top of page

we are redeemer 

We are Redeemer Alliance Church, a church in Orléans, Ottawa that follows Jesus Christ as Lord and joins God in the work that he is doing in our world today. We do this by loving God, loving others, serving our community and the world.

what we believe:
what we believe:

We are a Christ-centred, Spirit-empowered and mission-focused community of believers with a desire to bring the good news of Jesus Christ to our neighbours in Orléans and around the world. As part of the Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) in Canada we share the beliefs expressed in the Statement of Faith on the CMA website.

our vision:

To be a community of believers committed to reaching Orléans for Christ.

our mission:

To grow mature followers of Christ who lovingly serve each other and our community in Jesus' name.

Who we are:

Followers of Jesus Christ: We desire to align our lives with the Word of God.


Connected To One Another: We desire to grow in our relationship with Christ together.

Serving Together: We desire to serve our church family and our community.

Sharing The Gospel: We desire to reach people with the message of Jesus Christ.

Holy Spirit Empowered: We desire to live in the power of the Holy Spirit every day.

our pastor:
Xander Profile.jpg
Xander DeWinter

Lead Pastor

Xander has served at Redeemer since March 2023. With a passion for spiritual growth, he believes the greatest gift we have to offer others is our own transformation. He loves to invite each person to discover how deeply God love them and to participate in the Kingdom of God through community, missions, and spiritual disciplines.  Married to Mokie, they have six children, and an understandable appreciation for coffee.

our staff:
The website Viv.JPG
Vivienne VanDonkersgoed

Children’s Director 

Email Vivienne

Vivienne has been on staff at Redeemer since August 2019. She is married to Matthew and has three bundles of joy: Elijah, Samuel and Lydia. She has a desire for children to encounter God and for their parents to be encouraged to raise their kids for God’s glory. Her aim for life is to live each day to its full potential and to make a difference in the kingdom of God.

The website Ash.jpg
Ash Ramesh 

Interim Youth Director

Email Ash

Ash moved to Canada from Brunei Darussalam in October 2020 and is studying biomedical sciences at the university of Ottawa. He was raised as a Christian in a Muslim country by his family and church. He sincerely loves Christ with his whole life and wishes to impart his passion and thirst for Christ onto the youth of this generation.

The website Joe.JPG
Joëlle Benoit

Administrative Assistant

Email Joëlle

Joëlle moved from South Africa to Canada in the Fall of 2021 and is studying Public Relations at the University of Ottawa. Both her parents are pastors and she grew up serving in the church. She is a servant after God's heart and seeks to grow her relationship with Him each day. Her desire is to communicate the love of God through each interaction she has with the community of Orléans and Redeemer Alliance.

our board of elders:
BoEStaff Pictures 2022.png
Kafui Kumahor
BoEStaff Pictures 2022 (1).png
Doug Cooper
BoEStaff Pictures 2022 (2).png
Ron Clairmont


Join us on Sundays at 10 am - here's what to expect when you come


Plug into our programs and ministries for kids, youth and adults

Church Calendar

Mark your calendar for weekly programs and special events 

bottom of page