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.
Serving in Slovenia with World Venture since the early 1990s. They work with local churches, conducting Bible studies, publishing books and music in the Slovene language. They have helped produce a film, “The Story of the Bible” to increase understanding of the biblical truths and the gospel.
Reg & Mary Epp served with Missionary Aviation Fellowship since 1986. They served faithfully in Botswana, Indonesia, and Idaho. They were based in Nampa, Idaho (headquarters) so Reg could get the medical treatment needed for cancer. Reg was transferred to glory in Oct. 2020. Mary will still be serving at MAF, continuing to use her talents with children and her life experiences on the field to teach, encourage, and equip the next generation of missionaries.
Serving with Child Evangelism Fellowship in Clark County. They serve through Good News Clubs, 5-Day Clubs, and the Fair ministry. Many opportunities to be involved with CEF.
Serving with Greater European Mission in Holland. They are involved with church planting, evangelism seminars, and training national leaders. Peter is on staff at Tyndale Theological Seminary and Margré is the national director of Community Bible Studies in Holland. They also have citywide evangelistic outreaches.
Serving in the Philippines with Ethnos360. They are still involved with learning the language and culture of the Philippine people. The plan is to go out to an unreached people group to share the gospel.
Serving with One Challenge, currently in transition to a location in the states. She will be assisting the Global Research Team with gathering and analyzing relevant data to serve the field teams.
Serving in Japan with The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM). The main focus of their ministry is making disciples to become disciple makers. Stephen works with planting new churches and training men to pastor these churches. They have outreach in a variety of ways that include classes in parenting, baking, conversational English, marriage, Bible studies and youth meetings.
Serving near Yakima, WA with Great Commandments Ministries. They have intensive discipleship training programs for college age students (ages 18-25) called ACTS. There are two parts of this school, the first in the Fall where instruction is focused in biblical truths and applying these truths to their lives. In the Spring the focus is more on outreach and how God is calling you to live out that faith to minister to the culture (in the states and other countries).
Serving Clark County at Royal Ridges Retreat. This camping ministry reaches out through using horses, day camps, overnight camps, adventure camps, and paintball camps. There are many groups that use the facilities for retreats.
Serving in Papua New Guinea with Ethnos360. They plan to go to an unreached people group in PNG to assist with being able to share the truth of the gospel with those who have never heard. Rachel is the daughter of Aaron & Erika Weatherl.
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Aaron & Erika have lived with and ministered to the Kakuna people, now they are based at Goroka, in the Eastern highland province. Aaron has many responsibilities as banking manager, business office manager and language consultant. Erika has been the school secretary and many other responsibilities as they assist missionaries going out to the field, and those in transition for coming home.
Serving in New Mexico with One Challenge. There is a major change of ministry from South Africa to New Mexico. John will still assist with the men and leadership of Zimbabwe, but travel from the states. The new ministry is working with Native Americans who are technically classified as an unreached people group.
Options360 assists women with unplanned pregnancies. There is one clinic now that offers education, emotional support, spiritual engagement, ultrasounds, and physical assistance. There is an “Earn While You Learn” program that helps provide things needed for the baby.