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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 18247359637186744 Do you ever wonder if it really matters whether you support missionaries and their efforts to share the Gospel? 

Perhaps you wonder if your partnership really makes a difference?

Simply put, it does! The work of discipling all peoples of Europe by GEM missionaries is only possible through partnership with people like you. By giving to a person or project, you become a crucial part of the incredible work God is already doing of expanding His Kingdom through all peoples of Europe to the world. 3 John 7-8 says, “For they went out for the sake of the Name, accepting nothing from the [unbelievers]. Therefore we ought to support such people, so that we may prove to be fellow workers with the truth.”

To partner with us as a fellow worker with the truth, click the link in our bio and navigate to our “Donate” tab. 

Thank you for joining us on mission!

Do you ever wonder if it really matters whether you support missionaries and their efforts to share the Gospel?

Perhaps you wonder if your partnership really makes a difference?

Simply put, it does! The work of discipling all peoples of Europe by GEM missionaries is only possible through partnership with people like you. By giving to a person or project, you become a crucial part of the incredible work God is already doing of expanding His Kingdom through all peoples of Europe to the world. 3 John 7-8 says, “For they went out for the sake of the Name, accepting nothing from the [unbelievers]. Therefore we ought to support such people, so that we may prove to be fellow workers with the truth.”

To partner with us as a fellow worker with the truth, click the link in our bio and navigate to our “Donate” tab.

Thank you for joining us on mission!
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Mission work isn’t always easy to spot. Sometimes we need to look a little closer, even behind-the-scenes, to see the work that’s being done. Administrative work is much like this. We don’t always know the person who is making an impact, but their work is no less important!

In a mission organization like GEM, there is great need for planning, strategizing, and having structure to operate smoothly. With careful planning, missionaries who are sent out can focus on their tasks without the distraction of confusing paperwork, finances, or other logistics that can feel overwhelming.

With the help of admins, GEM has been able to function smoothly and with clarity, showcasing a level of excellence that echoes the Lord’s example of order.

It is through their work that we can confidently donate toward the relief of Ukrainian refugees, knowing our funds are being utilized appropriately. Events like GEM’s Annual Conference can exist to refresh and encourage drained mission workers with the help of detail-oriented people. With help, those feeling God’s call to serve in a foreign land can do so without feeling overwhelmed by the process of getting there. It is through these faithful workers that the expansion of God’s Kingdom is even more attainable!

Each person, with their own giftings and unique purposes, have distinct opportunities to serve the Lord and further His Kingdom.

...to read more, click the link in our bio and navigate to our blog post, “Serving Missionally in Administrative Capacities.”

#prayforGEMCanada
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Instagram post 17937145166514242 A word from the President of GEM International, Jon Burns, on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II:

"I am so sad to hear about the death of Queen Elizabeth II. I have always admired her sense of servant leadership and her openness about her faith in Jesus. In 2015, I had the huge privilege of receiving a British Empire Medal from her.

The Queen has been a constant figure of inspiration and stability for so many in the UK and around the world. Our prayers are with her family and the UK in this time of mourning.“

A word from the President of GEM International, Jon Burns, on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II:

"I am so sad to hear about the death of Queen Elizabeth II. I have always admired her sense of servant leadership and her openness about her faith in Jesus. In 2015, I had the huge privilege of receiving a British Empire Medal from her.

The Queen has been a constant figure of inspiration and stability for so many in the UK and around the world. Our prayers are with her family and the UK in this time of mourning.“
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This month, will you pray for Switzerland?

When people think of Switzerland, the Alps, skiing or a safe haven for investors come to mind for many. In the 1500’s, great reformers like John Calvin and Huldrych (also spelled Ulrich) Zwingli taught here. Yet, despite the positive changes that took place during that time, few today have any interest or understanding of real Christianity. Wealth, comfort, indifference and a vague religiosity are the norm, and the younger generation explores eastern religions and the occult as much as Christianity. The Swiss government supports both Catholic and Protestant state churches, and free churches also exist. However, in recent years, more and more people have left congregations and call themselves “without confession”. Even still, there is great opportunity and hope!

About one third of the Swiss people ski since they live near the mountains. Because skiing and other sports are such an important part of life in Switzerland, this is a great place to engage nonbelievers. There is also an opportunity to serve among the hundreds of thousands of Muslim immigrants who need to hear the Gospel. In many regions of Switzerland, one can find believers sharing their faith and participating in small, vibrant home Bible studies. Swiss people across the nation have accepted Christ through believers modeling changed lives and sharing their faith one-on-one, as well as through the Alpha course. Switzerland is also home to some excellent Bible institutes that train young people for pastoral ministries and missionary outreaches.

◾️ Pray that God will open the eyes of Swiss people to the Gospel and spark
revival in this land of the reformers.
◾️ Pray that Christian churches will be increasingly faithful to Scripture and develop multiplying disciples.
◾️ Pray for Swiss believers to be bold in reaching out to the people around them so that all Swiss might experience a life transformed by Christ.

To learn more about how you can partner with us and support our ongoing efforts in Europe, click the link in our bio!

#prayforGEMCanada
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Instagram post 17847443303834823 “And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Go, therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to follow all that I commanded you; and behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age,’”(Matthew 28:18-20, NASB).

“And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Go, therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to follow all that I commanded you; and behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age,’”(Matthew 28:18-20, NASB). ...

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In Romania, there is a troubling stigma surrounding disability. The consequences of this mindset have included the abandonment of children, families unable to support their children, inadequate education for professionals, and an overall lack of support for the disabled. Homelessness, addiction, and prostitution have resulted. Children who remain with their families receive very little support, and parents are often left overwhelmed. Thankfully, we are beginning to see strategies from the government, schools, and orphanages themselves for improved livelihoods among the disabled. I longingly anticipate seeing continued growth in this area by helping to equip the ostracised and offering them the love and hope that’s sadly been denied them.

God has given me a passion and desire to minister to those with disabilities from a young age and has equipped me for ministry to the disabled through my education, life experiences, and personal characteristics. I'll be working with a ministry that comes alongside government-run orphanages to minister to both abandoned children and orphanage workers. This ministry loves and cares for disabled children by bringing them outside of their regular settings to help build their social skills and independence, and equips them with the ability to navigate their surroundings. Our ministry also operates a centre that provides parents with the necessary therapy, education, and childcare support for their children’s unique needs.

This ministry isn’t possible without the driving force of our partners! I am forever grateful for the support, encouragement, and prayers of those who are faithfully partnering with me in ministry! Because of your generosity, these children are able to experience a world outside of their orphanages, group homes, and family homes. I welcome you to join this important ministry that Christ’s Kingdom may expand among the disabled and those touched by the disabled population in Romania.

To partner with Abigail, click the link in our bio and navigate to our "give" tab. You can also visit Abigail’s personal donation webpage: https://gemission.ca/donate/stairs/
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JOIN IN THE WORK THAT GOD IS DOING IN EUROPE, RIGHT HERE IN CANADA!!

✔️ Do you love the Lord and have a passion for His work?
✔️ Do you enjoy working with people and serving them practically?
✔️ Do you have administrative skills and an eye for detail?
✔️ Are you excited about international missions and eager to be used by the Lord to play a role in reaching the lost?

If this sounds like you or someone you know, then we would love to hear from you!!

We are currently looking to hire a local part-time Donor Services Administrator. This individual would provide donor services support to GEM Canada, manage the donor database, and provide our core first-contact support. This individual would serve as an important part of our collaborative team in a part-time afternoon role and would function within our hybrid work environment, which includes both a home office environment, and one or more days per week at the GEM Canada National Office.

This role combines attention to detail with attention to people and serves as a link between the work that is being done in missions and the network of faithful supporters who financially partner in that work!

Position: Part-time Donor Services Administrator
Location: Oshawa ON / Bowmanville ON area
Application Deadline: September 5th, 2022

Please submit all resumes and inquiries to Bronwyn Baker, at: bronwyn.baker@gemission.ca
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Instagram post 17925529169526695 “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up,” (Galatians 6:9, NIV).

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up,” (Galatians 6:9, NIV). ...

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Instagram post 18002289478471510 British Pastor Joel is all too familiar with the state of the Church in the UK. Born and raised in the region, he currently leads a local Baptist church situated right on the border of London and Kent. Watching churches both wither and grow over the years, he has noticed what the Church most needs to thrive – and you’ll find that it’s really not that complicated!

Unfortunately, not all believers grasp the simplicity of God’s plan. “So many Christians are [instead] getting together and they’re praying for revival – which is a great starting point – but we’re praying that God would do what He asked us to do. Jesus died for this plan! The only thing He asked us to do is tell people.” Joel further explains, “It takes a whole village to raise a child, and isn’t that just what the Church is? You can’t lead someone to Christ on your own, you need your brothers and sisters with you.”
 
As God does His part and as we pay attention, we’ll notice that He’s always doing incredible things! And if we’re faithful to do our part, then we’ll more likely see the revival we so desire to see.
 
“Then Jesus came to them and said, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age,’” (Matthew 28:18-20, NIV).

...to read more, click the link in our bio and navigate to our blog post, “Living Out the Great Commission in Community.”

#prayforGEMCanada

British Pastor Joel is all too familiar with the state of the Church in the UK. Born and raised in the region, he currently leads a local Baptist church situated right on the border of London and Kent. Watching churches both wither and grow over the years, he has noticed what the Church most needs to thrive – and you’ll find that it’s really not that complicated!

Unfortunately, not all believers grasp the simplicity of God’s plan. “So many Christians are [instead] getting together and they’re praying for revival – which is a great starting point – but we’re praying that God would do what He asked us to do. Jesus died for this plan! The only thing He asked us to do is tell people.” Joel further explains, “It takes a whole village to raise a child, and isn’t that just what the Church is? You can’t lead someone to Christ on your own, you need your brothers and sisters with you.”

As God does His part and as we pay attention, we’ll notice that He’s always doing incredible things! And if we’re faithful to do our part, then we’ll more likely see the revival we so desire to see.

“Then Jesus came to them and said, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age,’” (Matthew 28:18-20, NIV).

...to read more, click the link in our bio and navigate to our blog post, “Living Out the Great Commission in Community.”

#prayforGEMCanada
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