About Us

Glory and Peace Church International (formerly Place of Peace Family Church) was established in September 1989 and since then has continued to grow with God's vision of sharing His love and word prophetically today.

Apostle Mike Zino in partnership with his wife, Pastor Maria, are the founding and Co-Senior Pastors of Glory and Peace Church International in Winnipeg, Manitoba.They are loving parents to two sons and a daughter and also have oversight over many other churches around the world.

Glory and Peace Church is a multicultural congregation where people of all races are loved, encouraged in an atmosphere of intimacy and worship. We do believe that the words of God are powerfully practical and relevant in dealing with the issues people face in the world today and will face in the future.

Our Mission

Propagating the care of Our Lord Jesus Christ with a spirit of humility and love to a hurting world. We warmly welcome you to our website and to our ministry. We earnestly believe that miracles happen when someone cares; and we care about you. May God’s best be yours today as you worship the Only True God.

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Apostle Mike Efezino

Apostle (Dr.) Mike came into full-time ministry September 5, 1976 in Nigeria and was launched out into ministry from Nigeria to the nations of the earth.

The apostolic ministry of Apostle (Dr.) Mike has been experienced in the nations through his teachings, writings and the demonstration of God's power.

Apostle (Dr.) Mike and Pastor Maria (his wife) both Pastor Glory and Peace Church International in Winnipeg, Canada. Through the Mike Zino Ministries banner, they have a weekly television broadcast (Called to Victory) that is impacting the world.

God continues to enlarge his influence as many sons and daughters continue to align with his ministry for the purposes of the kingdom of God. Apostle (Dr.) Mike has oversight over several churches around the world and serves on the board of many ministries such as Morris Cerullo World Evangelism.

The apostolic and prophetic ministry of Apostle (Dr.) Mike has been graciously used by God to heal, restore, refresh, empower, deliver and make God's people whole. It is a ministry that challenges and brings God's people to discipleship, repentance, restoration, and salvation. Through his apostolic, prophetic and healing ministry, lives are transformed and nations are impacted.

The Efezino's lift up Jesus and without fail the risen and exalted Lord Jesus, releases His blessings and favor on His people.

Apostle (Dr.) Mike & Pastor Maria are loving parents to two sons, a daughter and a grandson.

Pastor Maria Efezino

Pastor Maria is a Lover of Jesus Christ. A disciple, a teacher, a woman of God with a prophetic voice that is impacting the lives of God's people locally and globally.

A wife, mother and grandmother, Pastor Maria and the husband Apostle Michael EfeZino co-Pastor Glory and Peace Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and have oversight over many churches around the world. Their Apostolic anointing has seen them take the gospel to the nations and through their television broadcast " Called to Victory ", continue to spread the powerful message of the Kingdom of God.

Pastor Maria has being used of God to bring a word of hope, deliverance and healing to the body of Christ. This tremendous anointing has resulted in the healing of terminal diseases as The Lord has used her to set the captives free.

The great passion of Pastor Maria is to awaken the greatness of God in the body of Christ. This sleeping giant need to awaken to its purpose and calling. Pastor Maria believes that an energized church is an unstoppable force that will impact the world with the fragrance of God' presence. In that presence the awe of God is established and the atmosphere for miracles is born.