Child & Family Leadership



Program Overview

The Child & Family Leadership program is designed for students who will focus on pastoral ministry to children and families in local churches. The program is rooted in the Scriptures and the application of truth in educational child and family care contexts. The program meets the standards of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada for ordination. It consists of Bible and Theology (42 semester hours), Practics (51 semester hours), and General Studies (30 semester hours). Included in the Practics division is a Child & Family major of 24 semester hours.

Meet The Program Director

Kim Quigley
Director of the Child & Family Leadership

Phone: (604) 851-7203 or 1-800-976-8388

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Director: Kim Quigley

Education: Social Service Worker Diploma, Mohawk College; BA in Religion, Summit Pacific College; MDiv, Waterloo Lutheran Seminary

Bio: Kim joined the Summit team in 2016 as a Campus Pastor. Along with journeying with students as they discern God’s call on their lives, Kim is passionate about investing in leaders who are preparing to minister to children and their families.

Experience: Pastor for 13 years, Instructor

Child & Family Ministries Courses 

  • Contemporary Child & Family Issues

  • Marriage & Family Counselling

  • Child & Family Leadership

  • Child & Family Leadership Internship

  • Principles of Teaching

  • Youth Communication

  • Resource/Program Development

  • Developmental Psychology


Upon completion of this program, the student shall be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the importance of ministry to children and families in the local church;

  2. demonstrate an understanding of the theories, practices, and methods of teaching, outreach, and discipleship at all levels;

  3. develop effective practices and methods of teaching, discipleship, and community outreach;

  4. identify the contemporary issues, trends, and needs of people in society, especially as it relates to children and families;

  5. articulate a Biblical philosophy and strategy for ministry to children and families;

  6. communicate effectively with audiences; and

  7. nurture the practice of ministry in the power of the Spirit.