LEAD PASTOR SCOTT GAGLARDI
Scott is married to Naomi and they have three children, Mercedes, Emerson and Hudson. Scott and Naomi love the local Church and have a passion to see people grow in a vibrant personal relationship with Jesus so they can express the life and love of Jesus to the community around them. They have a desire to lead the Church, and live in such a way, that the statement of Acts 8:8 ‘and there was great joy in the city’ would be realized in Chilliwack.
Youth & Young Adults Pastor Jesse Leimer
Jesse is married to Erin, and they are new to Chilliwack as of November 2016. Jesse has a strong calling for seeing the next generation reach their full potential in Christ. He wants to see students living their best life in Christ throughout their school, relationships, families, and communities. The next generation has a passion and drive to see a movement of Jesus in their cities, and Jesse make it his purpose to encourage, inspire and empower them to be that movement here in Chilliwack.
children & FAMILY PASTOR Erin hall
Erin moved to Chilliwack after finishing her studies at the University in Calgary in the spring of 2017. Erin has a passion to partner with parents to raise disciples and help children reach their fullest potential by encouraging and supporting them in their walk with Jesus. She fundamentally believes our kids at First Ave have the ability to change our city and global community through their infectious personalities and natural leadership.
Office Administrator Jennifer Oldendorf
Jennifer lives in Chilliwack.
connections Pastor Shawn gieselman
Shawn lives in Chilliwack