Meet the Team

Get to know the ministry team at Stoney Creek!

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Mark Farrow

Lead Pastor

Mark has been serving as a pastor at Stoney Creek since 2008. Beginning as youth pastor, he transitioned to the lead pastor role in 2015. His heart is to see our church family caring for one another and devoted to the Great Commission both locally and globally.

He is married to Yvonne and together they have six children, four through adoption.

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Andy Ottaway

Associate Pastor

Andy has been serving at Stoney Creek since 2015. He provides pastoral oversight in our children’s, youth, and young adults ministries.

He is married to Mel and together they have four children.

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Barbara Ayton

Administrative Secretary

When you call the church, Barbara will be your first point of contact. She provides administrative leadership and oversight to all activities of the church office.

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Emily Minor


Emily provides leadership in our children's ministry and administrative support for our many volunteer ministry leaders. You can contact her at

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Mike Lee

Media Director

Mike serves as part-time staff, overseeing media production and online resources at Stoney Creek.

Ministry Leaders

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Andrew Gale

Sr. High Youth

Andrew is our lay youth pastor, leading our ministry to grade 9 to 12 students. His passion is to see students discipled, growing, and thriving in their relationship with Jesus.

He's married to Diane who serves alongside him in the ministry. Together they have 5 children.

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Joel & Christina Booker

Creekside Kids

Joel & Christina lead Creekside Kids, our Wednesday evening program for kids SK to grade 5.

Gwen Penny

Women's Ministry

Gwen leads our Women's Ministries, from Thursday morning Ladies Bible Study to special events throughout the year.

Ralph Schinkel

Men's Ministry

Ralph provides leadership to our Men's Ministries, from Saturday morning Bible studies to events throughout the year.

Rosanne Shortt


Rosanne leads our Primetime Ministry for Seniors, coordinating monthly gatherings and special events throughout the year.

Marla Harrison, Andy Reid & Laura Dearing


Marla, Andy and Laura provide leadership for our Sunday morning worship teams.

George & Judy Attrill, Vickie Vasseur


George, Judy and Vickie lead our grief recovery support group where you can find help and healing after losing a loved one.

Sally Phoenix


Sally leads our ministry to women who are single (and single again), organizing gatherings and special events throughout the year.

Paul Penny

Director of Visitation

Paul provides oversight to the congregational care and visitation ministry of the church.

Carl & Jan Godfrey

Ark Aid

Carl and Jan lead our monthly teams that serve meals downtown at the Ark Aid Street Mission.