Randy Smart

Senior Pastor
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I was born in Ontario but have lived in Manitoba and served as a pastor since 1979. I began my service with Bethel in 2002.

My wife Cindy and I have three adult children. We enjoy looking after our yard, reading, and travel when given the opportunity to do so.

We have enjoyed learning about our family genealogies, and I have taken an interest in classic farm tractors.

My studies in Bible College and Seminary, coupled with various ministry experiences in and beyond the local church, have helped shape my passion to communicate the faithful teachings of Jesus to others who will pass them on to the present and coming generations. 2 Timothy 2:2

Mark Sawatzky

Associate Pastor
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I am pleased to have joined the church family here at Bethel as the Associate Pastor in August 2011. My previous ministry experience has included camp ministry at Winkler Bible Camp and youth work in a congregation in Niverville, MB. I am married to the love of my life, Irma and we have 3 amazing children, Carly (married to Travis Krahn), Marissa and Ryan. I am a huge Toronto Maple Leafs fan and enjoy playing or watching pretty much any sport. As a family, we love playing games, camping and travelling, and just spending time together as a family. It is my desire that my life and our family reflect the joy that comes from attempting to walk in obedience to Christ in every aspect of life.

It is my passion to challenge others to “be real” in their faith as they seek to follow the King of Kings. A verse of Scripture that sums up who I attempt to be is 2 Timothy 1:7, “For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and self-discipline.” I hope that God can use me to reflect His love and passion to build into people’s lives.

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