Rachelle Luitjens is a Christian Educator and a Pastoral Counselor, who leads the way for God’s reconciling mission of the world through her dedication to teaching the scriptures.
Rachelle received her Bachelor of Religious Education from Canadian Bible College/Ambrose University (Calgary, AB). She continued her education by completing her Master of Divinity: Pastoral Care and Counseling from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (Elkhart, IN).
Rachelle began attending Sugar Creek Mennonite Church in 2004 and joined the staff as pastor in December 2014 where she continues to currently serve. Rachelle oversees the Sunday school organization for 2 year olds through to adults. She also serves the MYF (Mennonite Youth Fellowship), organizing and leading Bible studies and supporting the youth sponsors, as well as leading adult Bible studies. You may also find her visiting with the community, conducting pastoral care and preaching on alternating Sundays with her husband, Pastor Nathan.
Rachelle grew up in North Vancouver, British Columbia. She is married to Nathan and they share 3 sons, Mattias, Keiran and Tristan and two dogs, Daisy and Mittens. Rachelle enjoys coffee, reading, watching hockey, listening to podcasts, baking and being outside in the forest, on mountains or by the ocean. Some things that she dislikes are sausage, really hot weather and sunburns.
If you would like to contact Rachelle you may reach her by e-mail at, email@example.com or by contacting the church.