In 2016, four couples and single man were accepted to become Village Missionaries.
Spring 2016 Candidate School: (Front Row) Executive Director of Canada Murray & Deb Graham, new missionary Joyce Dennis, new missionary Helena Peters, District Representative Marilyn Vandermeer, new missionary Melanie Pompu, new missionaries Laura & Joe Letourneau; (Back Row) Canadian Office Administrator Roy & Lennie Adrian, new missionary Steve Dennis, new missionary Brenden Peters, District Representative Henry Vandermeer, new missionary Alex Pompu, new missionary Darren Goetz.
For the first time in five years, Village Missionaries were available to be sent into the harvest, but Boyle still had no parsonage.
Unfazed by the hurdle, one family in the church stepped out in faith and purchased a parsonage with their own money!
“Their mindset is that if they can provide the full amount, and thus save Village Missions from needing to give money on their end, then that helps Village Missions. Plus, it means that the church is stepping out in faith that God will provide, which he has,” said Brenden.
Turning Canada Around
In the most remote places of Canada, the Gospel of Jesus Christ is going forth. Village Missionaries are helping bring new life, not only to the local church, but to entire communities as well. God is raising up men and women to go where others will not go, to preach a message many do not know and to show Christ’s love to those who have never received it.
Is God calling you to rural ministry? Will you bring the gospel to rural North America?