Staff

Louis Scheepers

Senior Pastor

Louis was born and raised in South Africa where he grew up as a preacher’s kid. He always had a love and passion for Jesus and the Church.  He completed his Bachelors of Theology and Masters of Theology at the University of Pretoria.

In 2007 he entered full time ministry as a youth pastor in Pretoria. From 2011 till 2015 he led a large, fast growing church in Springs, just east of Johannesburg. Since 2016 he was involved with church planting in Cape Town, South Africa.

Louis and Yolandi got married in 2010. They have two daughters: Abigail and Annabelle, as well as an Italian Greyhound, Fibi. They love to spend time in nature as a family.

In September 2021 Louis was appointed as Senior Pastor at Grace Church.

Win Bowman

Executive Pastor of Families and Facility

Win was born and raised in St. Catharines, Ontario. He began his career as a Professional Engineer in manufacturing.  While working in the United Arab Emirates, he met his wife Andrea, a native of New Brunswick, who was on a short term mission assignment with T.E.A.M. They were married in 1994 and moved to Beamsville, Ontario. They have two daughters: Anna and Moriah.

After 15 years in engineering, Win felt the Lord calling him to serve in full-time ministry. He graduated from McMaster Divinity College in May, 2008 with an MA in Christian Studies and was ordained in the Associated Gospel Churches in September, 2008.  Win served at Calvary Gospel Church, Beamsville for 7 years, first as Assistant Pastor and then as Senior Pastor.

He joined the staff at Grace Church in January, 2014 where he was responsible for family ministries as well as providing administrative oversight for the other ministries at Grace. In September 2017, Win became our Executive Pastor, providing oversight for the church facility and all maintenance while continuing to also coordinate family ministry at Grace. 

Dwayne Copson

Pastor of Youth and Young Adults

Dwayne was born and raised in Newmarket, ON. He has been a familiar face around Grace Church for many years serving faithfully as our church custodian, volunteering in youth ministry and teaching Sunday School.

While Dwayne was volunteering in different ministries at Grace, God was making it clear that he had more instore for him. Dwayne has felt God calling him to consider a greater involvement in ministry, especially in teaching and mentoring teens to develop a closer walk with Christ. In September 2016, Dwayne began an internship here at Grace with a focus in Youth Ministry and in August, 2017 Dwayne joined our full-time staff as our Pastor of Youth and Young Adults.

Dwayne and his wife Jenn live in Aurora with their two daughters, Taylor and Vanessa. They are all passionate about Youth Ministry and serve together at Grace Church. While they aren't serving at Grace they love all thing English and have been to England a number of times together as a family. Dwayne also enjoys gardening, watching movies and just talking with people.

Anna Bowman

Children's Ministry Coordinator

Anna was born in Beamsville, Ontario. She became a Christian at a young age through Vacation Bible School and has been involved in ministry in church throughout her life.

After graduating high school, she attended Heritage College and Seminary in Cambridge, ON and completed a one-year certificate in Intercultural Studies. While at Heritage she felt God calling her to explore missions. She entered a missions training program with The Fellowship and started a 10 month internship here at Grace in January 2016 with the purpose of getting practical ministry experience in preparation for the overseas part of the program.

After spending 9 months in Indonesia, Anna returned to Canada and joined the staff at Grace Church as our part-time Coordinator of Children’s Ministries. Anna oversees our Sunday School program, AWANA, Vacation Bible School as well as other outreach ministries to families with children.

Anna is now in the midst of finishing her Bachelor of Religious Education degree at Heritage where she first attended after high school. When she isn't working or studying, Anna loves spending time with her friends, hammocking and going to the movie theatre. 

Kaitlyn Millar

Worship Director (Interim)

Kaitlyn is married to Geoff, and is a stay-at-home, homeschooling mother of four beautiful children. Kaitlyn moved to Newmarket from Toronto, in 2017, and made Grace Church her new spiritual family. 
Kaitlyn comes from a family of twelve, with her father serving as a pastor in an AGC church in Toronto. She went to York University after high school and graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree specializing in International Development Studies. After graduating in 2010, she met her husband (on Eharmony) a couple months later, and was married in August of 2011.

Kaitlyn is passionate about music and children, and loves to combine the two, when given a chance. She worked as a coordinator for after-school programs for the City of Toronto for a few years, then became a teacher in a Montessori school before giving birth to her firstborn, Gracie. Josiah, Uriah and Anna followed shortly after.
Kaitlyn has been singing for the Lord, in front of an audience, since she was 4 years old; starting with standing on a table at a senior’s home and singing her heart out monthly. The Lord has blessed her with a heart of worship and is honoured to be able to use the talents that the Lord has blessed her with to serve in ministry here at Grace Church as the Interim Worship Director.

Charlene Jones

Administrative Assistant

Charlene was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.  Her career started in the food industry in product development and sales which prepared her to join the staff of Grace Church in September 2009 after 20 years in the industry.  

She really enjoys talking, helping, and walking through life with her Grace Church family.  She grew up in the AGC and has been attending Grace Church since 2001. In a lay capacity, she oversees Women’s Ministries and desires to see women living victoriously with God as their firm foundation.

She is married to Bill, and they have one daughter but also 2 married stepdaughters and is a grandma to 3 young ones.  Besides spending time with family and friends, you will find her enjoying: playing with food in the kitchen, an active lifestyle of staying healthy and fit, and gardening.