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Summer at the Acres 2022

Week 3 (July 31 - August 5)

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Marc Brûlé

Keynote Speaker
Sunday 10 AM & Mon-Thurs 6:30 PM

Marc Brûlé is the lead pastor at WellSpring Community Church in Welland, Ontario, where he has been serving since 1986. He led the city ministerial for 20 years, served as the National Worship Leadership for Promise Keepers Canada for 12 years, and served on a few national ministry boards. He has also written a book entitled "A Fresh Start" dealing with burnout recovery and avoidance in ministry life.

He is happily married to Wendy, his wife of 37 years and has three adult children, Amy, Jonathan and Adam, who are all serving God and involved in church life.

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Andrew Thompson

Mon-Fri 10:45 AM

Andrew made a commitment at a young age to follow Christ, and has endeavoured to serve faithfully. Initially employed in the medical field, Andrew transitioned into leadership in the local church and nationally, as a worship leader. He is currently the Associate Pastor at WellSpring Community Church in Welland, ON and worship leader for Impactus (Promise Keepers Canada). Andrew and his wife Anita have been married 27 years, they have 3 children Noah - 25yr, Hannah - 21yr, Ella - 20yr.

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Marie Joynt

Women's Ministry
Mon-Fri 9:30 AM

Marie is a worship leader at heart, but the Lord has been stretching her in her teaching, writing and speaking over the past few years. Through God's word and her own personal testimony of God’s faithfulness, Marie will share her heart's desire for herself and other women and that desire is to be rooted in a deeper love and understanding of our Lord and to walk in freedom that is found in His word ( Galatians 5:1)

Marie lives with her husband, Dan, in Caledonia, Ontario, and they attend Mission City Bible Church. They are so very thankful to call Wesley Acres home away from home since 2016
The Lord has blessed them with two lovely daughters, wonderful son-in-laws and they are blessed beyond measure to be the grandparents of Matthew and Miriam.

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Nikki Fletcher

Sunday 10 AM, Mon-Thurs 6:30 PM, and Friday Coffee House 7:30pm

Nikki has been an Educator, Writer, and Worship Leader for over 15 years.
She grew up in a Performing Arts School, and is a published, award-winning songwriter, leading worship locally and across Canada. With a graduate degree in Education, she teaches leaders and teams, while podcasting, writing, and building curriculum for schools and churches. She lives in Hamilton, Ontario, with her husband Ryan and three beautiful children. She grew up at Wesley Acres and is thrilled to be a part of the community now as an adult with a new generation of worshippers.

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Andrew Stickland

Youth Ministry
Mon-Fri 7 PM - 9 PM

Child of God, Husband and father of 3,(one on the way) Leader of kids ministry and youth at Desert Stream Christian Fellowship.

I believe that the God of the bible is an exciting God. I believe we can have as much of Him as we’re willing to go after. I am eager to see young people connect to a God that loves them unfathomably. That they would find out just how tangibly real He can be in their life as they learn to walk with Him.

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Carol Kenny

Kid's Blast
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM

I have been involved with Wesley Acres for several years. I have always had a passion for children's ministry at camp as that is where as a young child I gave my heart to the Lord. During the school year teach music part-time. I live north of Kingston on a farm where we raise cattle, make maple syrup and have a variety of other small endeavours.

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