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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.

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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Instagram post 17906273227642122 Serving missionary families, empowering amazing work throughout Europe and even beyond by offering high quality, Christian education in a context designed to support students who have brought into overseas life by the work and calling of their parents. This is a snapshot of Black Forest Academy, where Maggie Green serves in the Residence Life program. Her first year at the school has not been a typical year, but what year is ever typical in international Christian education? Let's pray for Maggie as she serves in the dorm and in the school. Pray for her and her colleagues as they coach, mentor, teach, and live alongside students in a community that understands separation and transition better than most. Pray for the students as they enter the second semester, and pray for continued health for the entire school community.

Serving missionary families, empowering amazing work throughout Europe and even beyond by offering high quality, Christian education in a context designed to support students who have brought into overseas life by the work and calling of their parents. This is a snapshot of Black Forest Academy, where Maggie Green serves in the Residence Life program. Her first year at the school has not been a typical year, but what year is ever typical in international Christian education? Let's pray for Maggie as she serves in the dorm and in the school. Pray for her and her colleagues as they coach, mentor, teach, and live alongside students in a community that understands separation and transition better than most. Pray for the students as they enter the second semester, and pray for continued health for the entire school community. ...

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Instagram post 18188292532041549 A number of years ago, Matthew and Katarina met while serving at a church in Rostock, Germany. Their relationship blossomed after their return to North America, and years later, the seed that was planted in their hearts for the ministry and people of Rostock has continued to grow! Now married with baby Clara recently joining their team, Matthew and Katarina's passion for partnering with the church in this former Soviet bloc region is drawing ever closer! They're looking for others like them, whose hearts break at the thought of people growing up without hearing the gospel, to lock arms with them and help make their ministry possible. Let's pray for Matthew and Katarina, for the church that is awaiting their arrival, and for the financial partners to help make the gospel heard in difficult places!

A number of years ago, Matthew and Katarina met while serving at a church in Rostock, Germany. Their relationship blossomed after their return to North America, and years later, the seed that was planted in their hearts for the ministry and people of Rostock has continued to grow! Now married with baby Clara recently joining their team, Matthew and Katarina's passion for partnering with the church in this former Soviet bloc region is drawing ever closer! They're looking for others like them, whose hearts break at the thought of people growing up without hearing the gospel, to lock arms with them and help make their ministry possible. Let's pray for Matthew and Katarina, for the church that is awaiting their arrival, and for the financial partners to help make the gospel heard in difficult places! ...

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Instagram post 17877901721081859 A life of ministry and faithfulness! Howard and Caron Moore exemplify this life, and for those who have followed their story of ministry and faithfulness over the years, they know just how many places that has brought them to. Howard serves in mobilization, focusing specifically on Manitoba and Saskatchewan. This year has brought about some significant changes to how this ministry of coming alongside would-be new missionaries, and we're excited for the relationships and open doors that have come about. Pray that God will continue to lead and guide Howard and Caron in local ministries, in and outside the church, and that he will provide them with health to continue to enjoying these ministries as well as their children and grandchildren!

A life of ministry and faithfulness! Howard and Caron Moore exemplify this life, and for those who have followed their story of ministry and faithfulness over the years, they know just how many places that has brought them to. Howard serves in mobilization, focusing specifically on Manitoba and Saskatchewan. This year has brought about some significant changes to how this ministry of coming alongside would-be new missionaries, and we're excited for the relationships and open doors that have come about. Pray that God will continue to lead and guide Howard and Caron in local ministries, in and outside the church, and that he will provide them with health to continue to enjoying these ministries as well as their children and grandchildren! ...

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As we approach the end of 2020, we've already been dreaming and planning and re-dreaming what our 2021 will look like. We've approached life in a pandemic with humility, lifting up our ministry to God to see where He will lead. We're excited for the year ahead, but we know that though we may sow the seed and tend the ground, it's God who makes things grow! Pray with us as we lift up the new year and dedicate it to God! Like praying before we back out of the driveway to embark on a road trip, we want to commit the year ahead, and all that we do, to the Lord! Join us in seeking first and above all else the Kingdom of God, and may we be good stewards of all that He has in store for us! ...

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