REVEREND TIM BRUNEAU
Tim grew up in a strong Christian family in Grimsby, Ontario where he attended Cheyne Presbyterian Church. He completed his B.A. at the University of Guelph in 1999 and, after discerning a call to ministry, entered Presbyterian College/McGill University.
After graduating in 2004, Tim married Kelly and they moved to New Westminster, B.C. to serve at First Presbyterian Church.
Since coming to St. Giles Kingsway in 2012, Tim focuses on teaching from the Bible and reaching out so that our church doors are open to all people.
Tim and his wife Kelly have four daughters, Evelyn, Kya, Vanessa and Lindsey. Tim enjoys traveling, watching action films and playing sports, particularly basketball.
Esther was raised in a passionate Christian home in Seoul, South Korea. She has a multicultural background as she lived in three different continents, South Korea, Chile and Spain before settling down in Canada.
Esther has over 10 years of experience in family ministry, working with children and youth. She received God’s calling into ministry in 2007,
and since then has been working towards fulfilling that calling. Esther holds a Bachelor of Religious Education from Tyndale University and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity at the University of Toronto (Knox College). She is fluent in three languages: Korean, Spanish and English. She has a strong passion for ministry and believes God has called her to this ministry at St. Giles Kingsway.
Esther is married to Jason and they have two
wonderful children, Sion and Grace.
DIRECTOR OF MUSIC
Carl serves as Director of Music Ministries at St. Giles Kingsway. He has previously served in Methodist, United, Anglican, Lutheran, Catholic, and ecumenical communities in the United States and Canada. He holds degrees in church music, music history, theology, and worship from Valparaiso University, Arizona State University, Yale Divinity School and Institute of Sacred Music, and the Graduate Theological Union.
In his music ministry, Carl gives particular attention to developing vibrant congregational singing and to working with members of the community to share their musical gifts in worship. He is committed to diversity in the church’s musical life, and to integrating music into worship as a whole. Carl believes that music is one of the embodied ways that the Spirit works in the people of God, so that they may more fully become the body of Christ.
If you have any questions or would like to be involved in music ministry at St. Giles Kingsway, Carl would love to hear from you.
Heather has been with the congregation almost from its inception. Married with three children, both Heather and her spouse are sustaining elders to our congregation. Heather has proved herself to be a leader and a guide to the many people who come into the offices at the church.