CityLights - Staff

Our TEAM


  • Lead Pastor Clayton Milgate

    Pastor Clayton was born in Calgary, Alberta and lived mostly in the central Alberta area. Being raised on a farm brought a variety of experiences with farm animals and operating machinery. One of Pastor Clayton's interests was playing hockey in Alberta and Saskatchewan. One of the reasons for going to Briercrest was the lure of hockey. Pastor Clayton played for the Cougars Hockey U18 team and also the College Clippers hockey team, while in Briercrest. While at Briercrest, Pastor Clayton went into Business Ministry degree with the goal of becoming an accountant. This did end up changing into a pursuit of becoming a Pastor. 


    Pastor Clayton and Susan met at Briercrest Bible College.  Clayton and Susan were married in 1995 and continue in Bible College at Vangaurd College in Edmonton. After graduating and completing an internship at Southside Church in Edmonton, they began their call into full-time ministry in 1996 at Gospel Centre in Edmonton. After a couple years in 1998, the young Milgate family moved to pastor in Camrose at CityLights Church. After 22+ years in Camrose at CityLights Church, the Milgate's have four kids. Their time at CityLights Church has been filled with exciting growth and changes including relocating the church to a beautiful building in the centre of the city. 


    Our vision is that ALL will hear the great news - Jesus Christ crucified, buried, resurrected and sits at the right hand of the Heavenly Father. Jesus loves us and wants to forgive us of all our sins. Jesus is waiting for us to ask for forgiveness and to decide to follow Him. 

    Romans 10:9-11

    9 that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. 11 For the Scripture says, “Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame.”

    1 John 1:9

    9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.


    Milgate family enjoys camping, hockey, figure skating, reading, coffee, prime rib, traveling, being with other people and spending time with family.   


    COFFEE IS ALWAYS ON! COME BY THE CHURCH DURING THE WEEK.



    Email: citylightschurch@hotmail.com

  • Executive director (children)

    Susan milgate

    Susan has worked in the church in the our children's department for 22 years. She has a real love for kids, parents and volunteers. She has an incredible gift of bringing people together to work for the highest purpose.


    Susan gives direction to all our children's programming which happens during the week and weekend. Susan loves working with our daycare staff during the week as we serve our community in meeting needs. Working with such a skilled and proficient staff make First Steps Learning Centre a A+ daycare in our great city. 

  • Admin assistant verda Forsyth

    Verda started working for us in an official capacity in 2020. Verda keeps things tidy and organized in our office. She does our books, facility bookings, banking, payroll and lots of other things. We are very fortunate to have Verda and all the experience she brings from working Bible Colleges, Businesses and Christian School. 


    Email: verdaforsyth@gmail.com

  • Caretaker

    garnett kellert

    Garnett started working for us in 2014. When you come to CLC you will see his rich smile and willingness to help in any way possible. Garnett keeps our facility looking great and operational for all its purposes and needs.  Garnett has a true willingness to serve in any way he can. 

    Email: gakellert@gmail.com

  • Program Director Kerri Franz


  • Tessa Lindballe childcare

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  • sarah Anderson childcare

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  • Christina Egert

    Childcare

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  • Clarissa Gusnokski childcare

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  • Janae Milgate childcare

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  • gabriella neufeld childcare


  • shayna macahonic childcare

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  • Abigail Milgate childcare

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  • samantha cardinal childcare

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  • mandy desrosiers childcare

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  • kendra court

    childcare

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  • Carlie young childcare

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  • amber bonter

    childcare

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Our History - 1934 - Present