Faytene has been in full-time Christian service since 1997.
She began in ministry by serving extensively on the inner-city streets of Vancouver. During this time she lead street outreaches and equipping schools aimed at bringing the love of God the poor, homeless and/or addicted.
In her first two years of official full time Christian service she also functioned as city wide director of Neighbour Link Vancouver, a ministry of World Vision Canada which mobilizes churches to serve the needy in their community in practical ways (food delivery, visitation, home care etc.). During these years NeighbourLink experienced exponential growth with many new churches being mobilized to be the hands and feet of Christ to the city of Vancouver.
In 2000, after being miraculously healed of a terminal illness (auto immune hepatitis), she transitioned to oversees missionary and humanitarian work. During this period she served in Liberia, West Africa, for 7 months under Hope for the Nations in a rescue mission for malnourished children during which time she spearheaded a church plant and the establishment of a mercy ministry there.
Over the last years Faytene has devoted herself to serving as the pioneering director of TheCRY Movement which has hosted 10 mass prayer gatherings in Canada, founding and directing the activist organization called 4MY Canada which equipped thousands of Canadians to be a voice for socially conservative values to the Parliament of Canada, hosted many national revival conferences and most recently spearheaded TheCRY Hollywood which gathered an estimated 3,000 for a full day of prayer at Universal City to pray for a move of God in entertainment media. The 12th CRY took place in Israel in the summer of 2013 and was a partnership with Lou Engle (TheCall) and GOD TV.
On March 1, 2011 Faytene married Robert Grasseschi and in April of 2014 they welcomed their first child into the world. She and Robert are missionaries with a special emphasis on impacting Hollywood (the entertainment industry), Canada and Israel. They travel extensively as a conference speakers and servants to various national and international initiatives. Their passion is to exhort the Body of Christ to be salt and light in the earth, rise into all the Word of God has for them, to carry the fragrance of Christ and live lives of impact.
* Stand On Guard, Faytene’s first published book, has become a national best seller and has been accepted to the Parliamentary Library of Canada.
* Listed by Charisma Magazine as one of 21 emerging leaders of Tomorrow’s church globally.
* In 2008 she was awarded the 2nd annual emerging leadership award by the All Nations Convocation with Tom Hess in Jerusalem.
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Faytene Grasseschi has been in full time ministry since 1997 and has a burning passion to see believers inspired, trained and released to impact their spheres, cities and nations in a way that brings transformation for the glory of God. Currently Faytene serves as the Director of TheCRY Movement which has mobilized thousands in mass prayer gatherings in Canada and Hollywood, the Director of MY Canada which leads young adults in addressing the governmental leaders of Canada, the director of V-Kol Media Ministries, a best selling author and a seasoned conference speaker. Faytene is happily married to her husband Robert. Site: www.faytene.ca.