Minister of Pastoral Care and Discipleship

The Rev. Paula Willis

The Reverend Paula Willis serves as Minister of Pastoral Care and Discipleship at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Previously she served as a Chaplain at various hospitals and care facilities in Toronto, including the Toronto Grace Health Centre and Mount Sinai. Paula is a contributor to and editor of Yorkminster Park’s, Walking Together, an online weekday devotional. She is a graduate of York University (B.A.), and Trinity College, University of Toronto (MDiv) and is currently working towards her DMin at Acadia Divinity College, Acadia University.

Paula grew up in Thornhill and her early life was filled with music. From attending the Royal Conservatory of Music (singing) from the age of 6 until early adulthood to joining the Canadian Children's Opera Chorus and both the Mendelssohn Youth and Mendelssohn Choirs her world sang and she with it. She is an avid reader, researcher, and writer in her spare time and mother of two, Philip and Colette, both of whom she considers the greatest of teachers.