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Opening Sunday Ron Baker


Ron Baker has pastored 4 congregations in WOD and 1 in the Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario District. He has been in District leadership for 39 years.

In 2001 he was elected as a WOD Regional Director and presently serves as the Director of Leadership Development, Mediation and Conflict Resolution for WOD-PAOC.

Ron believes in the importance of a life-long trajectory of growth and has a passion for developing leaders.

Evening Speaker and Closing Sunday Don Mann

Don and his wife Marie-José (MJ) are Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada Global Workers and live in Pretoria, South Africa. Responding to a call from National leaders, they encourage, equip, and empower leaders to finish strong and become agents of change in their local church and community. They are parents of two grown children, Stephanie, Jonathan and his wife, Julia.

Don also travels within Canada and other parts of the world, conducting leadership seminars, and speaking in churches, camps, and conferences. His journey includes pastoring Evangel Pentecostal Church in downtown Montreal for thirteen years, Church Ministries Director for the Eastern Ontario and Quebec District, terms on the executives of both the Eastern Ontario and Quebec districts as well as Master’s College & Seminary Board of Governors. He has also served on the General Executive of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada.

Morning Speaker Garry Fess

Garry Fess has been the Lead Pastor of Royal View Church in London Ontario since 1993. He is married to Judy, and they have three married children (Andrew, Michael, Laura) and seven grandchildren. Garry is passionate about building the local church through discipleship and missions!

Worship Caleb and Stephanie Courtney

Caleb and Stephanie Courtney have each been leading worship and music ministries in Ontario PAOC churches for over twenty years. Caleb is a high school teacher who has recently completed a Master of Theological Studies in Pentecostal Studies at Master's Pentecostal Seminary (in partnership with Tyndale Seminary) in Toronto. He is also a licensed minister with the PAOC. Stephanie is an elementary school teacher, and mostly a stay-at-home mom. 

Since 2005, they have together provided leadership for the music ministry at their home church, Bethel Pentecostal Church, in Sarnia, Ontario. Their four children add joy and adventure to the journey.

Children's Ministry 
Joel and Mary Heimbecker

Joel and Mary Heimbecker love to share Jesus with children of all ages through the art of storytelling in its many enjoyable forms.  Currently they are the children’s pastors at Emmanuel Congregational Church in Ridgetown, Ontario.


Junior High Ministry:
Justin Hasenpflug

Justin is the youth pastor at Immanuel Pentecostal Church along with his wife, Hayley. He loves music, art and the German National Football Team. He loves working with his hands and has a passion for seeing people find their full potential in Christ. One of his favourite pastimes is playing with his puppy, Luna, and going on movie dates with Hayley.


Saturday, July 28, 2018 to Sunday, August 5, 2018