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Celebration Life Leaders

Our Team.

People of Vision | Integrity | Vision | Word | Spirit | Love | Wisdom | People of Purpose

Barry and Gwen D.

Gwen Dreger is an ordained minister with the Independent Assemblies of God International | Canada. She is the founder and Senior Pastor of Celebration Life Ministries. Making their home in Surrey, BC, she and her husband Barry have a family of 3 wonderful girls, 2 of whom are married, along with 6 grandchildren; very active and each a miracle. 

Sister Gwen & Brother Barry's passion is to see lives radically transformed by the presence of Jesus, and every believer taking God at His Word; receiving all the best He has for their lives. This is the driving force behind their personal and down-to-earth approach to church that continues to impact countless people.

God has continued to move through Sister Gwen not just in dynamic teaching of the Word but also in power. Sister Gwen has prayed for many people and these people have experienced the miraculous healing power of God and the moving of His Spirit in their lives. The power of God is a normal and active part of her ministry.

Founders & Senior Pastor

Gwen & Barry Dreger

Sister Gwen has authored two books titled, "There's Always Time To Hear God" and "Hard is Not Forever", and a mini eBook series "Blueprint for Life"; a must read for everyone! Sister Gwen is a powerful woman of God and minister of His Word; leading CLM to greater levels and growth. Be sure to catch her, live on a Sunday morning!


Brother Barry is a Godly man, full of integrity and a servant's heart. He brings a practical perspective and Godly wisdom to every circumstance. Together, Sister Gwen & Brother Barry continue to be faithful pillars of Celebration Life Ministries.

Pastoral Staff


Anne Ukkonen

Associate Pastor


Neil McKeever

Men's Pastor


Jason MacKay

Discipleship Pastor

Multifaceted in gifting, Sister Anne is a teacher of the Word, whether it be for offering or a Sunday message.

She oversees leading our youth and pastoring our congregation, and always has a timely and strong Word of the Lord!

Sister Anne takes God at His Word and will always encourage you to do the same. Both she and her husband, Ari, are passionate about people knowing God in a real way.

Brother Neil does things enthusiastically and whole-heartedly, whether it be preaching the Word, leading men's group, or playing the drums. You will always find him having an awesome day and enjoying the presence of God!

He oversees leading our men and contributes to pastoring our congregation.


Brother Neil loves the Word of God and will always encourage others to love scripture too!

Brother Jason is a strong teacher of the Word of God.  His passion is to see people learn and grow in the Lord so they can live a life truly led by the Spirit. 


Whether it is teaching discipleship class or preaching on a Sunday morning, Brother Jason hears the Holy Spirit to bring a timely message to help people grow spiritually.

Brother Jason also oversees the operations at CLC so that everything can run smoothly.

Ministry Leaders


Heather McKeever

Ladies' Pastor


Lianna Lysiuk

Children's Ministry


Shalane MacKay

Worship Leader


Abigail McKeever

Personal Assistant & Media


Doreen Charette

Intercessory Prayer


Bethany McKeever

Website Design

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