Pastoral placement services

Information on Mennonite Church Canada pastoral openings, placements, resignations and credentialing are available in the following PDF links and in the dropdown menu below. For previous listings, please contact Joan Schooley. Thank you. 

Mennonite Church Canada pastoral openings, placements, resignations and credentialing

 Pastoral info 2020-01

Mennonite Church British Columbia
contact Garry Janzen, Executive Minister
604-850-6658, garryjanzen@mcbc.ca

Bethel Mennonite Church
Langley BC
Pastor of Student Ministries
FTE: 
Start Date: to be determined 
(maybe January 1 2020)

Crossroads Community Church
Chilliwack BC
Lead Pastor
FTE: 
Start Date: to be determined
when transitional phase complete

First United Spanish Mennonite  
Vancouver BC
Lead Pastor
FTE: 
Start Date: immediately

Peace Mennonite Church
Richmond BC
Youth Pastor
FTE:
Start Date: immediately

Peace Mennonite Church
Richmond BC
Community Engagement and Outreach Pastor
FTE: half-time
Start Date: 

Richmond Peace Chinese Mennonite Church
Richmond BC
Youth Pastor
FTE: 
Start Date: immediately

Sherbrooke Mennonite Church
Vancouver BC
Associate Pastor
FTE:
Start Date on hold while pastoral search continues


Mennonite Church Alberta
contact Tim Wiebe-Neufeld, Executive Minister
780-490-7009, tim@mennonitechurch.ab.ca

Edmonton Christian Life Community Church (ECLCC)
Edmonton AB
Pastor for Outreach/Urban Ministry, Cantonese/Mandarin second language preferred
FTE: half-time
Start Date: immediately


Mennonite Church Saskatchewan 
contact Ryan Siemens, Executive Minister
306-249-4844, minister@mcsask.ca

Rosthern Mennonite Church
Rosthern SK
Pastor
FTE: full-time
Start Date: summer 2020

Warman Mennonite Church
Warman SK
Pastor
FTE: full-time
Start Date: summer 2020


Mennonite Church Manitoba
contact Rick Neufeld, Church Leadership Minister
204-896-1616, rneufeld@mennochurch.mb.ca

Bethel Mennonite Church
Winnipeg MB
Associate Pastor
FTE:
Start Date: summer 2020

Charleswood Mennonite Church
Winnipeg MB
Pastor
FTE:
Start Date: January 2021


Mennonite Church Eastern Canada
contact Marilyn Rudy-Froese, Church Leadership Minister
226-476-2500 x704; mrudyfroese@mcec.ca

Erie View United Mennonite Church
Port Rowan ON
Minister
FTE: part-time
Start Date: negotiable

Hunta Mennonite Church
Hunta ON
Minister
FTE: part-time
Start Date: immediately

Mennonite Fellowship of Montreal
Montreal QC
Pastor
FTE: part-ptime
Start Date: August 2020

Nith Valley Mennonite Church
New Hamburg ON
Pastor
FTE: full-time
Start Date: immediately

Preston Mennonite Church and Wanner Mennonite Church
Cambridge ON
Shared Pastor
FTE: full-time and part-time
Start Date: spring 2020

Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church
Kitchener ON
Pastor
FTE: full-time
Start Date: summer/fall 2020

The First Mennonite Church
Vineland ON
Pastor
FTE: full-time
Preferred Start Date: September 1 2020

The Gathering Church
Kitchener ON
Associate Pastor-Youth
FTE: half-time
Start Date: fall 2019

Wellesley Mennonite Church
Wellesley ON
Associate Pastor
FTE: half-time
Start Date: negotiable

NOTE:  Contact the appropriate church leadership minister for details of opening dates, congregational profiles, and assistance in testing suitability.

PASTORAL PLACEMENTS
(since the last update)

Agape Fellowship, London ON, Quenton Little, Pastor, February 10 2020
Bloomingdale Mennonite Church, Bloomingdale ON, Dave Rogalsky, Supply Pastor, February 24 2020
Community Mennonite Church of Stouffville and Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, Stouffville, Glyn Jones, Shared Pastor, May 1 2020
Covenant Mennonite Church, Winkler MB, Kevin Drudge, Pastor, January 1 2020
Crossroads Community Church, Chilliwack BC, Kyle Dyck, Associate Pastor with Youth Emphasis, January 1 2020
Jubilee Mennonite Church, Winnipeg MB, Transitional Minister, Summer 2020 (in process)
Level Ground Mennonite Church, Abbotsford BC, Curtis Fast, Worship Arts Pastor, December 16 2019
Mennonite Church Saskatchewan, Saskatoon SK, Josh Wallace, Interim Church Engagement Minister, Feb 1 2020
Osler Mennonite Church, Osler SK, Nora Pederberg, Interim Faith and Community Pastor, extended one more year
Pembina Place Home, Winnipeg MB, Vernelle Enns Penner, Chaplain, February 18 2020
Sargent Avenue Mennonite Church, Winnipeg MB, Jonathan Muehling, Associate Pastor, December 1 2019
Tiefengrund Mennonite Church, Laird SK, Wilmer Froese, Interim Pastor, February 15 2020
Warman Mennonite Church, Warman SK, Chris Friesen, Interim Pastor/Pulpit Supply Pastor, February – July 2020

PASTORAL PLACEMENTS 
(Summary for 2020)
MENNONITE CHURCH BRITISH COLUMBIA

Crossroads Community Church, Chilliwack, Kyle Dyck, Associate Pastor with Youth Emphasis, January 1 2020
Eden Mennonite Church, Chilliwack, Jack Meers, Interim Youth Pastor, December 5 2019
First United Spanish Mennonite Church, Vancouver, Arturo Nacho and Jorge Hoajaca, Transitional Co-Pastors, December 15 2019
Level Ground Mennonite Church, Abbotsford, Curtis Fast, Worship Arts Pastor, December 16 2019 

MENNONITE CHURCH ALBERTA

 

MENNONITE CHURCH SASKATCHEWAN

 Mennonite Church Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Josh Wallace, Interim Church Engagement Minister, Feb 1 2020
Osler Mennonite Church, Osler, Nora Pederberg, Interim Faith and Community Pastor, extended one more year
Tiefengrund Mennonite Church, Laird, Wilmer Froese, Interim Pastor, February 15 2020
Warman Mennonite Church, Warman, Chris Friesen, Interim Pastor/Pulpit Supply Pastor, February – July 2020

MENNONITE CHURCH MANITOBA

Covenant Mennonite Church, Winkler MB, Kevin Drudge, Pastor, January 1 2020
Jubilee Mennonite Church, Winnipeg MB, Transitional Minister, Summer 2020 (in process)
Pembina Place Home, Winnipeg MB, Vernelle Enns Penner, Chaplain, February 18 2020
Sargent Avenue Mennonite Church, Winnipeg MB, Jonathan Muehling, Associate Pastor, December 1 2019

MENNONITE CHURCH EASTERN CANADA

Agape Fellowship, London ON, Quenton Little, Pastor, February 10 2020
Bloomingdale Mennonite Church, Bloomingdale ON, Dave Rogalsky, Supply Pastor, February 24 2020
Community Mennonite Church of Stouffville and Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, Stouffville, Glyn Jones, Shared Pastor, May 1 2020
Erb Street Mennonite Church, Waterloo, Steph Chandler Burns, Associate Pastor, January 7 2020
Pioneer Park Christian Fellowship, Kitchener, Melissa Miller, Transformational Pastor, January 1 2020
The First Mennonite Church, Vineland, Laura Mullet Koop, Interim Pastor, November 1 2019

Summary for 2020
(unless otherwise indicated)

MENNONITE CHURCH BRITISH COLUMBIA

Neufeld, Gerald, Mennonite Japanese Christian Fellowship, Surrey, Ordination, December 29 2019
Nickel, Jessiah (Jesse), Columbia Bible College/Level Ground Mennonite Church, Abbotsford, Licensed for Specific Ministry, January 5 2020

MENNONITE CHURCH ALBERTA

Kowalko, Caleb, Calgary First Mennonite Church, Calgary, Ordination, October 20 2019

MENNONITE CHURCH SASKATCHEWAN

Friesen, Russ, License expired December 31 2019

MENNONITE CHURCH MANITOBA

Enns-Rodine, Erika, First Mennonite Church, Winnipeg MB, Ordination, Date TBD
Friesen-Epp, Judith, Home Street Mennonite Church, Winnipeg MB, Licensing toward Ordination, Date TBD
Muehling, Jonathan, Sargent Ave Mennonite Church, Winnipeg MB, Licensing toward Ordination, date TBD

MENNONITE CHURCH EASTERN CANADA

Haresnape, Peter, Toronto United Mennonite Church, Toronto, Licensing Toward Ordination, January 12 2020
Schuurman, Nick, St Catharines United Mennonite Church, St Catharines, Ordination, January 19 2020
Rempel, Len, St Agatha Mennonite Church, Baden, Ordination, January 26 2020
Whitfield Ellis, Kendra, Waterloo North Mennonite Church, Waterloo ON, Ordination, March 8 2020

CONCLUDING ASSIGNMENTS
(Since the last update)

Alton, Gord, Mannheim Mennonite Church, Petersburg ON, retiring spring 2020
Friesen, Russ, Tiefengrund Mennonite Church, Laird SK, December 31 2019
Heidebrecht Thiessen, Karen, Level Ground Mennonite Church, Abbotsford BC, February 29 2020
Johnson Hatlem, Doug, Erb Street Mennonite Church, Waterloo ON, January 25, 2020
Jones, Glyn, Wanner Mennonite Church, Cambridge ON, spring 2020
Lichti, Fred, Elmira Mennonite Church, Elmira ON, retiring April 30 2020
Rempel, Dan, Cedar Valley Mennonite Church, Mission BC, February 2 2020
Smith-Morrison, Barb, Bloomingdale Mennonite Church, Bloomingdale ON, February 23 2020
Wallace, Josh, Warman Mennonite Church, Warman SK, January 19 2020
Wiebe, Terrell and Janna, Gretna Bergthaler, Gretna MB, Co-Pastors, July 31 2020

CONCLUDING ASSIGNMENTS 
(SUMMARY FOR 2020)
MENNONITE CHURCH BRITISH COLUMBIA

Heidebrecht Thiessen, Karen, Level Ground Mennonite Church, Abbotsford, February 29 2020
Rempel, Dan, Cedar Valley Mennonite Church, Mission, February 2 2020

MENNONITE CHURCH ALBERTA


MENNONITE CHURCH SASKATCHEWAN

Friesen, Russ, Tiefengrund Mennonite Church, Laird, December 31 2019
Wallace, Josh, Warman Mennonite Church, Warman, January 19 2020

MENNONITE CHURCH MANITOBA

Wiebe, Terrell and Janna, Gretna Bergthaler, Gretna, Co-Pastors, July 31 2020 

MENNONITE CHURCH EASTERN CANADA

Alton, Gord, Mannheim Mennonite Church, Petersburg, retiring spring 2020
Johnson Hatlem, Doug, Erb Street Mennonite Church, Waterloo ON, January 25, 2020
Jones, Glyn, Wanner Mennonite Church, Cambridge, spring 2020
Lichti, Fred, Elmira Mennonite Church, Elmira, retiring April 30 2020
Smith-Morrison, Barb, Bloomingdale Mennonite Church, Bloomingdale, February 23 2020
Zeme, Mesfin, Pioneer Park Christian Fellowship, Kitchener, December 31 2019

STATISTICS for January 2020

Currently and upcoming in 2020 there are:

21 Ministerial Openings in Mennonite Church Canada

11 Lead Pastors

  3 Associate Pastors (1 on hold)

  1 Associate Pastor for Family Ministries

  1 Outreach/Urban Ministry

  2 Youth Pastors

  1 Shared Pastor

  1 Pastor of Student Ministries

  1 Community Engagement and Outreach Pastor

Mennonite Church British Columbia

2 Lead Pastors
1 Associate Pastor (on hold)
1 Pastor of Student Ministries
2 Youth Pastors
1 Community Engagement and Outreach Pastor

Mennonite Church Alberta

1 Pastor for Outreach/Urban Ministry (Cantonese/Mandarin)

Mennonite Church Saskatchewan

2 Lead Pastors

Mennonite Church Manitoba

1 Lead Pastor
1 Associate Pastor for Family Ministries

Mennonite Church Eastern Canada

6 Lead Pastors
1 Associate Pastor
1 Associate Pastor - Youth
1 Shared Pastor