Matthew Eckert, Director

CCNL Director 

Matthew Eckert grew up on St. Catharines, Ontario. Both of his parents were involved in education and he enjoyed growing up with three sisters.

After obtaining a BSc in Ag and a Masters in Business from the University of Guelph, Matthew enjoyed a 12 year career in banking, both domestic and international. During that time he married Janice and they have two children, and now a daughter-in-law. In 2004 he made a career change, moving to London to become a pastor at North Park Community Church where he currently is the Executive Lead Pastor. He obtained a Masters of Theological Studies as well as a Doctor of Ministry.

Matthew led a movement at North Park in 2007 that guided the church to engage in the city of London more intentionally. The church currently partners with 8 non-profit organizations with Mission Services being one of those organizations.