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 several little grandchildren.
Lynda Sinclair, Associate Pastor of Congregational Care
Pastor Lynda has had the privilege of being on staff at Arlington Woods for over 20 years, half 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 15 years of 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.
Karlene Fletcher, Worship Coordinator
Karlene is thrilled to be “home” at Arlington Woods as the Worship Coordinator. She is an enthusiastic, people-loving, adventurous, creative, art-ful, musically-gifted leader. Her love for Jesus is rich and obvious to all. She and her husband Cliff, have been married 28 years and have 2 grown children: Abby and Greg. She enjoys kayaking, hiking, reading, gardening, art, baking and enjoying time with family and her dog.
Alanna Babcock, Office Administrator
Alanna is a compassionate, empathetic, and enthusiastic person who always has a smile and a positive attitude. She is an outdoor and cycling enthusiast, who also enjoys learning about history and languages.
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