Building Families | Loving our City | Reaching the Nations

"And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent "
John 17:3


Pastor Gwen Dreger 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 5 grandchildren; very active and each a miracle. 

Pastor Gwen & 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 Pastor Gwen not just in dynamic teaching of the word but also in power. Pastor Gwen has prayed for many people and they 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.

Pastor Gwen is the Regional Secretary for BC South of the Independent Assemblies of God. She has also authored one book called "There's Always Time To Hear God"; a must read for everyone!

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

Pastor 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!

Anne Prokopetz is our Assistant Pastor at CLC. Multifaceted in gifting she is a teacher of the word; whether it be offering, Sunday message, or youth leadership training.

She oversees leading our youth and pastoring our congregation. Pastor Anne always has a timely and strong word of the Lord! 

Anne takes God at His word and will always encourage you to do the same. 

Shalane Wellard has been leading us straight into the presence of God as our Worship Pastor at CLC.

Her priority for honoring the King overrules style and preference. The song can be old, new or one of Shalane's originals, but the focus is always the same; worshipping Him!

You'll love our time of corporate worship together!

Cory & Lianna Lysiuk are an amazing couple at CLC. 

Cory oversees all the audio & visual, while his wife Lianna oversees our Children's ministry.

Together they ensure everything is up and running during services and that all our Children are taught of the Lord!

Cory & Lianna have two children of their own, Wyatt & Sonia! They are each a  miracle! Ask them for the whole story!

Doreen Charette is dynamic woman of prayer and oversees our prayer ministry at CLC. 

You'll also find her serving as an Armour Bearer to Pastor Gwen; a constant support in whatever fashion required.

A woman of integrity, the word and strength, Doreen is also a proud mother of three all of whom attend CLC with her.