The Shield – July edition

Praying for the Canadian Military Community

Join us throughout the month of July as we pray for the following individuals and issues.

Leaders   

1 Timothy 2:1-2 

Political Leaders

Prime Minister: Rt Honourable J. Trudeau

Minister of Defence: Lieutenant-Colonel The Honourable Harjit Singh Sajjan

Military Leaders:

Chief of Defence: General Jonathan Vance

Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer:  Chief Warrant Officer Kevin West

Commander of Royal Canadian Navy: Vice-Admiral M.F.R. Lloyd

Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force: (new) Lieutenant-General A.D. Meinzinger

Commander Canadian Army: (new) Lieutenant-General J.M. Lanthier

Chaplain General: Major-General G. Chapdelain

Operations

Joshua 1:9

Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA): Canadian Military recently deployed a 12-person advance party to the region to prepare for the 250 Canadian Military who will provide medical evacuation and aerial support to the mission. This mission has its challenges and dangers and has been designated the UN’s most dangerous mission as 170 international peacekeepers have died in Mali since 2003.

Chaplains:

John14:27

Our chaplains deploy wherever our military serveand face the same dangers, family separations, while bringing hope and compassion to those they serve alongside.

Military families

2 Samuel 22:2-3a.

Families preparing for the deployment of their family members.

Families dealing with the pressures and stresses associated with having a family member currently deployed.

Families preparing for postings this summer.

Families dealing with physical or mental health injuries.

Local Churches

Romans 12:4-5

Churches that are located in areas where there is a military community presence that they would intentionally seek to understand the unique culture and needs of the military community and minister to them.

The MCF

John 12:26

President: Colonel (Retired) Gerry Potter

Upcoming activities focused on prayer partners and The War Room.

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