The World Missions Board reaches out beyond the local congregation, currently supporting several missionaries and three organizations in the community, region and world for evangelism, as well as the training of disciples for our Lord Jesus Christ. The goal of the Missions Team is to edify the body of Christ and share the gospel locally and around the world. Short-term missions has the privilege of serving our neighbors and missionaries, through practical means. Contact: Diane Brown, 360-666-2949, email@example.com.
Mel & Patty work with local churches, publishing books and music in the Slovenia language.
The MAF planes transport missionaries as well as serve for medical needs. The Epps have served in Africa and Indonesia where Reg has flown planes and worked as an aircraft mechanic. Currently, they are based in Nampa, ID, which allows Reg to get medical treatment for his cancer, while still serving as a mechanic. Mary is involved with teaching children on Sundays, MOPS, and ladies Bible study.
Tracy & Leng serve through Good News Clubs, 5-Day Clubs, and the Clark County Fair ministry.
Peter & Margre are involved with church planting, evangelism seminars, and training national leaders. Peter is on staff at Tyndale Theological Seminary and Margre is the national director of Community Bible Studies in Holland. They also have city-wide evangelistic outreaches.
Andrew & Cassandra have completed schooling and formal training to serve as missionaries. They are in the Philippines, learning the language and culture.
Hilde is part of a team that helps to train pastors and leaders. She also works with church music leaders and assists with coordination of short-term mission teams.
Their ministry includes planting new churches and training men to pastor these churches. They have outreach groups that include classes in parenting, baking, conversational English, marriage, Bible studies and youth meetings.
They have an intensive discipleship training program for college age students (ages 18-25) called Antioch Christian Training School (ACTS). They have on-going ministries in Mexico and Romania, where the graduates get "hands on" experiences in the ministry.
FHYR is a residency program for troubled boys 13-16 years of age located near Yakima, WA. The boys are placed in this Christian program for 18 months.
There are many summer camp activities for kids available: Day camps, Horsemanship camps, Adventure camps and Paintball camps. During the year, there are a variety of weekend retreats. They also partner with Transitional Youth of Portland to offer young men training in work ethics, responsibility and leadership in a Christian environment.
They have lived with and ministered to the Kakuna people and are now based in Goroka in the Eastern highland providence. Aaron has many responsibilities as business office manager and language consultant. Erika has been school secretary and many other responsibilities as she assists missionaries going out in the field and those in transition for going home.
They come alongside pastors, teachers and others to help them grow and develop as leaders. Their ministry includes travel to Zimbabwe and other places needed for training and encouragement of leadership.
Options360 offers caring information to women who find themselves in an unintended pregnancy. The clinic offers education, emotional support, spiritual encouragement, ultrasounds and physical assistance. They have an "Earn While You Learn" program that provides things needed for the baby.