Our Staff

Rick McCorkindale

Lead Pastor
Rick McCorkindale joined our staff at the beginning of 2015. His years of church and educational ministry have made him aware of his own frailties and the wonder of Jesus’ love and forgiveness. He brings with him a passion for bringing the words of Jesus, especially those related to discipleship and community, into our lives. He and his beloved wife, Sylvia, have three grown children, six grandchildren, and a golden dog.

Len Bachiu

Pastor to Seniors
Len Bachiu joined our staff in May of 2014. He has a heart for ministering to seniors and will be doing home and hospital visits along with occasional speaking on Sunday mornings.

Dawn Grunau

Pastor of Christian Education
and Family Care

Dawn Grunau joined our staff in 2008 working primarily with preschool programming. As of August of 2012 she is now overseeing all areas of our children and family ministries. Her passion is to see the word of God get into the lives of children and their families. She has a B.A. in Christian Ministry from Briercrest College. Dawn is married to Daryl and has three beautiful daughters.

Joanne Thomas

Christian Education Assistant
Joanne Thomas joined our staff in Fall of 2012. She desires to see families grow in their relationship with Jesus. She is married to Justin and they have two young children.

Michael Streilein

Pastor of Student Ministries
Michael joined us in 2014 as the Director of Junior High Ministries, and in July of 2015 took on the role of Pastor of Student Ministries and Staff Barista. He has a B.A.in Pastoral Ministries from Bethany College and has served many years in camp ministry. He loves outdoor sports, board games, coffee, and spending time with his wife, Kaitlyn.

Luke Gordon

Connections & Worship Pastor
Luke Gordon joined our staff in September of 2016 to oversee our Connections & Worship departments. He and his wife Morgan have a beautiful daughter and enjoy spending time exploring and adventuring as a family. Luke is thrilled to be a part of making Cornerstone a thriving community of passionate Christians.

Elsa Guenther

Finance
Elsa Guenther is a valued part of our staff and loves to help us keep everything in order. She came on board in 2012 and takes care of finances and other administrative tasks. As an avid photographer, you can often see her taking pictures of various events at the church. She is also quite committed to being involved in the community. She and her husband Duane have three children.

Kathy Janzen

Administrative Assistant
Kathy Janzen is the first person you’ll meet when you come to our offices. She has been the Administrative Assistant at Cornerstone Church since 1994 and is a valuable part of our team. She and her husband Sam are enjoying empty nest life.

Lisa Hrycan

CAP (Christians Against Poverty)
Lisa Hrycan has a heart for those who are struggling with finances, those who are drowning under a sea of debt. She came on board in July of 2015 and has quickly become an essential part of our staff. She and her husband William have two little girls.

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