Pastor Mike McDonald
Mike is the lead pastor at Hanwell Community Church, having arrived at HCC in 2003. Born into an air force family in Winnipeg, Mike has lived across Canada and overseas. He has been involved in youth ministry throughout Atlantic Canada, having taken part in 30 mission tours. Recent trips include Germany via Iceland (2008), Alberta (2011), New Hampshire (2012), Haiti and Newfoundland (2014).
Mike is a graduate of the business programs at Loyalist College, Belleville, ON and Acadia University, Wolfville, NS and he also has a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry from Acadia. In addition, he is a graduate of the Arrow Leadership Program in BC.
Katelyn is the Youth Director at Hanwell Community Church. Starting in 2013, she began working with the children’s and youth ministries of the church. She took courses at Bethany Bible College and continues her education through Acadia Divinity College.
Katelyn grew up just outside of Fredericton and has been involved in youth, children’s and camping ministry since she was a youth herself. Starting out as a Sunday school teacher and youth leader in her home church and working for years at Circle Square Ranch she has a passion for seeing youth come to know Jesus.