka in children's programming for over 20 years. She is known for her ability to create programming that builds self-confidence, self-worth, and respect. Her love of God and desire to teach our youth that in Christ you are never alone brought her to Muskoka Community Church.

In 2016, with a handful of youth Marcy launched MCC’s first youth group, Atomic Youth. In addition, Marcy began to develop a strong outreach following giving other youth a safe space to explore Jesus.

Since then Marcy has been creating an amazing safe space at The DoorYouth Center for both churched and unchurched kids with an awesome ministry opportunity for all.

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Mike Malone

Mike Malone

Mike and his wife Virginia have been involved in MCC since the Riverside days, and have served a variety of churches since they had a fairly dramatic conversion to Christianity in their twenties. Because of this, their heart is for people outside of the church, and discipling those new to the faith. Of course, their heart is also with their two daughters and grandchildren, with whom they spend as much time as possible. For many years, Mike has owned and operated a cleaning/janitorial services company, and understands both the challenges of small business and how faith in God can make business ownership easier. He brings both his business experience and faith into his role as treasurer at MCC, and is often reminding our team to trust in God.

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Paul Brittain

Paul Brittain

Paul and his family a part of MCC before we even launched Sunday services. Both he and his wife Beth have past experience in camping ministry and Christian leadership development. His love for fishing, whitewater, and being out in nature matches well with his career in a wholesale kayak and outdoor equipment sales. Our longest-serving member of leadership team, Paul contributes, thoughtfulness, deep insights and wisdom—particularly when we’re struggling with difficult issues.

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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.

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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. 

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Generosity and Service Team Leader - Emma Platts-Boyle

Emma works with a team to coordinate efforts to serve the community and world in practical ways that make a difference. Together we plan service projects, outreach, benevolence, and support community organizations,

Emma loves to spend time with her husband and four kids. She finds joy in exploring the natural gems in the area, doing handcrafts and volunteering in the community.

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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.

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Prayer Team Leader - Michelle Leney

Michelle is passionate about prayer and connecting with God throughout her day. She coordinates intentional prayer times before our services, bringing the volunteers, attendees, and guests before God and asking him to work. Michelle, her husband and her kids have been part of MCC for 7 years and love being outside in Muskoka when they have spare time.

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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.  

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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!

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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.

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