Peter Kenniphaas
Peter Kenniphaas
Lead Pastor
(705) 745-8564
Peter joined the Ferndale family in May 2008. Peter has been pastoring for the past 23 years; 11 years in British Columbia, and the past 12 years in Ontario. Peter is married to Barbara and they have four children. Peter's passion is to see people come to know and love Jesus Christ and to see their lives transformed within the context of a loving, supportive, and safe community of believers.
Jim Welch
Jim Welch
Associate Pastor
(705) 745-8564
Jim was hired as the Associate Pastor in October 2006. His responsibilities are heavily focused in the area of Student Ministry. Jim counts it a privilege to have been active in the lives of high school and junior high students for the past 20 years. As a long-time member of Ferndale, he has ministered in other areas of leadership which help round out his position as Associate Pastor. Jim is married to Penny and they have two children.
Cheryl Riley
Cheryl Riley
Children's Director
(705) 745-8564
Cheryl joined the staff at Ferndale as the Director of Children's Ministry in September 2007. She has a love for children, and has enjoyed ministering to children for over twenty years. Cheryl's desire is to support and work together with parents in raising their children to really know and love the Lord. Cheryl is married to Peter and they have three children.
Debra Wease
Debra Wease
Administrator
(705) 745-8564
Debra came to Ferndale in August 2008. She is married to Mark and they have five daughters and two sons-in-law. She feels it's been such a blessing to serve and belong to the Ferndale Church family. Know, Grow, Show...God's love is what it's all about here at Ferndale.