Come Hang With Us!
We meet Sunday at 10am
at Theatre Northwest
556 N Nechako Rd. Prince George B.C.
715 Victoria St. Suite 203
Phone 236 423 1117
Our People at Genesis
Paul Berteig – Senior Pastor
Paul has pastored since 1980 in churches ranging in size from 1200 members to 100, and has been here in Prince George since 2009.
He has a passion to see the church be a place of transformational relationships. Paul is an animated and engaging communicator, and is committed to seeing the local church function as a caring, healing, therapeutic community. Paul specializes in speaking and counselling. He does marriage counselling and conflict resolution, addiction counselling, apologetics, and life coaching and everything in between.
Phone: 236 423 1117
Christine Berteig – Office Administrator
Christine has been married to Paul since 1981 and they have 4 wonderful children and 4 amazing grandchildren! Right now she is blessed to be helping out with some of the administration, including parts of the financial record keeping, the bulletin, media, and the day to day tools to run Genesis smoothly. We would love to have others with an administrative gift or an interest in the media for Sundays join our team. If you have any questions, she would be happy to answer them – just call the office and leave a message!!
Phone: 236 423 1117
Ken Wood – Elder
Ken is the guy who keeps everything well oiled and working properly. He diligently and meticulously makes sure all the little details are taken care of to ensure the service runs smoothly and on time (He’s very patient with Pastor Paul and reminds him to keep his sermons on time!) His fun, easy-going and relaxed nature make him one of the easiest people to like. He didn’t write his own blurb, so I’ll also tell you he gives amazing hugs, so next time you see him, give him a great big hug!!
Phone: 236 423 1117
Mary Wood – Treasurer
Hi, my name is Mary and I am the treasurer for Genesis Church. I felt in my heart when Genesis Church started that I had a calling to do the finances. I worked previously doing this so I felt comfortable stepping into this role. I felt this was an awesome opportunity to start at the foundation of a church and help it grow into an amazing bible based church. I was baptized a few years ago by Pastor Paul and it changed my life. I truly believe if you have not been baptized before, or you were baptized when you young, then you need to talk to Pastor Paul. This will change your life. Let go and let God do his work in You!
Jacky Hallson – Children’s Ministries
Affectionately known as “Gramma” by many of the children, Jacky is in charge of our children’s ministries. She treats all the kids as though they were her own grandchildren (and yes, that includes sprinkling in a bit of sugar!) Her goal is to help children cultivate a relationship with God. She believes that repetition and creativity are key in learning and strives to bring consistency, compassion and innovation into the Sunday School classes she teaches and supervises.
Steve Boulianne – Elder
Steve Boulianne’s role in church is to help where it’s most needed. However his passion has always been to encourage men in their faith and how that faith gets carried out in life! Having recovered from a dark past himself, Steve gives all credit to his Saviour and is active in helping other brothers and sisters to do the same. He also loves to fish and is a wee bit competitive! Steve is so excited to be part of a body that pursues Christ and wants to go deeper with him and with each other!
Sandra Boulianne – Elder
Sandra Boulianne is in charge of hospitality on Sunday mornings. She loves to talk with people after church over a piece of cake. She loves people! She loves cake! She also loves Jesus and how he has blessed Genesis church family with his peace and love. Sandra has been married to Steve for 30+ years and together they have a passion for encouraging others in their walk with God and in their relationships. They would like to start a young couples’ care group this fall.
Delilah Davis – Elder
Melanie Read – Elder
Melanie loves the share the good news of Jesus and His Amazing Grace! Knowing the true narrative and character of God the Father and walking in the Spirit is her daily desire. She hopes to steer and motivate the body of Christ to fulfil their calling for them to be all God wants them to be. Her greatest passion is to see the body of Christ unified and everyone loving on each other and into our community ❤️.
Jim Alexander – Elder
I’m a retired senior who loves the Lord and I’m earnest about surrendering my life more and more and in every way to the Lord and I need men’s prayer and men’s Monday group meetings to help with that. I help with Band of Brothers men’s ministry, as well as prayer ministry. Much as we try, none of us can do this alone. I’m passionate about Truth. There are so many myths and lies about God, Jesus and Holy Spirit and I address them as I can. I believe in Pastor Paul who always has a word of encouragement and motivation; a very caring, able leader and motivator of men. We are honoured to serve in this church.
Amanda Woodrow – Elder
Amanda has grown up in the church for most of her life. Born and raised in Prince George, she may not have always believed she belonged here, but God has shown her that this is exactly where she belongs. She has a strong desire for real and honest relationships in the church, a place where the people are loved and appreciated for each and every one of their unique God given giftings. Her desire is to serve the church in administrative ways, as well as whatever other capacity that she may be needed. What she loves the most about Genesis is the heart of the people, and how God has brought incredible beauty and restoration to our church family. She knows that God has amazing things in store for us, and looks forward to the profound effect it will have on our church as well as our city!
Adam Woodrow – Elder
Adam has lived in and around Prince George most of his life and has a passion for the church and what it offers to this community. His role within our church is to help in any way possible to meet any given need that may arise. From worship, setup and sound to ushering, sharing, praying for those in need or just to offer a pair of hands when hands are needed, Adam does his best to make himself available to help. If you see him feel free to say hello, he’d be happy to talk to you.
Brian Styles – Leadership Team
Kurt Render – Leadership Team
Kurt has been a follower of Jesus as long as he can remember. He is a husband to Diedre of 24+ years, and father to three boys: Keenan, Duncan and Carson.
He is a BC boy by birth, although has lived in Ontario, Saskatchewan and Manitoba as well. Prince George has been called home for the past 4 years.
Kurt gets a tremendous amount of satisfaction seeing God at work during random street encounters with people that God gives the word to Kurt to pursue. Kurt strongly believes in listening for God’s direction and then being obedient to that call. Kurt senses that he has an ongoing call to “Hands on prayer”, having seen and experienced the benefits and results on numerous occasions. Our God is an awesome God!
In his off time Kurt enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, hunting and is passionate about his hockey. You’re also likely to find him in his workshop building, fabricating, maintaining or repairing just about anything.
Diedre Render – Leadership Team
Diedre feels very blessed to be married to an energetic active man and they have three wonderful busy boys. They moved from MB to BC in 1997 and have relocated their family 5 times through BC. Now residing in PG for 4 years. Diedre believes in praying for direction and wisdom, and does her best to keep God in the drivers seat. She feels that people are precious gifts sent to us from God. Pastor Paul and Genesis Church is such a precious gift. She does her best to serve and support the growth of Genesis Church. .