Merle and Cheree Shenk

Merle is the international director of DOVE International, a family of over 1,000 churches in five continents. Cheree serves on the DOVE International Apostolic Council. Together they serve on the apostolic team for DOVE South Africa. Merle serves as the lead elder at Newport Church located in Elm, Pennsylvania.

Merle and Cheree planted an inner-city church in Woodstock, South Africa. Then after living in South Africa for 11 years, they received a clear word of the Lord sending them back to the USA. Knowing that this was an assignment from God, they relocated to the USA. Since then, Merle served as the pioneering director of HarvestNet School of Supernatural Ministry during their first year back in the States. Read more about their story here.

Merle and Cheree Shenk are parents to five children and live in Lititz, PA.


Discover God’s amazing presence and power for your life!

Merle’s latest book, Encountering the Supernatural, was coauthored with Larry Kreider and Kevin Kazemi.

Wherever you are in your spiritual journey, Encountering the Supernatural will place you on a path to a greater revelation of God’s supernatural power in everyday life. Authors Larry Kreider, Kevin Kazemi, and Merle Shenk draw from the Scriptures and their own personal experiences to teach us how to be awakened to the supernatural life that is intended for everyone, including you. Through these stories and teachings, you will encounter Jesus and learn to experience His supernatural presence and power working in and through you as part of your daily walk of faith.


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