Allan was born in the town of Paisley near Glasgow. He was raised and educated in Glasgow. Licensed by the Glasgow Presbytery of the Free Church of Scotland, in June 1989, he was ordained and inducted to his first charge of Dunblane in August, 1989. Allan began his ministry in Toronto in 1997. He and his wife Alison have four grown children: Mark, Rebekah, Chloe and Abigail.
Rod was born and raised in Toronto, where he attended the University of Toronto, Scarborough College and graduated with a BA. After graduation he spent six years in Kenora, Ontario, working for Dunwoody and Company, Chartered Accountants. He returned to Toronto and worked for ten years, as a chartered accountant and then as a Senior Manager. Rod has worked for the last number of years as VP, Finance and CFO for a growing commercial real estate investment and management company. Rod was elected elder of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in 1984 and is currently the Session Clerk. He is also clerk of the Presbytery of the Great Lakes and Western Canada. He has also been involved as treasurer of the Central Fund of the Synod of North America and was for some years treasurer of the North York Crisis Pregnancy Centre. Rod and his wife Helen have three children: David, Jonathan and Kendra.
Jim has eclectic interests, ranging from science and technology to history and theology, and enjoys home construction, renovation projects, and writing (some publications are posted here). He began his career as an urban planner in Sudbury and is currently the Global Capability Manager for Business Analysis for a major technology company. He has managed large, complex, systems integration projects. He taught Statistics for the Behavioural Sciences at Tyndale University College for ten years. He also served on the Board of the Pregnancy Care Centre for over twenty-five years, holding the offices of Chairman, treasurer, and Secretary. He graduated from Harvard University (BA cum laude), the University of British Columbia (MA) and Ottawa Theological Hall. He writes a technology blog on his company's web site. Jim and his wife Lillian have six children and eight grandchildren.
Arie is a native of Oxford County, Ontario. He moved to Toronto in 1980 and began attending the congregation. He has been a member since 1982 and has served as treasurer since 1984. He is a trained musician with proficiency playing the organ and piano and in leading congregational singing. He is an organ service technician. He and his wife Mary Ann have three grown children: Christopher, Andrea, and Jeffrey.
A congregation of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (RPCNA)
Our Congregation is a NT Church, composed on people from many nations and languages (Rev 7.9). It reflects the cosmopolitan nature of Toronto and the truth that in Christ all believers are one people (Gal 3.28).
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Our current building was opened in 1976.
We are presently in a partnership with a developer who plans to build a complex which will include residential, office, and commercial. Our new building is currently under construction (see Picture Gallery for images).Picture Gallery