Darrell has come to The Chapel from Saskatchewan, having ministered in various positions in churches for over 30 years. He holds a Bachelor of Religious Education Degree from Briercrest Bible College and a Master of Arts Degree in Christian Ministry from Briercrest Seminary.
Darrell and his wife, Priscilla, have been married for 35 years and have four adult children and four grandchildren. They are excited to be involved in the ministry of this church as well as to serve the community of Enderby.
On a warm summer’s evening you may run into them enjoying time at a local beach or on a hiking/biking trail. They are thankful for the warm welcome they have already received in our community.
Office Administrator – Gerty Shipmaker
Gerty has been attending the Chapel with her husband Ian for many years and has been on staff since 2012. As the Office Administrator, she is responsible for the day to day aspects of the Chapel, from financial details to office work. When she is not working, she is writing and directing plays for special occasions in the Chapel. She has six children, seven grandchildren and enjoys writing, spending time with family and friends, camping, running and being creative.
Thrive/Jr. Youth Manager – Jesse Harder
Jesse was born and raised on a farm in central BC. She grew up learning the importance of hard work, respect, integrity, and good old-fashioned fun. She moved to the area with her husband and two children. Jesse is passionate about teaching kids in a fun and memorable way. She enjoys hiking through the woods, creating new recipes and is always up for a game of hockey! She joined our team here at The Chapel in October of 2018 to manage our Thrive Program and to lead our Jr. Youth Program.
Chapel Leadership Team
Jesse Vander Kooi