About Dean

D ean Brenton is the Executive Director of Ministry Development & Strategic Initiatives for the Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador. Prior this role he served for 15 years as a youth pastor/youth director in various communities around the province. He is also the director of YC (Youth Conference) Newfoundland and Labrador, the largest annual conference in this province. Dean, his wife Kelly, and 4 daughters reside in Manuels, NL.


Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL (Grand Falls-Windsor Campus)
Eastern Pentecostal Bible College, Peterborough, ON (B.Th.)
Queen’s College, St. John’s, NL (M.Th., M.T.S. candidate)


Botwood – Youth Pastor (1992-1996)
St. John’s (Bethesda) – Youth Pastor (1996-2002)
Corner Brook (Westside Tabernacle) – Youth Pastor (2002-2004)
St. John’s (Elim Tabernacle) – Worship Pastor (2004-2006)
Provincial Youth Director (PAONL) (2006-2008)
Paradise – Pastoral Team Volunteer (2010-Present)
Director, YC Newfoundland & Labrador (2000-Present)
Executive Director of Church Ministries (2008-2014)
Executive Director of Ministry Development and Strategic Initiatives (2014-Present)

Volunteer Roles:

St. Edward’s Elementary School Council, CBS (2015-Present)
Mission Canada Next Gen Guiding Group, PAOC (1998-Present)
Promise Keepers Canada Advisory Board (2015-Present)