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The Ten2 Project

Spend a summer living out the gospel across Europe! This exciting opportunity for university students is taking Europe, and GEM, by storm!

Mission Trips

From a couple of weeks to a year, come serve the Church in Europe while learning from experienced disciple-makers!

Long Term

Ever wake up and say “there has to be more”? God may be calling you to use your gifts in long-term ministry. Let us know, we’re here to walk that path with you.

Give

GEM Canada relies on the generous donations of organizations and individuals from around the world. If you’d like to become one of our financial partners, we humbly accept your support.

Prayer

We need your prayers! Please join GEM Canada as we pray for Europe and for Canada. Click the button below for the latest prayer needs of our partners and missionaries.

Instagram post 17866654445479109 Tis the season for Candidate Orientations! All throughout GEM, candidates are exploring God's leading in their lives, and the next couple of weeks are no different here in Canada! Pray for the dozens of candidates from multiple countries, and pray for all those involved in leading sessions. Thank you, Father, for bringing workers to join in your harvest!

Tis the season for Candidate Orientations! All throughout GEM, candidates are exploring God's leading in their lives, and the next couple of weeks are no different here in Canada! Pray for the dozens of candidates from multiple countries, and pray for all those involved in leading sessions. Thank you, Father, for bringing workers to join in your harvest! ...

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We're part of an international community! This week we're praying for Chris and Susan Tweedy and their family. Chris serves as GEM International's CFO, and he and Susan and their daughters live in Germany. He's from Canada, Susan's from the US, and their daughters may very well tell their friends that they're from Germany! This year, they're on home assignment. Chris is continuing his ministry during this time as GEM International's CFO, and when they return to Germany, Susan will teach German at Black Forest Academy. Let's pray for the Tweedy family as they hope to see Chris' family in Vancouver before returning to Germany. Pray for Susan as she prepares for her teaching assignment while also homeschooling their daughters this year, and pray for their daughters as they study at a home that isn't really their home, a long way from their friends in Germany. Pray for safety in their travel and in their ministries, and a good transition back into their community later this year. ...

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Instagram post 18199868014024485 We love our volunteers! From helping out around the office, going on mission trips, getting involved in service projects, and even serving on our board, we couldn't do what we do without the faithful support of our volunteers. Noemi Jenei is a great example, someone who has checked off "All of the above" in her service with GEM. Her leadership as a board member brings a host of valuable skills and experience into GEM Canada. Pray for Noemi as she constantly seeks growth, in her relationship with the Lord and in her ministry involvements. Pray for guidance and direction regarding future ministry opportunities as well!

We love our volunteers! From helping out around the office, going on mission trips, getting involved in service projects, and even serving on our board, we couldn't do what we do without the faithful support of our volunteers. Noemi Jenei is a great example, someone who has checked off "All of the above" in her service with GEM. Her leadership as a board member brings a host of valuable skills and experience into GEM Canada. Pray for Noemi as she constantly seeks growth, in her relationship with the Lord and in her ministry involvements. Pray for guidance and direction regarding future ministry opportunities as well! ...

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Instagram post 17868437141312805 Our world gives us plenty of reasons to pray into the need for accountability in leadership. Christian organizations have leaders. When those leaders act in a manner that hurts people and ministries, this has a broad impact on our influence and relevance. While the responsibility for an individual's actions rests on that individual, organizations and ministries don't have to feel helpless. Organizations can do a lot to build a framework of accountability for their leaders, founders, and influential members, a framework that has often and regrettably exempted these individuals due to the assumptions associated with their roles. We're thankful for leadership within GEM Canada that is actively building and adapting frameworks to protect people and ministries. Pray with us as we plan accountability into all levels of our organization! If you're interested in this for your church or ministry, please check in with our Executive Director for tools and consultation!

Our world gives us plenty of reasons to pray into the need for accountability in leadership. Christian organizations have leaders. When those leaders act in a manner that hurts people and ministries, this has a broad impact on our influence and relevance. While the responsibility for an individual's actions rests on that individual, organizations and ministries don't have to feel helpless. Organizations can do a lot to build a framework of accountability for their leaders, founders, and influential members, a framework that has often and regrettably exempted these individuals due to the assumptions associated with their roles. We're thankful for leadership within GEM Canada that is actively building and adapting frameworks to protect people and ministries. Pray with us as we plan accountability into all levels of our organization! If you're interested in this for your church or ministry, please check in with our Executive Director for tools and consultation! ...

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Budgets? Budgets? We don't neeeed no stinking budgets! Yes, that's a reference to the classic western Treasure of the Sierra Madre, via the classic comedy stylings of UHF. A reference inside of a reference. But the reality is, we DO need budgets! Budgets are an exercise of accountability and stewardship, as we consider income and expenses for the year ahead. This is a critical part of our effective ministries, even if it isn't as exciting as being on the field in hard to reach places. It's the work we do here, so that others can do work there. Pray for our national leadership as they begin the budget planning process for the next fiscal year. Pray for wisdom, for discernment, and for faith! Pray for financial partners for our missionaries and our operational costs, and thank God for all of our incredibly faithful financial partners! Pray that we as individuals and as a community look to God as we boldly invest what he has given us into ministries that help to reach the lost, provide food for the hungry, and serve those in need throughout Europe! ...

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Instagram post 17867804825295386 Last October, French President Emmanuel Macron noted that it's "hard to be 20 in 2020", particularly addressing the psychological impact of COVID-19 restrictions on university students locked down in their residence accommodations. This continuing issue, especially among French international students, has brought a host of new problems for which campuses are ill-equipped to respond. Meaghan McNeil is mobilizing to go and minister to university students in France! What an incredible time to help serve in this incredible way! We want to lift up Meaghan in prayer this week, as the need for her ministry in France has never been greater than it is right now. Let's pray that her remaining support will come in so that she can work with partners on both sides of the ocean to plan a safe and effective transition into ministry in France. Pray for university students in France who are struggling under the effects of isolation, and particularly for first year international students who have not had the opportunity to establish social communities.

Last October, French President Emmanuel Macron noted that it's "hard to be 20 in 2020", particularly addressing the psychological impact of COVID-19 restrictions on university students locked down in their residence accommodations. This continuing issue, especially among French international students, has brought a host of new problems for which campuses are ill-equipped to respond. Meaghan McNeil is mobilizing to go and minister to university students in France! What an incredible time to help serve in this incredible way! We want to lift up Meaghan in prayer this week, as the need for her ministry in France has never been greater than it is right now. Let's pray that her remaining support will come in so that she can work with partners on both sides of the ocean to plan a safe and effective transition into ministry in France. Pray for university students in France who are struggling under the effects of isolation, and particularly for first year international students who have not had the opportunity to establish social communities. ...

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Join us in prayer for Europe today, GEM's Day of Prayer, as we hear from serving missionaries, their partners, and come together to ask God to see revival in Europe! Will you pray with us? Sign up at: events.gemission.org ...

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Did you know that Latvia celebrates its independence on two days? These holidays remind of us of the tumultuous 20th century that Latvians endured, proclaiming independence in 1918 after World War 1, only to be annexed by the USSR and eventually restore independence in 1991. Jonathan and Deborah Bourbeau serve in Latvia, as well as providing borderless services to the broader GEM family as part of the Spiritual Life Team. They split their time between Latvia and Canada, in serving both the people of Latvia and our missionary community. Let’s pray for the Bourbeaus, including daughter Laura, as they follow God’s leading in faithful obedience. Pray for health and safety as they serve, and for wisdom and energy. Pray for the people of Latvia and pray for the Spiritual Life Team as they help our missionary family continue to grow in their walk with the Lord. We serve out of the fullness of our relationship with God! ...

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Instagram post 17872248155204888 This week, leaders from across GEM are gathering online for annual meetings. Although typically done in person, these meetings are nonetheless important for planning, calibration, and community building. Pray for wisdom, humility, and discernment for all involved. Pray for those planning and coordinating the event, and for those in attendance. And, as we all know how reliant we are on things like good working internet access, cameras, mics, etc., pray for a technologically smooth event, so that participants aren't distracted from the important topics and conversations in these meetings!

This week, leaders from across GEM are gathering online for annual meetings. Although typically done in person, these meetings are nonetheless important for planning, calibration, and community building. Pray for wisdom, humility, and discernment for all involved. Pray for those planning and coordinating the event, and for those in attendance. And, as we all know how reliant we are on things like good working internet access, cameras, mics, etc., pray for a technologically smooth event, so that participants aren't distracted from the important topics and conversations in these meetings! ...

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