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Our Team




Dustin Funk

Lead Pastor

Dustin serves as the lead pastor at Oasis. He has been at Oasis since the start and hopes to pastor this church for the rest of his life. Dustin's background includes a Diploma in Theology, a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Theology and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Providence College. When Dustin's not playing with his two boys or spending quality time with his wife Lauren, he loves settling down with a good book, a conversation over a cup of coffee or enjoying just about any form of hockey.


Adam MacLaren

Executive Pastor

Having been at Oasis for over a decade now, Adam oversees the daily operations of our church. Adam takes great joy in making church "happen" and helping build systems to foster relationships that help lead people to Christ. Adam and his family enjoy experiencing various cultures around the world and time spent outdoors around their house. 


Troy Selley

Adult Ministries Pastor

Troy is our Adult Ministries Pastor at Oasis. He holds a Master of Divinity
degree from the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary, and brings a
wealth of experience in pastoral ministry, church planting, and missions work. Troy and his wife CoraLee, along with their three children, keep busy with organized sports as well as snowboarding, fishing and camping. Troy enjoys a good sci-fi movie, wrenching on cars, and weekly lunch dates with CoraLee.


Sherri Funk

Life Groups Director

Sherri’s years of experience in client service and office administration are valuable assets in her role as Life Groups Director. She has a deep love for people, and can often be found in conversation with a new friend, whether here at Oasis, the grocery store, or even on vacation. She and her husband Darwin are parents to 3 adult children. When she’s not working or serving on the Oasis Worship or UpStreet teams Sherri enjoys the gym, listening to audio books, golfing, eating out with friends, and cheering on our Winnipeg Jets and Blue Bombers.


Julie Trommel

Community Care Pastor

Julie and her volunteers care for our community through prayer, hospital visits, and providing meals. She is also involved in preparing candidates for baptism, connecting couples with pre-marriage mentors, and in helping with life groups. Julie loves hearing people's stories and has a heart to encourage others.


Julie is a wife and a mother of 2 children. She loves both hosting friends and spending time with her family. She is also a former professional volleyball player and still has a passion for sport, fitness, and health.


Bob Enns

Pastor to Seniors

Bob and his wife Vicki came to Oasis after retiring from 34 years of full time Pastoral ministry in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. Being personally refreshed and loving how God is working through Oasis, he decided to step out of retirement part time to serve as Pastor to Seniors at Oasis. Bob enjoys cycling with Vicki and visits with their two daughters. He also enjoys home renovations and landscaping, as well as painting landscapes and wildlife.


Darryl Janzen

Student Ministries Pastor

Darryl has overseen all of our student ministries at Oasis since 2008. He has a great desire to see students and young adults develop and grow a faith of their own, lead boldly, and grow into godly men and women. He loves board game nights with friends and his wonderful wife, eating taco salad, and he lives and breathes football.​

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Alex Janzen

Middle School Pastor

Alongside her husband, Alex seeks to passionately serve God’s church and young people — inspiring them to pursue a growing relationship with Jesus. After launching ministries and raising foster children in Saskatoon, she is honoured to be back home serving the students at Oasis, in the same youth ministry where she met Jesus. Alex enjoys dancing, reading, being in the sun and eating food (especially tacos). 

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Garrett Janzen

Middle School Pastor

Garrett enjoyed growing up on a farm in Manitoba until he left home after graduating high school. His next decade included being an Educational Assistant as well as Bible College in B.C. and SK, which is where he and his wife, Alex, started up a youth ministry. They pastored for seven years and fostered kids for almost three. Garrett is passionate about supporting and encouraging people who are helping others to know Jesus. He loves to spend time with his family, jump over people while tubing at the lake in the summer, and do just about anything involving sports. 

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Armando Montes

High School Pastor

Armando grew up in Winnipeg and spent 4 years in Edmonton for Bible college before moving back to join our team. He has a passion to see the next generation encounter new life in Jesus. Armando and his wife Sophia love game nights, travelling the world, movies, and good food.

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Joshua Michalski

Director of Service Programming for Student Ministries

Joshua works with the amazing volunteers of the Youth Worship & Tech teams. He is married to an amazing woman and they have two adorable kids. Joshua enjoys reading, listening to audiobooks.


Patty Kambas

Children's Ministries Pastor

Patty is that bubbly personality that you will see around UpStreet Sunday mornings if you have kids. Patty has overseen all of our kid's environments at Oasis since 2010 with a passion for introducing children to Jesus. Much of Patty's spare time is spent with her life group friends. She is an avid tennis fan and enjoys specific NFL teams although she does not know why.


Tynessa Neufeld

Interim Children's Ministries Pre-school Director

Tynessa was born and raised in Winnipeg, then studied and traveled abroad before coming back to finish her degree in psychology. Her passion has always been working with children and she is very excited to have joined the children's ministry team at Oasis! When Tynessa isn't working with kids, she loves traveling, going on adventures and spending time with family and friends.

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Tracy Enns

Children's Ministries Assistant

Tracy works as the Assistant for our Waumba Land and UpStreet ministries. Before joining our team she worked in healthcare for 12 years, and has been attending Oasis since 2018. She loves being able to combine her passion for teaching children about Jesus with using her skills in planning, organization, and graphic design. Tracy enjoys going on road trips, trying new coffee shops, playing with her dog Remy, and spending time with her family and life group.


Amanda Jang

Executive Administrative Assistant

Amanda grew up in Vancouver and moved to Winnipeg in 2020 with her husband. She finds joy in serving others and bringing out the light in each person. You will often find her laughing at just about anything. Amanda enjoys time spent with nature whether it is running, hiking, camping, or taking photos.


Wes Weiss

Service Programming & Pastor

Wes heads up the Service Programming team and a host of other executive details at Oasis. He has been at Oasis since the humble beginnings. He has a passion for music and has a strong desire to serve with excellence in all areas of church life. Wes and his wife Jaynee enjoy playing sports, working outside in the yard and spending time with their three boys.​​


Lauren Funk

Communications and Service Programming

Lauren works in our Service Programming department helping craft our weekend experiences. She has a passion for music and appreciates all varieties. She has previously been a piano teacher and studied classical voice while in university. Besides music, Lauren also loves reading a great book, cooking up a good meal, and running outdoors with a great podcast.​ Lauren and her husband Dustin have 2 boys – Lincoln and Lane.


Jeremy Wat

Creative Arts Pastor

Jeremy is an expert storyteller utilizing multiple skills and forms to communicate Oasis' messages and teachings with our community both inside and outside the church. His motivation is, "Love what you do, and it will love you back." He also enjoys illustrating, watching films, and coffee with close friends. Jeremy and his wife Carla really enjoy time together along with their two children.


Adam Wiebe

Graphic Designer

Adam is a graphic designer who applies his passion for illustration & typography to the Oasis message. He’s been known to enjoy a good cup of coffee, a strong candle, and a corny dad joke. When Adam is not pursuing creative endeavours he likes to kick up his feet and watch a baseball game or get out there himself and play baseball with friends.


Colleen MacLaren

Director of Administration

Colleen works as the Director of Administration and has a passion for making things organized and efficient. In addition to helping out in the kid's areas on Sunday mornings, Colleen manages the Oasis office, helps plan events, and gets people connected at Oasis. In her off time, Colleen enjoys reading as many books as she can, travelling the world with her family, and spending time with their numerous dogs.


Tasha Allen

Executive Administrative Assistant

Tasha and her family moved to Winnipeg from Ontario in 2019. Her role in administration and children's ministry excites her because she has a love for organizing, being part of a team, and a desire for helping foster an enriching learning environment for all the children who walk through Oasis' door. Tasha and her husband James, along with their two boys, Archer & Hendrix, like to keep busy by being outside and exploring nature. What an adventure!


Tyson EisBrenner

Production Director

Tyson oversees the technical production of Sunday morning services. With a team of skilled volunteers, he helps craft a creative, worshipful environment where people can feel comfortable and welcome. Tyson has a passion for music, particularly anything with a groove and a B3 organ. He also loves family game night, trying to beat his kids at Dutch Blitz.


Jeff Rohde

Technical Director

Jeff (like some of our other staff) started off at Oasis as a volunteer and when a position opened up in production, he joined the team! Jeff has a heart for excellence and for creating great environments not only for attendees but also for volunteers on his team. In his free time, Jeff loves spending time with his family and keeping up to date on technology. 

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Tara Poirier

Host Teams Director

Tara grew up in southern Manitoba, and spent 4 years at Bible School in BC. Before joining our team, Tara was a Children's Pastor. She enjoys people - whether kids, parents, grandparents - and seeing them grow in their relationship with God. In her spare time she enjoys playing games with her husband, friends, family and daughter. She enjoys travelling and spending quality time with people! She loves to chat, and looks forward to chatting with you in the lobby on a Sunday morning! 


Dan Otsuji

Host Teams Assistant

Dan works part-time leading our hundreds of host team volunteers. When he is not working at Oasis, Dan works as a pilot. He enjoys camping with his family during the summer and snowmobiling in the winter.


Tim Heinrichs

Facility Manager

Tim grew up in southern Manitoba near Kleefeld. On the family farm, Tim learned to have a strong work ethic and a positive attitude which he has found helpful in the various roles he's served over the years. Whether on the plant floor or in the office, Tim always enjoys learning new things. His new challenge is the maintenance of the facility and grounds here at Oasis. Tim likes to spend time with his wife Eleonore, travel, garden, watch movies, and play video games as time allows.


Vincenzo Russo

Pastor of Italian Ministry

Vincenzo leads Oasis' ministry to Italian speaking people in our community. Vincenzo and his wife Marcella enjoy spending time with their grandchildren. Vincenzo loves reading, the opera, and fine Italian cuisine.


Elder Team


Stewardship Team

For information regarding how our three leadership teams function, please contact us

Check out our current job openings at Oasis Church here.

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