Our leadership

Our leadership

Get to know our church leadership and please get in touch if you would like to chat.

Our Church Staff

While the elders oversee the vision and policy of the church, the staff are responsible to implement that vision and manage the day-to-day ministry of the church. The goal of the staff is to enable the church to do the ministry that God has called us to together.

Pastor Mike Engbers

Lead Pastor

Mike and his family came to PCC in March 2019. He is passionate about ministering to the whole church – all ages – and seeing the church being a light in the community.

Mike is married to Christina, and has four daughters – Caralyn, Rachel, Madison, and Brooklyn. He enjoys woodworking, reading, movies, and also dabbles in website design and desktop publishing.  

Mike’s education includes a B.A. in Philosophy, a Masters of Divinity at Taylor Seminary in Edmonton, and in 2018 he completed a Doctor of Ministry degree in which his dissertation examined the role of technology in the overall ministry and mission of the church.


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Pastor David Simpson

Associate Pastor - Congregational Care

David joined the PCC staff in summer of 2022.

With 35 years of pastoral experience, assisting people with spiritual growth and to live out their faith has been a big part of how he has worked as a pastor in London (ON), Toronto, and Regina. 
Part of David’s pastoral career has also included teaching in the Church Ministries Department at Providence College (MB) and Briercrest College (SK). David earned degrees from Tyndale College (Toronto), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Chicago) and Carey Theological College (Vancouver).
Originally from Ontario, and his wife, Linda, from Saskatchewan, they met at Providence College near Winnipeg. Their three married adult children live in Regina and they have three grandchildren. David is the author of, It’s You Who You Know (Vision House), enjoys watching NFL football, British Crime dramas, and reading.


Kristen Cowman

Children and Family Ministry Director

Kristen is passionate about supporting families as they grow in Jesus. She desires seeing parents take on the role of spiritual leaders in their families, and for kids to know that they are loved, wanted and have a place in the family of Christ.
Kristen came to PCC in 2016 with her husband Benjamin and their 3 kids, Odyssa, Truett and Navaeh. As a family, they love to travel and explore the world around them. Kristen loves talking, going on coffee dates and all things glittery. In her spare time, she reads, plays games and drinks Starbucks refreshers.


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Chris Reimer

Youth Director

Chris was born here in Regina and has attended Parliament Community Church for his whole life.

He was hired as the summer youth ministry coordinator in May 2023, and is excited to work as a youth director alongside the staff this year, having been a youth sponsor since graduating high school. 


Chris has also volunteered with the AV team, kid’s ministry, and young adults, and was baptized on Easter Sunday in 2022. He has a passion for youth and kids, sharing the love of Jesus with them, and enjoys seeing how the different areas of the church interact.

Chris is currently undertaking his undergraduate degree in Business Administration at the University of Regina, and enjoys playing and watching sports in his spare time


Reiley Carlson

Pastoral Intern/Youth Director

Reiley is a third year student at Briercrest College in Caronport, Saskatchewan where he studies Christian Ministry.

He has a passion for knowing God and equipping others in discipleship while being rooted in Scripture and led by the Holy Spirit.
For fun, Reiley likes to play basketball and go rock climbing. On top of this, he is a big movie nerd diving deep into some classics like Star Wars and Avatar. You can also catch Reiley as the Briercrest Clippers play by play announcer where he puts all those hours of watching basketball to good use.


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Christa Hovind

Administrative Assistant

Christa started at PCC at the end of October 2023. She is excited for this new chapter in her life as Administrative Assistant. 

At a very young age, Christa accepted Jesus as her Saviour and has seen the Lord direct her life I amazing ways. She attended Red Deer College and took the Visual Arts program. Some of her favourite hobbies are painting and drawing.

She is married to her husband Jerod and they have a beautiful daughter. Christa and her family love animal, especially dogs. She thoroughly enjoys God’s creation and loves being outdoors. 

Christa always does her best to have a thankful heart in all situations. 


Yoriko Bezanson

Website Manager

Yoriko and her husband began attending PCC in 2019 when they moved to Regina. Yoriko then became the full time administrative assistant in fall of 2020. She worked for 2 years before going on maternity leave. In November 2023, she resumed part time work from home, supporting Christa in the administrative duties and updating the website.

Yoriko and her husband Brandon welcomed their first daughter in November 2022. Yoriko enjoys videography, photography and the outdoors. She has recently taken up a greater interest in baking and cooking. She loves playing with her daughter, especially at the park and playgrounds during the fall.


Yoriko attended Briercrest College and Seminary and completed an Associates of Arts in Biblical studies. She hops to continue and further her education in Biblical studies in the future when the time allows. 


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Andy Jansen

Elder - Board Chair

Andy, along with his wife Cheryl, have attended PCC since moving to Regina in1996.

Growing up in the Catholic church, Andy came to faith and a relationship with Christ around the age of 21 through the faithful witness of a high school friend/university roommate. Andy was baptized upon his confession of faith in 1986 in Saskatoon at Forest Grove Community Church. Andy has been involved at PCC in a variety of ministries including small groups, boys brigade, facility care, adult Sunday school, and as an Elder. As an Elder, Andy is challenged by the need for earnest prayer and what it means to disciple one another. The study of Ephesians in the Adult Discipleship Class is also challenging his understanding of the role of the church. Andy recently retired from work as an Environmental Engineer with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture. Andy and Cheryl have adult children recently became grandparents to their first grandchild.

Kathy Andvaag

Kathy Andvaag

Elder - Vice Chair

Kathy and her husband, Tim, have attended PCC for over 30 years.

Kathy believes in the importance of the local church and has served in a number of church ministries over the years, including several years on the missions team and a previous term as an elder. She enjoys many administrative tasks and working with others on a team. In her work life, Kathy is an English as an Additional Language Instructor for newcomers to Canada. She and Tim have two adult sons.

Karen Bowman


Karen joined the Elders board in 2022. She is excited to be involved in some of the behind-the-scenes work of the church and to see PCC become home to those who attend.

Karen grew up in a small Mennonite church in rural Saskatchewan. She settled into the Regina area full time in 2012 as a teacher and has considered PCC her home church ever since. She married Cody in 2013 and has three beautiful children that she now enjoys spending her days with. Karen has enjoyed seeing a variety of PCC’s ministries since moving to the Regina area. She finds great value in community, and has previously found it through Sunday school, camp ministries, small groups, Bible studies, and worship team. She is looking forward to seeing a new aspect of it through her work on the Elder’s Board.

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Jon Crane

Jon Crane


Jon has been attending Parliament Community Church for all of his life and he continues to be actively involved in the life of PCC.

Jon is involved in several ministries at church ranging from giving leadership to young adults, working with our youth and helping lead worship. Now he has joined the Elders Board as a young leader.

John has a number of hobbies including music – both listening and playing, hunting and motorcycling.