Structure & Affiliations


Mennonite Church Canada is a nationwide community of faith. It's work is administered by the Joint Council and the Executive Staff Group (see below). For a visual representation of the structure of Mennonite Church Canada please refer to our organizational chart.

Current Foundation Documents


Mennonite Church Canada affiliates with different organizations worldwide.

Joint Council

  • The Joint Council members are:
  • Geraldine Balzer (Moderator)
  • Bruce Baergen (Assistant Moderator)
  • Paul Gilbert (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Gerry Grunau (Moderator, MCBC)
  • Brenda Tiessen-Wiens (Moderator, MCA)
  • Terry Stefaniuk (Moderator, MCSK)
  • Gerald Gerbrandt (Moderator, MCM)
  • Arli Klassen (Moderator, MCEC)
  • Betty Loewen (MCBC Rep and 4th Executive Member)
  • Margaret Kruger-Harder (MCA Rep)
  • Andrea De Avila (MCM Rep)
  • Yoel Trakoon Masyawong (MCEC Rep)
  • Doug Klassen (Mennonite Church Canada Executive Minister

In short, the Joint Council takes the place of the former "General Board" of Mennonite Church Canada.

Executive Staff Group

Garry Janzen
Executive Minister
Mennonite Church British Columbia

tel. 604.850.6658


Tim Wiebe-Neufeld
Executive Minister
Mennonite Church Alberta



Josh Wallace
Interim Executive Minister
Mennonite Church Saskatchewan

 tel. 306-249-4844 ext 1
direct line. 306-249-5201

Michael Pahl
Executive Minister
Mennonite Church Manitoba



Doug Klassen
Executive Minister
Mennonite Church Canada

tel. 204-888-6781 ext. 115






Mennonite Church Canada is a member of:

Mennonite World Conference

Canadian Council of Churches

Evangelical Fellowship of Canada