Lead Pastors


Brandon and Emma Richardson

Lead and Founding Pastors

Brandon and Emma are passionate about seeing individuals transformed and empowered by the love of God.

Brandon and Emma met in 2008 and after several years of long distance dating chose to attend Redeemer University College together. In 2012 they got married and finished their undergraduate degrees in 2014. Emma continued her education, obtaining her MA: Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy in 2016. Both Brandon and Emma have felt a deep desire to be involved in ministry since a young age and became consumed with the need for people to experience God’s love. They now call Waterloo home and enjoy life with their daughter Kenzington and son Theo.

Luke and Victoria Boettger

Lead Pastors

Luke and Victoria are excited to see God move in the lives of individuals through the local church.

Luke and Victoria met in 2010 in Australia while studying at Hillsong International Leadership College. They completed their studies in pastoral leadership and worship at the end of 2011 and were married the following summer. Luke and Victoria began pastoring in Sweden while Victoria continued her education obtaining a degree in Social Work in 2016. They are passionate about seeing people come to know God and are excited to see this happen through Slate Church!

Leadership Team

Candice Mayers

Associate Pastor, Creative

Ben Jantzi


Carrie-Anne Bauer


Emily Sider

Connect Groups

Nathan Lambert

Creative + Connections

Peter Mullen