Missionaries in Canada
Ken & Carolyn Benson
In 1998, Ken and Carolyn moved to Portugal to plant a church. Over 12 years later they have returned to Canada from Portugal to continue to serve under EMCC World Partners with MissionPREP as directors for a program that prepares the next generation of missionaries.
Lou & Naomi Geense
Lou is privileged to represent EMCC in compassionate responses to crises in our world and to come alongside of national Christian leaders to assist them as the serve on mission. Lou continually seeks to see the strategic deployment of people and resources for kingdom purposes. Twenty tears of pastoral ministry and almost twenty years of involvement in working with an indigenous church in East Africa drives his passion to serve Jesus in a global setting. Lou lives in Stouffville, ON with his wife Naomi where they care for a number of special needs children. They also have five adult children. Lou continues to enjoy construction projects, reading and following football.
DayStar Native Outreach was a God-given vision to Shirley. She has a deep and abiding love for this people group of Northern Ontario. Her greatest desire is to eventually see DayStar run by the Wikwemikong community.
Tim & Lorna Jacobson
Tim and Lorna served in Ethiopia for many years with Serving In Missions (SIM). Tim works as Training and Development Co-ordinator with SIM. Lorna works with SIM in caring for the unique needs of missionary kids (MK).
CY is Ontario Regional Director with Overseas Missionary Fellowship (formerly China Inland Missions, founded by Hudson Taylor in 1865). CY seeks to work with churches and Christians in Ontario to mobilize God's people to serve the Lord among East Asia's peoples. He is also privileged to pastor a small group in a grass-root church downtown Toronto.
Missionaries World Wide
Joel & Lara Knights
Europe has been on the hearts of Joel and Lara even before they met. God's calling for them has now come to fruition as they are living and ministering in Belgium with Operation Mobilization. They will be ministering to church plants, building relationships through community centre outreach's and promoting a closer relationship with Jesus.
David & Brenda Mensah
In 1989, the Mensah family moved to Ghana. David serves as director and administrator of GRID (Ghana Rural Integrated Development). Motivated by the love of Christ, their mission is to assist poor communities in meeting their basic needs in a sustainable manner.