Pray for DOVE Canada

Brian & Janet Sauder
DOVE Canada Apostolic Team leaders

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 minster 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

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 the lead elder and 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.

House of Destiny
Philip & Kerina Omondi: Scarborough, ON

Praise God for:

  • The renewal of our work permits for an additional two years until November 2022.
  • Providing all the funds needed 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 our neighbors and friends here 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 the vision as we move forward
  • Favor and speed over our permanent residency visa application.

Living Hope
Ralph & Rebecca Margeson

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

Pray that:

  • Our walk with Jesus is foremost as individuals and 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 no matter what 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
  • a sensitive compassion for others
  • 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
  • favor and provision with all things that pertain to us and the beginning of this new ministry.
  • us to be given direction, wisdom, 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 the lead elder and 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

Pray that:

  • We will receive divine direction to bring the Hope of Jesus to all those in our community who are discouraged, depressed and fearful because of the ongoing lock-downs in our Province.
  • The proclamation of the good news of the Kingdom of God to those who do not know the Lord.
  • Revelation of God’s Word will equip believers to live in their God-given identity and destiny.
  • Holy Spirit to fill and empower every member to live victoriously and fulfill their God-given ministry.

The Gathering Place
Bradley & Linda Bell

Pray that:

  • We will receive divine direction to bring the Hope of Jesus to all those in our community who are discouraged, depressed and fearful because of the ongoing lock-downs in our Province.
  • The proclamation of the good news of the Kingdom of God to those who do not know the Lord.
  • Revelation of God’s Word will equip believers to live in their God-given identity and destiny.
  • Holy Spirit to fill and empower every member to live victoriously and fulfill their God-given ministry.

Youth Quest Ministries
Joanne Hicks: Woodstock, ON

Pray that:

  • God will reveal novel ways to minister to the needs of “at risk youth” in Woodstock and surrounding area during these times of challenge and ongoing restrictions.
  • Laborers will be raised up to disciple youth who are coming to Youth Quest.
  • Leaders be released 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
Hope for Widows Ministry: Minden, Ontario

Pray for:

  • Wisdom and discernment for Ralph and Rebecca as they provide oversight to minister to widows from Canada
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 team to provide 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.
  • For true disciples to be made who will go on to disciple others with healthy, godly DNA.