Hailing from the wilds of darkest Ontario, Ben is married to Rachelle and they have two wonderful daughters, Ivy and Ruby. Ben and Rachelle lead Trinity Kids together. Ben loves playing ice hockey and staying fit.

Lead Elder

Rhys, his wife Sara and their two children, Eden and Taylor, moved to Vancouver to plant Trinity Central in 2011. A South African, Rhys leads the eldership and staff teams, and oversees LifeGroups and leadership development. He enjoys sea kayaking, playing music, and watching rugby.

Sam and Kath moved to Vancouver to join Trinity Central in 2012, and now have three children: Ethan, Florence and Joshua. Sam and Kath love having people in their home for dinner, bbq’s in the summer, and the odd wine-tasting party. Sam is the VP of Finance for a research commercialization enterprise.

James Vander Woude


James and his wife Liezl moved to Vancouver in 2012. They have three children: Iris, Mieke and Joel. He loves to read detective novels, biographies, and historical works. In addition to preaching and pastoral work, James oversees finance, compliance and serving the poor. He is also an Oilers fan!