Rev Arash Azad (MBA) Extended Bio

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Rev Arash was Appointed a Designated Minister on December 5th, 2016 and was raised to Ordained Minister status by the Church Board on Aug 28th, 2018.


Rev Arash is the founder and Lead Pastor to Farsi speaking Christians at Emmanuel Iranian Church (4840 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver V7R 4K5).

Academic Credentials

MBA University of Phoenix


As well as serving his Farsi congregation his Pastoral Care extends to the wider Farsi community in Vancouver. His goal is to see his community integrating into Canada.

One couple, Rev Arash married said: “Arash exceeded expectations – hiking for us to marry us on top of the mountain where we met was amazing. He was wonderful.”


Reading, hiking, serving.


Rev Arash received a U.N. World Summit Youth Award in 2014 for Ladybug, a service aimed at increasing women’s participation in the Iranian technology sector.

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