Pray for DOVE Canada

Brian & Janet Sauder
DOVE Canada Apostolic Team leaders

May Brian & Janet continue to serve with passion, knowing they are loved dearly and valued beyond measure 😊 Lynn Ironside and Philip Wright serve on the Canada Apostolic Team. In the next years we believe God wants to raise up apostolic centers of influence.

  • Pray for the release of these centers where leaders will be trained and from which churches are sent out.
  • Pray for the new church plant led by Philip & Kerina Omondi to grow and expand.

Pray for more leaders for expansion in Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec. The fields are white unto harvest; send laborers to help in the harvest.

Fivefold Translocal Ministries

These people are recognized to have traveling ministry gifts and are commissioned to minister according to the Holy Spirit’s anointing: Lynn Ironside, Mark Sarrasin, Dave Hibbert, Brian Sauder, and Philip Wright.

  • Ask the Lord to raise up apostolic and prophetic anointing in these days to stir His church in Canada.
  • Pray for the churches across Canada to understand and desire the power of the fivefold ministry.

Partner & Engaged Churches

Emmaus Road
Ginny Peng: Kitchener, ON

We have seen amazing answers to prayers, especially in the area of freedom and healings. We believe this is just a foretaste of what God is doing on the earth today, especially in the midst of revivals taking place.

  • Pray for the prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and the premier of Ontario, Doug Ford. We desperately need godly leadership.
  • Pray for fresh vision in the midst of this pandemic and beyond.
  • We desire to be salt and light and to have a fine-tuned sensitivity to the leading of the Holy Spirit throughout our day. Matt 5:13-16

Harvest Family Community Church
Dylan & Jill Sarrasin: Georgina, ON

Pray for:

  • Dylan & Jill as they bring leadership to Harvest
  • blessings and support for Dylan & Jill as they parent their small children
  • wisdom and clarity for the leadership team in determining the direction for HFCC, in seeking new leaders, and how to navigate through the pandemic
  • growth—numerical and spiritual
  • financial needs to be met
  • favor with the town regarding the rental fees.

House of Destiny
Philip & Kerina Omondi: Scarborough, ON

Praise God for:

  • the renewal of our Canadian work permits for an additional two years until November 2022.
  • provision of required funds for our permanent residency visa application—the process is already underway!

 

Pray for:

  • a release of committed brethren to form a critical mass for the new church plant as we reach out to neighbors and friends in Toronto
  • wisdom, discernment, and Holy Spirit anointing upon us as we lead the church
  • a birthing of spiritual sons and daughters who will carry the DNA of our vision
  • favor and speed over our permanent residency visa applications.

Living Hope
Ralph & Rebecca Margeson

We recently launched a new DOVE house church in Kawartha Lakes & Minden region.

Pray that:

  • our walk with Jesus is foremost as individuals and as a married couple
  • spiritual wisdom, discernment, and understanding are manifest as we reach out to our community in ways that introduce Jesus and share His love
  • we would find ways to invite people to our new house church, be relational and prepared to disciple, and be consistent in fellowship
  • we would continually trust and obey God and walk in faith, not by sight, as He leads us.

Muskoka Christian Fellowship
Steve & Sharon Bacon: Bracebridge, ON

We give thanks for the committed and unified core which comprises MCF during this leadership transition time. We are presently revisiting past prophetic words for our fellowship and seeking the Lord’s guidance as we complete visioning towards the future.

Pray for:

  • clear vision for the coming year, that we would see where God is working and join Him there
  • Isaiah 58—boldness and creativity in responding to our community’s needs as the Lord leads
  • increased faith as we pray for people to be healed
  • networking with area churches, that there would be unity and opportunities for leaders to pray together.

New Ground Ministries
Ivan & Pam Sharp: Barrie, ON

Pray for:

  • wisdom and compassion to seed and cultivate a new network of small home churches
  • opportunity and favor to reach the broken-hearted, especially in circumstances of divorce, difficult relationships, specialized areas of focus, and those who have disengaged from the Body of Christ
  • advancement on the strategic plan of this new ministry in accordance with God’s plan
  • us to identify and mentor next-generation leaders in their marriages and ministry lives
  • personal favor and provision as we begin this new ministry
  • direction, wisdom, compassion, and motivation in administration, teaching, training, and hospitality
  • disciples to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves (Matthew 10:16).

The Garden Gate
Mark Sarrasin: Sherbrooke, Quebec

There is a relevant timetable and significant plan from God for this partner church as they have Kingdom influence in their local community and the nations. Pray for Mark and his team to receive grace from God to function together properly as they partner with Holy Spirit to make disciples who make disciples, build and multiply the church, and equip the members.

  • Pray for the proclamation of the good news of the Kingdom of God to those who do not know the Lord.
  • Pray for a revelation of God’s Word to teach/equip believers to live in their God-given identity and destiny.
  • Pray for Holy Spirit to fill and empower every member to live victoriously and fulfill their God-given ministry.

The Gathering
Joanne Hicks: Woodstock, ON

There is a relevant timetable and significant plan from God for this partner church as they have Kingdom influence in their local community and the nations. Pray for Joanne and her team to receive grace from God to function together properly as they partner with Holy Spirit to make disciples who make disciples, build and multiply the church, and equip the members.

  • Pray for Joanne as she leads The Gathering while working full-time as a painting contractor. Pray she would be strengthened by God’s powerful presence in her life.
  • Pray that God would give her courage and boldness in her leadership.
  • Pray for the proclamation of the good news of the Kingdom of God to those who do not know the Lord.
  • Pray for a revelation of God’s Word to teach/equip believers to live in their God-given identity and destiny.
  • Pray for Holy Spirit to fill and empower every member to live victoriously and fulfill their God-given ministry.

The Gathering Place
Bradley & Linda Bell

Pray for Brad & Linda as they have moved away from the traditional church setting to plant house churches where people will be equipped to function in their gifts, walk in freedom in Christ, and subsequently also go and disciple nations.

Our prayer request is to connect with those whom God is calling to house church and for leaders and other giftings to rise up and join in this mission.

Youth Quest Ministries
Joanne Hicks: Woodstock, ON

Pray for laborers to disciple youth who are coming to Youth Quest. We need a leader to plant a church. Pray for leaders to carry our vision.

DOVE Canada Missionaries

Lynn Ironside
Director

  • Pray for Lynn in her capacity to effectively support and encourage current and future Canadian missionaries.
  • Pray for wisdom and discernment for Lynn as she seeks opportunities for the expansion of DOVE Canada Mission.
  • Pray we effectively promote DCM’s unique and specific purposes in national and international missions among the DOVE Canada churches.
  • Pray for opportunities to arise for DCM to partner with mission ministries in Canada and the nations.
  • Pray for our theme: 2 Corinthians 2:14. But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.

Mark & Jerrilyn Jurgeneit
Base Directors, YWAM Muskoka, ON

  • We are pioneering a new four-week online training initiative. Pray for all who will attend now and in future training schools.
  • We are praying about possibly selling our current YWAM location. Pray for the right buyer, right timing, right price, and right “new” location.
  • Our eldest son, Aiden, was married in August. He and his wife, Angel, are currently attending university online. Pray for a successful and prosperous year.
  • Our youngest son, Ethan, attends university in British Columbia and was recently awarded the Indigenous Youth Rugby Player of the Year. Pray for safety, strength, and protection as Ethan accepts a spot on the Rugby Canada Under 21 team.

Ralph & Rebecca Margeson
Founders of Hope for Widows Ministry: Minden, Ontario

Pray for:

  • wisdom and discernment for Ralph and Rebecca as they provide oversight to this ministry for widows and orphans
  • healing for widows who are sick and suffering from long-term ailments
  • financial support to be released to expand the farm operation and income-generating projects
  • the hiring of a farm manager who has the right mindset in making the HFW farm prosper and has a heart in helping widows and orphans
  • a strong board to serve as a team with like-minded purpose and commitment to the vision
  • unity within the group of widows to serve one another with humility
  • a ministry team to come on-site to offer emotional and spiritual care for the widows to address various spiritual strongholds.

Mark Sarrasin
Quebec House of Prayer

Praise to the Lord and joyful celebration of Mark’s engagement to Pauline Hiebert.

Pray for:

  • holy zeal to flow through his life and prayers as he communes with Christ
  • Mark, that in honoring God through worship and prayer, he would influence others in their commitment to prayer and personally knowing Christ
  • Mark’s “tent making” missionary status, that there may be financial provisions and work that will inspire and provide for all his needs.

Bob & Kim Wahl
YWAM Muskoka, Ontario

Pray for Bob and Kim:

  • to personally draw deeper into the Lord’s leading in this unusual season, growth in their marriage, and that they would be Spirit led in all they say and do
  • for protection and Kingdom health, physically, spiritually, mentally, and emotionally and peace in the midst of the season for them and their family
  • to lead their family in the way they should go, their children, and grandchildren!

Pray for Bob and Kim in their leadership ministry with YWAM Muskoka.

Pray for:

  • wisdom and discernment for lining up speakers for the lecture phase and outreach locations
  • God to call the staff and students He has planned to join for this upcoming season
  • visionary inspiration to lead in this unusual season. Pray for designing an online option for students who can’t attend in person and a manner to make this engaging and unique.
  • true disciples to be made who will go on to disciple others with healthy, godly DNA.

We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. Hebrews 12:2 NLT