Lydia Cruttwell, pastor of First United Mennonite Church in Vancouver, was ordained to the ministry on Pentecost Sunday, May 15, 2016, in a joint worship service with First United Spanish Mennonite Church. Mennonite Church B.C. executive minister Garry Janzen conducted the ordination. Also present were former First United Mennonite pastors Helmut Isaak and Ingrid Schultz, and retired MC B.C. pastors Erwin Cornelsen, Sven Eriksson and Tim Kuepfer. Cruttwell, originally from Newmarket, Ont., received a master of divinity degree from Regent College in Vancouver and has pastored at First United Mennonite since 2012.