Staff

  • Ike Unger

    Lead Pastor

    Ike Unger has served as a pastor at the Deer Run Church since September 1998; first as Youth Pastor, then Associate Pastor and now as Lead Pastor. His greatest joy is discipling people towards spiritual wholeness through personal interaction, Bible study and preaching/teaching. He’s married to Maria and they have three teenagers. As a family, they love traveling, ice-cream, camping and have a passion to serve Christ in the local church.

    ike@deerrun.church

    519-324-5317 (cell)

    519-326-9734 (office)

  • Peter Klassen

    Associate Pastor

    Peter is passionate about working with students and seeing them grow closer with Christ. He has many years of experience in youth ministry as a volunteer and co-ordinator, even before becoming part of the pastoral staff at Deer Run Church.  He is married to Maria, and is blessed with four incredible offspring; Trinity, Stella, Zephyr and Jade!

    peter@deerrun.church

    519-329-3295 (cell)

    519-326-9734 (office)

  • Annie Bergen

    Children's Ministry pastor

    Annie served as a Children's Ministry Intern in 2011 and began as Children's Ministry Director in 2012. She is married to Herman and they have two children. She is a self-proclaimed DIY expert (which is a huge asset in children's ministry). 

    annie@deerrun.church

    519-329-4797 (cell)

    519-326-9734 (office)

  • Quentin Unger

    Associate Pastor

    Quentin, his wife Christina and four young children joined Deer Run Church in early 2016. Quentin studied at Peace River Bible Institute before beginning his pastoral ministry. He is married to his wife Christina and they have 4 boys. His focus is providing leadership to the Low German congregation, Lifegroups and Care Ministry. Quentin and his family love camping, fishing and working on the latest project on their yard.

    quentin@deerrun.church

    519-990-3714 (cell)

    519-326-9734 (office)

  • Jona Neufeld

    Sr. Youth  & Young Adults Pastor

    Jona strives to create a hospitable environment for students to encounter God. He began pastoring the sr. youth & young adults in September of 2017. Before becoming part of the pastoral staff here, he was very involved in both of these ministries. Jona is married to Esther, and he loves coffee, watching hockey, and socializing. 

    jonathan@deerrun.church

    519-819-9252 (cell)

    519-326-9734 (office)

  • Rebecca Wall

    Office Administrator

    Rebecca has been part of the office administration team at Deer Run since 2014. She is a valuable asset to the church staff as she keeps things running smoothly in the office. She is the person to contact regarding any church ministry or facility questions. She married her best friend Kevin in February 2015 and together they have two boys. She loves being part of the worship ministry, Cradle Care, and journeying with her LifeGroup.

    Please contact her if you have any questions.

    rebecca@deerrun.church

    519-326-9734 (Office)

  • Mary Berg

    ADMINIStrative assistant

    Mary has been on staff since 2020. She enjoys photography and being involved in the women's Bible study ministry. Mary is married to Isaac and they are blessed with three children.  

    Please contact her if you have any questions.

    mary@deerrun.church

    519-326-9734 (Office)

  • Helen Andrade

    Finance administrator

    Helen has been involved in Deer Run’s finance team since 2015 and joined the staff in 2020. Helen has been involved in many ministries over the years and enjoys serving in various ways, but her gift is in numbers and finance with great attention to detail. Helen has been married to her husband Vic since 1997 and they have three amazing children who are all actively involved at Deer Run Church.

    treasurer@deerrun.church

    519-326-9734 (office)

Board of Elders

  • John Dyck

    (chair)

    Chair

  • Jake Wall

    (Vice Chair)


  • trudy Enns

    (secretary)

    Secretary

    Represents Women's Ministry

  • Sue Friesen

    Represents Finance

  • Pete Goertzen

    Represents Men's Ministry

  • adolf froese

    Represents Maintenance

  • Liz Friesen

    Represents Kitchen/Library Ministry