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Say "hello" to the team at Cornerstone.

Meet our Staff

Say hello to the leadership team at Cornerstone Church. Got questions for the lead team at Cornerstone? Click the contact card.

Denn Guptill - Lead Pastor

Having been a pastor since the age of 20, Denn is a gifted communicator, both as a speaker and author. He has spoken at churches in Canada, the United States, Africa, and Australia, and in addition to his ministry at Cornerstone, currently serves as adjunct faculty at Kingswood University in Sussex, New Brunswick. 

Denn is also the author of "A Fisherman's Tale" and “The Penn of Denn: The world through Denn Coloured Glasses”. 

Alongside his wife Angela, Denn has led our church as a team since its inception in 1995.

They make their home in Bedford.

Denn can be reached at 902-818-8770

"To see what is really possible, you will have to attempt the impossible" - Pastor G

Stefan & Deborah Gilbert - Assistant Pastors

Stefan and Deborah became part of our staff in 2014. Stefan is our Worship and Youth Pastor, while Deborah is the Missions Pastor.

The Gilberts make their home in Bedford with their six children.

Stefan can be reached at 902-817-8770

Deborah can be reached at 902-818-3365

"Don't eat the yellow snow." - Pastor Stefan

Marilyn Mansvelt - Children’s and Women’s Pastor

Marilyn has been a part of the ministry team at Cornerstone since 2008, with primary responsibilities in the areas of Children’s and Women’s ministry. 

Marilyn lives in Hammonds Plains with her husband Chris.

Marilyn can be reached at 902-880-4343

Rob McDowell - Windgate Site Pastor

Rob joined our team in 2019 as Site Pastor of our Satellite location on Windgate Drive in Sackville/Beaverbank.

Rob is married to Julie and they make their home in Lower Sackville with their three sons.

Rob & Julie McDowell

Glenda Lush - Administrator & Building Manager

Glenda joined the team at Cornerstone in 2022 and presently serves as administrator and building manager.

Glenda is married to Jim and they make their home in Kingswood.