Stefan Klassen joined the SMBC team in August of 2020 as Pastor of Student Ministries. He was previously enrolled in the Canadian Mennonite Brethren Conference’s Elevation program and served part-time as an MB pastor in Winnipeg. During this time he also completed a Master’s degree in Christian Ministry through Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary. On June 26th, 2020, he was married to Kara Lee Klassen. The couple currently lives in Mitchell MB.
The favourite part of his job is building relationships and making connections to the people in the community. In particular, Stefan is passionate about guiding young people through the different stages of their faith journey.
Stefan is a self-described nerd and loves games of all kinds. In his spare time he can often be found playing games with friends, reading a fantasy novel, listening to a podcast while walking/driving, or spending quality time with his family.
Updated November 11, 2021