The Church of the Ascension, Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada
The Parish of St Barnabas is privileged to be a prayer partner and a partner in ministry of the Church of the Ascension in Inuvik in the Northwest Territories Province of Canada.
Inuvik is a remote town 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, 1086 air km NW of Yellowknife capital of the NWT, and 1931 air km north of Edmonton.
The Church of the Ascension, like the town of Inuvik is multilingual and multicultural.
About two thirds of the members of the church are of aboriginal descent: Gwich’in and Inuvaluit.
The other third consists of people from all over Canada, and other parts of the world.
Pastor Steve Martin
Pastor Stephen Martin is currently serving at the Church of the Ascension, and was recently ordained.