MISSIONS

We highlight God and His glory through Kingdom work in places near and far (Acts 1:8). Our goal is to unite the missionaries we support with our local church body through; prayer, serving and love. We highly value prayer and transparency.


IBAC

  • Bible Institutes of the Americas and Caribbean (Institutos Bíblicos de las Américas y el Caribe)

  • IBAC provides biblical and theological training to pastors and leaders in over 20 locations. Our partnership began when we decided to adopt the Institute in Granada, Nicaragua.  Trips take place every Spring and Fall.

  • https://www.ibacministry.org

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Missionaries with Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF)
The Brown Family

  • Through CEF, the Browns serve kids who don’t have money or hope.  The children they work with are often so poor that they dig through the garbage for food.

  • The Browns help other missionaries set up schools and Bible Clubs throughout the world.

  • https://www.cefonline.com/

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Reaching Children Worldwide

 

Jesu Ministries 2 Zim (JM2Z)

Andrew and Yolanda Burgess

Zimbabwe, Africa

  • JM2Z provides a system of support services that enhance women and children, by meeting their emotional, physical and spiritual needs; which in turn, creates a self-sustaining community.

  • JM2Z is based in Chinhoyi and minister in the high density area in town, which would be considered low-income housing.

  • http://jm2z.org/

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Dan and Bethany Tanner

Tanzania, Africa

 
  • Mavuno Village is a community of culturally appropriate, agriculturally minded, Christ Centered, family style homes for orphaned and vulnerable children in Tanzania, Africa. Founded in 2004.

  • http://www.mavunovillage.org


Church Plant

Pastor Aron Utecht - Christ Church

Sterling, Illinois

  • Christ Church is pastored by Aron Utecht who has been pastoring since 2004. He and his wife Jenn have 3 children; Abby, Ellie, and Ben.

  • Christ Church has been meeting since October of 2018. Their focus is to reach their community by building a church that is Gospel centered in the way they speak, what they study, and how they participate in their community. They want to build a community where it is safe to fail and admit failure because of the God we serve.

  • https://www.christchurchsterling.com/

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Missionaries

Jeff and Shelly Kessler

 
  • Kesslers are based out of Avon, Montana.  They provide support for Awana clubs through Montana and Northern Wyoming, which includes our local Awana Club.

  • Awana’s goal is to reach boys and girls with the Gospel of Christ and train them to serve Him.

  • https://www.awana.org/