meet OUR TEAM

pastoral staff

  • steve sparling

    senior pastor

    Pastor Steve and his wife Debbie are the founding pastors of Family Worship & Outreach Centre. The church began in the Spring of 2000 with a handful of people and has grown to be a self-sustaining assembly. The church has a ministry focus to the serve the local community within the Durham, and beyond. Steve also presently serves The Eastern Ontario & Nunavut District (EOND) as the Men’s Ministry Director. Steve has a love for life and a passion to disciple all believers in the local church to impact the world for Christ.

  • nisha nathis

    next generation pastor

    Pastor Nisha completed her Masters in Theological Studies at Tyndale College and Seminary and is working towards getting her credentials with the Pentecostal Association of Canada (PAOC) as a Licensed Minister. She desires to share the Word of God and Worship the Lord in Spirit and Truth. Her passion is to lead the next generation to experience God’s presence and train them for worship and ministry. Nisha is happily married to her husband, Nathis, for 20 years and they both have two amazing sons, Jaydon and Jahvin.

  • ejay tupe

    wORSHIP pastor - INTERM

    Pastor Ejay believes that marginalized people cannot be saved through programs. Loving people with deep compassion is a precious calling. This is why he believes in serving in whatever capacity he is able in order to meet these needs. It is an incredible privilege to be trusted by the people he serves. Ejay, and his wife Cheryl, serve to be a bridge to their neighbours both rich and poor, building community amongst them and practicing radical hospitality. They do this so they may have a glimpse into the kingdom of God.

support staff

debbie sparling

office reception

Debbie manages the day-to-day tasks in the office and ensures that everyone receives a warm welcome

monique canfield

administration & outreach

Monique provides administrative support to our team, as well as assisting with our mid-week events and outreaches

owen greene

intern: youth & jr. high

Owen assists with youth and junior high ministries on an internship basis as he pursues Bible College

john begg

custodian

John ensures the interior of our facility is clean on a regular basis to contribute to our welcoming atmosphere