Roger Huizinga - Transitional Pastor
Roger Huizinga, the numbers: born in 1960 (do the math), 5 children, one beloved wife- Kim, married over 30 years, involved in pastoral ministry/ church planting for over 30 years, spent 5 years working with a church in San Diego, CA while completing his MDiv. at Bethel West Seminary and one year overseas in the Philippines working with Philippine Crusade. Roger is also the part time director of Church Planting with BCBC and the Academic Dean at Okanagan Bible College. Roger has a deep love for God and for sharing about God’s Grace and goodness in his life.
“I am so happy that God has brought me here to Arrowsmith Baptist Church. He has quickly developed in me a deep love for this place and the people that make up the congregation here. I am excited to see what God has in store for this Church and feel very privileged to come and assist this fellowship through their period of transition.”
Tanya Rust - Church Administrator
As a ministry partner, Tanya is responsible for the management and oversight of general corporate ministries in the church under the guidance of the Lead Pastor. Tanya facilitates communication and organizes and coordinates events and ministries under the leadership of Arrowsmith. Tanya became a Christian as an adult and moved with her husband and two girls to Port Alberni in 2007. She served in numerous capacities as Sunday School teacher, Lead A/V Sound Technician, and Volunteer Event Coordinator before becoming the Administrator in 2012. Tanya enjoys reading, hosting a Bible study with her husband, crafting, watching her girls' sporting events, and working with her brothers and sisters in Christ to the glory of God.