Community Outreaches

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Whether it's partnering with churches to reach their communities, or it's our members sharing New Testaments at festivals and other large gatherings, The Gideons is all about connecting people with the Word of God.

  • [b]Community[/b] Outreaches

Northern Canada

Journey by Ice

Journey by Ice

Our adventurous team of evangelists safely reached five communities and placed Scriptures with the schools and hospitals, inns and motels, police stations and ambulance services.Read More

To the Arctic Circle

To the Arctic Circle

After heading down a long, rutted, icy hill, our car nearly veered off the edge of a steep embankment! We landed only a few feet away from a one-lane bridge where a truck sat blocking the way.Read More

Labrador Road Dust

Labrador Road Dust

Bill and Helen Sparks both have a passion to see Scriptures placed in the waiting hands of people living in the somewhat isolated areas of Newfoundland and Labrador.Read More

Trekking North with our Treasure

Trekking North with our Treasure

Together my friend and I set out on an adventure to Canada’s cold, cold north. We knew it was potentially dangerous, but our cause and mission drove us onward until we reached the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Read More

Michael's Marathon

Michael's Marathon

Why a regional facilitator ran a full marathon in the world’s Polar Bear CapitalRead More

Community Events

Children in Heaven

Children in Heaven

Turning the pain of loss into fruitful ministryRead More

Greater than Gold at The Games

Greater than Gold at The Games

The 2015 Pan Am Games proved to be a huge success for Canada. But behind the scenes, God touched the nations with something greater than gold medals—the gift of His Son.Read More

More Than a Sweet Treat

More Than a Sweet Treat

Princesses, vampires, superheroes, bunnies and more—an array of costumed children and teens knock on our doors every Halloween night with expectations of sweet treats. One Gideon member goes above and beyond the packaged goodies and offers something more to the outstretched hands.Read More

Finding God in the Lost & Found

Finding God in the Lost & Found

About 15 years ago, the Lord sought me out with an old, used Gideon New Testament that I picked up off our lost and found shelf where I worked in Downtown Ottawa, Canada. Read More

Visitors Flock to Gideon Booth at Local Agrifair

Visitors Flock to Gideon Booth at Local Agrifair

A simple homemade tool drew throngs of people to the Gideon booth at the Agrifair in Abbotsford, BC. Everyone seemed to love the free walking stick. But it wasn’t just any old walking stick; it was a highly creative evangelistic tool.Read More


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