Everyone is welcome at Awaken!

Who are we?

Awaken Church is the Daughter of Morrow Gospel Church. We began in the summer of 2014 with the vision to “Wake up to Jesus and invite our neighbors into His light.”  We hope our gatherings feel casual and friendly to people who are new to church. (you won’t be forced to do something you don’t want to).

We are a friendly bunch of people. A mix of singles, students, families and grandparents. For some reason our church has attracted families with young children, so there is definitely a youthful energy in the air. We have people ages 1 to 75

More detail…

We believe in the importance of Prayer, Communion, Worship through song, Worship though hearing the Word of God preached, and Worship through offering our tithes. We worship God these ways every Sunday during our Worship and Teaching Service from 11:00am-12:00pm.

We have coffee and treats (usually) after the service and then often share a meal some way. (don’t be surprised if someone invites you to come to Garbonzo’s after church on Sunday, they have a pretty wicked deal on Sundays)

Something for children?

Children from toddlers to Grade 5 can take part in our Awaken Kids program.

We care about what we teach our children. We want our kids to be able to learn about Jesus and the Bible so they can come to a place one day of having their own relationship with God.

The kids study the Bible together, play games, sing songs, dance around, eat snacks and build lifelong friendships. It’s a fun and safe place to learn the important truth of the Gospel.

755 St. Anne’s Road, south of Bishop Grandin.

Daren Redekopp
Lead Pastor
Daren is married to Renae and they have 4 boys. Daren loves Jesus, the Word of God, the church and those who are searching for truth. When Daren is not loving his wife to death and having fun with his boys, Daren enjoys long walks in cold weather, writing, reading, listening to soundtracks, playing classical guitar and doing intense workouts. Daren received his Mdiv from the Divinity School at University of London International Programmes.
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Dave Miller
Creative Director
Dave is married to Bethany and they have 3 children. Dave works at Square One World Media as a media producer. He loves to create things using microphones and cameras. Dave enjoys reading, playing guitar and eating nachos. You may see Dave at Awaken setting up some sound stuff, playing guitar during the worship time or climbing up a ladder to pull wires out of the ceiling. He considers everything he does at Awaken to be a way of worshiping God. Dave and Bethany also oversee the volunteer schedule at Awaken. If you are interested in helping out, please track them down.
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Jessica Wasiuta
Awaken Kids Coordinator
By day, Jessica is a happily married French immersion middle school teacher, with a Bachelor’s degrees in Science and Education. By night she is a book-reading, board-game-playing enthusiast, still happily married.
Chantale Pineau
Awaken Kids Assistant Coordinator
Chantale loves reading, baking, and attempting to craft. She served at Camp Cedarwood for six consecutive summers, worked in a daycare for a year, and is currently an Educational Assistant in a french immersion school with the Louis Riel School Division. Chantale is also finishing up a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Manitoba, after which she plans to pursue a degree in Education.