The Journey

Belong…to a community journeying together.

Behold God…collectively in worship and prayer.

Become Free…while being transformed into His likeness with ever-increasing glory.

Be Sent…in the power of the kingdom.

Shekhinah…

… a gathering where we ascend in worship & descend with prophetic prayer and decrees.

… a place of Koinonia – “Intimate Fellowship”  with Father God and our church family.

… a gathering of people expecting to function and grow in their spiritual gifts and callings.

… a gathering where the written word takes precedence and rhema words are considered crucial.

… a gathering where family, honor, love, courage and absolute surrender to God are highly valued.

… a gathering where you can come as you are to be encouraged, edified, equipped, and sent out.

Shekhinah (Shuh-Khee-nuh) is a gathering of Christians committed to a lifestyle displaying the manifest presence of God, in both practical and spiritual ways. We advance His kingdom in our region, state and the nations. Our team reflects the 5-fold ministry model Apostle Paul mentions in Ephesians 4:11-12. This is a rare and precious gathering intent on equipping believers to fulfill the call of God on their lives and sending them out with blessings. We welcome the gifts to function in honor, order, and humble submission to God and one another.   Journey with us!  God wants to do great exploits through you!

We Believe that you don’t need to wear a mask with Jesus!

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

“When the Stakes are high, bow down low.”

Beth Moore

“98% of people who come to the Lord have come through a friend or relative not great programs or events. We are called to be making disciples daily.”

Rick Joyner

“When we keep God in first place, everything else falls into place.”

Joyce Meyer

“The best way to honor past accomplishments is by building on top of their breakthroughs.”

Bill Johnson

“Angels and authorities are already in submission to Jesus in heaven. We need only reinforce the reality of His kingdom here on earth.”

Joseph Prince


Our Elders


Our Verse: “So guard your hearts. Be true shepherds over all the flock and feed them well. Remember, it was the Holy Spirit who appointed you to guard and oversee the churches that belong to Jesus, the Anointed One, which he purchased and established by His own blood.” – Acts 20:28

Stephanie Butler has ministered the word of God since 2005, powerfully sharing the revelation of Christ with those desiring to know Him more fully. Currently, she is our Senior Apostolic Leader, Founder & President of COGL Network and Women of Glory Prayer Network. She is also an  Advisory Board Member for both the National Day of Prayer for Michigan and the Heartbeat Coalition. Stephanie is ordained by Patricia King and her Women in Ministry Network.  Stephanie is an author and leadership coach who has collaborated the last eight years, with regional pastors, NPO’s, government officials, and community leaders, to create a unified approach to advancing the kingdom of God in Lansing Metro and coaching other city leaders across Michigan. Check out Stephanie’s Blog Magnanimous Love for 5-fold ministry leaders who are equipping the corporate body of Christ.


Favorite Quote: “Our love of God is measured by our everyday fellowship with others and the love it displays.” – Andrew Murray

FullSizeRenderShane Butler has been demonstrating the love of God through practical acts of love and service in the marketplace and neighborhoods 2008. Currently he is an elder whose primary APEST gift is “Shepherd”. He carries the Fathers heart to protect the elderly, women, and children, those most vulnerable in our society.  He oversees our security, finances and helps with sound and conflict resolution as needed. He is a leader in the community. Shane is a straight shooter and has a great sense of humor, recognizing the importance of working hard and playing hard.


Favorite Quote: “Sir my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side for God is always right.” – Abraham Lincoln

Laura McMurtry has been a minister of the word since 2007 and our prophetic leader since 2012. She is a government leader who is privileged to have kingdom influence across the state of Michigan. She serves as a Member of COGL Network’s Government Team, Patricia King’s WIMN Network, and is the founder of Metamorphosis Consulting. Currently, she is an elder ordained as a prophet for Shekhinah International, who functions prophetically in the region and the state. Also, Laura is the author of a prophetic blog entitled On Eagles Wings. Read about what God has shared with her on her latest blog entry On Eagles Wings.


Favorite Quote: “If you want to go fast, Go Alone. If you want to go far, Go Together!” – African Proverb


Our Team


Our Verse: “Jesus, knowing their thoughts, called them to his side and said, “kings and those with great authority in this world rule oppressively over their subjects, like tyrants. But this is not your calling. You will lead by a completely different model. The greatest one among you will live as the one who is called to serve others, because the greatest honor and authority is reserved for the one with the heart of a servant. For even the Son of Man did not come expecting to be served by everyone, but to serve everyone, and to give his life in exchange for the salvation of many.” – Acts 20:28

Dalene Peel has been in relationship with the Lord for over 70 years and has training and experience in many areas, including as a leadership coach through COGL Network. Her main passion is to be a blessing to the body of Christ, especially the leadership. She is ordained as a member of Apostolic Regional teams and functions as and is honored as a mother in the house. 

 


Favorite Quote: “Knowing how to live is an art and must be developed. And as you do, you can daily taste and see that God is good.” Keith Moore (Faith Life Church)

Sheila Wilson traveled the nation and served as an Evangelist for eleven years. Her primary APEST gift is “Teacher.” Sheila is passionate about worship and prayer. She’s had ample experience in hearing and speaking words from the Lord and praying for individuals resulting in them being healed.  She is ordained under Apostolic Regional Teams of Lansing and currently attends our weekly services in support of the regional work. She functions as a Teacher & Shepherd in our gathering.


Favorite Quote: ”Worship changes the worshiper into the image of the One worshiped.” – Jack Hayford

Sundays at 2:30pm

Breakout Sunday Every 4th Sunday No Service

Feast & Fellowship on 5th Sunday Service

719 East Grand River Lansing, MI 48906

shekhinahchurch@gmail.com