June 23, 2014
The Alberta Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (ABMB) is pleased to announce that it has hired Paul Loewen as conference minister, based in Calgary, effective July 1, 2014.
Paul recently finished a transitional pastorate at Waterloo (Ont.) MB Church. A graduate of Briercrest Bible College, Caronport, Sask., University of Waterloo, Ont.; MBBS Fresno, Cal.; Paul also served on the Canadian conference executive board for more than a decade, the last four years in the capacity of moderator.
He previously ministered for 20 years as pastor in rural and urban congregations in various roles from youth pastor to lead. He also worked in development and church relations at Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford, B.C.; and in the marketplace in construction and business.
“Paul brings a deep love for God, the church and its mission along with a wide variety of experience that’s well-suited to serving in Alberta,” says Alberta moderator Kerry Dyck. “We are thankful for God’s leading, and ask for your continued prayers as we work in collaboration with the Canadian conference. We also invite you to pray for Paul and Melody as they move to Alberta in response to God’s call to lead and serve among us.”
Paul and Melody have 3 adult sons. For more information, go to the Alberta Conference of MB Churches website here.