Reverend Ray Aldred is ordained with the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada.
He is status Cree. Born in Northern Alberta, he now resides with his wife and son in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Besides being an Assistant Professor of Theology at Ambrose in Calgary, Alberta, Ray also continues to work with My People International to develop indigenous leadership. He is former Director for the First Nations Alliance Churches of Canada where he worked to encourage pastors ministering to aboriginal people. Ray also serves on several boards of different organizations. He is currently the chair person for the Aboriginal Ministries Council for the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada. He is on the board of Siloam Mission in Winnipeg, MB. Also, he is a part of the North American Institute of Indigenous Theological Studies. Ray also has had the privilege of addressing several college conferences and meetings related to cross-cultural ministry. Ray’s passion is to help as many as possible hear the gospel in their heart language.
He received a Bachelor of Theology Degree from Canadian Bible College and is a member of the American Association of Bible Colleges Honors Society, Delta Epsilon Chai. Ray received his Master of Divinity Degree from the Canadian Theological Seminary and graduated with Highest Honors and is a member of the Canadian Theological Seminary Honors Society. He is currently enrolled in a PhD program at the London School of Theology.
Ray and his wife, Elaine are also involved in ministry to help train people to facilitate support groups for people who have suffered abuse. Ray and Elaine have four children, Jenny, who has graduated from the University of Regina and the Alliance University College, is married and lives in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada; Raymond, who is pursuing a BA honors degree in Philosophy at the University of Calgary; Catherine, who is pursuing an MA in Religions Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and is looking to go into translation work; and Rueben who works in the Oil Field in Northern Canada.