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Ministry Opportunities

Send your resume to: pastoraltransitions@mcec.ca

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

 

Pastor

Community Mennonite Fellowship (Drayton)
Full Time
Start Date: Summer 2022
Applications accepted immediately until the position is filled.
Drayton, Ontario

Faith Formation Pastor

East Zorra Mennonite Church
Full Time
Start Date: Fall 2021
Tavistock, Ontario

Supply Administrative Lead Pastor

Grace Mennonite Church
Part-Time: 0.5 FTE (Negotiable)
Start Date: Fall 2022
Application deadline: February 28, 2022
St Catharines, ON
You may apply for one or both positions.

Supply Pastor of Pastoral Care

Grace Mennonite Church
Part-Time: 0.5 FTE (Negotiable)
Start Date: Fall 2022
Application deadline: February 28, 2022
St Catharines, ON
You may apply for one or both positions.

Supply Pastor

Hawkesville Mennonite Church
Part-Time: 0.5 FTE (Negotiable)
Start Date: Fall 2022
Application deadline: March 15, 2022
Hawkesville, ON

Minister

Hunta Mennonite Church
Part-Time
Start Date: Available immediately
Cochrane, Ontario

Pastor

The First Mennonite Church (Vineland)
Full Time (Negotiable)
Start Date: Fall 2021
Vineland, Ontario

Associate Pastor

Wellesley Mennonite Church
Part-Time: 0.5 FTE
Start Date: Negotiable
Wellesley, Ontario


Pastoral Transitions 2022

Below is a cumulative compilation of pastoral transitions in MCEC for the 2022 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 These include: placements, installations, concluding assignments, study/other leaves, credentialing dates, credential withdrawn (non-disciplinary), and deaths.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 

 

*Mennonite Church Eastern Canada, Kitchener ON
Wendy Janzen, Eco-Minister, January 1, 2022

*Mennonite Church Eastern Canada, Kitchener ON
Stephen Reist, Regional Ministry Associate, January 15, 2022

*Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church, Kitchener ON
Glenda Ribey, Pastor, January 1, 2022

Avon Mennonite Church, Stratford ON
Troy Watson, Sabbatical, October 4, 2021 - February 4, 2022

Preston and Wanner Mennonite Churches, Cambridge ON
Danielle Raimbault, Maternity Leave, November 1, 2021 - July 31, 2022

*North Leamington United Mennonite Church, Leamington ON
 Alicia Good, Pastor, January 31, 2022
 
*Ottawa Mennonite Church, Ottawa ON
Anthony Siegrist, Pastor, February 28, 2022
 
 *Bloomingdale Mennonite Church, Bloomingdale ON
Zac Klassen, Pastor, January 16, 2022
 
*Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church, Kitchener ON
Glenda Ribey, Pastor, January 9, 2022
 
 
 

*Sarah Johnson, Toronto United Mennonite Church, Toronto ON, Ordination, January 16, 2022

*Zac Klassen, Bloomingdale Mennonite Church, Bloomingdale ON, Licensed Toward Ordination, January 16, 2022

 



Guest Speakers

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What is TiM?

TiM provides a three-year formational experience for beginning pastors or pastors new to MCEC to assist them in integrating their seminary training into the life and ministry of a congregation and to develop faithful habits and practices. It also draws on the wisdom of experienced pastors and provides them with the opportunity to help equip and support the next generation of leaders.

More Information

Would you like to explore pastoral ministry?

Discover more about the policies and guidelines that help to guide MCEC pastors. Learn more about the credentialing process - licensed toward ordination; ordination; licensing for specific ministry; commissioning and transferring credentials.

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.


Church Leadership Team

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Church Leadership Minister



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Administrative Coordinator
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Al Rempel
Regional Minister



Kevin Derksen
Regional Ministry Associate

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Regional Ministry Associate

Reporting Sexual Misconduct of Church Leaders

MCEC is committed to supporting congregations to ensure that they are safe for everyone. When sexual misconduct occurs (that is, uninvited sexual engagement of any kind by a church leader) the church takes this very seriously.

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