Leadership

Meet the team.

Aaron Groat

Senior Pastor
Aaron was raised in Markham, ON and attended Western University and Heritage Seminary. Aaron served for 15 years in London before coming to Calvary Burlington in 2012. Aaron and his wife Joleyne have two kids, Bronwyn and Parker.

Candi Thorpe

Communications & Frontline Ministry
Candi has been on staff since 2008. She is passionate about the local church and about seeing people use their gifts and talents to serve God. Candi and her husband Kevin have two kids, Jacob and Petra.

Mike Sanders

Youth, Family & Children
Mike has served in youth ministry in several churches over the years. He and his wife Jolene first came to Calvary in 2011, and their son Elliot joined the family soon after. In addition to leading our youth and kids, Mike serves with the worship team (he's a pretty busy guy!).

Jolene Sanders

Worship
Jolene attended Emmanuel Bible College, and is currently enrolled in studies at McMaster. In addition to her role with Calvary Burlington, Jolene serves as a missionary with WEC.  She and her husband Mike have been attending Calvary since 2010, and have a son, Elliot.