Pastors Craig and Anne Buroker - Lead Pastors, Southside Victory Church

Craig & Anne Buroker

Senior Pastors

Pastor Craig and Anne have pastored Southside for over 20 years. With a heart for true open worship and a relevant prophetic spirit in the church, their desire is for every person to come into all that God has for them. They also travel extensively and have their own Web TV ministry. Craig and Anne live in Calgary and enjoy their 3 children, Ben, Ian and Jennifer and their grandsons Lex, Asher and Finley.

Clive & Coco Yorke


Pastor Clive and Coco have been attending Southside Victory for 2 years. In May 2017 Clive was asked to join as full-time staff. Their hearts are to see the body of Christ reach healing and wholeness in every area. They bring many years of pastoring and corporate business experience to their position at Southside and are happy to be able to add their gifts and talents to the body of believers at Southside Victory. They have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.

Wendy Aston

Children's Pastor

Wendy Aston has been serving children and families for over 18 years as a children and family pastor, worship leader, and evangelist. She believes that children can experience all the fullness of God’s presence. She longs for them to find their identity in Christ, launch out in their God-given callings, and take their place as servant-leaders in God’s ever-expanding kingdom. Wendy comes to us with her husband Rick, and is the mother of two adult children and four wonderful grandchildren.

Liza Maxwell

Executive Administrator

Liza began attending Southside Victory Church in July 2008, shortly after she arrived in Calgary. She joined the staff in April 2010 working full time as the church’s office administrator. Her many skills make her invaluable in keeping the church office running smoothly and efficiently. She has a heart to serve people and loves to help however she can. Liza is happily married to her husband John and they have a wonderful son, John Paul.

Ben Buroker

Worship Leader

Southside Victory Church has been Ben’s home church since childhood. As a result, he has a unique feel for the heartbeat and DNA of the church. Currently Ben is the director of the Worship Arts program and has a passion for leading God’s people to new places in worship. His desire for growth and excellence while pursuing the presence of God has challenged both him and the team to reach for new levels in worship and their spiritual walk. Ben is married to Jennifer and they have two boys (so far) named Lex and Asher.

Heather Gibson


Heather has made Southside Victory her home church since moving to Calgary in 2013. She came on staff in early 2017 and has a passion for equipping people to walk in their destiny and the fullness of what God has for them.
Her administrative and teaching gifts are a blessing to Southside’s vision and operation and she enjoys encouraging and uplifting her fellow believers. Heather lives with her daughter, Sarah.

Marby Lacson


Marby is known for her contagious energy. She takes joy in being a positive impact in every role she plays, both in and outside Southside Victory Church. She has a heart for children and a passion for missions. Marby became a part of the SVC family in 2009 and has served on the Worship Team, Drama Team and Young Adults. She joined the Staff in July 2017. If you were to meet Marby, you are guaranteed an infusion of joy.

Joshua Hansen

Youth Pastor

Joshua has contagious a smile and laugh that will warm your heart. He cares deeply for people and is passionate about releasing the goodness of God. He is passionate to see lives changed by the power of God. Joshua believes that revival is for today, not just the distant future. Joshua became part of the Southside family and staff in March 2018 and is excited to see the growth of our youth and young adult programs. He is full of personality and full of Jesus.