About Our National Superintendent
Rev. Dr. Stephen Elliott
Dr. Stephen Elliott is the National Superintendent of The Wesleyan Church of Canada. Steve has served in a variety of ministry roles, including twenty-two years as a church planter in Kanata, Ontario; two years as senior pastor at Fellowship Wesleyan church in Buffalo, New York; and over the last fourteen years as a professor and the Director of Pastoral Ministries and Church Planting degree programs at Kingswood University (formerly Bethany Bible College). His doctoral degree is from Asbury Theological Seminary (Kentucky) and he is the author of ‘By Signs and Wonders: How the Holy Spirit grows the church” (Seedbed Publishing). His second book “Next Level Church: leading a congregation to a new stage of healthy impact” was released in 2021, and his third “The Rubrics of a Healthy Church” in 2023, by Wesleyan Publishing House, along with another upcoming book entitled “The Principles and Practices of Discipleship”. He has been happily married to Helen since 1975, and they have 3 married children and 6 grandchildren. He is an avid hockey fan; loves sci-fi movies, and is a prolific reader of all things related to church health, growth, and leadership.
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About Our District Superintendents
Rev. Dr. Eric Hallet
Rev. Dr. Eric Hallett has served the Wesleyan church as a short term missionary, youth pastor, church planter, adjunct professor and lead pastor for the past 30 years. His passion is missional leadership, and he looks forward to serving the pastors and churches of the Central Canada District as their newly elected District Superintendent.
Rev. Peter Moore
Peter Moore has served as Atlantic District Superintendent since 2017 and resides in Moncton, NB, with his wife, Ellen, and their three daughters. His love for missions and for encouraging leaders are at the heart of his Kingdom influence.
Our National Board of Directors
Dr. Stephen Elliott
DENOMINATIONAL OFFICIAL/UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR
Mr. Richard Arulpooranam
LABOUR RELATIONS STRATEGIST
Dr. Eric Hallet
DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT OF CENTRAL CANADA
Mr. Paul Perry
I.T. SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Mrs. Paula Bennett
St. John’s, NL
Rev. Eric Curie
Higher Education Leader/Pastor
Rev. Peter Moore
DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT OF ATLANTIC CANADA
Rev. Sharon Guptil
Dr. Etienne Bandyayera
National Office Staff
Rev. Dr. Ian Dunn
Executive Assistant to the National Superintendent
Ian comes with 35 years of pastoring experience. He is currently serving on the Church Health and Advancement team in Central Canada, while working in education, mentoring a doctoral cohort, lecturing, and pursuing his Doctor of Theology degree in Renewal Studies. He brings a passion for renewal and revival in the church, together with a gift set that has already proven effective as a complement to Dr. Elliott through their ministry together in Kanata. The two, together, are just finishing a book called, Engaging the Person and Work of the Holy Spirit. Ian will celebrate 43 years of marriage to the love of his life, Janice this October.
National Church Financial Administrator
Shortly after graduating Bethany Bible College (Kingswood University), Lisa made Sussex, New Brunswick her permanent home where she is now an Educational Assistant at Sussex Christian School, as well as an assistant and bookkeeper at Dorey Behavioural Services. Lisa enjoys co-writing and co-directing the school’s fall play and spending summers on her sailboat with her husband, Tyson, and two daughters, Tilly and Anna.
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National Retirement Plan Administrator
Helen Parker, our Retirement Plan Administrator, lives in Stratford, Ontario with her husband, Mark. She has served in ministry alongside Mark for over 30 years, including worship leading, children’s ministry, and administration. Helen works for Scotiabank and has done so for many years. She also has a history of administrative and customer service roles for London Life, Southgate Community Church, and World Hope International (Canada).
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