Lead Pastor

Henry & Rosanne Poitras

Pastor Poitras followed the call of God to Bethel here in Calgary from New Brunswick in 2007, after 25 years of pastoring in eastern Canada. The church here is now called The Pentecostals of Calgary; a multi-cultural congregation with over 30 nations represented. Pastor Henry is also the District Superintendent for our Canadian Plains District, United Pentecostal Church International (UPCI), and serves on the Creative Planning Committee working with direction for our worldwide church organization of over 40,000 ministers.


Pastor Henry's Ministry Summary

•Graduated from Bible College in 1984.

•Led churches for over 30 years as senior pastor.  Built diverse ministry teams with both larger and smaller churches.

•Served at Northeast Christian College, in Fredericton, NB first as teacher, then as Chairman of the Board, and then as full-time Principal for a 5 year span.

•Taught church growth methods around North America and overseas.

•Taught hundreds of home/group Bible studies; developed complete evangelism/church leadership and Bible study courses.

•Held church denominational positions like District Superintendent, District Board Member/Presbyter, Home Missions Director for starting new churches, Sunday School Director, District Secretary Treasurer, etc.


Other Education and Community Project / Management Experience

•Graduated in International Business in French, leading the class for Certified International Trade Professionalism status (2007), excelling in international business planning.

•Completed certification with Harvard Manage Mentor (2010).

•Completed Project Management Professional (PMP) studies (2015) for Project Management Institute PMP recognition. This PMP journey included over 30 college level project management courses, attending an intense project management boot camp after accumulating 7,500 hours of project management experience.

•Set-up church sponsored day care, non-profit housing, and a homeless shelter, etc.


We're glad for what Pastor Henry brings to leading The Pentecostals of Calgary, and especially for his faith and faithful emphasis that God is going to keep building His church in Book of Acts fashion.  


Rosanne Poitras

 

Rosanne attended the same Bible College as her husband, after studying teaching at the University of New Brunswick.  Her leading church music, Sunday School and ladies functions in their over 35 years of marriage and ministry together has always been very appreciated. You will enjoy Rosanne's pleasant spirit the most. It’s contagious.


Pastor and Mrs. Poitras live in the Evanston area of the Calgary. 

Assistant Pastor

Trevin Poitras

Trevin is no stranger to filling varying ministry roles, and loves being a part of a growing church and planning/working for its future.


In 2008, Trevin moved to Calgary from New Brunswick. In 2011, he completed a BA in Economics from the University of Calgary. Trevin completed short-term mission trips in Ghana, West Africa.  Trevin has also completed a Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Calgary and CAPPA Certification from Mount Royal University.  Besides church involvement he works for a leading energy company in downtown Calgary.  


Trevin shares pulpit ministry with the rest of the ministry team at our church.  He is known for his lessons being very parable like and that his messages will stick with you.  He served as the youth director of our churches in Southern Alberta for over 6 years.


Pastor Trevin enjoys leading the administrative side of the church in helping organize our department head leaders and discipleship team leaders. He is also our Treasurer.  

  

Pastor Trevin has two young children - Zadok and Izabella. 

Music Director

Nicole Stuckey

Originally from Louisville, Kentucky Nicole Stuckey has always had a love for music ministry. She started taking piano lessons at 5 years old and joined her local church's choir at 8 years old.


Nicole holds an Associates Degree in Church Music from Gateway College of Evangelism (now Urshan College) in St Louis, Missouri.  During her time there she was a part of the Choir, Chorale and the "United" ensemble.  Since graduating she has been involved in music ministry both in Ontario for 4 years and then here in Calgary for over 15 years.


Nicole lives in Airdrie and has three children - Georgia, Griffin and Genevieve.

Spanish Pastor

Juan Arias

Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba and having spent time in Montreal and Calgary, Pastor Juan is now planting a Spanish church in Red Deer, Alberta.  He and his family have also come onboard with us to help us realize the vision of a multi-cultural church when it comes to Spanish ministries.  We're excited to have him as part of our team and helping us grow in this area.


In meeting Pastor Juan you'll find he is a friend to all.  In listening to his preaching you'll find passion for the Word of God and great content.


Pastor Juan lives in Red Deer with his wife and two daughters.  He also serves as the Spanish Coordinator for Alberta and Saskatchewan, UPCI.  

Department Leaders

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    sound

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    finance

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