Rev. Lucas Andre Albrecht



Pastor Lucas graduated from Concordia Seminary, Sao Leopoldo Brazil in 1998, and was ordained in 1999 in Curitiba, Brazil. He served “Peace” Lutheran Church, in Campo Bom, Brazil from 1999-2004. He was called to The Lutheran University of Brazil (Ulbra) in 2004, where he served in different Calls: Campus Chaplain and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church planting Canoas RS(2004-2007). Campus Pastor, Canoas(2008-2011). Head Chaplain – Canoas and nationwide (2012-2015), and Campus Pastor and Professor(2016). In 2016 he accepted a Call to move to Canada, serving as Associate Pastor at Mount Olive in Regina SK until September, 2023. On August, 2023 he accepted the Call to Hope Lutheran, being installed on October, 2023.

Pastor Lucas holds a Social Communications Bachelors degree(Ulbra) and obtained his Masters (STM) from Concordia Seminary, Sao Leopoldo. He is currently a Doctor of Ministry Student at the Concordia Seminary St. Louis USA. Married to Djenane Hans, they have two children, Charles and Rachel Sophie. His skills include teaching, music, leadership, multimedia, and team work with the congregation. He enjoys time with family, reading, sports, specially soccer, and whenever the opportunity is at hand, he would be hands on to cook a meal for family and friends.

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Janice Klassen


Janice and her family moved from Vancouver Island to Port Coquitlam in 2013,  with Janice joining the Hope Lutheran staff in the beginning of 2014.  She and her husband have been married for over 25 years and have 3 children, two who are alumni, and one on staff at Hope as well.  In the past, Janice has been a Teacher Assistant, a Music for Young Children music teacher, and an interior decorator, mixed in with the full time role of being a mother.  She enjoys decorating, baking, music, and interacting with people.


Bruce Forrieter

Governance Elder/Church Administrator






Daniel Simpson

Youth Ministries Leader

Daniel Simpson is a Hope Lutheran Christian High School Alumni and Valedictorian of the 2016 Graduating Class (some may say it is a full circle). Following secondary school, he studied business and received a degree in Business Administration with a minor in Entrepreneurship. Away from the classroom, you’d find Daniel serving and working his summers at Green Bay Bible Camp (West Kelowna) as a volunteer then eventually promoted to Youth Discipleship Director (DTP Director). Following graduating university, Daniel worked in the Construction and Banking industries. Currently, Daniel is a Project Manager/Office Manager for a local Construction company. Daniel in his free time enjoys running, reading, working out, playing sports, and watching movies (he is a big Star Wars & LOTR fan).