Carissa Tuininga
Grade 8 Small Group Leader

Email[email protected]

Instagram: @car.ssadawn

Best way to contact? Text or email

Years involved with Willoughby Church Youth Ministries? One

Were you involved here as a youth? No

Occupation? Worship Intern and Student at TWU

Tell us about your family: There are 5 kids, 1 older than me and the rest younger. My mom works at TWU and my dad is a pastor at NLCC and, I am married to Siebe Tuininga!

Hobbies: drinking coffee and organizing things

Tell us something cool! I don't like berries. Does that count as cool? 

Your ministry hope for this year: to grow closer to God and to each other through worship, study, conversation and fun!

 

Siebe Tuininga
Grade 9 Small Group Leader

Email[email protected]

Instagram: @siebe.tuininga

Best way to contact? Text or phone

Years involved with Willoughby Church Youth Ministries? Many

Were you involved here as a youth? Yes

Occupation? Receiver at Ritchie Smith Feeds

Tell us about your family: Where do I start... A mom, a dad, 2 brothers and 4 sisters. & married to Carissa! 

Hobbies: fishing, fixing my truck, fishing, and catching fish

Tell us something cool! i enjoy chick flicks

Your ministry hope for this year: to connect often outside of youth group

Brooklyn Doornbos
Grade 9 Small Group Leader

Email:[email protected]

Instagram: @broccoli.d.2000

Best way to contact? Text

Years involved with Willoughby Church Youth Ministries? 13 years! 

Were you involved as a youth here? Yes

Occupation? I go to UFV and am in my second year taking a theater major and psychology minor. I am hoping to one day become an elementary school teacher. 

Tell us about your family: I live with my parents and sister (Taeya). We own two cats Pablo and Milo.

Hobbies: A few of my hobbies are baking, hiking, gardening, guitar, and snowboarding.

Tell us something cool! I’m left handed

Your ministry hope for this year: My hope for my small group this year is that we would grow together in our relationship with Christ and our relationships with each other. I hope that they all find ways to be enthusiastic about growing in and sharing Christ’s love.

William Ravensbergen
Grade 10/11 Small Group Leader

Email:[email protected]

Best way to contact? Text me

Years involved with Willoughby Church Youth Ministries? 3 years! 

Were you involved here as a youth? Yes

Occupation? Landscaper

Tell us about your family: I have two older sisters, and an older brother whom I work with/for. They have all moved out, but I live with my parents. We all grew up in Willoughby Church where my parents have attended for the last 20 years.

Hobbies: Piano, Reading, Board Games, Talking Theology

Tell us something cool!I play 5 different instruments. Not very well, but… I do play them.

Your ministry hope for this year: For the youth to grow in faith through asking questions and discussing answers. To grow in their relationships with one another through games, talks, and shared experiences. And to grow in their relationship with God through reading and studying the bible, and praying.

Jilise Eyzenga
Grade 10/11 Small Group Leader

Email: [email protected]

Instagram: @my_favourite_pastime

Best way to contact? Text or FB Messenger

Years involved with Willoughby Church Youth Ministries? One

Were you involved here as a youth? No

Occupation? Lead Coordinator/Administration Officer

Tell us about your familyI have two sisters, one brother-in-law and a 2-year-old niece. We all live in the lower mainland and I try to have a games night with my sisters once a week.

Hobbies: Reading, TV, board games, and hanging out with friends & family

Tell us something cool! I studied abroad in Europe for one semester.

Your ministry hope for this year: That relationships are developed/strengthened with each other and with God through good conversation, fellowship, and fun.

Candace Hicks
Grade 12 Small Group Leader

Email[email protected]

Instagram: @candaceyvonne1

Best way to contact? Text or call

Years involved with Willoughby Church Youth Ministries? Zero

Were you involved here as a youth? No

Occupation? Secondary School Office Assistant

Tell us about your family: I live in Willoughby with my husband Ed and two kids, Emily and Olivia. We like camping, travelling, and playing games together

Hobbies: reading, watching movies, hiking, and puzzles

Tell us something cool! I could, at one time, do a 360 on a kneeboard

Your ministry hopes for this year: that we would learn more about each other and more about God. That what we learn will have a positive impact on our lives now and in the future.