An equipping and orientation event for all pastors in an MB church in Canada. PCO is a National Faith and Life Team event, supported by MB Seminary faculty and Canadian Conference staff. It is for those who are new to ministry within the Mennonite Brethren conference and for others who are seeking a refresher on Mennonite Brethren history, theology and resources. Attendance and completion of Pastors Credentialing Orientation is a requirement for pastoral credentialing through the pastor’s respective provincial conference.

PCO is scheduled for May 26-28, 2020 in Abbotsford, B.C.

Please stay tuned to whether PCO will proceed as planned.
The go/no-go decision regarding PCO 2020 will take place at the end of April.

Ingrid Reichard
On behalf of the PCO planning team
National Faith & Life Director

PCO Information


More information coming soon.
Registration fees cover the cost of breaks, lunches, suppers, and course materials.


May 26-28, 2020 – Columbia Bible College, Abbotsford, B.C.


Registrants are responsible to make their own accommodation reservations.

Special rate available at:
Best Western Plus Regency Inn and Conference Centre
32110 Marshall Road, Abbotsford BC

Rate: $149 + Taxes (breakfast included).
This special rate is available if booked before April 25.

Phone reservation please use group number 2497.

Online link:  https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.62072.html?groupId=I55NG0K5

Please note: The web link will automatically populate the dates of May 25th to June 9th. The individual guest will need to adjust their dates accordingly based on their desired length of stay


Registrants are responsible to make their own transportation arrangements.

Hear what other PCO attendees had to say!

“PCO is an informative & inspiring event where leaders from across Canada can meet learn & grow together in faith, ministry practice and a heart to see the church of Christ built up for the glory of God.”

– Andrew Geddert, Northview Community, PCO 2018

“The PCO provided a solid foundation for ministry through the education of looking at MB history while experiencing a progressive & forward-thinking collection of churches that are passionate about Jesus & proclaiming the Gospel.”

– Rod Adrian, Central Heights Church, PCO 2018

“I found PCO a very worthwhile experience. The holistic educational model and topics covered gave great insight into what it means to be MB & why that should excite us.”

– Sean Hildebrand, Northview Community Church, PCO 2018