Terry Snow

Terry W. Snow

General Superintendent

Pastor Terry W. Snow was elected as General Superintendent of The Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador at the 54th General Conference in 2014, after serving as vice-chair of the PAONL Executive Committee since 2012. As General Superintendent of The PAONL, Pastor Snow gives leadership to the General Executive Officers, General Executive Committee and the 119 churches and 17 Missionaries around the world. He is also a member of the International Missions Committee.

In 1980, after completing his post-secondary Theology Studies at Eastern Pentecostal Bible College, Pastor Terry obeyed the call of God and served in Youth Ministry at Windsor and Springdale. Following his ordination at Jubilee Pentecostal Church, Botwood, in 1983, Pastor Snow continued his Pastoral Ministry as Senior Pastor at Campbellton, Mount Pearl, Deer Lake and Happy Valley-Goose Bay. He has actively engaged in opportunities of community service projects “believing to be the church outside the building.”

Pastor Snow, throughout his ministry years, has served the PAONL Fellowship with honor and distinction in a wide array of District and Provincial leadership positions.

Terry and his wife Catherine, reside in Conception Bay South with their children and grandchildren.

Clarence Buckle

Clarence Buckle

General Secretary-Treasurer

Clarence Buckle was elected General Secretary-Treasurer of The Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador at the 43rd General Conference in 1992.

Buckle began his ministry at Cartwright, Labrador, in 1983. He was ordained in 1985. He also pastored the assemblies at Postville, Labrador; and Hant’s Harbour.

In addition, he served as Presbyter of the former Western District. Prior to assuming the position of Secretary-Treasurer, he was Director of Finance. He is now a member of the General Executive Committee and has served or is currently serving on several other committees.

Buckle is the co-author, with Rick Walston, of The Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland View of Divorce and Remarriage.

Buckle and his wife, Wanda, live in Conception Bay South, and are the parents of one son and the grandparents to two grandsons.

Dean Brenton

B. Dean Brenton

Executive Director of Ministry Development and Strategic Initiatives

B. Dean Brenton was elected Executive Director of Church Ministries of The Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador at the 50th General Conference in 2006.

Brenton began his ministry at Bishop’s Falls in 1990. He was ordained in 1993. He also served in various pastoral ministry positions at Windsor Pentecostal Church, Grand Falls-Windsor; Jubilee Pentecostal Temple, Botwood; Bethesda Pentecostal Church, St. John’s; Pentecostal Tabernacle, Corner Brook; and Elim Pentecostal Tabernacle, St. John’s. He was Youth Director of the former Eastern District. Prior to assuming the position of Executive Director of Church Ministries, he was Provincial Youth Director. In addition, he has served as Adjunct Faculty with Master’s College & Seminary, Toronto, ON.

He is a member of the General Executive Committee and was or is currently involved in other committee work.

Brenton and his wife, Kelly, live in Conception Bay South, and are the parents of four daughters.

His blog, “The Dean’s List” can be found HERE.

Executive Presbyters

  • Avalon East: Glenn B. Newman
  • Western Avalon: David J. Crane
  • Bellevue/Burin: Alwin J. Reid
  • Clarenville/Bonavista: Hayward M. Primmer
  • Gander/Fogo Island: Robert C. Lodge
  • Lewisporte/Twillingate: Laun C. Brushett
  • Exploits East/Conaigre: Moral K. Bess
  • Exploits West/Green Bay: Lindsey R. Foster
  • Baie Verte Peninsula: Craig B. Lane
  • West Coast: William E. Cole
  • Northern Peninsula: Jeffrey D. Bessey
  • Labrador: Melissa D. Hodder

Provincial Ministries & Directors

  • Director of Next Gen Ministries: Kayla Joy
  • Children’s Ministries: Jeff Pope
  • Youth Ministries: Owen Roberts
  • Young Adult Ministries: Justin Parsons
  • Women’s Ministries: Mary Bowers
  • Men’s Ministries: N/A
  • Mature Adult (50+) Ministries: N/A
  • Family Ministries: Geoff Slade