Pastor Amanda Ball - Children & Families
Amanda is a Tyndale University graduate with a B.A. in Biblical Studies & Theology. In May 2020, she graduated with a M.Th. (Hons.) from Queen’s College. She is currently working toward an MAT specializing in Theology at Acadia Divinity College. Both Amanda and her husband, Michael, were born and raised in St. John’s, Newfoundland. She is very passionate about guiding the next generation to Jesus and helping them find an authentic faith and hope in their lives.
Rev. Corey Copeland - Pastoral Care & Spiritual Formation
Corey gives oversight to Operations, Pastoral Care as well as, regional, national and international Missions at Faith. Corey has served in Ministry for 15 years in Ontario, Mexico and the Maritimes. He has a passion for leaders, outreach and the local church. He has a desire to see people hear from God, to trust Him, and go forward in the plans God has ordained for them. Corey is ordained and holds a BA in History, a Bachelor of Education, and a Master of Divinity in Pastoral Studies. He joined the team at Faith in the summer of 2018. Corey and his wife Katherine have two children and are loving life in Halifax!
Sandra Cortes - Communications & Office Manager
Sandra is originally from Colombia. She has a great passion for seeing the love and word of Christ transform others. She has extensive experience in journalism and communications and graduated with a master's degree in Public Relations from Halifax, Nova Scotia. She and her husband Colin enjoy outdoor activities, cooking for friends and teaching the word of God to others.
Rev. Paul Khosla - Lead Pastor
Paul is a Christ-centred leader, artist, pastor, and innovator. With over 15 years in pastoral ministry, serving in various pastoral and leadership roles, Paul has developed an unyielding passion for discipleship and a heart to see the Church serve the communities around it. Paul is the husband of Diana, and father of two beautiful and curious children. After living in India for two years with their two children; Paul and Diana sensed the Lord's direction to return to Halifax and join the pastoral team at Faith City Church.
In the organizations he has served, Paul has a track record of creativity, innovation, discipleship, sustainable development, and strong leadership, rooted in serving. Learning is a life long passion as such, Paul holds a Bachelor of Science, Psychology; Bachelor of Religious Education, Pastoral Ministry; Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership; and is currently enrolled in Masters Seminary at Tyndale, Toronto, ON.
Julie Maclean - Design and Administrative Assistant
Julie is passionate about the local church, the arts, and helping others reach their potential in Jesus. She has experience in design and administration, as well as an Associate of Ministry, and is working towards her B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies. She hopes to bring an exciting perspective to the growing creative team at Faith City Church.
Rev. Ben Margeson - Evensong Church & Young Adults
Ben grew up in Ottawa, Ontario. After graduating from Tyndale University in Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts double major in Religious Studies and History, he ministered at two churches in the Ottawa area. Discipleship, leadership development, preaching and hospitality are some of Ben's favorite areas of ministry.
He has served as a Youth Pastor, an Assistant Pastor and then moved to Brookings, South Dakota to be a College Pastor. In South Dakota, Ben was ordained and finished his Master's of Divinity at Wesley Seminary. Most recently, he has spent time working for a faith based non-profit as the Congregational Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator that runs an emergency shelter, food shelf, supported housing and a host of other supports for individuals experiencing homelessness, in Duluth, Minnesota. He has an incredible wife, Keahna and three wonderful dogs. During his downtime he loves running, biking, hiking with Keahna and the pups.
Matt & Suzanne Riendeau - Community Events Coordinators
Matt and Suzanne joined the team at Faith in January 2019. They connect with the community and oversee bookings and teams for community events. Faith welcomes community groups to use our building for events, meetings and gatherings- Matt and Suzanne are the friendly faces that can make that happen!
Sheryl Samuel - Youth
Sheryl is originally from India and her family moved to Canada when she was three years old. She is currently doing a bachelor of science and majoring in Psychology, at Saint Mary’s University. Sheryl grew up at Faith and developed a passion for youth. She wants to see the youth build and grow their relationship with Jesus, and have fun doing so.
Pastor Nathan Thompson - Worship
Nathan is passionate about seeing the church as whole worshiping in spirit and in truth. He works to build up and empower our Worship TEAM to step out and step up to leading people into God’s presence. Their goal isn’t to play good songs or be the best band; their goal is to experience the transforming power of God and to share that with others. Nathan and his wife Mackenzie have two children, Knox and Rhodes.
Rev. Bill Wozney - Seniors
Born respectively in eastern Saskatchewan and southern Ontario, Bill and Cindy Wozney have devoted their adult lives to faithful service and leadership in Halifax Metro, the Atlantic Region, Canada and internationally. They count their early opportunity to pastor children and youth at Faith Tabernacle through a breakthrough bus ministry in the early 1970’s as a formative experience that has fueled their pioneering and persevering ministry. Together, they invested over 35 years in planting and pastoring Alive Christian Church, including a merger with the former New Life Christian Centre in Halifax’s North End to become what is now Mosaic Church in Fairview.
Since their retirement, Bill and Cindy have continued to serve in leadership as interim pastors at Mahone Bay’s Calvary Crossroads Church and subsequently at Windsor’s Glad Tidings Worship Center. They have also supported church leadership development internationally in Ethiopia, Malawi and Ukraine in cooperation with local church leaders and pastoral training institutes. Proud Maritimers by choice, Bill and Cindy remain passionate about making disciples and building loving faith communities that live the good news. As seniors themselves, they look forward to engaging other seniors in living out faith that brings the hope and life of Christ to all generations in Halifax.
Grant Wu - Business Manager
Grant grew up in China's Sichuan Province, famous for extremely spicy food and giant pandas. Called by God, he and his wife Nina packed home with kids, moved from hometown to Halifax in June 2019. Grant enjoys being a part of Faith team to see how resources work together for good according to God's purpose. Grant is a friendly guy who loves to discuss business opportunities with anyone!