Chaplaincy Marketplace

What is a chaplain?

In the BC & Yukon District Network, we are blessed with a number of institutional and community Chaplains who serve in a variety of capacities. From ministering to students and staff in a Christian School to Seniors’ homes and palliative care, to being present with hurting people through community programs, to serving in hospitals and correctional centres we are able to have a significant part in meeting people in the midst of their deepest and most pressing need.

Chaplains are truly on the ‘front lines’ of ministry opportunities, not just presenting the love of God, but living it out incarnationally in real, practical, meaningful ways. Real ministry in ‘real time’.

What can I do?

Pray with and for us as we minister not only to needy patients, students, residents and inmates, but also especially as we work with the staff of our institutions who must function in what are often very difficult and stressful circumstances, and who also need to know the love of the Father.


Because of the unique nature of our work, Chaplains often feel somewhat disconnected and isolated. Why not consider having your church ‘adopt’ one of our chaplains for a year (or more) and commit to praying for and blessing their ministry.

Get Involved

The strength of most Chaplaincy programs is in our volunteers. If you know of a Chaplain in your area, you might want to consider coming alongside them in their work. This really is a tremendous opportunity for you and/or other members of your church to reach out to your community with the love of God.

Be Available

Very few offenders remain ‘inmates’ forever. They return to live in communities in every corner of the province. Upon release, these people are perhaps at their greatest need for support and ministry. A perfect opportunity to have effective involvement in someone’s life and future.

John & Shirley AbrahamAbbotsford, BCjohnabraham@shaw.ca604.864.8468
Wilma GaetzKelowna, BCwpgaetz@telus.net250.763.9882
Fred Ilyin (New Manna Ministries)Vernon, BCnewmanna@telus.net350.549.1703
Jim & Christine KellyAbbotsford, BCokellyis63@gmail.com604.815.7483
Elmer MartinChilliwack, BCelmerandjean@gmail.com604.702.4408
Rob McIntyreAbbotsford, BCrmcintyre@summitpacific.ca604.851.7228
James RichmondVictoria, BCjbrich@shaw.ca250.479.4652

Bob Hashor

Grand Forks, BC


Mark Crocker (ERDO & STM Network)

Victoria, BC


Garry Fricker

Penticton, BC


Ervin Fuhrmann

Langley, BC


Abraham Kudra

Victoria, BC


Immanuel Mueller

Chemainus, BC


Darrell PeregrymSurrey, BCintegrity.etc@gmail.com604.572.4306
Reuben SchmunkKelowna, BCrhschmunk@shaw.ca250.860.0464

Todd McQuarrieLangley, BCtmcq@shaw.ca604.532.9644
Name Organization Location Phone
William Absolom Canadian Bible Society Vancouver BC 604-872-6691
Patrick Bjurling Breathe Surrey BC 778-574-6645
Mike Brownlee Metro Kids Society Vancouver BC 778-878-4463
Bryan Colbourne Chilliwack BC 604-824-2945
Brent Cantelon Langley BC
Matt Duffy Freedom in the Truth Ministries Kelowna BC 250-878-0588
Liliana Fewell School of Prayer Ministries Kelowna BC 250-860-7676
Reinhold & Elsie Herms Chilliwack BC 604-858-8455
Mary Moore Home Front Evangelism Langley BC 604-888-7100
Robert Moore Home Front Evangelism Surrey BC 604-888-7100
Peter Paluch Langley BC 604-574-9084
Keith Parks SEEDS Surrey BC 778-908-2522
Don Richmond Hockey Ministries Kelowna BC 250-808-5653
Tim Schindel Leading Influence Ministries Victoria BC 250-886-7126
Hans Tokke Alder Foundation-Urban New York NY

Start a conversation

Are you looking to get connected with a chaplain or related ministry? Maybe you’d like to be apart of our Chaplaincy Marketplace. Send us a message to get started.

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