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Ven. Sean Love

Ven. Sean serves as Rector at St. John's Richmond Church in Richmond, B.C. He is a Vancouverite by birth and trained in geography and high school education. He lived in New Mexico for nine years where he was a youth minister and High School teacher. Sean returned to Vancouver in 2002 and completed his MDiv at Regent College, as well as an apprenticeship with Artizo. He is married to Penny and has three sons, Graham, Thomas (married to Audrey), and Dylan. He serves as the Archdeacon for the Lower Mainland and Interior B.C., and the Diocesan Ordination Chaplain.Sean likes trains, planes, and automobiles (and, ok, ships), is an avid sailor, has driven tour buses, enjoys exploring God's creation, and appreciates good urban design.Sean is ambitious that Christ is proclaimed, and that Christ's church grow in maturity: with healthy doctrine, devotion, duty, and delight.

Guy Bellerby


Guy is married to Peggy, and they have 3 children, 3 grandchildren, and one dog.
He loves to teach from the Bible, the ministry of evangelism, and the Anglican way of Christian faith. Guy has served in churches in Vancouver, North Delta, Saskatchewan, and Vancouver Island. He trained at both VST and Regent College, but credits his 5 years with Inter-Varsity as his most formative ministry training - he and Sean were together as leaders at Pioneer Pacific Camp.
Guy plays acoustic guitar, enjoys watching film, baroque music, books, and swimming laps at lunchtime.

Chris Wright

Chris serves at SJR as Parish Administrator, caring for people in the congregation, preaching, leading services, co-leading groups, and handling Communications - our tech & publishing ministries.Chris has served as an associate and lead pastor of churches (on the west & east coasts of Canada), as the director of a national prayer & missions organization, as a worship leader, and in mercy ministries, including with World Vision, and on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.He studied at Regent College, under Dr. J.I. Packer, one of his greatest influences in both theology and Anglicanism. He is passionate about the truth of the Gospel being faithfully taught - having had his own life so transformed by God's mercy.Chris is an avid reader, published poet, and competitive badminton player (& former badminton coach + guitar teacher).He appreciates innovative & useful technology, and loves sunshine on water, music, adventure, animals and beauty. He and his lovely bride Reagen live in Steveston.

Matt Myers

Matt Myers is being trained for ministry at SJR through the Artizo Institute (www.artizo.org) which seeks to equip future ministers to faithfully teach and preach God’s word and entrust it to others. Matt hails originally from Olympia, Washington. However, since 2007, Canada has become his cherished home. As he nears the completion of his Master's in Theology at Regent College, he finds great joy in hearing of the work of God in others' lives. Happily married to Val and father to Lydia (8) and Mahri (5), Matt is an outdoor enthusiast who loves a summer swim and relishes good competition.

Krista Carter, Music Minister


Krista brings passion and expertise to our Sunday worship, helping the congregation to give glory to God through classic and contemporary music and the multiple music gifts of the church. Krista was raised in Kelowna, is also a trained teacher, is married to Nathan and has two daughters.

Penny Love


Penny teaches the intermediate children in Children's Church. Penny develops a custom program for this age group that emphasizes both the big story of the Bible and the theological main points that come from it. She uses crafts, drama, song, and digital media to help kids learn and reflect on the Bible.

Friecca Kurniawan


Friecca ensures our books are in order.