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St. John's Staff

In addition to the innumerable volunteers who make St. John's so vibrant, our congregation is led by five dedicated individuals who work hard to keep St. John's moving in the right direction.



Pastor Stephen has been in ministry now for over 25 years and leads St. John's with combination of strength, compassion and sincerity not frequently found.

With his wife Mary-Ann and their two grown children, Katie and Nathanael, Pastor Stephen enjoys curling, sailing and cross country skiing.

Pastor Stephen can be reached by email at Pastor.Stephen@StJohnsPembroke.ca

SUSAN SCHALO - Office Administrator

Susan was born here in Pembroke, and has been a faithful member of St. John's ever since. 

Susan married her husband Derek, in 2011. In 2018, they had their beautiful daughter, Adilyn.

Her dream job ever since college, was to work as the Administrator here at St. John's. In 2018, her dream became a reality when she took over the position.

Susan can be reached by email at office@stjohnspembroke.ca



DEBBIE BERNARD - Organist/Choir Director

 Debbie (Stuber) Bernard was born in Pembroke, and attended St. John's as a youth, with her parents
 Wesley and Sonja (deceased) Stuber.
 Debbie began studying the piano at age 5 and has been involved with music, playing, teaching piano,                 and music ministry, throughout her life.  Her career was as an Accountant and Director of Business                     Management and Supply Chain Management at Arnprior Aerospace, and upon her retirement from
 aerospace, in January 2015, she became Organist and Choir Director at  St. John's.