Rev. David Quackenbush, Senior Pastor
David is a pastor with a heart for God and for God’s people. Enabled by the holy Spirit he delivers the straight forward message of the Word of God in a simple, clear and relevant manner, seeking to bring people to a saving knowledge of Christ and to maturity in Christ.
As a gifted singer, preacher and teacher he ministers in both the English and Italian language. He has pastored and served Canadian Assemblies of God churches in the provinces of Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec; served 3 years CAOG District Overseer for Ontario, and 9 years as a General Treasurer at CAOG.
He married his wife Angela while studying for the ministry at Eastern Pentecostal Bible College. God has blessed them with three sons, Jonathan, Stephen and William, two wonderful daughter-in-laws – Margaret and Angela; and six beautiful grandchildren Adriel, Davide, Naomi, Emma Grace, Jordan and Michaela.
Kara Lee is originally from Bathurst, New Brunswick and started attending Ossington Pentecostal Church in January of 2008. After graduating from Master’s College and Seminary, she has been serving full-time at OPC and received ordination with the Canadian Assemblies of God in 2012 . She serves as young adults pastor, worship leader and the church office secretary.
Moving from a small city to Toronto, Kara is no stranger to the struggles that accompany being alone in a new city. She was a young adult looking to find a church and found a home and a family at OPC. Kara has a deep love for God and music which is evident as she leads worship with a passion to see God exalted and praised through songs.
Gary and his wife (Kezia) moved to Canada in 2011 from sunny Trinidad. They began to attend OPC on August 7th 2011, and immediately felt right at home.
Gary together with his wife were blessed with the birth of his son Daniel Jude.
Gary began serving in various ministries after becoming an active member of OPC.
In September of 2014, Gary was asked to assume the leadership role of OPC Youth Group “Fusion”.
He has a strong desire to continue to grow spiritually to see the young people grow and deepen in their relationship with God and each other, and to continue to build the foundations they already have.
Rosanne was born and raised attending Ossington Pentecostal Church, she can truly call it her “home” church. After graduating from Eastern Pentecostal Bible College, she has been serving as a volunteer at OPC in the Christian Education (C.E.) department and Music ministry. She currently is serving as the Christian Education Coordinator and church board secretary.
Having parents that instilled biblical principles and the importance of Christian education, Rosanne together with a dedicated and faithful team, make it a priority at OPC to teach and share God’s Word on a weekly basis. There are Christian Education classes for all ages – from nursery to adult.
Back Row ( left to right): Sam Madio, Treasurer; Rosanne Madio, Board Secretary; Rev. David Quackenbush; Senior Pastor; David Madio, Facilities & Maintenance.
Front Row ( left to right): Maritza Tosca, Fellowship Coordinator & Webmaster; Vince Madio, Elder; Dominique Paquet, Benevolence.
Photos taken by Studio Cabral Photography