Contact info for TGH provided at the bottom of all pages on this site.
our staff:

The staff at The Gathering House aim to provide excellent service to our Church and our community, striving to share God's Love to all.

Feel free to call our office or email us individually, or drop by when you're in the area.

Pastor Brian Barr
with his wife Judy and daughter Melissa

Email Pastor Brian by completing the contact form to the right with your information, then hit Send.

Pastor Brian has been with The Gathering House as their lead pastor since 2018. He had a previous pastoral stay when the church was known as Discovery Bible Fellowship. Brian’s ministry background focused on Christian education and youth ministry with a desire to teach and encourage individuals on their faith journey. He has gained much pastoral experience over the years through his interim ministry in many different churches.


Pastor Brian is a people-person who loves meeting people, especially over a coffee! You will find him in his office every Wednesday preparing a message, meeting with folks, or just having a coffee in the café with people who stop in.


Pastor Brian and Judy have been blessed with four daughters and six grandchildren.

Christine VanDenBroek,
Office Administrator
with her 4 children Kaylin, Peyton, Reuben, Lucas, and her husband Eric

Christine oversees the administration and management of our office. Christine is new to this role, but not to this church.  She has many years of teaching, scheduling and volunteering at The Gathering House, her children’s Christian schools, and at 4H.  


She is excited to spend more time at the church, meeting the community’s needs, either through their use of the building or having a listening ear over a cup of coffee with those who drop in at the Café. 

Email Christine by completing the contact form below with your information, then hit Send.

Scott Hopkins, Director of Youth Ministries
with his wife Erin

Scott has a passion for all things history including Christian history. Scott has worked with youth during his time as a leader at Awana. He is very eager to work with the youth at The Gathering House and is excited for what God has in store as he leads the youth.

Email Scott by completing the contact form below with your information, then hit Send.

The Hub

This is a ministry is for community kids to come on a Friday Night and hang out, build friendships and connect. It is geared for youth in grades 6 -12 and is open from 6:30 -10 pm. 

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If you have any questions concerning the ministries at The Gathering House please fill in the form to the right and hit send.


Christina Kozmin, Ministry Facilitator
with her family Titus, Kinsley, Adalynn, Paul & Noah (l-r)

Christina has been apart of our congregation for almost 16 years since moving here from Washington.

Over the years she has been involved with children's ministries, ladies ministries, and our worship team.


It was a natural fit for her to step into the new position of Ministry Facilitator.

Truusje Berkelaar, Bookkeeper
with her husband Sim

Truusje has been the bookkeeper at TGH since mid November 2013 at the request of the deacons.  She has done bookkeeping, tax returns and secretarial work for many years.  

Truusje and her husband Sim have five married children and 11 grandchildren.

You can reach Truusje via email by completing the contact form below with your information, then hit the Send button:


Box 631

2 Water Street

Chesterville, Ontario

K0C 1H0

613-448-1304 (café)

613-448-1758 (office)

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