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: 
780-568-4630

· 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:
780-814-1892

· Board Chair
Description:  Provide leadership to the board.
Leader: 
James Balisky
Contact Info: 
780-568-3813 

· Christmas Shoe Boxes
Description:  Collect items throughout the year and organize a shoebox packing party in November.
Leader: 
Patti Hildebrand
Contact Info: 
780-228-1309 

· Clipboards
Description:  Activity sheets for during the sermon for children ages 4 - Gr 4.
Leader:
Treasa Breen
Contact Info:
780-568-4360  info@gbfchurch.org

· Decorations
Description: Decorate the church and oversee seasonal decorations.
Leader:
Tera Dueck
Contact Info: 780-876-3586 

· Facilities
Description:  Repairs and upkeep of the GBF building and land.
Leader: 
Rod & Tera Dueck
Contact Info:
780-568-3074

· Finance
Description:  Oversee bookkeeper and aid in financial matters.
Leader:  James Balisky
Contact Info:  780-568-3813 

· 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: 780-537-2102

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

· GBF Connect Live
Description: 
Interview GBF members monthly, on stage Sunday mornings.
Leader: 
Amy Easterbrook, Rhonda Giesbrecht
Contact Info:
Amy - 403-563-7526
Rhonda - 780-933-9153   

· Greeters
Description:  Schedule greeters for at the door Sunday mornings.  Oversee ushers.
Leader: 
Wayne & Dorothy Brown
Contact Info:
780-539-9660

· Hand-Me-Down Depot
Description: 
Friday mornings - coffee & fellowship and free clothes
(newborn to size 8).
Leader: 
Stacey Reimer
Contact Info:
780-897-0620 

· Janitorial Service
Description:  Cleaning and organizing the church building.
Leader: 
Lena Hagerman
Contact Info:
780-814-1892 

· 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: 
Jeanette Beyer, Gwen Hagerman
Contact Info: 
Jeanette - 780-567-2280

· Media & Promotions
Description:  Video Announcements, ProPresentor, website.
Leader: 
Laura Brown
Contact Info:
780-296-1989  laurajbrown78@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:
780-978-5655

· Nominating Committee
Description:  Interviewing & candidating pastors to fill positions needed at the church.
Leader:
  Jason Easterbrook
Contact Info: 
780-568-4360 

· Office Admin/Bookkeeping
Description: 
Assist pastors, bulletins, website, communication, bookkeeping & office admin.
Leader: 
Treasa Breen
Contact Info:  780-568-4630 

· Prayer Ministry
Description:  Prayer meetings Sunday morning.
Leader: James Balisky
Contact Info:
780-568-3813 

· Samson Society
Description: Weekly meeting and daily accountability.
Leader:  Charlie Heyn
Contact Info:
780-832-5177

· Senior’s Services
Description:  Schedule Sunday afternoon services for Senior’s homes in Grande Prairie.
Leader: 
Len Breen
Contact Info:
780-568-4632 

· Sound Tech Coordinator
Description:  Purchase and upkeep of sound equipment.  Organize sound tech training.
Leader: 
Travis Born
Contact Info: 
780-897-2648 

· Sunday Morning Coffee Crew
Description: Sunday morning coffee making and clean up.
Leader: Nelie Rylaarsdam
Contact Info: 780-897-2491

· Ushers
Description:  Schedule and lead ushers for Sunday mornings.
Leader:  Dave Hagerman
Contact Info: 780-876-5887

· Worship Teams
Description:  Schedule and lead Sunday morning worship teams.
Leader:  Arlen Brown
Contact Info:  780-814-1737

 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 

· Infant Nursery
Description:  Childcare for infants up to age 2 during the second service.
Leader:  Stephanie Driedger
Contact Info: 780-380-1787 

· Preschool S.S.
Description:  S.S. program for ages 2-4 during second service.
Leader: 
Stacey Reimer
Contact Info: 
780-897-0620 

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

 Youth & Young Adult Ministries

· Tween Youth
Description:  Monthly events for grades 4-6.
Leaders:
Eric & Jana Siebert
Contact Info:
780-568-2988

· Sr. & Jr. High Youth
Description: Friday night events & teaching time.
Leader: 
Mark Breen
Contact Info:
780-897-1093

 Women’s Ministries

Board Liaison:  Amy Easterbrook
403-563-7526 

· 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:  780-897-0620 

· Ladies Bible Study
Description: 
Wednesday morning bible study and prayer time.
Leader: 
Tanya Brown
Contact Info: 
780-568-3616 

· GBF Connect: Ladies
Description: 
Once a month fun events with a testimony time for women.
Leaders: 
Lena Hagerman, Candace Retzlaff
Contact Info: 
Lena - 780-814-1892
Candace - 780-380-7262 

Men’s Ministries

· Men’s Events
Description:   Special events & retreats for men getting together to strengthen relationships with God and with each other.  
Leaders: 
Ernie Doble, Arlen Brown, Mark Breen
Contact Info: 
Ernie - 780-774-2477  
Arlen - 780-568-3616   
Mark - 780-296-5403