Our staff is our greatest resource and we strive for excellence as we seek to create relational environments of mutual discovery and transformation.
Our full-time staff are:
Lisa has been on staff with NOVO since 2017. She took on the role of President with Novo Canada in 2020 as well as focusing on leadership and organizational development coaching with teams located throughout the world.
Tim & Ute Warkentin
Tim & Ute moved to Vancouver in 2004 with their three kids after serving with our ministry partner Novo US for eight years. They served with NieuCommunities until 2010. From 2010-2020, Tim was the President of NOVO Canada, before moving into a role to focus on ministry leaders through strategic planning, team building, and LifePlanning.
Emmanuel & Grace Ndabarushimana
Restoring the Ruins of Burundi. Burundi is a small war-torn country in Central East Africa. For decades, Burundi has experienced bloodsheds due to tribal conflicts. The Gospel of Jesus is a message of healing and reconciliation. It has the power to reconcile. With this conviction in our hearts, we felt God compelling us to leave the comfort of Vancouver, Canada, and take this message of reconciliation and healing to the nation of Burundi. Please join us as we spread the message of reconciliation and healing!
Canadians like you have the opportunity to partner with the staff of our Novo partners ministries like Deric & Amber Moen and Michael & Erika Phillip