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Our Staff

Senior Pastor - Dr. Mike and Elisa Nedelko

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Dr. Mike Nedelko has been the Senior Pastor at Grace since June 2001 but has served with the church since October 2000.  Mike has a B.A. from Millar College of the Bible and received his M.Div. from the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary in Cochrane. He recently completed his Doctorate of Ministry at Dallas Theological Seminary. Mike loves preaching and appreciates serving together with the church family at Grace. Mike is married to Elisa and they have four children.

Elisa is currently the Director of Women's MInistries and co-directing our GRACE KIDS ministry and is passionate about seeing children discipled in Christ in their formative years.  


  Student Youth Pastor - Samuel Bernard 

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Samuel Bernard is from Port-au-Prince, Haiti and is married to Leah. He recently graduated from Millar College of the Bible with a Bachelor of Biblical Studies. He is continuing his studies at the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary in Cochrane while serving as Youth Pastor at Grace Baptist Church. He enjoys mentoring youth and his passion is to see others come to know the Lord. Sammy oversees Fusion (kids in grades 4-6) and Ignite (grades 7-12). He also has his own ministry, Inspired2change in Haiti.

Sammy loves soccer and playing his guitar. Pastor Sammy is married to Leah, whom he met at Millar College of the Bible. They have a beautiful baby daughter together.


 Director of Finance - Dan Copot


Director of Communication & Administration - Janise Somer

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Janise joined our staff team in January 2017 with 25+ years of experience in non-profit having worked as Director of Communications for Centre Street Church, the Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada, Bearspaw Christian School, and the Calgary Police Foundation.

Janise is married to Frank and is the proud mom of two daughters and a stepson.

Co-Director of Children's Ministries - Nadine Storrier

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Nadine started co-directing our GRACE KIDS ministry since September 2015. Nadine has a Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation from the University of Calgary and a background working with children with disabilities, supporting families and teaching in these areas in post-secondary education programs.  Nadine is passionate about teaching children that the Word of God is true.

She has been married to Dave since 1994 and they have been blessed with five children.