Our vision is reaching the children, youth, adults and families in this province by strengthening the ministries of the local assembly by providing coordinated ministry resources, personnel, leadership initiatives, missions awareness and other related services.
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Pastor 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. As of 2014 the department changed to the Department of Ministry Development and Strategic Initiatives, of which Dean is the Executive Director. Dean 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 is often involved in various other committees. Dean also serves as the Director for YC Newfoundland & Labrador. Dean and his wife, Kelly, live in Conception Bay South, and are the parents of four daughters. Dean can be reached at (709) 753-6314 or at email@example.com.
Owen Roberts, Assistant Director
Owen serves as the Assistant Director of MDSI, focusing on the Church Ministries Department. He works alongside and supports the seven church ministry teams. He can be reached through the front desk of our head office at (709) 753-6314 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeremy Nippard, Director of Formission
Jeremy serves as the Director of Formission, focusing on the discipleship initiatives and strategy of the PAONL. Jeremy is supported by and directs the Formission Commission. He can be reached through the front desk of our head office at (709) 753-6314 or at email@example.com.
Mary Bowers, Administrative Assistant
Mary serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Department of Ministry Development and Strategic Initiatives and works alongside Women’s, Men’s, Family, 50+ and the Discipleship Ministries. Mary works as the office support for the growth of our investment in initiatives across our province and the systems that keep our department going. Mary is a contact at the PAONL regarding the Plan to Protect policy. She can be reached at (709) 778-6501 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ministry Team Personnel
Our Provincial Ministries Department is comprised of 7 ministry teams. Each Ministry has a Ministry Director and most operate with a respective Lead Team.