"Our mission is to lead people to
experience eternal life change in Jesus"
W. Shannon Potter Lead Pastor
Shannon has been the Lead Pastor of EPC since July 2005. He is married to Jennifer and together they have three children. Shannon earned a Bachelors Degree (Cultural Studies) from Masters College & Seminary and a Masters Degree from Tyndale University. Shannon is passionate about living intentionally, communicating with grace, building authentic relationships, mentoring, leadership development, and cross cultural engagement.
Jennifer Potter Assistant Pastor
Jennifer is married to Shannon and together they have three amazing children. Jennifer’s primary role at EPC is Community Connections – bridging the church to the community and the community to the church - which just so happens to be the passion of her life. Jennifer is also actively engaged in anti human trafficking efforts and is the Founder of 4:ONE – an anti human trafficking organization.
Scott Moore Youth/YA Pastor
Scott graduated from Master's College & Seminary in 2017, with a Bachelor's of Theology specializing in Youth Ministry. Scott's passion for ministering to the next generation continues to grow each day, as he encourages students to step boldly into a faith journey that is so much greater than they can ever imagine. He desires to see students realize their calling & purpose, to live courageously for Christ, and share the same love of God that set them free, with everyone they encounter. Along with a love for God and the next generation, Scott loves his wife & two daughters. And if anyone comes to him wanting to chat about anything Star Wars related, you've earned yourself a lifelong friend.
Andrew Alava Interim Worship Director
Andrew is a recent graduate of Master’s College and Seminary where he specialized in Worship & Creative Arts. His earliest involvement in the church was as a part of the worship band where a passion for musical worship and for playing a variety of instruments began to grow. He more recently got engaged to his wonderful fianceé Alysha, who is serving as the interim Youth & Young Adults Pastor at King Street Community Church in Oshawa. Together they hope to do ministry wherever God calls with the goal of pointing others to Christ. A large majority of Andrew’s other passions are sports related, which includes cheering for the best Canadian hockey team: the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Esther Moore Children's Ministry Coordinator
(Currently on Maternity Leave)
Esther Graduated from Master’s College and Seminary in 2016 with a Diploma in Theology. She is married to Scott and together they have two beautiful daughters. Working with children, providing creative environments, and sharing the love of Jesus Chist are some of Esther’s greatest passions. She has experience working with kids of all ages and operating in a variety of roles that include camps, church, and childcare. At EPC, Esther enjoys providing a fun and engaging place where kids can explore and learn more about God and the Bible.
Monica Rodriguez Office Administrator
Monica has been attending EPC since 2009. She is married and has two amazing daughters. Her primary role now includes: reception, accounting, record keeping, scheduling appointments, arranging weddings and baby dedications, and various other administrative office duties. She loves helping people. Monica speaks English and Spanish, and understands French, Italian, and Portuguese. If you want to chat with a friend who has a real passion for the Word, writing, languages, and communications without barriers, you are kindly invited to contact her. You will feel welcome, encouraged and appreciated in any language you speak!