Alongside Support


Know who to turn to first for support

EMCC Regional Ministers are helping followers of Jesus live on mission by modelling, coaching, catalyzing, resourcing, and networking.

Our philosophy of support:

  • Insight through coaching
  • Applicable and adaptive resources
  • Disciple-Making Focus and Huddles
  • Alongside Support for Ministry Planning, Working with Boards, Pastoral transition
  • Just-in-time help and learning for your ministry
  • Timely response to your needs

Serving together with you,


Your Regional Minister Team




Pastor Network Groups (last updated July 2021)

Use the "First Response" regions listed below so you know which Regional Minister to contact when you need help with:

  • Preparing to live life on mission in your community
  • Developing healthy ministry plans
  • Considering EMCC Ministries or Opportunities, including EMCC World Partners Services
  • Solving issues and finding the right resources

Brian Archer's First Response


BC OKANAGAN 
  • Ridgeview - Kelowna
  • Powers Creek - West Kelowna
  • Winfield
AB FOOTHILLS/RANCHLAND 
  • Didsbury Zion
  • Mountain View
  • Carstairs
  • Westbrook
  • Sundre
  • Bergen
  • Cremona
AB STAMPEDE
  • Vulcan 
  • Chestermere
  • Bonavista
  • Centre Street Church (CSC), CSC NW Regional Centre, CSC Airdrie Regional Centre, CSC Bridgeland Regional Centre, CSC South Regional Centre,
  • Parkdale Grace Fellowship
  • Calgary Christian Tamil Church
  • The Edge Home Church Network
  • Happy Family Christian Ministries
  • Cornerstone Oromo
  • Yeshu Mandali
  • Foothills Community - Okotoks
AB EDMONTON 
  • Athabasca
  • Faith Community
  • Harvest New Life Christian Church
  • Multicultural Christian Church
  • Beaumont
  • New Serepta
  • Holden
  • New Life Community Church of Stony Plain
  • Peniel Pentecostal EMC
SK SOUTH 
  • Whitewood
  • Melville
  • Lipton
  • Macoun
  • Swift Current

ON GREY BRUCE

  • Chesley
  • Hanover
  • Lion's Head
  • Owen Sound
  • Paisley
  • Port Elgin 








ON SOUTH-WESTERN
with RMa Deve Persad

  • Aylmer
  • Sarnia
  • Sombra

ON HURON PERTH
with RMa Ernest Dow

  • Auburn
  • Clinton
  • Listowel
  • Mitchell
  • Palmerston
  • Stratford

ON TORONTO / GTA
with RMa Matthew Parker

  • Abasaruzi
  • St. Clair
  • Riverside
  • Eglise Baptiste Missionaire Haitienne
  • Romanian Baptist
  • Christian Family Worship Centre
  • Praise Tabernacle


Lynn Dietz's First Response


BC LOWER MAINLAND

  • Chilliwack
  • Coquitlam
  • Richmond Faith
  • Bear Creek & Punjabi Christian Fellowship
  • Charis Camp
AB NORTH
  • Nampa

AB BIG COUNTRY

  • Three Hills
  • Hoadley
  • Red Deer
  • Bowden
  • Hanna
  • Castor

AB/SK WHEATLANDS

  • Burstal SK
  • Hillcrest
  • the Link
  • Little Plume
  • Warner
  • Oyen
  • Brooks Sudanese
  • Lethbridge

SK NORTH

  • Saskatoon
  • Rosthem
  • Kenaston
  • Yorkton
MANITOBA
  • Albright
  • Immanuel
  • Immanuel St Mary's Road

ON NIAGARA/PEEL

  • Open House, Beamsville
  • Bethany CC, St Catharines
  • Vineland
  • Grace, Port Hope

ON WILMOT OXFORD

  • New Dundee
  • Plattsville
  • Tavistock
  • Wilmot Centre

ON SOUTHWEST CENTRAL
with RMa Jeremy Shuart

  • Kitchener-Waterloo: Bethany, Country Hills, Faith, House of Prayer, Trinity, Verity
  • Breslau
  • Elmira
  • Royal City, Guelph
  • Joshua Crossing, Oakville



Jeff Knott's First Response

ON EAST

  • Colborne
  • Kingston
  • Levi, QC
  • Lindsay
  • Livingstone-Oshawa
  • Dave Youn (DML – Tyendinaga First Nation)

ON NORTH TORONTO
with RMa Scott Clubine

  • Stouffville
  • Markham
  • Mt. Albert
  • Zephyr
  • Gormley

ON OTTAWA VALLEY/GATINEAU
with RMa Deve Persad

  • Augsburg
  • Christian Family Worship Centre, Ottawa
  • Killaloe
  • Pembroke
  • Rehoboth Healing Centre, Ottawa
  • LaPeche, Wakefield, QC
  • Winchester

ON NORTH CENTRAL
with RMa Simon Beadle

  • Almaguin, South River
  • Callandar Bay
  • Eau Claire
  • Mindemoya
  • North Bay
  • South Shore

ON NOTTAWASAGA
with RMa Rob Harwood

  • Hope City, Barrie
  • Hope Chapel, Collingwood
  • Mt. Pleasant
  • Shrigley
  • Stayner
  • Wasaga Beach

ON GTA
with RMa Matthew Parker

  • Abazaruzi
  • Christian Family Worship Centre, Toronto
  • Church at the Mission
  • Wellspring
  • Eglise Baptiste Missionnaire Haitienne
  • Praise Tabernacle
  • Riverside
  • Romanian Baptist
  • St. Clair

ON Asian Churches
with RMa Alex Lai

  • Abundant Life
  • Brampton
  • Markham
  • Mississauga
  • Sudbury
  • Triumph