Our Team

Say hello to the team at Evangel Church!

Meet Our Leadership

We exist to serve and equip Christ followers to operate in their gifts, doing the work of the ministry in our community of Powell River.


Lucas Mitchell - Co-Lead Pastor

Lucas Mitchell has been serving Evangel Church and Powell River since 2016. He preaches the Word with conviction and is intentional about unpacking how the Bible is applicable to everyday life. He Co-Leads Evangel alongside his wife Lisa Mitchell and their two kids.

"We are all active participants in the preaching of God's Word" - Pastor Lucas

Lisa Mitchell - Co-Lead Pastor

Lisa Mitchell has been serving Evangel Church and Powell River 2016. She has a heart to organize the body around the mission of the Gospel of Christ. Not only does she create safe places of community but is herself a safe place of pastoral care and love. She is married to Lucas Mitchell and they live in Powell River with their two kids.

"May my words fade away and the Words of truth take root in our hearts and our lives" - Pastor Lisa

Meet Our Next Generation Ministries Leader

Ashleigh Schanke - Next Generation Director

Ashleigh Schanke has been serving the kids of Evangel since 2013 and the youth since 2017. She has a heart to see a new generations come up in both the knowledge of the Lord and the encounter of His love and presence.



Ashleigh Schanke