Our Leaders and Staff

Rev. Leanne Friesen leanne@mhbc.ca www.leannefriesen.com

Leanne has been the lead pastor of MHBC since 2005. Leanne is originally from Newfoundland but found a home in Hamilton when she attended McMaster Divinity College. Leanne does most of our preaching and teaching and pastoral care. She tries to make the Bible understandable to everyone, especially people reading it for the first time.


Jessica Ricker
Next Generation Worker

Jessica started as our Next Generation worker in the summer of 2014. She recently graduated with a Masters of Divinity from McMaster Divinity College. Jessica loves longs walks with her dog Eddie…. but not on the beach.

Amanda De Santis
Church Administrator


Amanda has worked at MHBC since 2010. She is a originally from Guelph and a graduate of McMaster University. She also works part time as a staff person with Navigators at McMaster. Amanda has nearly completed her Masters of Theological Studies from McMaster Divinity College.
Amanda is (usually) available at our office on Tuesdays and Thursdays.