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 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 things 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 & Multi Media 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 at Grace in January 2016 with the purpose of getting practical ministry experience in preparation for living overseas for 10 months.

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 Kids Church program, Vacation Bible School as well as other outreach ministries to families with children.

In August of 2021, Anna was hired part time to coordinate media at Grace. She oversees the website, social media, and any graphic design projects needed.

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.