Rev. Ronald Kelway, Interim Associate Pastor
...Rev. Ronald KelwayInterim Associate Pastor
wife, Erika, come to us from Canada.He
is Canadian born and his
wife is a naturalized Canadian born in Germany.Both trusted Christ as children.Ron
life to Jesus Christ at Bible camp.Erika came to faith during a series of "tent meetings" in her
homeland.Later, while attending Caronport High School adjunct to Briercrest Bible College
responded to God's call to the ministry.Pastor Ron graduated from Northwest Baptist Theological College with a B.Th., majoring in Theology.While in the ministry he earned a B.A., with a Sociology/Anthropology major and a minor in Social Psychology and Interpersonal Communications.
Erika is a registered nurse and holds a B.N.
After marriage Ron
and Erika served in five churches over more than forty years.The first seventeen were spent serving in Fellowship Baptist Churches in British Columbia, Canada. While Ron went back to school he served as youth pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church in Vancouver.
This was the beginning of a long and happy relationship with the North American Baptist Conference
.He served as pastor at First Baptist Church in Minitonas, MB for thirteen years and then ten years in Central Baptist Church as senior pastor in Kitchener, ON. Ron
and Erika have been married for forty years and have two married children, Gregory and Elizabeth and five grand children.