Vernon Leis

Dates of birth and death

Nov. 23, 1933 – Feb. 26, 1994



In fall 2015, Mennonite Church of Eastern Canada sent out a statement saying that they had received a credible accusation of “sexual and ethical misconduct” by Leis.


Church-related positions held

  • Served as pastor for a number of Ontario congregations, most recently East Zorra Mennonite Church in Tavistock, ON, from 1988-1994.
  • First moderator of Mennonite Church of Eastern Canada.
  • Served on boards for:
    • Mennonite Reporter
    • Mennonite World Conference
    • Mennonite Central Committee Canada.


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