GBF Ministries

· Benevolent Fund
Description:  Funds collected in a special offering once a month to be distributed to church attendees or members of the community in need.
Leader: 
Jason Easterbrook
Contact Info: 
568-4630 jasoneasterbrook@yahoo.ca

· BLBC Representatives
Description: 
Liaisons between Bear Lake Bible Camp and GBF Church.  Part of the BLBC board as GBF church representatives.
Leaders: 
Lena Hagerman
Contact Info:
814-1892 lenah1@live.ca

· Board Chair
Description:  Provide leadership to the board.
Leader: 
James Balisky
Contact Info: 
568-3813  james@eswilliams.com

· Christmas Shoe Boxes
Description:  Collect items throughout the year and organize a shoebox packing party in November.
Leader: 
Patti Hildebrand
Contact Info: 
228-1309  patricia.hildebrand@outlook.com

· Clipboards
Description:  Activity sheets for during the sermon for children ages 4 - Gr 4.
Leader:
Treasa Breen
Contact Info:
568-4360  info@gbfchurch.org

· Decorations
Description: Decorate the church and oversee seasonal decorations.
Leader:
Tera Dueck
Contact Info: 876-3586  tera@dueckbrothers.com

· Facilities
Description:  Repairs and upkeep of the GBF building and land.
Leader: 
Rod & Tera Dueck
Contact Info:
568-3074 rod.s.dueck@gmail.com

· Finance
Description:  Oversee bookkeeper and aid in financial matters.
Leader:  James Balisky
Contact Info:  568-3813  james@eswilliams.com

· Freedom Session
Description: A 30-week intensive healing discipleship program that uncovers the roots of pain in our lives and invites Jesus Christ to heal those areas of our hearts.
Leaders: Jake & Jackie Gour
Contact Info: 537-2102, jandjgour@gmail.com

· Food & Special Events
Description:  Plan and coordinate special events, Sunday morning coffee & tea.
Leader: 
Melody Sample
Contact Info: 
780-882-1974 melodysample@ymail.com

· GBF Connect Live
Description: 
Interview GBF members monthly, onstage Sunday mornings.
Leader: 
Amy Easterbrook, Rhonda Giesbrecht
Contact Info:
Amy - 403-563-7526 amyeasterbrook79@gmail.com  Rhonda - 933-9153  rhondagiesbrecht@pwsd76.ab.ca  

· Greeters
Description:  Schedule greeters for at the door Sunday mornings.  Oversee ushers.
Leader: 
Wayne & Dorothy Brown
Contact Info:
539-9660 waynenorland@excite.com nanabrown74@gmail.com

· Hand-Me-Down Depot
Description: 
Friday mornings - coffee & fellowship and free clothes (newborn to size 8).
Leader: 
Stacey Reimer
Contact Info:
897-0620  staceyreimer1@gmail.com

· Janitorial Service
Description:  Cleaning and organizing the church building.
Leader: 
Lena Hagerman
Contact Info:
814-1892  lenah1@live.ca

· Library
Description:  The library has many resources for every age to enjoy.  They accept donations and donate what they don’t use to Christian Salvage Mission.
Leaders: 
Anne Wiebe, Jeanette Beyer
Contact Info: 
Anne - 568-4096
harwiebe@gmail.com
Jeanette - 567-2280
emersontrail@hotmail.ca

· Media & Promotions
Description:  Video Announcements, ProPresentor, website.
Leader: 
Laura Brown
Contact Info:
296-1989  laurajbrown@gmail.com

· Missions Committee
Description:  Be a liaison between GBF supported missionaries and the church.  Decide on new applications for financial support.
Leader: 
Les Derksen
Contact Info:
978-5655 ltderksen@gpnet.ca

· Nominating Committee
Description:  Interviewing & candidating pastors to fill positions needed at the church.
Leader:
  Jason Easterbrook
Contact Info: 
568-4360  jasoneasterbrook@yahoo.ca

· Office Admin/Bookkeeping
Description: 
Assist pastors, bulletins, website, communication, bookkeeping & office admin.
Leader: 
Treasa Breen
Contact Info: 
568-4630  info@gbfchurch.org

· Prayer Ministry
Description:  Prayer meetings Sunday morning.
Leader: James Balisky
Contact Info:
568-3813  james@eswilliams.com

· Samson Society
Description: Weekly meeting and daily accountability.
Leader:  Cornie Giesbrecht
Contact Info:
512-8693  cornie_evagiesbrecht@hotmail.com

· Senior’s Services
Description:  Schedule Sunday afternoon services for Senior’s homes in Grande Prairie.
Leader: 
Len Breen
Contact Info:
568-4632  lenbreen@gmail.com

· Sound Tech Coordinator
Description:  Purchase and upkeep of sound equipment.  Organize sound tech training.
Leader: 
Andrew Potter
Contact Info: 
380-6700  a.potter@hotmail.ca

· Sunday Morning Coffee Crew
Description: Sunday morning coffee making and clean up.
Leader: Nelie Rylaarsdam
Contact Info: 897-2491 rylaar@gpnet.ca

· Ushers
Description:  Schedule and lead ushers for Sunday mornings.
Leader:  Dave Hagerman
Contact Info: 876-5887 drhager1951@gmail.com

· Worship Teams
Description:  Schedule and lead Sunday morning worship teams.
Leader:  Arlen Brown
Contact Info:  568-3616 arlenbrown1@gmail.com

 Children’s Ministries

· Adventure Kids
Description: 
S.S. program for ages K - Gr. 6 during the second service.
Leader:
Amy Easterbrook
Contact Info: 403-563-7526  amyeasterbrook79@gmail.com

· Infant Nursery
Description:  Childcare for infants up to age 2 during the second service.
Leader:  Stephanie Driedger
Contact Info: 380-1787  mrsj.d@hotmail.com

· Preschool S.S.
Description:  S.S. program for ages 2-4 during second service.
Leader: 
Stacey Reimer
Contact Info: 
897-0620  staceyreimer1@gmail.com

· VBS
Description:  Week long summer program for kids from K- Gr 6.
Leader: 
Amy Easterbrook
Contact Info: 403-563-7526  amyeasterbrook79@gmail.com

 Youth & YA Ministries

· Tween Youth
Description:  Monthly events for grades 4-6.
Leaders:
Eric & Jana Siebert
Contact Info:
568-2988 j8siebert@gmail.ca

· Sr. & Jr. High Youth
Description: Friday night events & teaching time.
Leader: 
Mark Breen
Contact Info:
897-1093 markbreen@hotmail.com

 Women’s Ministries

Board Liaison:  Amy Easterbrook
403-563-7526  amyeasterbrook79@gmail.com

· Baby/Wedding Showers
Description: 
For those who are attending our church and are getting married or who are having their first baby since being a part of GBF we love to celebrate with a shower! It is a great time of fellowship while we celebrate, together, these exciting milestones. 
Leaders:
Stacey Reimer
Contact Info:  897-0620  staceyreimer1@gmail.com

· Ladies Bible Study
Description: 
Wednesday morning bible study and prayer time.
Leader: 
Tanya Brown
Contact Info: 
568-3616  tanyabrown88@hotmail.com

· GBF Connect: Ladies
Description: 
Once a month fun events with a testimony time for women.
Leaders: 
Lena Hagerman, Candace Retzlaff
Contact Info: 
Lena - 814-1892 lenah1@live.ca  Candace - 380-7262  c_retzlaff@hotmail.com

Men’s Ministries

· Men's Breakfast
Description: 
Monthly breakfast for sharing and encouraging each other in faith.
Leader: 
Brian Hagerman
Contact Info: 
978-4791  brianhager@willystrucking.com

· Men’s Events
Description:   Special events & retreats for men getting together to strengthen relationships with God and with each other.  
Leader: 
Ernie Doble, Arlen Brown, Mark Breen
Contact Info: 
Ernie - 774-2477  ernie@supremediesel.ca  Arlen - 568-3616  arlenbrown1@gmail.com  Mark - 296-5403  markbreen@hotmail.com