WHO WE ARE
Jeff has been involved with Northwest since 1998, and has been the Pastor since 2004. He was previously a professional engineer for 16 years and has been bi-vocational since becoming a pastor. Jeff, his wife Tricia, and their adult children Cameron, Alison and Michael, have called Northwest home for the majority of their lives because they love it! Jeff is passionate about Jesus, the Bible and Church, his wife and family, hiking, drumming, traveling, missions… oh yeah, and board games.
Phone: (403) 616-6480
When she walked into Northwest in 1998, Kara knew this was where God wanted her to be. Kara, her husband Mike and two daughters developed immediate friendships. In 2007, God shocked her with a call from ESL teaching into full-time ministry. Kara is passionate about worship and The Word, prayer, young people and SUSHI! Her mission is to help others know the "life which is the light of all humankind" (John 1:4)
Phone: (403) 978-3242
Vanessa has been a part of Northwest since she was 3 years old. This place has been her home and family for many years. She is currently studying at the Sioux Falls Seminary under the Kairos Project as well as working part-time at Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Association. She serves Northwest on the Leadership team as well as an Apprentice. Together with her Husband Tyler, they are the Worship Coordinators and youth leaders. Vanessa is passionate about the Lord, missions, music and art. Bring any of these things up to her and she will talk for hours!
Tyler has been a part of Northwest since he moved to Calgary in 2020 and has been an Apprentice (along with his wife Vanessa) since November 2021. His responsibilities at the church include volunteer coordination, youth leadership, and worship coordination. One of his greatest passions is music, and since being saved in 2014 he has been blessed with many opportunities to serve in worship at many different churches. Besides his faith and music, Tyler's other passions include cooking, hiking, and video games.