Our Elders

Cory Froese

Preaching & Teaching
Cory is the husband of one wife, Tina, and together they have five children, three boys and two girls. He enjoys spending time with his family, being the pastor at GBC Paris, reading books, talking about theology, and roasting and drinking coffee.  Pastor Cory is passionate about bringing the Gospel to the plautdietsch-speaking world and hosts the podcast Gott Sien Wuat opp Plautdietsch.

Henry Friesen

Local Outreach
Henry and his wife, Sarah, have been members at GBC Paris since the start and are raising their three children, Damian, Kezia, and William. Henry serves as an elder of local outreach and is in charge of live broadcasting. In his spare time, he enjoys riding his Harley, hosting, and refining his bbq skills.

Pedro Froese

Music & Sound
Pedro is married to Lina. Together they have two young daughters. He is a man who is always seeking after the truth. Serving is really important to him and he always searches for opportunities. He finds a lot of joy in praising and glorifying God through music, and he serves GBC Paris in this area.

Kenneth Peters

Ruben Wall

Family Ministry
Finances
Kenneth is married to Mary, the pillar in his life. Together they have two wonderful boys, who are both in college. He serves as the elder of family ministry at GBC Paris. He loves going on motorcycle trips with his wife. He also enjoys the gun range alone or with friends, as well as studying and learning.
Ruben is husband to Esther and father to soon-to-be-born Knox. He serves as an elder at GBC Paris and takes care of the finances there. He loves bbq-ing and smoking food on the Big Green Egg, which he then generously shares with other people. Ruben also enjoys a good theology book. When he’s not busy with church or work duties, he likes to soar in the skies.