Bethany Baptist Church




Pastoral Staff

Pastor Jim Parker



Pastor Jim has given leadership to Bethany since 1996. Living just blocks from the church, Pastor Jim enjoys the people of Bethany and the community as a whole. His major responsibilities and giftedness include leadership, teaching, and encouragement. Conducts baby dedications, baptisms, funerals, and weddings, as well as regular pastoral duties. 


Pastor Jim also serves in various community roles: 

     Founding and active Chairperson of East York Strategy, working to reduce crime and create
     good in East York-Danforth (


     Executive board member of Pape Village Business Improvement Area.


     Chaplain for 54 Division, Toronto Police Services.


     Member of the Community Policing Liaison Committee for 54 Division.


     Coordinator of Chess Clubs at William Burgess Public School and Westwood Middle School.


     Is married with two daughters.


     Enjoys sports, woodworking and reading.



Alexander Pantopoulos (Organist/Pianist/Keyboardist)

We are pleased to give an honorarium, on a contract basis, to our talented musician. Alex has attended Bethany all his life and adds significantly to the quality of music around Bethany.



Address: 1041 Pape Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada  M4K 3W1
Telephone: (416) 425-9472

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