Leadership

Elders

John Wall

John has been pastoring and teaching the local church for over 20 years. He has a passion & gifting for clear, practical teaching. John has been an elder and staff member in Lebenswasser since September 2015. John and his wife Lorna are the parents of our late Senior Pastor Steve Wall, and they have one other grown son.

Jacob Kornelsen

Chairman of Elders

Jacob has a passion for winning kids over to Jesus. Jacob and his wife Kristy were part of the group that founded Lebenswasser in 2007 and have been leading our childrens ministry ever since. Jacob and Kristy have 4 children. Jacob has been serving as the Chairman of the Elders since Pastor Steve passed away in July 2019.

Benny Dueck

Benny and his wife Erna were one of the first couples to join the church after it started and have been attending Lebenswasser since 2007. Benny has been an elder in Lebenswasser since February 2018. Benny and Erna have 3 children.

Albert Froese

Albert and his wife Teresa joined Lebenswasser shortly after it started and have been attending since May 2008. Albert has been an elder in Lebenswasser since February 2018. Albert and Teresa have 3 children.

Staff

Benny Dueck

Associate Pastor

Benny and his wife Erna were one of the first couples to join the church after it started and have been attending Lebenswasser since 2007. Benny has been an elder in Lebenswasser since February 2018. Benny and Erna have 3 children.

Jacob Wiebe

Youth & Worship Pastor

Jacob is a Worship Pastor and Youth Pastor at Lebenswasser. Jacob and his wife Cindy have been part of the Lebenwasser family since their early teen years.  Jacob has served on the worship team since 2010. He has been the LW Aunbädunk worship pastor and youth Pastor since July 2019 and came on board as a full time staff member in October 2019

Wynonah Loewen

Administrative Assistant

Wynonah provides administrative support for our volunteer scheduling for Sunday morning services and is part of the leadership team for LW Jugent, our youth ministry. Wynonah’s parents were part of the group that founded Lebenswasser in 2007 when she was 12. 

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Justina Braun

Administrative & Financial Assistant

Justina joined staff in January 2019 as Pastor Steve’s personal assistant. She now oversees office finances and inventory and serves as a service coordinator for our weekly services.

John Wall

Associate Pastor

John has been pastoring and teaching the local church for over 20 years. He has a passion & gifting for clear, practical teaching. John has been an elder and staff member in Lebenswasser since September 2015. John and his wife Lorna are the parents of our late Senior Pastor Steve Wall, and they have one other grown son.

Kenneth Giesbrecht

Digital Missions Leader

Kenneth leads our digital missions efforts and oversees all of our tech teams. Kenneth is passionate about reaching people for Christ through digital media, one of those avenues being the weekly Deepa videos. Kenneth has been on staff since July 2018.

Julie Schmitt

Administrative Assistant

Julie provides administrative support for LW Kjinja, our children’s ministry. Julie is married to Ed Schmitt. Julie joined staff in September 2019.

Martha Klassen

Receptionist & Graphic Designer

Martha is our receptionist. She designs our church graphics and LW handbooks. She has a gift in music and plays various roles in LW Aunbädunk. She has been part of LW Aunbädunk since 2010. Martha joined staff in January, 2020.

In Remembrance

Pastor Steve Wall

Senior Pastor (2017 - 2019)

Steve Wall was the Senior Pastor at Lebenswasser Church from October 2017 until he passed away on July 23, 2019 at the age of 33 in an airplane accident. Steve & his wife Debbie were part of the group that founded Lebenswasser in 2007.  Steve led the executive team since February 2014 and he was also the chairman of the Elder board.

Under his leadership the church grew exponentially. He was a visionary, a pioneer and had an incredible passion for reaching Low German speaking Mennonites around the globe for Christ. He was key in the implementation of Live streaming and Digital Ministries. Through our ministry on Youtube, Facebook and the LW App, the good news of Jesus has garnered over 2.5 Million views during the time he led the church.

Steve was also a songwriter & worship leader at Lebenswasser. He led the team to translate and record worship songs in Low German that get released under LW Aunbädunk. The translated worship songs are played and used in church services all throughout North and South America.

Steve and his wife, Debbie had 4 children, Caleb, Brianna, Matthew and Kylee.

Steve Wall, being true to the calling God had on his life impacted tens of thousands of people around the globe and his leadership will continue to be felt at Lebenswasser and inspire tens of thousands more!

Contact/Contacto

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