Our Lighthouse Staff
Lead PastorS, Jennifer & Cameron Mitchell
Born and raised in Uganda, married in 2009 to Cameron Mitchell, a fire fighter in Edmonton since 2006. Together they have three children. With a psychology background, she served at Uganda Jesus Village Orphanage for 5 years. They also served as the overseers for 2 years. Since coming to Canada in 2011, Jennifer and Cameron served with Freedom and Fire Ministries and were involved in missions, self-sustaining projects, education and feeding programs, and were itinerate speakers for 8 years. Over the years, Jennifer and Cameron served at Lighthouse as youth and young adults’ leaders. Cameron served on the Pastor’s council and currently with men’s ministry. Jennifer served in women’s ministry, prayer, and personal ministry. Jennifer has been on staff as lead pastor at Lighthouse since 2019. For fun, Cameron loves building and riding motorcycles while Jennifer is a home body on the couch with the kids enjoying a great movie!
Youth Ministry & Outreach Coordinator, Jackie Giselbrecht
Jackie is a passionate and enthusiastic evangelist who has served as a volunteer in full-time ministry at Lighthouse Church for the last 4 years. While working full-time as a High-Risk youth worker during the day, Jackie has devotedly poured in countless hours of volunteer time as our youth Leader and Outreach Coordinator. As a church, we have reaped much fruit as a result of Jackie’s impact in our community through the outreaches. Our Youth Ministry has also flourished under Jackie’s fiery, loving leadership. Jackie’s mission is to serve others and demonstrate the love of Christ in order that everyone may come to know and be transformed by Jesus Christ!
Children's Ministry coordinator, Dana Willets
Dana is a devoted and trustworthy teacher and leader who has served in full-time, volunteer ministry at Lighthouse Church for the last 4 years. Dana is passionate about Children’s Ministry and has had the privilege over the last 3 years of being mentored by Leann Woelk, from Handle with Care Ministries [and former Children’s Ministry Pastor of Lighthouse Church]. As a church, we have witnessed exponential growth in our Children’s Ministry under Dana’s gentle and loving leadership. While gifted as a teacher, Dana also has seer and prophetic gifts; she also has a deep hunger and passion for studying the Word of God. Dana’s heart is to instill faith and stir up passion for Jesus within our next generation. She strives to pour into each child, giving them an unshakable foundation from which they will not depart!
Financial administrator, Laura Bartel
Laura was born and raised in rural Alberta where she grew up on a farm, attending the local Baptist church with her family. Since childhood, Laura has loved serving and volunteering in many areas of church life and ministries. She currently holds a diploma in Associate of Christian Studies, a certificate as an Educational Assistant, and a diploma in Business Accounting. With the gifting’s of an administrator and encourager, Laura has been working in church administration since 2010. Laura began attending Lighthouse Church in 2018 and has been on staff since November of 2020. Serving within the body of Christ alongside others, is Laura’s passion. She also loves spending quality time with family and friends!
administrative assistant, Hannah Brost
Hannah is the newest member of our staff having joined us in January of 2023 as our Administrative Assistant. She was born in Edmonton, but grew up over seas in Belize and Panama. Hannah has been involved in children’s ministry, media, and youth ministry for almost a decade. Since returning to Canada she has continued working in different areas of ministry including Camp Ministry. She attended Bible school in 2020 and she attended LSSM in Washington State in 2021. Hannah has a deep love for Christ centered community and loves to connect with new people. She is considered a Jill of all trades and for fun can be found creating in many forms, from baking to photography!
Custodian, Brenda Henstridge
Brenda has been a part of our staff for over two decades during which she has faithfully served our with her husband Shawn. Her passion is her family and she is known for her mother’s and servant heart. She loves people well including her children, grandkids, and friends!