MG Recertification


Registration Form



8:30-9:00 am                    Onsite check in/registration                

9:00- 10:20                        Devotion & Team-building  – Pastor Dexter Smith

10:25-11:45                       Child Protection and Risk Management (Advanced level) –  Kevin Benta

11:45 am-12:30 pm         LUNCH

12:30-1:45                         Working with People with Different World Views – Pastor Halsey Peat           

1:50-3:05                           Current Issues  – Pastor James Rooney

3:10-4:25                           De-Escalation (Identifying signs that could lead to a crisis in behaviour) – Pastor Michelle Clarke

4:30-5:00                           Understanding Conference Policies/Guidelines/Programming –  Pastor Edwin Martin


  1. Must be actively involved in any of the following: Adventurer, Pathfinder,   Master Guide, or Youth Ministries
  2. Provide a Service Record covering the past three years
  3. Attend a two-hour seminar on each of the following topics:
  • Servant Leadership 
  • Understanding Gen Z
  • Creative Witnessing / Disaster Response/ Evangelism/ Discipleship        
  • Risk Management/ Child Protection                                    
  • Communicating with Children & Youth
  • Human Relations/Conflict Management
  1. Have a current First Aid or CPR certificate.
  1. Maintain a personal physical fitness program.

Admission Requirements for Newcomers:

Master Guides coming from other conferences or countries who would like to serve in the Ontario Conference are encouraged to comply with the following admission requirements*:

  1. Present proof of investiture by providing one of the following:
  • Master Guide investiture certificate
  • Certification letter from former  Conference or Union
  • Photos of investiture and other MG-related events
  1. Submit a membership certification letter from your church pastor or clerk.
  1. Present proof of status in Canada.
  2. Provide copy of a Police Reference Check with “No Criminal Record.”
  3. Complete an Ontario Conference-sponsored Basic Staff Training course in one of the following:
  • Adventurer Ministry
  • Pathfinder Ministry

8. Have a complete Master Guide Type A uniform as recognized by the Ontario Conference Master Guide Council (OCMGC)

9.  Complete a Recertification Course (to be provided by the OCMGC).


* – To be presented to your local Master Guide club director.


Note: Upon completion of the above-mentioned admission requirements, the newcomer will be recommended for induction into the local MG club.