We are blessed to have an amazing team, that is focused on Jesus!  Together they help to lead and guide our church into all that the Lord has for Kipling Peoples Church.  Get to know our team a little better below.

Our Team​

Merodee & Kevin Hassler 
Lead Pastors

 Merodee & Kevin both grew up in the Kipling area.  They are not only amazing pastors but also well respected in business. Together they oversee and lead the People's church.  Both Merodee & Kevin attended Eston College and graduated from the Master's Commission discipleship program at the Regina Apostolic Church.


Merodee & Kevin are a passionate couple who are committed to following the Lord, and His purposes! They have 4 wonderful children, and 6 grandchildren!

Charla Smyth
Assistant Pastor

Charla is such a gifted member of the ministry team. She takes on many responsibilities with her main focus being on next generation ministries and worship. Charla has a passion to see people equipped in the confidence of God's love and grace. She is very involved in the community and has a creative side that all are able to benefit from!

Jen Bruce
Administrative Assistant

Jen oversees the main administration of the church.  It would be impossible to describe all Jen does for this church! She is passionate about Jesus, worship, women's ministry and much more.

Jen and her husband have 3 amazing kids!

Karen Bachtold

Karen oversees the financial department at KPC. Karen is wholehearted and diligent in all that she does! She is passionate about Jesus, Healing ministry and meeting the needs of those around her!

Karen and her husband, Chris, have 4 daughters and 3 grandchildren.

Chris & Karen are also the custodians at The People's Church

Our Elders​

Dave & Rosemary Cowan
Don & Lois Toth

Our Board of Deacons

Derek Bruce
Torrie Caswell
Evelyn Szakacs
Gloria Luscombe
Roy Petterson
Chris Bachtold
Tyler Waynert