Kelvin Shaw has served in Stittsville UPC in virtually every youth driven ministry and is currently the Director of Ministries. In the Ontario District Kelvin serves as both a Youth Secretary and Hyphen Director. Kelvin is passionate about preaching and teaching the Word of God while leading youth & young adults to reach their full potential in Christ.
Kelvin has a beautiful family: Symone (wife), Micah (son), Kaleb (son), and Moriah (daughter) who faithfully stand by and serve with him in all ministries.
Director of Promotions
Joel Bryson, his wife Stephanie, and sons Jachin & Zachary are currently serving as Jr. Pastor at Pentecostal Lighthouse Church in Ajax Ontario. They oversee many areas of their church including Youth Ministry, Outreach and Music. Joel received his education at Apostolic Bible Institute and later interned at the Pentecostals of Alexandria, Louisiana. He has a passion to lead young people and adults to serve Jesus Christ with all their heart, mind and strength.
Cassandra has been honoured to work in the Ontario District for many years. She has served in several departments predominantly in the area of Music & Youth Ministries. She is the Music Director at First Church in Toronto, under the leadership of Pastor Tim Pickard. She is also the founder of the music company, Divinely Orchestrated Music Group where she teaches piano and vocal lessons to individuals, choirs and praise teams throughout North America & several countries overseas. She is passionate about her walk with God and desires to live a purpose filled life. Outside of music & travelling, she enjoys interior design, fashion, playing Tetris (no judgements please!) a great cup of loose leaf tea, laughing & spending quality time with family & friends.
Section 2 Youth Committee Member
Nathaniel and his wife Simone reside in the city of Ottawa with their three boys Joel, Noah, and Ethan. He currently serves as Youth Pastor at Jubilee UPC and has been serving in his local church for many years. Nathaniel’s early exposure to evangelism, Sunday school, church administration, bus ministry, youth ministry, men's ministry and music ministry has helped to shape his life and to accept the call of God on his life. Nathaniel is passionate about teaching and helping young people live boldly for God in their generation.
Section 3 Youth Committee Member
Rob Greene has served in the youth and Hyphen ministries at his local church, The Pentecostals of Quinte, Belleville ON. He serves as the Worship Pastor and Hyphen leader.
Whether it is ministering through worship or speaking to young adults, he is passionate about using his creativity and gifts to point others to Jesus and encouraging young people to do the same.
Section 4 Youth Committee Member
Jerome Trinidad is privileged to pastor Richmond Hill Apostolic Church, serving with his precious wife, Anne and their three children, Jaz, Ysrael and Alivia. Jerome not only has a passion to reach young people, but also a passion for training the next generation of leaders.
Section 5 Youth Committee Member
Ryan is a Toronto native and proud alumnus of the University of Toronto. With the loving support of his wife Arlene and daughter S'anae, Ryan serves as the Director of Youth Ministries at Faith Sanctuary (Toronto, ON.). His desire is for young people in all walks of life to discover authentic and exciting identities in Christ. He has a passion for helping individuals find ways to use their unique personal gifts for next level ministry and the glory of God.
Section 6 Youth Committee Member
Daniel and his wife, Ashley, are the Youth Pastors of Revolution Youth at Lifepoint Church in Hamilton, Ontario. Daniel is currently enrolled in the Concurrent Education Program at Wilfrid Laurier University and is looking forward to pursuing a career in teaching. Daniel’s driving passion is to help young people form deep and committed relationships with God and to discover His plan for their lives. Daniel loves connecting with young people and other youth workers and is always willing to help in any way that he can.
Section 7 Youth Committee Member
Caleb and his wife Naomi are currently the Youth Pastors of the Pentecostals of Windsor. Caleb previously served in the same capacity at the Pentecostals of Mississauga. They have also served under the Associates In Missions (AIM) program to Japan in 2012.
Caleb and Naomi are both heavily involved in their local church, in areas ranging from music to youth and children's ministry. With both of them feeling the call of God to missions at an early age, they believe strongly in the equipping and encouragement of young people into the roles that God has for them. They are currently fundraising for their second AIM term to Japan.