GUESTS

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TIM GONSALVES

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Pastors & LEADER SESSION SPEAKER

Tim works as the National Youth Director for Alpha Canada and is passionate about empowering youth workers and students to share the good news of Jesus everywhere they go. He is also a pastor and teaching team member at his local church in Langley, BC. He is married to his incredible wife Chanel and together they have two beautiful and energetic daughters, Ellie and Sunday. He’s passionate about Jesus, golf, cycling, good coffee, and the enneagram.


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ZACH HAVENS

WORSHIP

Zach Havens has a passion for improving the lives of others through worship, music, and business. Over the last decade, he has led worship across Canada, produced several albums, and launched a music-lesson tech start up called Miistro (www.miistro.com). Zach lives in London ON, where he and his wife Britt homeschool their three children (Dexter, Elle, and Indiana) and are constantly on the lookout for adventure. Connect with Zach on Instagram at @realzachhavens.


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BLAIR MERCER

SPEAKER - PASTORS & LEADERS SESSION

Blair and his wife have been living the dream in ministry for almost 20 years along with their two teen age kids, Isaac and Michaela. Their family’s passion is to work with teams of people to create positive change in the world through Jesus. Over the years they have done this with music, messages, trips, games, sports, events, teams, camps, food, arts, gifts and pranks. Currently, Blair serves on the WO District Executive, New Churches Network and gives leadership to WO Creative Resource. They have ministered over all of these years at Gateway Church in London as youth Pastors and now serve as the Campus Church Pastors to Gateway Church in Komoka that they planted in 2012.


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HOLLY BATES

SPEAKER - STUDENT SESSION

Holly has been ministering together with her husband Jer for over 16 years with their 3 kids Maddie, Jaden and Mylah. For over 14 years Holly has served in student ministry with a desire to see students rise up as leaders in their generation, empowered to share their faith. Holly now serves as Community Engagement Pastor at Glad Tidings Church in Burlington. She is passionate about mobilizing the local church to be engaged in expressing God’s love to every person who does not yet know the incredible grace of Jesus. Holly loves adventure, local coffee shops and Chick-Fil-A!


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RYAN HARMON

SPEAKER - STUDENT SESSION

Ryan is from Grimsby, Ontario where he and his wife Jenna serve as Youth Pastors at Lakemount Worship Centre. Ryan is passionate about local churches in Canada and is living to see students connected to the life changing presence of Jesus. Ryan is also an Alpha Canada advocate and is currently partnering with pastors across Southern Ontario to reach high schools through student-led outreach.If he’s not out driving aimlessly with the music loud and windows down, there’s a good chance he’s watching Elmo and playing catch with his two-year old Son, Moses James.