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The purpose statement of the Prince Albert Alliance Church is:

“Growing together to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.”

  Leadership Team And Support Staff

The PAAC Leadership Team and Support Staff recognize the authority of God,
and recognize ourselves as servants under  Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to
the ministry of the Word through biblical teaching and overseeing church ministries,
programs, and the general operations of the church.
 
Scroll down to get to know each of our staff members!
Mark Bergen
Senior Pastor

When did you start working at PAAC?
September 1, 2010

What is one of the best parts of your job?
That I get to be on a journey of learning and growing together with others.

What are your hobbies?
Fishing, camping, reading, walking/jogging, and racquet sports.

What is your favorite junk food?
Kit-Kat Chocolate Bars and Salt & Vinegar Chips

What is one of your favorite bible verses/passages?
2 Timothy 3:16-17 and 1 John 5:13

What is your favorite worship song?
He Reigns –  Newsboys

A fun fact about yourself:
I love travelling together with my wife, Sandra, to new places we have never been to before.

How Other Staff Describe Mark:
integrity, transparent, leader, passionate, steadfast

When did you start working at PAAC? October 2006

What is one of the best parts about your job?  Being a part of seeing people grow in Christ.  The fact that music is a big part of the area of ministry I oversee – BONUS!!!!

What are your hobbies?  Sitting on the saddle of a bicycle for hours at a time, running even when I’m not being chased, making all sorts of round things on a wood lathe

What is your favorite junk food?  There is no such thing as junk food, it’s just another food group in a balanced diet.  If I have to pick – Coke is it!

 What is one of your favorite bible verses/passages? Ps. 46:1-3

What is your favorite worship song? Hosanna (Praise Is Rising)

A fun fact about yourself:  I ride a unicycle.

How Other Staff Describe Craig: proactive, approachable, Mr. Coca-Cola, organized, animated, energetic, detailed, compassionate

Craig Hollands Worship & Music Pastor
Daphne Masih
Youth Pastor

When did you start working at PAAC?  2017.

What is one of the best parts about your job? Being part of a passionate and effective, yet slightly crazy, team of people who love God and his people.

What are your hobbies?  Outdoor adventure, music, animal training/raising.

What is your favourite junk food?  Banana Split.

What is one of your favourite bible verses/passages? 1 Samuel 14:1-23.

What is your favourite worship song? I’ll give two: Come Thou Fount & Build Your Kingdom Here.

A fun fact about yourself: My bedtime routine includes a cup of tea and looking at Thomas Kinkade paintings.

How Other Staff Describe Daphne:  easy going, engaging, steady, joyful, hilarious, kind and articulate, teddy bear
 

When did you start working at PAAC? Spring 2011

What is one of the best parts about your job? Developing relationships with kids and having the opportunity to speak into their lives

What are your hobbies? Music

What is your favourite junk food? Gummy candy (wine gums)

What is one of your favourite bible verses/passages? Psalms 91

What is your favorite worship song? You Alone Can Rescue

A fun fact about yourself: I had to get my dad to sign a paper so I could get married (was under legal adult age).

How Other Staff Describe Kim: goes above and beyond, dedicated, kind (x2), invigorating, discerning, Energizer-bunny

 
Debbie Ogrodnick
Office Administrator

When did you start working at PAAC? September 1996 

What is one of the best parts about your job? Connecting with great people (co-workers; congregation; community)

What are your hobbies? Grandkids, reading, cooking and visiting with friends

What is your favorite junk food? It depends on the day… anything that contains coconut and/or nuts

What is one of your favorite bible verses/passages? Romans 12:2

What is your favorite worship song? . . . how to choose just one?? Be Thou My Vision; Blessed Be Your Name; Christ Alone Cornerstone

A fun fact about yourself: I love Mondays (many people don’t…but I do) 

How Other Staff Describe Debbie: Encourager, faithful, wise, compassionate, nurturing, genuine, welcoming

When did you start working at PAAC? March 2019 

What is one of the best parts about your job? Being able to serve the church/congregation in a way that I love, and my co-workers aren’t too bad either.

What are your hobbies? Painting, spending time with friends, and going for walks.

What is your favorite junk food? Chocolate, red big feet, or licorice… it really depends on what I’m feeling.

What is one of your favorite bible verses/passages? 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

What is your favorite worship song? Man of Sorrow, Heart of Worship, This I Believe (The Creed), they are all good.

A fun fact about yourself: I was on a drama team that toured from BC to New York, we drove over 49,000km that year.

Trisha Poetker
Office Administrator
Lou Ogrodnick
Custodian

When did you start working at PAAC? Began fulltime in December 2016

What is one of the best parts about your job? Fixing things that don’t work

What are your hobbies? Motorcycles, Pinballs, & Jukeboxes

What is your favorite junk food? Chips

What is one of your favorite bible verses/passages? John 3:16

What is your favorite worship song? Ride On King Jesus – Steve Bell

A fun fact about yourself: Car guy who loves Nascar

How Other Staff Describe Lou: hard worker, loyal, determined, prankster, exuberant, Mr. Fixit, MacGyver