Contact Us

Mennonite Church Eastern Canada

201-50 Kent Ave.
Kitchener, ON N2G 3R1

t: 226-476-2500
tf: 855-476-2500
e: mcec@mcec.ca

Contact Our Team

Al Rempel
Regional Minister

Al works with congregations and pastors on behalf of the church leadership team. He helps congregations discover God's leading through Informed Conversations.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x719

Cathrin van Sintern-Dick
Regional Ministry Associate
Transitioning into Ministry/Learning Commons Coordinator

Cathrin builds relationships with pastors, coordinates the TiM program and curates the Learning Commons. She will connect you with resources and supports to enhance and enrich your ministry.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x718

Ellen Kim
Administrative Coordinator
for the Church Leadership Office

Ellen works with the Church Leadership Minister and the church leadership team to support the needs of our pastors and congregational leaders.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x712

Fanosie Legesse
Intercultural Mission Minister

Fanosie is educator, listener, mentor and bridge-builder as he helps to foster relationships between and bring a cultural awareness to the MCEC community of congregations.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x711

Joan Schooley
Office Administrator

Joan supports the day to day functioning of the office and provides administrative support to the Executive Minister and Operations Director. She can be found at the reception desk.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x700

John Reimer
Operations Director

John leads in the development and implementation of physical, technological, communications, financial and human resources.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x709

Kevin Derksen
Regional Ministry Associate

Kevin builds relationships with pastors within a geographical area of MCEC. He will connect you with resources and supports to enhance and enrich your ministry.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x716

Leah Reesor-Keller
Executive Minister

Leah leads the mission of MCEC, inspiring congregations, leaders and staff in following the call of Christ to be the church today and into the future.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x706

Lisa Williams
Director of Communications

Lisa connects congregations through sharing stories of God's ministry in and through the people of MCEC and MC Canada.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x708

Marilyn Rudy-Froese
Church Leadership Minister

Marilyn works closely with pastors and leaders and supports them in their calling, formation and placement as ministers and chaplains throughout MCEC.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x704

Matthew Bailey-Dick
Anabaptist Learning Workshop Coordinator

Matthew, alongside the Church Leadership Minister, develops new education possibilities for pastors within MCEC. A partnership with Conrad Grebel University College.

 tel. 519-885-0220 x24267

Michel Monette
Catalyzer Minister

Michel works with new leaders and congregations in Ottawa and Quebec. He preaches, teaches and coaches those who are newly connecting with MCEC.

tel. 226-476-2500 x720

Norm Dyck
Mission Minister

Norm works with newcomer congregations and church plants, as well as encourages congregational missional activities and disciple-making initiatives. He fosters intercultural connections across MCEC.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x707

Sean East
Financial Manager

Sean oversees the day-to-day financial operations of MCEC. He works with ReLearning Community and Informed Conversations. Contact Sean with financial questions or concerns.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x702

Stephen Reist
Regional Ministry Associate

Stephen builds relationships with pastors within a geographical area of MCEC. He will connect you with resources and supports to enhance and enrich your ministry.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x 717

Wendy Janzen
Eco-Minister

Wendy works with congregations to empower them in their worship and witness with their communities engaging in the important work of caring for God's creation.

 tel. 226-476-2500 x715

Yeabsra Agonfer
Events and Communications Coordinator

Yeabsra provides events coordination and communications coordination as part of the Courageous Imagination team, as well as support events, meetings and programs across MCEC. 

 tel. 226-476-2500 x703