Pr. José Garreton
Rev. Garreton is married to his beautiful wife Yhojana, and they have one son Joel and their pet Rosie. In addition, he has three additional grown children. Rev. Garreton has a wide range of information technology and engineering experiences, starting in the corporate sector, where he was a project manager for engineering firms and law firms. His role was managing the design of building projects, providing corporate vision, and expanding new law offices in different cities in Ontario and Europe. Feeling a strong call, he was led to change careers and go into the ministry full time. In 2008, Rev. Garreton started a church plan in the Rexdale/Malton area that became very successful working with inner-city kids, gangs and police alike. In 2011, Rev. Garreton was offered a call to pastor Ebenezer Reformed Church now New Hope Reformed Church, where he has been the senior Pastor ever since. In addition to all that he does, he continues to work with the Classis of Ontario, where he has been a member of the executive and focuses on church plants and church revitalization. Rev. Garreton, in his spare time, loves to study a wide range of topics from Calculus, Engineering, counselling, Hebrew and theology. He loves to sit in the back yard enjoys any excuse to invite friends and barbecue.
Pr. Adrien Bausells
Pastor Adrien Bausells has been an associate pastor in our church since 2019. He is a former church planter and theological seminary professor in Brazil. He holds a bachelor’s degree in theology from the Southern Presbyterian Seminary in Campinas, Brazil; a master’s degree in theology from Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, MI, USA; and a master’s degree in theology from the Toronto School of Theology in the University of Toronto. Among his responsibilities at the church are the supervision of Portuguese-speaking ministries, small Bible study groups, and weekly worship services. Pastor Adrien is married to Soraya and is the father of Iris Bausells.