Meet the team

Our team

Northgate is run by a diverse team of Jesus loving and spirit filled leaders.

The Beckers

Children's ministry

Joe and Margie Becker have been at Northgate for over eight years serving in many areas of ministry, especially in the area of evangelism. Margie currently oversees all the children’s ministry and the Beckers with their three children, live in Smiths Falls.

The Brawdys


Josh and Hilary Brawdy have been attending Northgate for four years. Josh serves as the overseer of ushering, as well as sound and media. The Brawdys have two children and live in McDonald’s Corners.

Bob and Debbi Cameron have been part of the Northgate Family for 12 years. Bob serves providing wisdom and insight as an elder.

The Connors

Youth Ministry

Jim and Sharon Connor recently began their attendance two years ago at Northgate but have become very much involved, passionately serving in worship and youth ministry. They have three children and live in Port Elmsley.

Kevin and Jen Hogan have been attending Northgate for over six years. With eager hearts for children and youth, they serve as youth leaders and Kevin additionally, as an elder. They have three children and live in Smiths Falls.

Zhyar M. Saeed

prayer house

Zhyar has been at Northgate for three years. Coming to Canada from Iraq, Zhyar has an incredible heart for intercessory prayer and currently oversees the prayer house in Perth where he lives.

Daniel and Amy Schilke planted Northgate nearly 13 years ago. Originally supported by Cornerstone Calvary Chapel, the Schilkes moved from Lakewood, New Jersy to Lanark County. They believe with all their heart that God is working to bring many people to understand his love. With nine children and a special brother from Sudan, the Schilkes presently live in Smiths Falls.

Mike and Dawn Sparrow presence and service has been noted among Northgate for over eight years. Serving in many different areas, including administration and discipleship, Mike currently is an elder and board member. They have four grown children and live in Smiths Falls.

The Sprunts

Home group overseer

David and Jaimi Sprunts’ love and commitment among Northgate has been present for over ten years. Throughout their time, they have served in many different capacities, including discipleship, worship and children’s ministry. At the moment, David and Jaimi, with their three children, host the home group in Perth.

Leah Zardo

prayer ministry

Leah has been attending Northgate for over ten years. Within this time, Leah has served as a missionary in different African Countries and carries a fervent heart for missions and prayer. Leah lives in Perth.