Our Staff

Our Staff



Staff for Grace Evangelical Missionary Church includes Lead Pastor, Dwane Parsons, Pastor of Congregational Care, Donna Schultz, Worship Leader, Cheryl Dunn and Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper, Kim Rogerson. 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

Worship Leader

Cheryl Dunn

Cheryl has been a lover of music since she was 10 years old. She learned how to play a guitar and has been singing ever since. Cheryl toured extensively, singing for Christ and sharing her testimony for 15 years. She has released 4 albums and is a multi-award winner. She is now off the road and leading Grace Church in Praise and Worship. Psalm 89:15 sums it up. Oh Lord, how blessed are the people who experience the shout of…
Lead Pastor

Pastor Dwane Parsons

Pastor Dwane Parsons is married to Chantal and they have four grown children; Hannah, Zecheriah, Isaiah and Micah. Dwane grew up in a small town in Newfoundland, and met Chantal while in Bible College in Peterborough. He has pastored around Ontario with both the Pentecostal Assemblies and the EMCC. He was senior pastor at First EMC in Pembroke, ON before coming to Port Hope. Dwane loves hiking in the woods with his dog Bentley, collecting cool guitars and delighting people…

Sharon Blais

Sharon Blais is the administrative/bookeeper for Grace Church.
Pastor of Congregational Care

Pastor Donna Schultz

Pastor Donna Schultz is Pastor of Congregational Care at Grace Church in Port Hope, ON. Donna loves to celebrate life with joyous laughter and doses of good cheer along side her husband, adult children and grandchildren. Donna knows of no greater thrill in life than witnessing men and women becoming followers of Christ. As followers of Christ she believes we are to rejoice with one another in the jubilant seasons and to companion one another in the tougher seasons of…
Administrative Assistant
Kim Rogerson

Kim Rogerson

Kim Rogerson is the Administrative Assistant/Book Keeper at Grace Church. She is part of the Staff of Grace Church that supports the mission to Follow Christ. Kim Rogerson has a diverse background as an Electronic Technician (no, she can’t fix a t.v.), wife, mother, mature student studying for her Honours B.A. in her 40s, and currently the Administrative Assistant for Grace Church. Kim is like a dog with a bone in her focus and attention to detail which enables her…