Staff

Jeff Knott – Lead Pastor

Jeff has been the lead pastor of Grace Church since March 2005. Before that he enjoyed a 20 year career as an Industrial Millwright and Machinist. Sensing the Lord’s calling...

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Donna Schultz – Pastor of Congregational Care

Donna Schultz is the Pastor of Congregational Care at Grace Church. She is glad to have attended Grace Church since 2008. Donna has been married to her husband Roger for...

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Esperanza Sztrimbely – Children’s Ministry Coordinator

In the summer of 2007, Esperanza discovered her passion and joy in working with/and for the children while serving Our Lord Jesus. Since then, she has been part of different...

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Roxy Smith – Worship Coordinator

Roxy Smith is a song writer of many genres, who incorporates praise and worship into her own writings and considers christian music to be her calling. She plays keyboards and...

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Staff

Kim Rogerson – Administrative Assistant

Kim Rogerson is the Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper for Grace Church. She has been a member of Grace Church since 2002 and has worked as Administrative Assistant since 2011 and Bookkeeper since 2016....

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Staff for Grace Evangelical Missionary Church includes Lead Pastor, Jeff Knott, Pastor of Congregational Care, Donna Schultz, Worship Coordinator, Roxy Smith, Children’s Ministry Coordinator, Esperanza Sztrimbely, Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper, Kim Rogerson, and custodian, Dave Budreau. Together we are the motley crew who handles day-to-day care of people, paper and property that encompasses the church in Port Hope, Ontario under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and always with the mindset that in serving, we serve our Lord Jesus Christ. We like to think that we bring hope to the people of Port Hope with the good news that there is reconciliation to God through salvation in our Lord Jesus and hope for today as well as for eternity as the Holy Spirit works in us to enable us to do His good will.

“But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect…” 1 Peter 3:15 NIV