Our Team


Glenn and Cheryl Embree came to ACC in the fall of 2006. Glenn grew up in Vancouver, while Cheryl grew up in Mission, B.C.

They Have pastored in Vancouver, Abbotsford, San Jose CA, Las Vegas NV, and Phoenix AZ.

Glenn and Cheryl have incredible kids who love to hang out, especially travelling together. Cynthia (and Nathan), Gregg, Derek, and Jared.




Allie Vanderkooy joined the ACC team in January 2016 as the Kidzone Director. She grew up in Simcoe, Ontario, where she took some children and youth ministry courses at Emmanuel Bible College.

In early 2013 she moved to Abbotsford, BC, later expanding her studies in the Medical Office field. Allie has passions for running marathons, hiking, Starbucks, spending time with the kids at Casa De Luz, and being part of the Alderbrook Church family.


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Jadon and Sarah Ward came to Alderbrook to start the 2017 year. Jadon is from Kelowna BC and Sarah is from Lethbridge AB. Jadon has his Youth Work BA from Columbia Bible College and is currently attending TWU, and Sarah is working on completing a BA in Social Work.
Both love coffee, dogs, country music, and being a part of the Alderbrook community! They are excited to share their lives and the mission of God with the youth of this church 🙂




Leadership Team

Maria Hutchison

Noel Mondhe

Raphael Hamm

Paulette Baker