Leadership Team

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are servants of Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

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Pastor Jim Somerville, Lead Pastor

As the lead pastor, Pastor Jim has a passion for carefully unpacking the truths of Scripture. He has served at  Evangel Temple since January of 2005.  He and his wife, Nancy, have two children, Calvin, now serving as a youth pastor in Edmonton and Bethany, attending Summit Pacific College.   Pastor Jim  is passionate about both prayer and missions and believes that a missions minded church is truly a blessed church!

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Brian Hendrick, Assistant to the Pastor

Brian recently stepped down from his position as youth pastor and is currently serving in an Assistant to the Pastor role.  Brian and Tanya are blessed with two children, Kadence and Micah.   Brian served in northern Ontario for 5 years before joining the team at Evangel Temple. 

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Jennifer CarpenterDirector, Children’s Ministries

Jennifer’s main focus is on all aspects of children’s ministries, including  Sunday School, BG Club and Vacation Bible School as well as family ministries.  Jennifer joined the staff in the fall of 2012.  She, along with her husband, Scott, grew up at Evangel Temple and have a two children, Renee and  James.