Drew Donovan is the Program Director and Associate Professor of Youth & Children’s Ministry. Drew is a graduate of Kingswood University, earning degrees in Religion and Christian Education, as well as the M.A. in Pastoral Theology. Since earning his undergraduate degrees, Drew has served in pastoral roles in Canada (New Brunswick), the US (North Carolina), and New Zealand (Aukland).

Drew lives in Sussex, NB with his wife Amy, daughter Niah and son Elias.

Drew works closely with the local youth and children’s ministries at Encounter Wesleyan Church and creates a practical training environment for the students at Kingswood.

Drew’s experiences in a variety of contexts have well prepared him to equip a generation of students who will serve in equally diverse settings. “I am excited to participate with KU in passionate preparation of those equipping to serve children, youth, and families. It is a privilege to guide future leaders into effective ministries of spiritual formation and life transformation.”


2019 – M.A. (Pastoral Theology)
1998 – B.A. (Religion), Kingswood University, Sussex, New Brunswick
1998 – B.A. (Christian Education), Kingswood University, Sussex, New Brunswick

Courses Taught

  • Biblical Literature II
  • Introduction to Ministry
  • Family & Adult Ministry
  • Models of Children’s Ministry & Youth Ministry
  • Principles & Practice of Discipleship
  • Current Culture
  • Technical Ministry I & II
  • Camping Retreats and Event Ministry