Staff

MURRAY SWALM

MURRAY SWALM

Senior Pastor

Murray has a heart for teaching and is the primary preaching pastor at Bonavista Church. He offers his gifts of leadership and wisdom to our congregation and has been on staff since 1984. Murray is married to Lorrie, and they have two married children and seven grand-children.

Marco Boet

Marco Boet

Associate Pastor

Marco (Lisette) has a passion for empowering the church to work out the mandate of making disciples of all nations. He comes out of 25 years in the business world as project manage and development director in the construction industry. Now as a pastor, he is focused on building the Kingdom of God.

Nora Vasquez

Nora Vasquez

Director of Children & Family Ministries

Nora (Josue) has a passion for kids, family, community and has a contagious joy for life. Having served in Children‘s Ministry from a young age, Nora has experienced the huge difference God can make in a family and in the life of a child. She enjoys working with a team of people that know the importance of kids Knowing God’s love and following Jesus. She loves community and church and likes to find creative ways to bridge the two.

Leanne Keegstra

Leanne Keegstra

Director of Worship

Leanne (Travis) is passionate about God, music and people, so being Worship Director is a natural fit. She has the heart of a true administrator and loves to see and assist people in using their passions and skills with excellence for the advancement of the Kingdom of God.

Justin Fox

Justin Fox

Director of Youth

Justin (Jessica) is passionate about helping young people realize their role in the Kingdom of God. Justin spent the last 3 years working with teenagers with mental health concerns and is currently studying Leadership and Ministry at Ambrose Seminary. Justin has been attending Bonavista Church since 1997

Edith Green

Edith Green

Church Administrator

While Edith is responsible for overseeing the administrative and financial aspects of the office, she additionally ministers care through a quiet, listening posture that allows her to connect in a personal way with those who call or drop by.