We have a great team at Arlington Woods! Below, you can find out a little about each of them along with their contact information. For after-hours emergencies, please contact Pastor Mike or Pastor Lynda.
Mike Hogeboom, Lead Pastor
Pastor Mike is our friendly, out-going lead pastor. He has a great sense of humour, a real heart for our community, and loves making new friends and seeing people come to a growing, thriving, faith in Jesus. Mike and his wife, Julie, have three grown children and are having a blast with their very first grandson.
Lynda Sinclair, Associate Pastor of Congregational Care and Administration
Pastor Lynda has had the privilege of being on staff at Arlington Woods for 20 years, eight of which have been in a pastoral role. She loves people, so leading our pastoral care team is a true joy. Lynda is married to Merle, her greatest encourager and best friend, and is blessed with a wonderful family that includes 6 amazing grandchildren. She loves spending her spare time in the great outdoors or curled up with a good book with her cat close by.
Ben Spears, Associate Pastor of Family Ministries
Pastor Ben has been at Arlington Woods since 2014 and has over a decade's experience as a youth pastor. In his role at Arlington Woods, he oversees ministries to children, youth, young adults, and families. He loves working with students of all ages and supporting parents in their role as spiritual role models for their kids. Ben and his wife, Tanya, have two young children, Elliott and Éowyn (yes, that's from 'Lord of the Rings'). He loves a good story and believes Proverbs 22:6 refers to Star Wars.
Connie Kennedy, Administrative Assistant
Connie is often the friendly voice you hear when you call the church office. She has served on staff since 1996. In her spare time she loves reading, quilting, and being outside: boating & swimming in the summer, and ice skating in the winter.
Kevin Sinclair, Custodian
Kevin takes care of cleaning and maintaining our building for church events and for other groups who rent our space.
In office: Monday-Friday 613-596-9390 x223