Meet our team


See and learn a little bit about the team behind Alderbrook Community Church. Below is our leadership team and Alderbrook Church’s staff.

Meet our team


See and learn a little bit about the team behind Alderbrook Community Church. Below is our leadership team and Alderbrook Church’s staff.

Glenn & Cheryl Embree

Lead Pastors

Glenn and Cheryl have pastored Alderbrook Church since 2006, they have also pastored churches in Vancouver, California, Nevada, and Arizona. They have five incredible and awesome kids, Cynthia and her husband Nathan, Gregg, Derek, and Jared, as well as their first grandchild…as well as two grandchildren, a beautiful princess named Livinia and a handsome grandson named Ivander.. Glenn and Cheryl love traveling with their kids and enjoy a great cup of coffee at Starbucks. One of their favorite Bible verses is Philippians 1:6 “being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus”

Walt Siebert

Leadership Team

Walt has been attending Alderbrook Church since it first opened in 2001. He works in the aviation industry as an AME for a helicopter maintenance facility and enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, mountain biking, boating, and gardening.

Raphael Hamm

Leadership Team

Raphael has been at Alderbrook Church since 2008 and has been a part of the Church staff since 2017. He works as an engineer and he and his wife Nicole have three kids. Raphael enjoys playing with cars and motorcycles, as well as designing and making things in his shop.

Vic Kaay

Leadership Team

Vic began attending Alderbrook Church in 2006. He has been working as a heavy-duty mechanic for 30 years. Vic is married and has two daughters. In his free time, he likes to go fishing and work on cars.

Ruth Redekop

Leadership Team

Ruth has been at Alderbrook Church since 2002. She works as an office administrator for her brother’s dump truck company in downtown Abbotsford. She has two children, a daughter, and a son, and is part of a large family which includes her four brothers. Ruth enjoys traveling, reading, watching TV, sleeping, and hanging out with friends and family.

Cassidy Hutchison

Kidzone Director

Cassidy started attending Alderbrook Church with her family in 2015 and began working as the kidzone director in August 2020. She is in the education program at Trinity Western University studying math and human kinetics. In her free time, she likes to hike, travel, bake and help coach track. Two of Cassidy’s favorite bible verses are Psalm 46:5 “God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.” and Ephesians 2:8 “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith – and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.”

Brendan Hamm

Youth Staff

Brendan started attending ACC in 2010. He is working his way through trade school and plans to earn his Red Seal in automotive mechanics. His favourite Bible verse is Psalm 23:4 “Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil for you are with me, your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

Tyrone Baker

Youth Director & Tech Director

Ty has been attending Alderbrook Church with his family since 2012. He is studying kinesiology and in his free time likes to watch Netflix, work out, listen to music, or sometimes a combination of all three. One of Ty’s favorite Bible verses is Proverbs 21:19 “Better to live in a desert than with a quarreling and angry woman.”

Trinity Baker

Administrative Assistant / Guest Services

Trinity started volunteering at Alderbrook as a service practicum student in 2019 and has continued to attend ever since. She graduated Columbia Bible College with a degree in Counselling Psychology and a minor in Youth Work. In her free time, she enjoys going on fun adventures with her friends, attending concerts, and going thrifting. One of Trinity’s favourite Bible verses is Genesis 50:20: “You intended to harm me, but God intended it all for good. He brought me to this position so I could save the lives of many people.”

Kristen Baker

Youth Staff

Kristen's favourite Bible verse is Matthew 28:20, “surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Kristen has been attending ACC with her family since 2012. She is currently studying psychology at the post secondary level with dreams to become a psychologist. In her spare time, she runs her own business and enjoys woodworking, baking, hiking, and trying new things.

Allyssa Hutchison

Tech and MEdia Director

Allyssa has been attending ACC since 2016 and has taken an active role in various roles of the church. Allyssa is currently studying Social Work with hopes to become a counsellor. Her favourite verse is 2 Timothy 4:17, "But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was delivered from the lion's mouth."

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