Francis Douville serves as Lead Pastor at Really Living. He and his wife, Tina, joined the church December 2009. Prior to coming to Hamilton, Francis served as an Associate Pastor at the Aldergrove Adventist Church in British Columbia for six years.
Before becoming a minister, Francis worked for seven years as an athletic therapist in Montreal. In the summer of 2000 he began to feel that God was leading him to a different purpose, and so he made the decision to attend Canadian University College (now Burman University) where he completed his undergraduate degree in Religious Studies. Since becoming a pastor Francis earned a Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry through a distance education program of Andrews University.
In his spare time Francis enjoys golf, strategy board games, and watching the occasional Montreal Canadiens hockey game.
Daniel Madden has served as our Children and Youth Pastor since January 2016. Born and raised in Montreal, Daniel decided to pursue his dream of attending the historically black Oakwood University in Huntsville Alabama. Completing a pastoral/evangelistic ministry program there in the spring of 2013, he then enrolled in the Master of Divinity (MDiv) program at Andrews University and completed it in the winter of 2015.
Daniel is married to Iesha Nicole Madden (formerly Rodgers). She is a teacher by profession with her masters in Curriculum and Instruction from Andrews University. They both enjoy traveling and hope to make a hobby out of it together in the near future.
Daniel, like many others his age, enjoys playing video games and sports. He is an avid basketball player and enjoys challenging others on the court. He loves to read books from different genres and he also loves to write poetry. Poetry slams and artistic shows are all things that capture Daniel’s creativity.
Szasza Paz has been a part of the fabric of our church since it was first formed in 2000. Szasza serves as the church’s administrative assistant, keeping the behind-the-scenes operations of Really Living running smoothly.
Along with her administrative responsibilities, Szasza also leads out in several ministries including coordinating biennial overseas mission trips, co-leading Serving Hands, leading out in our Green Cuisine Vegetarian Cooking School, and serving as church clerk.
Szasza’s friendliness and warm personality contribute greatly to the atmosphere at Really Living. She is a much-valued member of the team!