Troy began working at Grace church in 2008, after leading in several capacities over the past several years, he is now the lead pastor of Grace Church. Pastor Troy is extremely passionate about his job, and he has a deep love for the people of this region! Pastor Troy graduated from Eastern Penticostal Bible College in 1998. He was later Ordained in 2001, and is now Rev. Troy Matchett.
Pastor Troy is married to Penny and together they have two children, other than his family and job Pastor Troy is most passionate about the Montreal Canadians, smoking meat in his new smoker and a good ole’ french fry!
Pastor Troy has a deep passion for seeing people come to Know God and live out the purpose and plan he has for their lives!
A fun fact about Troy, he is pretty good with a yo-yo and has a handful of tricks he can pull out of his pocket at any time!
Penny started working at Grace Church in 2015, she graduated from Eastern Penticostal Bible College in 1998. It is pretty safe to say that Penny is the brains and creativity of almost everything that happens at Grace Church! She is Quiet and Quirky, and loves to laugh! Penny loves living in Bouctouche and serving the Acadian people!
Pastor Penny is married to her husband and best friend, Troy, she loves cruising with her family and sharing her famous red velvet cupcakes with everyone she meets!
Penny’s greatest joy is seeing lives be transformed by the kindness of Christ and lives being radically changed and used by God to advance the Kingdom!
Fun Fact about Penny, she used to own her own cupcake shop before working at Grace Church, and even though she had a lot of fun doing that, she loves working at Grace Church even more!
Mariah Hazzard began working at Grace Church in 2013 after her graduation from Bible College. Having decided to follow Jesus at the age of 13 via our Youth Ministry, God gave her the desire to lead her own people, the Acadian people. She leads Mighty Kids with passion, detail and a sincere love for those she leads. Mariah plays a significant role in the overall Church as well. It’s an incredible thing to find Jesus and lead others to Him in the same setting. She is a true example of how God transforms lives when we allow Him to.
Mariah was Ordained in 2016 and is now Rev. Mariah Hazzard. She married shortly after and her husband Nathan brings Leadership to various roles in Grace Church as well.
We are incredibly blessed to have her gifts and skills in Leadership at Grace Church.
Fun fact about Mariah, her humour will make you laugh until you cry! Also, she can drink a whole slushy in 2 minutes without getting brain freeze!
Natasha Matchett-Devito started working at Grace Church in 2004. In the same year, she founded Youth Quake. With 7 kids on their first night, Youth Quake has since grown tremendously!
Natasha graduated from Eastern Bible College in 1998, she started pastoring in 1999 and was ordained in 2007. Natasha is married to Jeremy and this year they are celebrating 20 years of marriage!
Natasha has a passion for reaching the Acadian people and is incredibly gifted at connecting with teenagers. She brings excellent leadership to Youth Quake. Natasha pastored Youth Quake from 2004-2011 and after a short break she returned to Youth Quake in 2016 to continue fulfilling the vision God gave her for Youth Quake.
Natasha brings so many amazing dreams and ideas to Grace Church! She is always thinking outside the box and bringing new and fun ideas to the table.
Fun fact about Natasha, she can rip a phonebook in half and once had a ventriloquism ministry!