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Meet our Staff Members

Shannon Furzer

Shannon and her husband Gord joined Bethel in 2008 with their 5 children and are active in many ministries within the church.  She has been a resident of Acton since she was in Kindergarten and has been involved in many community groups and events since that time.

Favourite Bible Verse:

And as for you, brothers and sisters, never tire of doing what is good.

Rita Ladjansky

Rita comes to Bethel with an arts and graphics background. She loves nature and enjoys hikes with friends. She feels fortunate to be a resident of a small town like Acton, with so many wonderful people and lots of beautiful nature to explore.

Favourite Bible Verse:

God is Love

Zachary Schenk

Zach joined Bethel in 2023 as the Worship Director with his wife Mykayla as the Youth Director. He recently graduated from Redeemer University, and he is grateful to live in a cozy town like Acton! When he’s not playing guitar, piano, or singing, you can probably find him out for a run around town.

Favourite Bible Verse:

O Israel, hope in the Lord! For with the Lord there is steadfast love, and with him is great power to redeem.

Mykayla Schenk

Mykayla joined Bethel in 2023 as the Youth Director with her husband Zach as the Worship Director. Mykayla has lived in a small town her whole life, so Acton already feels like home! She enjoys watching 90s sitcoms, playing with her dogs and grabbing coffee with friends both new and old!

Favourite Bible Verse:

But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.