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Our Pastors



Ralph Byma

Senior Pastor


Ralph Byma serves as the Senior Pastor at Grand Valley Christian Centre in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Ralph is also the President of Elim Fellowship Canada. Ralph’s desire is to release the unique gifts and callings in people and see them experience God’s presence and live in God’s purpose. Ralph believes that the greatest joy is to know God. “The greatest tragedy of life is to miss God because to know God is to gain everything, but to miss knowing God is to lose everything.” Ralph and his wife Debbie live in Paris, Ontario. They have one daughter.


Dunstan Gomes

Associate Pastor


Dunstan answered the call of God into Ministry in 2003 as the Youth & Young Adults Pastor at All Nations Full Gospel Church where he served faithfully for nine years. Over the years he has developed a love for God’s word and a passion to see it transform lives. Dunstan holds a BA from Redeemer University and is currently pursuing his Master’s of Divinity. He has found a home at Grand Valley Christian Centre and looks forward to building bridges for the gospel within the community of Brantford. He is Married to Jessica and they have three children, Azariyah, Liya and Jahaziel, who currently lives in Woodstock, On.


Adam Gagne

Youth Pastor


Adam Gagne has been working as a Youth Pastor for 10 years. His passion for youth began when he was a young teenager in a youth group at church. His Youth Pastors made a significant impact on his life, and he now aims to make that same positive impact in the lives of the youth he works with. He desires to see God use the youth of this generation to do great things. Adam believes that God has given each youth gifts that can be used to further His kingdom in this fallen world. Adam intentionally creates an atmosphere of safety and inclusion in his youth ministry.

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