Release Date: December 11, 2019
Oshawa: On Dec. 10, 2019, the Seventh-day Adventist
Church in Canada (SDACC) Board of
Directors elected Paul Llewellyn as the next executive secretary/vice-president for administration. Llewellyn will
begin his duties as of Jan. 1, 2020.
“Paul Llewellyn comes to
our leadership team from a strong
background of both teaching in Adventist education and working with
the youth and young adults of our church,” Mark Johnson, president of the
Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada, commented. “He has served ably as
educator, pastor, camp director, conference secretary, and conference
president. These areas of service and
ministry have provided excellent orientation as he steps into this
new role as voted by our Board of Directors. I have great respect for Paul’s
faith and his effectiveness as a leader. I am certain that he will serve the
church well in this new capacity.”
The Maritime Conference will
begin a search committee to appoint a new president early in the new year.
thankful for the Lord’s leading to allow me this
opportunity to serve as the executive secretary and vice-president for
the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada. I look forward to supporting all of
our conferences,” said Llewellyn. “It is with heavy hearts that my wife and
I will be departing the Maritime
Conference as we leave behind our family and the friends we have made
over the last 10 years. May God continue to bless the work in the Maritimes and
pour out the Holy Spirit on all of Canada as we work together to share the
Paul Llewellyn was born in
Prince Edward Island and has been married to his wife, Sonya, for 23 years.
They have two children, Jessica and Daniel.
The national headquarters of the SDACC oversees seven regional
districts that serve 72,000 members, 588 congregations, 44 schools, various
media ministries, and humanitarian organizations. Their mission is to help
people understand the Bible to find freedom, healing, and hope in Jesus.
For more information, contact:
Stan Jensen, Communication Director Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada firstname.lastname@example.org 905-433-0011