Endorsements – Faith Based

What People Are Saying…

“Kelita was the closing act for our Women of Faith event and her performances ended up stealing the show. Her Kelita Keynote at Modern Women of Faith, Keynote, inspirational singerability to connect with the audience on so many levels was fantastic. Kelita is a true talent who’s diversity in what she delivers as a professional performer was the icing on the cake!” ~ Tammy-Lynn McNabb – TV Host & Producer

“Kelita delighted the women at our weekend retreat with hysterical humor, heartfelt honesty about the hard thingsKelita, Kelita speaker, Keynote, Young Life life can serve up, inspiring original music and Biblically-based truths that brought Jesus to life for all of us.  Her vulnerable and loving words blessed us as she drew each woman closer to abiding in faith.  Her professionalism was only rivaled by her humble, gentle, fun-loving spirit that was contagious! Such joy!”  ~Carol O’Leary – Young Life Canada – Director of Women’s Weekend, Surrey, BC


Kelita, Speaker, inspirational singer, keynote, Northpointe Church“We had a packed house at North Pointe, Edmonton with over 300 women for Kelita. She had us laughing with the characters and comedy. But it was when she shared her story through song and testimony that I watched women weep and find hope in Jesus for their lives. Kelita compassionately and patiently ministered to women for a good while after the event. Two weeks later women are still coming to me, thanking me for having Kelita share. Her story is powerful because it tells of how great God is! Kelita communicates empathetically through comedy, testimony and story. On top of all this, she made it a pleasure with her.”
~Pastor Bob & Jocelyn Jones- North Pointe Community Church, Edmonton, AB Canada


“Kelita was such a great choice for our district ladies retreat.  She ministered in such a unique way, as her methods Kelita - Keynote at Women's Health Conferenceof communication were so effective and engaged all those in attendance.  In one session alone, we found ourselves experiencing every emotion possible.  Through vulnerable, personal story-telling, Kelita reached the hearts of women and directed them to the grace and healing she experienced through Jesus Christ her Lord!  Kelita’s story of restoration from brokenness and pain, was used to bring healing and restoration to the women of our province.  I would recommend Kelita to any group of women who are looking for real, life giving ministry, regardless of where you’re at in the spiritual journey.” ~ Lori Patrick WM Director for the AB & NWT District of the PAOC, Canada 


Kelita speaker. Kelita comedian, Kelita keynote“Thank YOU for bringing laughter and tears to us this weekend!  I was so moved by your testimony on Sunday morning, and will continue to pray for your life-changing ministry in Cambodia.  The ladies loved your comedy night…I heard ladies behind me say “I just love when they get a guest like this! She’s really funny!”  Your contribution to the overall weekend was incredible and inspirational to everyone.” ~Leisa Hall- Divisional Secretary for Women’s Ministries – The Salvation Army Arkansas-Oklahoma, USA

Kelita, Keynote, Brian Buhler“Kelita’s personal story of unbelievable loss and restoration cracks people’s hearts open offering grace and healing at the place of people’s greatest hurts.~ She is a gifted singer, comedian, and story-teller.~ More than this, Kelita is a mature and growing disciple who serves faithfully in her local church.~ She is the real deal and I recommend her for your ministry.” ~Pastor Brian Buhler – Lead Pastor, Pacific Community Church , Surrey BC

“We were blessed to have Kelita share her music and faith in Christ with us at Immanuel Rocky Mountain House in October 2015. She shared the love of Jesus in her testimony of faith and offered his kindness for all to receive through her music and her humor (mirth). She sings, speaks and shines the healing power of the Savior’s love.”
~Pastor Brian Amison – Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

Kelita, Kelita speaker, women's retreat, living room concert,Kelita, the impact that your music had on the people that attended was in the truest definition of the word, “awesome!”  Your music captures a person’s senses for the time you are with them. The words of your prayers that you sing touch hearts way beyond anything humanly possible by you.  Jesus is present in you through your music and story.  People shared breakthroughs that occurred in their hearts that night.” ~Pauline Houlahan – President St James Women’s Ministry, Oakville, Ontario

“We laughed, we cried.  The power and presence of the Holy Spirit resonated through the words and depth of Kelita’s beautiful and hopeful music.” ~Carole Ann Stephens – Board of Overseers, The Meeting House, Oakville, Ontario

“Recently on Mother’s Day we had the privilege of having Kelita Haverland here again, which would be our third opportunity and blessing to be ministered to through drama, song and her personal story, all of which touch hearts and changed lives! Kelita has shared with us twice on Mother’s Day and in our community at a large women’s event, and has served with excellence each time. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a dynamic testimony and wonderful music with a bit of comedy included, all while hearing a painful story that touches your heart. You will not be disappointed! ~Rev Jim Somerville – Lead Pastor, Evangel Temple, Napanee Ontario

“We laughed, we cried, we were encouraged and challenged by your transparent style and message, and we were blessed beyond our expectations. The variety of your style was perfect!”
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Marlene Vieira -Chairperson, Women’s Day Together Committee, Lakeside Church


 “It was a joy to host Kelita in Ancaster again!  Her powerful testimony, humorous vignettes, and deeply inspiring music speak of hope and restoration. One of the ladies commented that “it felt so good just to laugh” and another Kelita - Keynote, Kelita speaker, Inspirational singer, Clean comedywoman said that Kelita inspired her “to release her burden to God”. All of the women were moved in one way or another. It was an evening of tears and laughter, praise and lament, honesty and authenticity. Kelita’s gift of music especially moves hearts. Thank-you, Kelita, for sharing your gifts and dedicating them to God’s purpose.”
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Arlene Bennink – Women’s Ministry – Ancaster CRC, Ancaster, Ontario, Canada

“The feedback from all who attended – far exceeded our expectations. I believe each heart was deeply touched by the beauty of your music, the joy of laughter and the power of your testimony.” ~Gail Johnson – Director, Women’s Ministry Erindale Bible Chapel, Miss. ON

“I have been deeply moved by both the lyrics and the arrangements of your music… it is kissed by the Holy One.  I pray that you might know the blessing that your music brings.” ~Elaine Pountney – Spiritual Formation Coach – International Speaker/Teacher/ Author

“Wow! What a fabulous weekend! I got so much positive feedback from the ladies all weekend!  Here are just a few comments.”
  • Kelita was awesome…what a blessing…funny…so real.
  • Kelita’s message was excellent & inspirational, personal & real.
  • Kelita-absolutely awesome message & song.
    ~Andrea Knot – Retreat Coordinator, Waterdown ON


“Kelita has been blessed with the gift of soul, music, humour, and graciousness. Her love for Jesus shines from within and because of this she makes everyone in the room comfortably happy. Her comedy and music moved my heart from laughter to tears that will leave you wanting more. She is a blessing and an inspiration to the sisterhood”. ~Karlene Karst – Registered Dietitian and Author

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 “Easy to see why you sing into the broken and precious places in women’s hearts. Thanks you for what you do, especially with women survivors.”
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Paul Young – Award winning author, The Shack


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“Thank you so much for appearing on our Life Today program “People of Impact” with Betty and me. What a blessing you were to all in attendance, and you can rest assured more people than you can ever imagine will be helped by what you shared and the inspiration you provided.”
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Dr. James Robison – Life Today TV  with James Robison


“Your music has inspired, encouraged and blessed so many people while at the same time honoring the God we serve.” ~David Toycen – (former) President, World Vision Canada


“Kelita combines her musical talent with a powerful life story that captures audiences wherever she performs. She is a special blessing to the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ, Canada.” ~Marvin Kehler – (former) President, Campus Crusade for Christ, Canada


Kelita, Michelle Sim, Northern Praise“As soon as I know Kelita will be in my area, I make sure to book her. She’s highly entertaining, completely professional, hysterically funny, makes first rate music, but most importantly, she has a lasting effect on the people that come to hear her. Kelita makes a difference. That’s why I do what I do, and Kelita supports that effort 100%. I am never disappointed and always delighted with what she deposits to my groups.”
~Michelle Sim – Founder, Northern Praise Ministries