The following photos show some of the early pioneers that influenced the work of the PAOC around the world. They faced great challenges as they left Canada and travelled to a country that they knew little about.
Archives PAOC Pioneers
These early Pioneer Leaders made a difference to the establishment of many PAOC churches across Canada. Their vision and determination in the face of great trials brought about an opportunity for God to speak His Word of salvation to many people.
These events shaped the PAOC and these historical photos remind us of how our pieoneers heard the voice of God and followed His direction. These leaders may have only had enough light for one step of faith, yet God protected them and guided them in their decisions.
There are many historical buildings that have played a part in the story of the development of the PAOC. The Hebden Mission, the Kinburn Church and the offices of the PAOC are only a few of the places where God has blessed.
The PAOC has had ten General Superintendents since its formation in 1919. These men have lead with vision, determination and faithfulness as they have guided the work of the PAOC in its different goals. Read about the contributions these men have made to the PAOC under God's direction.
The Archives of the PAOC has incredible artifacts illustrating the diversity of God's work in Canada and abroad. We are looking for items that will tell a story of the faithfulness of God's people as they served the PAOC. Contact the Arcvhives if you have anything you feel would be of interest.
Individuals of Interest
Many individuals have affected the work of God in many places around the world. The following individuals are people who have made a difference in the Christian community. Further reading is warrented.
Women's Ministry Leaders 1944 to Present
The following women have helped PAOC Women across Canada to reach their potential as strong women of God since the beginning of WM in1944. Both spiritual and practical leadership has been passed on from each generation of women serving in local churches and around the World.
International Offices of the PAOC
The International Offices of the PAOC have grown as the fellowship have grown. They started in the home of R. E. McAlister in London Ontario. He was the Secretary-Treasurer at the time. They now reside in Mississauga, Ontario.