To our WCV family,
We want to let you all know that our family is moving this September to Kelowna, BC! Mike has been sensing God directing him in new paths in terms of his career for at least two years. In that process, he recently was accepted into a masters program of data science at UBCO in Kelowna. We are so proud of Mike getting into this highly competitive program. It’s a 10-month program and when Mike graduates in June, we will see where the Lord will place us. We still do not fully know.
We have so many mixed emotions imagining leaving Winnipeg and leaving WCV. At this point, we don’t know of exact dates, but we do know that I will be resigning this summer from my position at WCV. We love you all so much. You’ve become our family, our deepest of friends and our co-laborers in the Vineyard. It’s hard to imagine daily and weekly life without you all. This fact alone tears at our hearts – all six of us.
We also know that WCV is in a critical season and the rebuild of our church is before us. It’s so incredibly difficult to lift our hands from this sacred task but we know that so many of you will continue to rise up to strengthen God’s beautiful bride.
In Aug at the National Gathering in Montreal we sang, “It’s a slow Kingdom coming, it’s a slow kingdom coming. But it’s coming. We will wait for you.” I had no idea then what those words would mean now. His Kingdom is coming. We’ve been through so much together; celebration, growth and joy for many years. Overnight there was trauma, re-grouping and now rebuilding. We will wait for Him.
We still have more months together. I’m truly excited to continue to sow all I have within me here at WCV in the months to come. As details unfold, we will keep you all posted. We hope to fill our calendar with dinners, coffees and times at the park with our beautiful community.
For now, please pray for us. There is so much uncertainty ahead for us and all of our kids. We are trusting Jesus with everything we have.
Mike & Jodi
Mikayla, Joseph, Sarah and Sam