Our Team


Brad Close, Pastor

Brad grew up in Oshawa, where he lives with his wife Julie, and his kids, Micah and Georgia. He loves playing hockey, spending time with his family, and meeting people and hearing their stories! Have questions about Church, about Jesus? Reach out to Pastor Brad - he can’t wait to meet you!


William Jones, Worship & Ministry Coordinator

William lives in Oshawa and has been working at Zion for eight years as our Worship & Ministry Coordinator. William loves to get out for a jog, to read a good book, spend some time at the piano, and he is quite the coffee connoisseur - always excited to discover a new blend! William loves it when people from all places in life can come together to experience the grace Jesus gives. Looking to get connected, or to serve? Reach out to William - he’ll put on the coffee!


Leah Brill, Administrative Coordinator

Leah grew up in Oshawa, and grew up at Zion as a child! Leah loves to lend a helping hand, she loves spending time with her husband and her two sons, and she loves the city of Oshawa! Leah loves to see the Church be a place that welcomes all people, and you can know that you’ll be warmly welcomed when you enter Zion’s doors! Have questions about Zion? Leah can’t wait to talk to you!


Hermen Broenink, Youth Coordinator

Hermen has been a part of the Zion community for his entire life, and has been a Youth Coordinator for over 10 years! Hermen loves seeing people say yes to Jesus as their Saviour, and is always there to walk alongside people as they ask questions about following Jesus. Hermen lives in Blackstock with his wife, Anita and son, Luke. Hermen loves A&W root beer, spending time with family on their farm, and telling jokes that will make your eyes roll! Youth meets on Thursday nights at 7pm. To find out more about Youth, click here.


Dan Wilson, Facilities Coordinator

Dan has been part of our Zion family for several years, and he loves connecting the Church to the city, and helping Zion be a place that always has it’s doors open to Oshawa! Dan loves spending time with his wife and his new baby daughter, and can be counted on to be avidly supporting the Chicago Blackhawks! Dan helps to ensure our facilities are ready to serve the people of our city!


Ed & Joanne Hosmar, Finance Coordinators

Ed & Joanne Hosmar are long-time residents of Oshawa and have been Finance Coordinators at Zion for over 20 years! Ed & Joanne both work hard to help manage Zion’s finances. We’re so grateful for what they do, and for people who are gifted with numbers! In addition to serving as Zion’s Finance Coordinators, Ed and Joanne manage their own book keeping business, and Ed manages his own business, Durham Computer. They are hard working people who love to serve community!