Gunter Rochow (BA, BD, MA) and Reinhilde Rochow (RN, BA) were among the initial founding members of Bilberry Creek Baptist Church.

Gunter is a retired pastor who was ordained on 28 May 1964 at Kensington Avenue Baptist Church, Hamilton, Ontario.

Both he and Reinhilde served in Bolivia from 1966-1971 with the then Canadian Baptist Foreign Mission Board (now Canadian Baptist Ministries).