Michael musgrove executive director   Mike has been with surrey urban mission since 2015. His heart for people and those in need is evident as he runs the mission as a place shrouded in love, care, and a sense of dignity for all who enter its doors. before sums he spent 28 years as a teacher and high school vice principal. he can now be seen throughout the community creating partnerships and bringing awareness to the mission. His passion to follow god’s call lead him into sums and his obedience has made him an incredible leader to the staff team and community.  "It's a calling and a joy spending days at the mission and living out this calling to respond to the plight of these folks. to bring hope and dignity where there is none."

Michael musgrove
executive director

Mike has been with surrey urban mission since 2015. His heart for people and those in need is evident as he runs the mission as a place shrouded in love, care, and a sense of dignity for all who enter its doors. before sums he spent 28 years as a teacher and high school vice principal. he can now be seen throughout the community creating partnerships and bringing awareness to the mission. His passion to follow god’s call lead him into sums and his obedience has made him an incredible leader to the staff team and community.

"It's a calling and a joy spending days at the mission and living out this calling to respond to the plight of these folks. to bring hope and dignity where there is none."

amber neufeld director of special initiatives & executive assistant   amber has had the PRIVILEGE to serve at sums since 2017. she leads the CCW & SSW teams, updates social media, creates written communications, and converses with donors and other like-minded organizations. she builds relationships with our guests, connects them to services, and helps to create programs that enhance the lives of those we encounter.   " I am so blessed to be at SUMS. The staff are incredible and our guests are a light in my life. As much as it can sometimes be rough around the mission it is incredible to see how God works here, and be able to be a part of such an amazing atmosphere of love, grace, and kindness."

amber neufeld
director of special initiatives & executive assistant

amber has had the PRIVILEGE to serve at sums since 2017. she leads the CCW & SSW teams, updates social media, creates written communications, and converses with donors and other like-minded organizations. she builds relationships with our guests, connects them to services, and helps to create programs that enhance the lives of those we encounter.

"I am so blessed to be at SUMS. The staff are incredible and our guests are a light in my life. As much as it can sometimes be rough around the mission it is incredible to see how God works here, and be able to be a part of such an amazing atmosphere of love, grace, and kindness."

sally ann ratcliffe operations co-ordinator   sally ann keeps the mission in proper running order. she Keeps track of All the food, bread, dairy, clothes, socks, shoes, dog/cat food, and so much more that is donated to the mission. she Also oversees all the volunteers that come in to help and can often be seen dancing with guests, joking with volunteers, and passing out much-needed hugs.   " I try to listen to God my father and He asked me to work at the Surrey Urban Mission, so I do. I also love working at SUMS because all the guests, volunteers and staff can be their real, authentic selves; we are who we are. Working at the Surrey Urban Mission is the most rewarding job I have ever done except, of course, raising my children."

sally ann ratcliffe
operations co-ordinator

sally ann keeps the mission in proper running order. she Keeps track of All the food, bread, dairy, clothes, socks, shoes, dog/cat food, and so much more that is donated to the mission. she Also oversees all the volunteers that come in to help and can often be seen dancing with guests, joking with volunteers, and passing out much-needed hugs.

"I try to listen to God my father and He asked me to work at the Surrey Urban Mission, so I do. I also love working at SUMS because all the guests, volunteers and staff can be their real, authentic selves; we are who we are. Working at the Surrey Urban Mission is the most rewarding job I have ever done except, of course, raising my children."

 
tricia brown kitchen co-ordinator & volunteer co-ordinator   trish is a fun, passionate addition to the sums team. she rarely sits still and .Coordinates the daily meals, cooks for 150+ people at many of those meals, organizes the kitchen, coordinates volunteers and directs volunteer orientation. she also can be found driving around the lower mainland picking up much-needed donations and creating long-lasting relationships with both our guests and donors.  "I can't say there's anything I don't like (about my job). I love the people, the staff, what SUMS stands for, and our mission to care for the people of Whalley."

tricia brown
kitchen co-ordinator & volunteer co-ordinator

trish is a fun, passionate addition to the sums team. she rarely sits still and .Coordinates the daily meals, cooks for 150+ people at many of those meals, organizes the kitchen, coordinates volunteers and directs volunteer orientation. she also can be found driving around the lower mainland picking up much-needed donations and creating long-lasting relationships with both our guests and donors.

"I can't say there's anything I don't like (about my job). I love the people, the staff, what SUMS stands for, and our mission to care for the people of Whalley."

mary keller accountant   mary has been an asset to sums since 2015. she is in charge of Payroll, receiving donations, writing receipts, bookkeeping, payables and any other help she can provide .  she also takes time with our guests to file their income tax returns and help with their finances.  "It's hard to just say one thing (i love about sums), but the staff and volunteers are amazing to work with. I also really enjoy doing income tax for our guests, so that they can receive their money in a timely manner."

mary keller
accountant

mary has been an asset to sums since 2015. she is in charge of Payroll, receiving donations, writing receipts, bookkeeping, payables and any other help she can provide. she also takes time with our guests to file their income tax returns and help with their finances.

"It's hard to just say one thing (i love about sums), but the staff and volunteers are amazing to work with. I also really enjoy doing income tax for our guests, so that they can receive their money in a timely manner."

romeo kabanda shelter co-ordinator   romeo has been with sums since 2018. he is a blessing as he calmly manages the shelter staff team and shelter guests. he Ensures that our shelter is safe for everyone who walks through the doors. he is always out with the guests, helping with building maintenance, running the lunch program, liaising with community partners and so much more.  "I absolutely love the guests and the environment at SUMS. The staff and volunteers make it an incredible place to be every single day. Their passion and commitment to helping other human beings is infectious. The guests are the reason we do what we do. I get to spend every single day trying to make a difference in the lives of others."

romeo kabanda
shelter co-ordinator

romeo has been with sums since 2018. he is a blessing as he calmly manages the shelter staff team and shelter guests. he Ensures that our shelter is safe for everyone who walks through the doors. he is always out with the guests, helping with building maintenance, running the lunch program, liaising with community partners and so much more.

"I absolutely love the guests and the environment at SUMS. The staff and volunteers make it an incredible place to be every single day. Their passion and commitment to helping other human beings is infectious. The guests are the reason we do what we do. I get to spend every single day trying to make a difference in the lives of others."