Staff

Eric Krushel

Eric Krushel

Pastor

Eric Krushel has been the pastor of Good Shepherd since July of 2001. He is married to Heather and is the father of three sons. Outside of ministry he enjoys music, reading, golf, and Canadian football (the best kind!)

Elina Singh

Elina Singh

Student Pastor

Elina Singh is studying to be a pastor for the Lutheran church, and is spending time at Good Shepherd and Trinity (in Delta) to learn about God’s mission and ministry. She is part of the congregational life—such as it is during a pandemic—until January 2022. Her free time (what is left outside work and school) is filled with hikes, board games, books, music and knitting. Elina loves cats and drinks too much tea.

Sherry Russell

Sherry Russell

Office Administrator

Sherry came to Good Shepherd as a teen, but really reconnected as a young mother. It’s been her pleasure to have served in the children’s ministry, on church council, as tenant liaison, and now as Office Administrator. When she is not here, she spends quality time with her husband and her 2 senior doggies.

Jason Wood

Jason Wood

Youth Worker

Jason Wood is the Youth and Families Ministry Coordinator at St. Laurence Anglican Church and a leader for ignYte, the shared youth ministry of St. Laurence and Good Shepherd. After eight years urban farming in Vancouver and helping found Earthkeepers, a faith-based climate justice network, he is now studying at VST and training for ordination in the Anglican Church of Canada. In his free time, he enjoys walking outdoors, writing and playing music, and hanging out with his wife Anna and their new child.

Rachel Genge

Rachel Genge

Youth Worker

Rachel Genge is a Part-Time Youth Collaborator. 
She works with Jason Wood to help lead ignYte—a joint ministry of Good Shepherd Lutheran and Saint Laurence Anglican, open to youth grades 7-12 from across the Tri-Cities and North Burnaby region.  
Rachel is mom to four amazing children and has been a member of King of Life Lutheran for as long as she can remember.