OUR TEAM

Dino Skariah

Senior Pastor

Dino was born in Kerala, India and recognized the call of God on his life from a young age. He has a degree in theology and a degree in social work. He has a passion for revival and the Word of God, and a vision to equip and empower a generation to be effective witnesses and robust leaders, ushering in Holy Spirit revival here in Edmonton and beyond. Dino is passionate about discipling equipping the young adults of Gospel Centre. He is married to Sheeba, and they are blessed with two children, Faith and Joel. In his spare time, he enjoys many activities, but has a particular interest in men’s shoes. If you ever want to have an extensive discussion about men’s footwear, Pastor Dino is your man!

Michael Zabiran

Associate Pastor

Gospel Centre has been home for Michael since 2011. Both he and his wife Jill were born overseas and therefore appreciate the diversity GC expresses. Jill and Michael  both also graduated from Vanguard College, with degrees in Missions and Pastoral Ministry, respectively. They have a son named Theodore.  Michael oversees weekend services, worship and video, implementation of mission and vision, and desires to equip the saints for the work of ministry, building up the body of Christ, to bless the world. In his spare time, he is at the piano, in the garden or with family.

Cheryl Tracy

Community & Care Pastor

Cheryl  has been serving the Lord  in ministry since 1997.  She is a graduate from EPBC (now Master's) with a Theology degree  in Christian Education.  Prior to joining us here at GC , she served  in three others churches in Alberta, two in Ontario and nearly a decade of missions work in Asia.  Cheryl is a Children's Specialist, having spent 17 of those years in Family Ministries. Currently she has also taken on working with the Women's Ministry and loving it!  She is passionate about journeying alongside Families to nurture a spiritual hunger for God, an awareness of His presence, and a love for His Word. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband Wayne and three kids, Josh, Hannah and Rebekah.

Gabriel Banaag

Youth Pastor

Born in Saudi Arabia, Gabriel and his family moved to Calgary when he was only three years old. He has grown up in the church and has had a sense of God's love for him from even a young age. Gabriel and his wife Soraya now live in Edmonton and are very excited to call Gospel Centre their home church and to be part of the GC family. They both have a passion to go after the presence of God through prayer, worship, and the word. They believe in raising up this next generation to be whole-hearted-lovers of Jesus who are passionate about living out their faith in whatever context they are placed. In his free time Gabriel loves playing music, taking photos, watching movies, staying active, enjoying a good cup of coffee, and munching on a cookie or two.

Murray Coughlan

Pastor Emeritus

Murray has been pastoring since 1977 and has served in 5 churches in Western Canada. Murray and his wife, Patricia, have been married for over 40 years and have two children, Taralyn and Darrin, and four grandchildren. Murray’s passion is to enable believers to become all that God wants them to be. On his days off, he likes building furniture, golfing, and working in the garden.

Anita Brown

Personal Assistant to the Senior Pastor

Anita graduated from Vanguard College in 2021 with a degree in Theology (Intercultural Studies) and a minor in Pastoral Care and Counselling. Since then, she has also pursued further education at Grant MacEwan University in the Early Childhood Curriculum Studies Program. Anita is passionate about cross-cultural ministry, worship and working with children in many different contexts. During her free time, Anita enjoys spending time with her family and friends, working on art projects, and singing/writing music.