Fukusaku, Mari was born and raised in Chiba, Japan. She graduated from Tokyo Christian Theological
Seminary in 1997. In 2001, Mari and her pastor husband, Ted, came to Vancouver Japanese Gospel Church where
she is an assistant pastor. She is the mother of three boys and a girl.
Fukusaku, Tetsuya was born and raised in Yokohama, Japan and came to know the Lord in Chicago
in 1987 while working for the Japanese Government office. He is the former pastor of Karuizawa Christ Church
in Japan and currently the pastor of the Vancouver Japanese Gospel Church since 2001. He is also the vice general
director of Canadian Japanese Ministries.