Clazina considers it a privilege to work in God’s Church with the amazing staff of Forward Church. She has a love for numbers, spreadsheets and budgets that makes others’ eyes glaze over and is very thankful for the finance team that she works with. She has attended Forward since 1991 and has worked at Forward since 2015. She has five amazing kids and three beautiful grandkids. She enjoys travelling, camping and spending time in her RV.
Verne has been a well-loved staff member here at Forward for 22 years and has been heavily involved in serving since 1986. Verne takes great joy in serving behind the scenes in his Facility Maintenance role. He is known for this wood working abilities and helping others. Verne’s favourite place to be is at home with his wife or anywhere that he can be surrounded by his 6 kids and 13 grandkids. Verne loves God and loves serving His people. Over Verne’s many years of working at the church he has quietly and softly invested into the lives of other staff and people within our church family. Verne loves diving into his Bible, taking what he has learnt and making sure that eternal consequences come from that. Need something done right? Verne is your guy!
Between fishing and kayaking you will always find Rob during his down time enjoying the water along with his wife Susan. He oversees cleaning, maintenance and set ups at our Cambridge and Kitchener sites. Rob treasures meeting with his men’s prayer group and growing in his personal walk with God. Rob is known for his high cleaning standards, and he shows love in all the different jobs he does at the church, and to all who come through the doors. In need of a good cup of coffee? Rob is your guy, always providing the perfect brew or iced option to anyone in need.
Caleb has a desire to serve the world and carry out Christ’s mission through the “behind the scenes” details. Caleb has grown up in and around ministry and has served in various different roles including Facilities, Tech, and Children and Camp Ministries. He is also a sports enthusiast and loves talking about anything sports related. Caleb is a recent post-secondary graduate and has career ambitions of breaking into the multimedia journalism industry.
Ann Marie started attending Forward Church in 1995 when she relocated to Cambridge to finish her music degree at Heritage College. Over the years, she has put her music degree to work by being involved in the music ministry both in and outside of Forward. In 2003, she joined the staff and has put her love of organization, multitasking and being detail oriented to good work. Though her role has changed some over the years, her desire to serve where God has planted her has not. She considers it a privilege to be a part of the ministry work here at Forward and her greatest joy is in assisting others. She enjoys puzzling, a good book and time spent with family and friends.
From a young age it was clear that Tammy was a passionate extrovert who really loved getting to know people and hearing their stories. It is her joy to greet people in the front office and to use her gift of organization to serve the rest of the staff in her position as Administrative Assistant. In her search for understanding God’s truth, she regularly participates in Discipleship Groups, facilitates Bible Studies, and continues her pursuit of her undergraduate degree at Heritage College and Seminary. On Sunday mornings, she can be found upstairs snuggling babies and speaking words of encouragement to their caregivers.
Krista loves being the hands and feet of Jesus in practical ways and finds joy in doing this through her role as Office and Property Manager. With entrepreneurship in her background, she has also discovered she has a strong passion for faith-based leadership and enjoys feeding into her team here at Forward. When Krista isn’t at the church you can find her working on her latest DIY project at home or spending time enjoying the outdoors with her two girls and many animals. Krista has a passion for world travel and sharing God’s many masterpieces with her girls. Next time you are nearby, pop in and ask her where her next adventure is taking her.