Ministers gathering 2017

District Pastors and their spouses (if applicable) enjoy three days to get away for spiritual enrichment and fellowship in Banff, AB.  Each year, a theme is planned to engage those attending with guest speakers and worship ministry that bring renewed vision, passion and health for those in ministry.

Event details


February 7-9, 2017


Banff Park Lodge, Banff Alberta


Any pastor, credential holder, or church staff member (and their families, if applicable) who serve at a PAOC church.


  • $60/person before Jan 6
  • $75/person after Jan 6
  • $10/child
  • Retired C.H. – No Cost

Ministry Guests

David Hearn

David Hearn

President, The Christian and Missionary Alliance Canada

In 2012, General Assembly appointed David Hearn as President of The Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada. He was subsequently appointed to a second term during General Assembly 2016. Dave’s passion is to see the C&MA in Canada as a Christ-centred, Spirit-empowered, and Mission-focused movement.

Nathan Edwardson

Nathan Edwardson

Lead Pastor - The Stirring Church

Nathan Edwardson is the founder and lead pastor of the Stirring church, a young and growing church plant in Redding, California. A creative visionary, he integrates his love of music, story and film with his passion for shaping disciples who will shape the world. Along with his wife Erica, they dream of sons and daughters coming home, cities awakened to love, and the world drenched in God in the most creative and beautiful ways possible. They enjoy life with their four beautiful children.
Blessingtone Malenga

Blessingtone Malenga

Worship Leader

Blessingtone is a worship leader, songwriter and music producer with a heart to share the message of the Gospel, shining the light in dark places. He and his wife Victoria moved to Canada two years ago from Zambia to pursue studies at Vanguard College. 

Blessingtone has a heart for worship longing to see the move of God with his own eyes around the world.


Book before January 4, 2017, to ensure availability and room rate.

Banff Park Lodge, 222 Lynx Street. Ph: 1-800-661-9266 (Fx: 403-762-3553)

When calling the hotel, use the name “Pentecostal Assemblies” to receive seminar rate. Reservations can be made online at, select “Make A Conference Reservation.” Group ID: 25161. Password: 531. Room reservations are the responsibility of each registrant. Click here to book online.

Rate: $130/night plus applicable taxes (single or double). Indoor parking ($10/day) not included in guest room rates. Free on-street and open parkade parking is available, but limited.

Additional accommodation is also available at the adjacent Bow View Lodge through Banff Park Lodge Reservations.


In case of cancellation, we can provide a full refund until Jan 4. After that time, refund requests will be subject to a $25 admin fee.  After Jan 31, registrations are non-refundable but transferable.

Conference booklet

Click here to download this year’s conference booklet.

Conference Schedule

Tuesday, Feb 7

  • 3:00pm – Registration
  • 4:00pm – Hotel Check-in
  • 7:00pm – General Session
  • 9:00pm – After Service “Eat & Meet”


Wed, Feb 8

  • 8:45pm – Pre-Session Prayer
  • 9:30am – General Session
  • 11:00am – Coffee Break
  • 11:15 am – Group Benefits Plan Presentation (Glacier Salon) OR Bose Sound Demonstration (Ballroom)
  • 12:00pm – Enjoy Banff!
  • 7:00pm – General Session


Thurs, Feb 9th

  • 8:45am – Pre-Session Prayer
  • 9:30am – General Session
  • 10:45am – Conference Ends
  • 11:00am – Checkout

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