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Matt Hess
Lead Pastor
 
After over 10 years in church ministry, Matt and his wife Arrica sensed God leading them to start a church somewhere in the Greater Toronto Area, specifically the Durham region and Pickering. Married in January of 2004, they have four amazing children: Isaac, Gavyn, Seanna, and Kadence. Matt loves his family, has a passion for people, and desires to see many people's lives changed through the love of Jesus Christ!
 
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Rob Hayes
Associate Pastor
 
Rob Hayes joined the Fellowship Pickering team in April 2016. Along with his wife, Dot Hayes, Rob hopes to make a positive impact on the unity of the church and help those involved find out how to best use their spiritual gifts. Rob brings with him many years of ministry and pastoral leadership.
 
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Odain Barrett
Worship Leader
 
Odain first believed in Jesus for salvation at age 17. He loves the Lord, his family, and helping people enjoy their lives with vigor. He has volunteered in the church for 8 years as a praise team leader and 6 years as a Youth Director. He lives in Pickering with his loving wife and daughter. By profession he is a Certified Personal Trainer and Adult Educator. 
 
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James Greaves
Church Planting Resident
Bowmanville
James grew up around church but it wasn’t until 2013 that he became a believer in Jesus Christ. After coming to know Christ, James felt led into ministry, and is now learning the art of preaching through his internship at Fellowship Pickering. He also attended Tyndale University and Seminary, completing coursework in Theology. Ultimately James has a heart in preaching, missions and growing God’s kingdom through Fellowship Pickering and the future Fellowship churches.
 
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Kelly Wilson
Children's Ministry Coordinator 
Kelly brings to Fellowship Pickering a passion for kids and a joy for life. Her gift of creativity is unique and a blessing to everyone in the church. God opened Kelly's eyes to the peace and life found in the Gospel back in 2013, and she has followed Him with her life ever since then.
 
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Jared Huntley
Church Planting Resident
Oshawa 
Jared surrendered his life to Jesus in 2011 and heard God's call to preach and teach the Gospel shortly after. He and his wife, Jen, moved to the Durham region from Texas in June of 2015 to respond to the Lord's call to plant churches and make disciples in Canada. Jared graduated from Howard Payne University with a Bachelor of Arts in Bible and is currently attending Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary pursuing a Masters of Divinity in North American Church Planting. 
 
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Jen Huntley
Communications Director
 
Jen grew up in Pennsylvania, and later moved to Texas after getting her Bachelor's in Cinema & Photography at Ithaca College and working 4 summers at a Christian Camp. She continued in full time camp ministry 4 years before meeting her husband Jared, marrying, and moving to Pickering, Ontario. Jen loves everything creative, especially when she can make something that shines the light of Christ for others to see. She hopes to be Jesus' hands and feet wherever He calls her to serve.
 
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