Melt Van Der Spuy
Sr. Pastor

Melt Van Der Spuy is our lead Pastor. Melt and Anida are from South Africa and have been resident with us since November 2018, when they accepted the call to YKVC.

Bright Lubansa
Leadership Team

Bright Lubansa is of Zambian origin but a Canadian of many years’ residence. Bright brings a strong business acumen to the board and the Pastoral Leadership Team.

Ben & Theresa Baird
Leadership Team - Missions

Ben and Theresa Baird head up Missions for YKVC. Both of them have served on the mission field with OM on the Logos Hope. Ben is also our Media man. Theresa leads worship in the church and is a classically trained soprano.

Norma Giovanetto
Leadership Team

Norma Giovanetto is the Prayer Coordinator and Communications person on the Pastoral Leadership Team. Norma is a founding member of YKVC.

Richard Harvey
Church Treasurer

Richard has a heart for serving others and the people around him. Being a true Yellowknifer he love exploring the outdoors.

Jessica & Jabin Carraso
Leadership Team

Jabin and Jessica Carrasco head our Kingdom Kids Ministry. Both have extensive experience working with children as well as having four children of their own. They moved to Yellowknife in January 2021 and are very excited about living in the north. Jabin is also completing his MDiv requirements with a pastoral internship here at Yellowknife Vineyard. Jabin serves as the professor of early childhood development at Aurora College.