Hub Church Resource Page

This space is exclusively for members of our Canadian Hub Church Network. Here you’ll find the latest Alpha resources, Hub Church events, a guide to online advertising practices and easy access to the promotional materials we believe will serve you best. In many cases, we release these materials to you first, before making them available on MyAlpha.

A Hub Church Story

The Team at Forest City Community Church in London, Ontario, share about their experience of running Alpha Online and the impact it has had in their community.


New & Exclusive

These are the newest materials and resources made available to you to promote your Alphas.

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Promote to Church

Easily access and download materials currently available on MyAlpha to promote Alpha to those in your community. Hub Church logo is available here.

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Promote to Guest

Find and download MyAlpha materials focussed on inviting guests. Also, access our best practices Guide for digital advertising.

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Upcoming Events

Youth Pastors Envisioning Gathering – Phoenix, AZ

January 26 – 28, 2022

This 3 day event will include:

  • Attendance at the AlphaUSA Conference
  • Collaboration with youth pastors from Canada & the USA
  • Noteworthy guest speakers and teachers focussed on re-imaging evangelism in our day
  • Impactful moments with the Holy Spirit

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The Alpha Conference 2022

January 27 – 28, 2022

Join thousands of leaders gathering as The People of God to experience The Presence of God. Whether you are joining us in person for two days or online Thursday night, we will come together to be inspired, refreshed, and spurred on in mission.

At The Alpha Conference 2022 we will explore how to listen well in our cultural moment, allow love to be a motivating factor guiding our actions and behaviors, and re-imagine what’s next for evangelism.

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Alpha Director Cohorts
If you’re interested in joining a cohort, please email Emily at

Coastal Church | 2019 | Vancouver, BC

Pastor Dave Koop – Senior Church Leader
James Fam – Alpha Director

Hope City Church | 2020 | Edmonton, AB

Phil Kniesel – Senior Church Leader
Ken McIntyre – Alpha Director

Forest City Community Church | 2020 | London, ON

Rob Hogendoorn – Senior Church Leader
Kayla VanderPloeg – Senior Hub Church Director
Dan Knight – Alpha Director

Sanctus Church | 2020 | Ajax, ON

Jon Thompson – Senior Church Leader
Laura Alexander – Alpha Director

Saint Benedict Parish | 2020 | Halifax, NS

Fr. Simon Lobo – Senior Church Leader
Tanya LeRue & Arlene Sibley – Alpha Directors

Groundswell Church | 2021 | Truro, NS

Tammy Giffen – Senior Church Leader
Carol Jones – Alpha Director

The Way Church | 2021 | Vancouver, BC

Chris Price – Senior Church Leader & Alpha Director

Bayview Glen Church | 2021 | Thornhill, ON

Sean Luellwitz – Senior Church Leader
Dave Lewis – Senior Hub Church Director
Michelle Chung – Alpha Director

St. Ignatius of Loyola | 2021 | Montreal, QC

Fr. Michael Leclerc – Senior Church Leader
Adrian Rojo de la Vega – Alpha Director

Holy Family Parish | 2021 | London, ON

Fr. Bob Remark – Senior Church Leader
Erwin Fung – Alpha Director

Hope City | 2021 | Fredericton, NB

Justin Beesley – Senior Church Leader 
Dale Riley – Alpha Director


When connecting with others and sharing about Alpha, here are some informative statistics you can communicate from our 2019 Annual Report.

Number of Alphas Run

Number of Churches Running Alpha

Number of Volunteers

Number of Decisions to Follow Jesus

Alpha Canada 2020 Snapshot

Our Team

Ryan Moffat

National Director of Church Engagement

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Ryan lives in a small town outside of Toronto with his wife Leslie and their two boys, Will and Ben. His faith journey began when he was young, but became real to him after attending an Alpha in downtown Toronto in his early 20’s. Ryan began a career in Advertising in 2001 and has since owned his own photography business, worked in construction and has been involved in several house flips. In 2016 Ryan joined Alpha as the Ontario Regional Director and now serves as the National Director of Church Engagement, leading a team who work with some of the most influential churches in Canada. He loves camping with his family, riding his motorcycle and photography.

Esther Lysakovsky

Senior Advisor

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Esther Lysakovsky is a Senior Advisor with Alpha Canada and resides in Truro, NS with her husband, Max, and 2 boys, George and Henry. She has always had a deep love for the local church and has been honored to serve the church throughout Canada for over 20 years, taking on leadership roles for the past 14 of those years. Her great joy and passion is to encourage and empower the Church in her mission of evangelism, and to encourage Christian leaders to live out their faith authentically and use their God-given gifts for His glory.

Ed Zadeiks

Alpha in a Catholic Context National Director

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Ed Zadeiks is National Director, Alpha in a Catholic Context. He joined Alpha after a long successful corporate career at some of the largest companies in the world. Ed resides in West Vancouver, BC with Shawna and their 3 kids, Josh, Mia and Jordan. Ed is a ‘life-long” and active Catholic, and he has personally witnessed how Alpha can renew a parish and bring people to know Jesus in a personal way. He has personally been involved in leading over 25 Alphas since 2012.

Tim Gonsalves

Alpha for Youth National Director

Tim works as the National Youth Director for Alpha Canada and is passionate about empowering youth workers and students to share the good news of Jesus everywhere they go. He has been serving in ministry for over 15 years. He lives in Langley BC where along with his family he seeks to see his neighborhood transformed with the love of Jesus. He’s married to his incredible wife Chanel and together they have two beautiful and energetic daughters, Ellie and Sunday. He’s passionate about Jesus, golf, cycling, good coffee, and the renewal of the church.

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