Our Staff

REVEREND MICHAEL G. KOPPES
SENIOR PASTOR

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Pastor Michael is ordained under Elim Fellowship of Canada. Together, he and his wife Lisa oversee and shepherd the body of Praise Fellowship. As one, they endeavor to carry out the mandate that God has deposited within them both for the furtherance of God’s Kingdom. “The Great Commission!” Pastor Michael's heart and passion is for the congregation of Praise Fellowship, the community of Chatham Kent and the mission field overseas. Particularly Africa and India. Through his ministry we have seen a beautiful orphanage built in India that houses 100 children as well as 10 churches strengthened and thriving.

   Pastor Michael’s vision for the church is to see the body of Christ Alive and on fire for Jesus. Daily walking out the call of God by zealously preaching the good news, teaching salvation for the lost and Living a life of integrity as salt and light in a dark world.

 

PASTOR EILEEN LACHANCE
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR - WORSHIP PASTOR

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Eileen Lachance has been a part of Praise Fellowship Church since 1984.  She has been employed as the Office Administrator since 1993 and serves as the Worship Pastor – regularly leading worship & teaching/preaching when called upon, having obtained her License to Minister since 2007 with Elim Fellowship Canada.  Her desire is twofold; To see the body of Christ intimately encountering God in times of corporate and personal worship and -- To help them fulfill their calling and destiny by exercising their faith.  Eileen is married to Ron Lachance (an elder at PFC).  Together they have 7 children (all married) and 13 grandchildren.

 

Our Board of Elders

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Elder Mateo Hillman, Pastor Paul Salisbury, Elder Jim Green, Pastor Michael Koppes, Pastor Sharon Grainger, Pastor Eileen Lachance, and Elder Ron Lachance.

 
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Our Church Caretaker

JOHN HICKS