• Lead Pastor: Rev. Leon (Len) Van Dyke

    Leon (pronounced Len) loves His Lord, his family, the biblical narrative and his calling. He has been blessed with over thirty years in the ministry and a decade or so of schooling. For him the journey and the destination are one and the same thing.



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  • YOUTH PASTOR: DENNIS MICHAELIS

    Dennis provides leadership to the youth here at Bayside. Additionally, he leads the tech team and helps with the worship ministry. 


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  • Office Administrator: Cindy Felsman

    Cindy has served as the Office Administrator here at Bayside since 2007. She keeps things running smoothly and is the kind voice that you will usually hear on the other end of the phone when you call our church. Cindy is married to Tim and they have 3 children and  5 grandchildren.


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  • worship director: emily du preez

    Originally from Alberta, Emily and her husband Franco are excited to be a part of the Bayside family. Emily studied and graduated with a diploma in Worship Arts from Prairie College in Three Hills, and has been leading congregations in worship for over 10 years. She is passionate about leading worship and teaching others how to lead well, and is excited to see what God has in store for Bayside and her family, especially as she and Franco are expecting a little girl in August of 2021.


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  • childrens DIRECTOR: EMILY hollinshead

    Emily has been helping out in children’s ministry pretty much since she herself aged out of kids’ programs. The eldest of six, she always felt drawn to working with children. Emily graduated from Seneca College in 2015 with an Early Childhood Education Diploma and from Tyndale University College with a Bachelor of Arts the following year. She and her husband Evan began attending Bayside shortly after moving to Parry Sound in 2018. Emily is excited to work with and alongside our church families to continue building a thriving and sound community for our kids!