Ministry Opportunities

Send your resume to: pastoraltransitions@mcec.ca

Application for these roles is not a route for immigration to Canada.

The search committees of the congregations will review and process candidates as they come forward until their position is filled.



Danforth Mennonite Church
Start Date: Immediately
Position open until filled
Toronto, ON


Hamilton Mennonite Church
Start Date: Immediately
Position open until filled.
Hamilton, ON


Hunta Mennonite Church
Start Date: Available immediately
Cochrane, Ontario

Interim Pastor

Leamington United Mennonite Church
FTE: Full-time
Start Date: As soon as Possible
Candidates reviewed until position filled
Leamington, ON


St. Jacobs Mennonite Church
Start Date: Immediately
Position open until filled
St. Jacobs, ON

Lead Pastor

Tavistock Mennonite Church
FTE: 1.0 FTE
Start Date: Fall 2024
Deadline: April 30, 2024
Tavistock, ON

Pastor of Youth and Discipleship

Toronto Chinese Mennonite Church
Start Date: Immediately
Candidates will be reviewed as received until the position is filled
Toronto, ON

Pastoral Transitions 2024

Below is a cumulative compilation of pastoral transitions in MCEC for the 2024 calendar year. These include: placements, installations, concluding assignments, study/other leaves, credentialing dates, credential withdrawn (non-disciplinary), and deaths. Please send notification of errors or omissions to leadership@mcec.ca.

* recently added information 


Brussels Mennonite Fellowship, Brussels ON
Elwin Garland, Interim Supply Pastor, January 1, 2024

*Elmira Mennonite Church, Elmira ON
Kara Carter, Liminal Transformational Pastor, March 1, 2024


*Hagerman Mennonite Church, Markham ON
Roberson Mbayamvula, Sabbatical, August 4, 2024 - November 4, 2024

*Cassel Mennonite Church, Tavistock ON
Wanda Roth Amstutz, Pastor, February 29, 2024
*Danforth Mennonite Church, Toronto ON
Stephen Reist, Interim Pastor, January 31, 2024
*Leaminton United Mennonite Church, Leamington ON
Rick Neufeld, Interim Pastor, March 3, 2024
*Pioneer Park Christian Fellowship, Kitchener ON
Melissa Miller, Pastor, retiring December 31, 2024
*Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church, Kitchener ON
Josie Winterfeld, Mission, Peace and Justice, and Outreach Worker, retiring June 30, 2024

*Toronto United Mennonite Church, Toronto ON
Michele Rizoli, Pastor, retiring December 31, 2024
 *Elmira Mennonite Church, Elmira ON
Kara Carter, Liminal Transformational Pastor, April 14, 2024

Darrell Winger, Grace Mennonite Church, St. Catharines ON, Ordination Recognition, November 29, 2023 

Donna Kerfoot, Zion Mennonite Fellowship, Elmira ON, Ordination, February 11, 2024

*KyongJung Kim, Preston and Wanner Mennonite Churches, Cambridge ON, Ordination, April 7, 2024

*Laurel Rounds Fretz, Community Mennonite Fellowship, Drayton ON, Licesed Toward Ordination, April 21, 2024

*Michel Monette, Mennonite Church Eastern Canada, Kitchener ON, Licensed Toward Ordination, March 24, 22024

Taucha Inrig, Wideman Mennonite Church, Markham ON, Licensed Toward Ordination, January 14, 2024



Reynold Kipfer, Retired MCEC Minister, January 26, 2024
Ordained Minister, Formerly at Calvary Church (Ayr), Zurich, Poole, Grace, and Wanner Mennonite Churches.

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Reporting Sexual Misconduct of Church Leaders

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Would you like to explore pastoral ministry?

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Pastor Congregation Evaluations

Are you looking for how to conduct an evaluation? The information and forms found here will help to guide your congregation through this process.

Ministry Transitions

Are a pastor and have decided it is time to consider new positions for ministry? Are you a congregation whose pastor has resigned? Here you find forms and processes for healthy transitions for both pastor and congregation.

Strengthening the Pastor Congregation Relationship

The materials here are designed to strengthen and support relationships that are empowering and fruitful for all parties. These resources are addressed to all those responsible for, or concerned about, pastor-congregation relations.