Our Staff

Say hello to the leadership team at East Coast Bible College

Meet our Staff

Say hello to the staff at East Coast Bible College. Got questions for the team? Contact us by clicking here.

Julia Benwell - College Director

Julia Benwell has been serving as one of the Pastors on staff at Rock Church Halifax since 1990. She is the children's pastor and currently directs Rock Kids at Rock Church, Tiny Treasures Nursery School, and East Coast Bible College. Her decision to commit her life to Christ as a young child greatly influenced her decision initially to work with children.   

Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts from St. Mary’s University, a Bachelor of Education from Mount Saint Vincent University, a Bible School Diploma, Early Childhood Education, and a Masters of Theology from Acadia University. 

Julia’s heart is to see people of all ages discipled and trained in the things of God. Julia is married to Rick and they have three children, Marc Andrew, Christopher, and Anna.

Email: jbenwell@rockchurch.ca

Spencer Conway - Program Director

Spencer Conway has been serving as one of the Pastors on staff at Rock Church Halifax since 2018. He works with Junior high, High school, and College-age students, as well as young professionals and families in their late twenties and early thirties. As a self-described book nerd, Toronto Raptors fan, and coffee lover, you can often find Spencer tucked away reading a book at one of his favourite local shops. 


As a life-long learner, Spencer is passionate about helping people get deeply rooted in their Christian faith through comprehensive discipleship experiences. His heart is to help people grow in their love of Jesus, His Church, and the world. He studied theology for three years at Acadia University, graduating in 2018 with a Bachelor of Theology. As part of our team, Spencer works as the Program Director and Pastor of Students. 

Email: sconway@rockchurch.ca