As the son of founding members Jake and Ruth Schellenberg, Rick is a second generation member and elder at Prairie Chapel. He and his wife Elma have three grown children who were all raised at the church. Rick is part of a family of entrepreneurs and together with his brother, leads the Clearway Car & Truck Rentals company, which serves the entire Lower Mainland. br>
Rick and Elma have a special love for seniors and all those with special circumstances in the congregation. He oversees our Helping Hands ministry. At Christmastime and for special events, you’re likely to see Rick driving one of his buses full of Prairie families for caroling or adventuring.
Wes and his wife Sharon have been members of Prairie Chapel for many years. They have four grown children, two of whom serve in the congregation with their own families. br>
Wes serves as worship leader and overseer, and hosts a weekly care group in their home. br>
He serves as engineering manager at Mainland Machinery, designing solutions for US and Canadian customers. br>
When not at work or church, Wes can be found tending to his incredible flower and vegetable gardens with Sharon.
Clarence and his wife, Dawn, have attended Prairie Chapel for over 15 years. During this time, Clarence has served by leading Prairie Chapel’s youth and young adults groups, and now he and Dawn host a weekly Bible study in their home. br>
Clarence and Dawn live in Chilliwack and have five grown children (four of whom serve at Prairie Chapel) and two grandchildren. Outside of ministry, Clarence enjoys camping with his family and following his Calgary Flames as he and Dawn stay involved with their busy family. br>
Clarence is an itinerant speaker for Creation Ministries International, and is presently pursuing a master’s degree in the School of Biblical Apologetics from the Institute of Creation Research.
Pastor Mike was called to shepherd and serve alongside the people of Prairie Chapel in 2018. He and his wife, Tanya, have five children. br>
Mike is a graduate of The Master’s Seminary in Los Angeles, California (MDiv). His hope and effort is to see the name of Christ exalted at Prairie Chapel and throughout the world, through the preaching of the Gospel to all who will hear (Romans 10:17).