Kids Performing in the Sanctuary

We strive to be a community where the soul is nurtured, thanks is given, life is celebrated, creation is cared for, justice is sought, and families and individuals are united in an atmosphere of grace and acceptance.



Church Profile

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Mission and Ministry

Living Faith is located in the family-friendly hamlet of Baxter, right across the street from the local elementary school. The congregation enjoys a loving partnership with the community and engages in local outreach and service.


Sundays at Living Faith


Our Sunday morning worship services are informal and welcoming. There’s no need to worry about what to wear or where to sit - come as you are and sit where you want!

Our Music Team, led by Janine Leonard, assists us in worshiping God using a variety of different music styles - from traditional to contemporary, global to bluegrass. Our messages are Bible-based and help us to discover how the ancient words of scripture can assist us in tackling the modern-day challenges of our time, leaving us with hope for the future and peace for today.

Ministry Staff

Rev. Jonathan Tait comes to us after serving churches in Dartmouth Nova Scotia, Campbellville, and most recently Whitby. He embraces walking in step with the Holy Spirit and celebrating the goodness of God in Jesus Christ. Jonathan and his wife Kate have been blessed with 2 beautiful young children, Jeremiah and Ellianna. In his spare time Jonathan enjoys reading, fishing, watching hockey, baseball, and football. His favourite books in the Bible are Jeremiah and John’s
Gospel. He considers it a great privilege and responsibility to lead and serve everyone here at Living Faith. He is looking forward to getting to know the congregation as he settles into his new role.

“…whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”

1 Corinthians 10:31 (NIV)





Juanita Borland is the Administrator of Living Faith’s day-to-day operations. Juanita is a Jill of all trades and is willing to try her hand at almost anything.  Whether answering the phone, typing up the bulletin or preparing for Sunday morning worship, she strives to get the job done with a smile.  Juanita loves to sing with the Praise Team, knits in her spare time and enjoys the great outdoors.


Janine Leonard brings her passion for music, songwriting, and composing to her position as Living Faith's Music Director. Janine is committed to assisting others in discovering how they can use their musical gifts to glorify God and lead the congregation in worship. Janine's prayerful leadership enhances our worship experience, employing different genres of musical expression to connect with the weekly scripture and message.

Lisa Sawden serves at Living Faith's Children's Ministry Director, overseeing "The Bridge" Sunday ministry for elementary school age children. Lisa's background is in primary education and she is gifted in creating curriculum, drama, and multi-sensory educational opportunities to assist children in connecting with faith.


Living Faith is happy to have Helen Merrick join us as our Nursery Director.  Helen is the mother of two small children and has experience working with young children in elementary schools.  She is excited to care for our youngest worshippers at Living Faith, helping them discover God through stories, crafts, play, and songs.