Our Pastoral Staff play their role equipping, challenging, and encouraging us toward mission.
Lead Pastor: Rev. John Lambshead
Pastor John began his ministry at First Baptist Church in December of 2009. His mission is to serve Christ faithfully by serving others pastorally, seeking to help people love God with all their hearts and those who belong to the family of faith.
After completing a BA at McMaster University, Pastor John trained at Tyndale University/College, where he earned his Bth. He has been in pastoral ministry since 1983. He is married to Kathryn, and they have three grown daughters.
Director of Family and Children's Ministry: Paige Byrne-Mamahit
Paige Byrne-Mamahit grew up overseas as a “Missionary Kid” and found her passion in empowering children to know Jesus as their Lord and Saviour, and experience the joy and comfort in this relationship throughout their life.
Her passion for teaching and discipling children and youth led to her B.Ed. from Tyndale University, as well as an Hons BA in International Development / Sociology and Cultural Anthropology. Her work experience includes teaching in public and private schools as well as serving overseas in church planting, CE discipleship, ESL, and evangelical outreach.
Paige is married to John Byrne-Mamahit and they have two grown daughters.
Office Administrator: Kathryn Lambshead
Kathryn is our Office Administrator and central communications person. Kathryn was trained at Tyndale Bible College where she received her BRE in Christian Education. She grew up as a Missionaries kid, a Pastors kid and is now our Lead Pastor's wife.