Lead Pastor

Shawn Craven

Shawn grew up on a dairy farm in Ottawa, ON. After high school sensing God was calling him to be a pastor, he attended Kingswood University and graduated in 1998. It was there he met his wife Michelle and they were married in 1997. Shawn and Michelle have 3 children Alexa(00), Jacob(01) & Liam(05). Shawn came to HWC in August 2014 after pastoring Cole Lake Free Methodist Church near Kingston, ON for the 11 years. Shawn is passionate about many things; Tim Hortons coffee, antique vehicles and tractors & spending time with family to name a few. His biggest passion however, is to see the local church provide meaningful ways to share the hope of Jesus with its community.

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Student Pastor

Tracy Marr

 Tracy grew up in New Tusket, NS and married the love of his life Heidi who grew up in Riverdale, NS. They have 3 girls Mackenzie(00), Melina(02) and Emma(04), Tracy worked at numerous jobs before attending Kingswood University in 2009 where he graduated from in 2013. In September 2014 Tracy joined our team at HWC as our Student Ministries Pastor. He is passionate about teens and children and seeing them have a meaningful relationship with Jesus. We are glad to have Tracy and his family with us at HWC.