Rev. Michael Wittmeier has been the Director of Atlantic Kids since 2009, overseeing Children’s Ministry programming for New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland/Labrador. He was the Atlantic Kids Secretary for 3 years prior to being elected as director, and has also served in district and sectional committees and in the Youth Departments of the Atlantic and Central Canadian districts.
Mike was born and raised in Northwestern Ontario, the son of Rev. Robert & Ruth Wittmeier. He graduated in 1999 from Northeast Christian College (NCC). It was there that he met his wife Beth. Mike and Beth joined their ministerial callings when they were married in 2000 after having worked together in leadership roles at NCC. They have five children (Kylie, Jasmine, Brandon, Michaela, Christiana) and a golden retriever (Tanner).
Prior to moving to New Brunswick in 2005 to pastor, their ministerial work started as a Youth Minister. Mike served in that role for 5 years in his hometown of Kenora, Ontario until moving to Winnipeg, Manitoba to be involved in the ministries of Bethel Community Church.