About Us

Graham has expressed inclusive views, suggesting that people without explicit faith in Jesus can be saved. In a 1997 interview with Robert Schuller, Graham said:

“I think that everybody that loves or knows Christ, whether they are conscious of it or not, they are members of the body of Christ… [God] is calling people out of the world for his name, whether they come from the Muslim world, or the Buddhist world or the non-believing world, they are members of the Body of Christ because God has called them. They may not know the name of Jesus, but they know in their hearts that they need something they do not have, and they turn to the only light they have, and I think that they are saved, and they are going to be with us in heaven”.

Les Ministères Eric Michel International and Eric Michel Ministries International is legally constituted as a Religious Not-for-profit Organization at Industry Canada under the number # 895170-5 and at Canada Revenue Agency under the number # 80323 9177 RC001.

OUR FAITH

The teaching of Jesus must take precedence over the doctrines of a later time, and Christian unity is to be sought, not in the uniformity of creed. Still, a common standard of duty and adherence to the commandments set out in the Holy Bible.

“We believe that there is One God; we affirm the unity of all creation and take the example and teachings of the Human Jesus as our Way in life.”

The Scriptures of the Holy Bible govern our faith asserts and upholds the right of every individual to search these scriptural records for themselves and to use reason and personal conscience to discover God’s Divine Truth removes Human Tests and Confessions of Faith that restrict private judgement and prevent free inquiry upholds the beautiful simplicity of the great commandments as defined by Jesus:

“You must love your God with all your heart, with all your soul and all your mind” and “You must love your neighbour as yourself.”

Government

Church polity Congregation and Episcopal. The Christian Church defines congregationalism as that form of Church polity which rests on the independence and autonomy of each local church. According to this source, the principles of democracy in church government rest on the belief that Christ is the sole head of his church, the members are all priests unto God, and these units are regarded each as an outcrop and representative of the church universal. An episcopal polity is a hierarchical form of church governance (ecclesiastical polity) in which the chief local authorities are the Archbishop and the bishops. (The word bishop derives, via the Vulgar Latin ebiscopus, from the Ancient Greek episkopos meaning overseer) The structure used by many of the major Christian churches and denominations, such as Catholic, Eastern, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican and Lutheran churches or denominations, as well as other churches, founded independently from these lineages.

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Non-discrimination Clause:(We are a welcoming organisation)

It is especially understood that membership and programming are open to all adults. Hiring shall be based on character and abilities, not such things as ethnic background, age, sexual/gender orientation and disabilities. All employees of this society shall be hired without regard to race, colour, creed, sex, gender, sexual preference or orientation, disability, or national origin. This congregation affirms and promotes the full participation of persons in all our activities and endeavours including membership, programming, hiring practices, and the calling of religious professionals, without regard to race, colour, gender, physical or mental challenge, affectionate or sexual orientation, class or national origin. It is specifically understood that membership in this congregation is not, and cannot be, predicated upon race, colour, sex or sexual orientation.

Canon 201704:

The Executive Board of Elders (House of Bishops) and the Board of Elders (Congregation) proposed and voted at unanimity to amend the wording in our constitution to reflect the reality of our members at Eric Michel Ministries International. We became a Methodist Episcopal Nonconforming Conference Chaplaincy.

The Clergy:

Rev Eric Michel was ordained on Dec 7, 1988, as a minister he operated the small group of 11 clergymen on Benedict St in Gatineau. Their task “Research”
A mediatech containing books, audio, photo and video library and tons of documents..

From 1987 to 1993 the computer system was one Commodore 64 and two Vic 20. With access to Compuserve and another network via Datapack. That is the basic foundation of our R.T.T. Ministry today.

A large part of his life was to give his time to the community as a volunteer. He was a member of many non-profit organizations (more than 20). He got involved as a member of boards with titles of director, Vice-President and President. Also, sitting at round tables of social communities for the community’s well-being in different aspects regarding health, socially and most important their primary necessity.

Rev Eric Michel founder of Eric Michel Ministries Int’l and co-founder with Rev. Marie Yvonne of the Chaplaincy Ministry

President of the House of Bishop

Rev. Marie Yvonne co-founder with the Rev. Eric Michel of the Chaplaincy Ministry. She was in the 1980s a Sunday School Teacher and Sunday School
Superintendent and also a member for many years of the Jeddore Women’s Missionary Society..

Most of her life was dedicated to the well-being of others mainly in the field of counsellings in her community and carries it into her Chaplain Ministry. Rev. Marie Yvonne is the founder of the New Hope Ministry & Missions since 2013

Lay Officer:

President of the Board of Elders

Lyle
is the youngest of four children; he has two brothers and one sister. He received his education at Jeddore Elementary, Gaytz Brook Junior High, Musquodoboit Harbour High and Nova Scotia Community College, now known as Akerley Campus.

Lyle was in cubs as a child and became a scout leader as a teen,he was very active in church as a teen.

Lyle was also in the army reserves. He worked for a while at commercial baking and also did long-haul trucking. For a time he was assistant manager at motels in Pictou, Winnipeg, Alberta and Halifax.

Lyle started working in construction which leads him to open up his own company. He lives in Nova Scotia with his spouse and six children.

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