Pastor Ian Arienda-Jose has been serving as the TCCC English youth pastor since 2004. He was born in the Philippines and moved to Canada as a teenager. In the late 90’s he served at Yonge Street Mission for eight years, the last three years as a Children’s director. It was here where the Lord called him to full time ministry. After YSM he served as a youth pastor for two years at St John’s Chinese Anglican Church. He is a graduate of Tyndale University College and Seminary (BRE). Ian thrives on inspiring and equipping students to love God wholeheartedly. He is passionate about building up disciples for the Kingdom of God.
Ian is happily married with four children, and their three legged cat Taro. To stay active he plays basketball, ultimate frisbee and a kendama. His next challenge is to learn how to use the unicycle.