Sharon Schmidt

I met Jesus as a child in northern BC, where I grew up as a preacher’s kid. For the past 14 years I’ve been in full-time ministry to refugees, based in Kitchener. I’m a mom of 3 children and soon-to-be 7 grandchildren, who all give me much joy. I started attending Lakeside in 2008, after…

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Damon Davis

I am married to my beautiful Laurel and we have three children; Daniel, Amanda and Joseph. I have Christian service spanning youth ministry, leading Christian camps, teaching, radio ministry and leadership. I have made Lakeside my home since 2010 where I serve in the prayer ministry, church planting at Lakeside Downtown, Alpha, small groups and…

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Beth Round

I came to Guelph to attend university, and that is when I found out about Jesus because a new friend took the time to tell me about Him. My family is presently part of the community at Lakeside Downtown where I am so glad to serve with the prayer team and lead a small group.…

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Noelle Baker

I grew up in a Christian home just north of Brantford, and became a follower of Christ at a young age. Enjoying both science and math, I graduated from the University of Ottawa with degrees in biochemistry and chemical engineering. It was there that I met my husband, Colin, a fellow Engineer (yes, we have…

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Wiebe Kroezen

I was born in the Netherlands, immigrated to Canada when I was three years old, and grew up in a Christian home in Fergus. I met my wife, Dixie while in college in British Columbia. We moved back to Ontario and have now been married for more than 18 years. We started attending Lakeside in…

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Trevor Dick

I was born in Nigeria, Africa, to missionary parents, but my family returned to Canada after the sudden death of my father. I started playing the violin at 7 years old, around the same time that I gave my life to Jesus. I went on to study music professionally and hold degrees in music and…

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Rose MacQueen

My family and I came to Lakeside in 1994 and have found it to be a wonderful community offering tremendous support in the midst of the challenges life throws at us, as well as many opportunities to grow in our faith and to serve. I enjoy serving at the Next Steps Booth and with the…

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