Leadership

Elders

Tomlinson FamilyGlenn Tomlinson was born in Toronto, Ontario and raised in a godly Christian home, coming to faith in Christ at an early age. A graduate of University of Toronto in Commerce, he worked in the financial services industry for 15 years. During this time he also served in leadership roles at Jarvis Street Baptist Church, Metropolitan Baptist Church and Port Perry Baptist church, all in the greater Toronto area. Recognizing Gods call on his life, he entered vocational ministry in the summer of 2005, taking up the position as pastor of Sovereign Grace Community Church, Sarnia, Ontario. He is the co-editor of the book From Strength to Strength: A Pictorial History of Jarvis Street Baptist Church (1993) and the author of From Scotland to Canada: The Life of Pioneer Missionary Alexander Stewart (2008). He is married to Sonja and has 4 grown children, Jared, Seth (Jessica), Joshua and Victoria (Stephen).

• Music Committee
• Local Outreach
• Ladies Fellowship

Henk KraayenbrinkHenk Kraayenbrink is a member of Sovereign Grace Community Church, currently serving as an elder. Henk is the husband of Jennifer and together they have been blessed with nine children and two grandchildren. Henk has been a member of SGCC since May, 2011.

• Sunday School
• Nursery & Toddlers
• Junior Church

• Junior Youth (Grades 6 to 8)
• Senior Youth (Grades 9 to 12)
• College and Career


Jim DuvalJim Duval was born in Hamilton Ontario, and was raised in a large AG church there. He was saved by the grace of God at the age of nineteen. He went on to work for a number of years as a commercial photographer in Toronto. He met his wife Nancy when they worked together at Evangelical Publishers. They married in 1965 at Park Avenue AG church in Burlington. It was during these years that Jim sensed His Lord’s leading to Bible College, and in 1973 he graduated from Ontario Bible College with a B.Th. in pastoral studies. They took their first church in Sherkston, On. that same year but due to some physical problems they left and within a couple of years Jim was once again in pastoral ministry in Corunna. They served there for five years. Over the succeeding years Jim has been involved with missions and church ministries of varying kinds as well as a number of secular occupations. His mission work allowed Jim the privilege of seeing the church under Communism in Eastern Europe in 1981. Jim and Nancy have three children and seven grandchildren and have been married for fifty years. Jim continues to preach and teach as the Lord opens opportunities.


• Retirement Home Ministry
• Seniors Ministry
• Missions Committee
• Library

Brian Pelleboer Brian Pelleboer came to know the Lord in his early 30s.  Soon after he became a member of SGCC in December, 1997.  Brian is married to Joan and they are blessed with eight children and several grandchildren.  They operate a family farm in the Sarnia area.



 



Deacons

Brenten PelleboerBrenten Pelleboer was raised in Sovereign Grace Community Church and has been a member since he was in his teens. He has been serving as a deacon since the fall of 2012. Brenten has been married to his wife Meika since May 2013. Brenten and Meika have a little boy named Titus.
Garth LepineGarth Lepine was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba but has lived and worked in Sarnia most of his life. He has one son Gregory. He started attending Sovereign Grace Community Church in 2006 and was baptized and became a member in 2011. He became treasurer in 2011 and has serving as a deacon since 2014. Garth has been serving in the community on various charitable organizations in leadership roles for the past 20 years.
Derek DeelstraDerek Deelstra was saved by God's grace at a young age.  Derek has been attending Sovereign Grace Community Church since 2012 and became a member in 2014.  He and his wife Megan were marred in August, 2014.  Derek is involved in leading the Men's Meetings and is serving his first term as Deacon since October 2016.