Lead Minister: Donna Wilson | BA, MDiv, MALM
Donna graduated from Wilfrid Laurier, BA ’95, and earned her Master of Divinity, Briercrest Seminary ’06. She was ordained with the Church of the Nazarene ’08, and completed studies for an MA in Leadership & Management degree, Briercrest Seminary, ’16.
She has served as pastor at Erie Street CC since ’05. Donna and Darryl were married in 1992, and have three children Laura & Aaron and grandson Henry, Peter, and Lisa. Darryl has served in Canadian Foodgrains Projects for many years locally as well initiated Work & Witness projects on our Zone. Darryl and Donna have served in Romania on two short-term missions (’10 and ’14). Donna has volunteered with the Cuba/Canada Central partnership since 2012. Other roles include: Ambrose/Canada rep for Nazarene Women Clergy Council USA/Can (Clergy Development), Canada Central District Board of Ministry, and the District President for Nazarene Missions International. In the local community, Donna serves on the Collingwood Police Services Board.
District Licensed Minister: Serena Evans, BA Religious Ed.
Pastor Serena (Rod) has served at Erie St Community Church since the Fall ’20. She served the London 1st Church of the Nazarene as the Office Administrator, where she received her local minister’s licence. In 2020 while serving at the Woodstock Church of the Nazarene, she received a District Minister’s Licence. She also has a 2 year diploma in social service worker/drug alcohol counsellor. We are blessed by Serena and Rod, and their love for the Lord and His Word. Pastor Serena loves to share about Jesus, and is currently co-leading an area wide ALPHA online group. Mid week, our congregation is blessed by SOS – Shout Out Scripture! Pastor Serena and Rod have two grown children, Cassandra (James) and Michael. They too have been a blessing to the ministry at Erie St Community Church.