Missions

Who We Support

The Missions Team supports the good news of Jesus Christ to the larger community and the world and expresses the care that our church has for God’s World by: Selecting missions and missionaries for our prayer and financial support Providing opportunities for visiting/returning missionaries to report on their ministries to the congregation Maintaining and publicizing current …

Lee and Carolyn Bass

Walking In Their Shoes (WITS) International (Lee & Carolyn Baas)

Walking In Their Shoes (WITS) ministry began in early 1999 to provide on-site care for Christians working overseas. This includes tent makers and independent workers as well as those sent by agencies or denominations. We are available to all without charge and will meet with them at their request wherever they are in the world. WITS is: Counseling For Missionaries – …

Love in Action

Love in Action is an organization that exists to serve area churches in meeting the basic needs of families in our community. When clients come into Love in Action requesting help, they assess their situations and do all that they can to connect them with the appropriate ministries or secular agencies where help is available. …

World Renew

Mission of World Renew: Compelled by the deep passion of God for justice and mercy, we join communities around the world to renew hope, reconcile lives and restore creation. Vision of World Renew: World Renew envisions a world where people experience and extend Christ’s compassion and live together in hope as God’s community.   WORLD …

TCM Counseling

  It is the mission of TCM Counseling to provide an opportunity for all people in the Tri-Cities to access professional Christian counseling to meet the spiritual, psychology and emotional needs of our community. In 2011, TCM  Counseling… counseled more people than any other year in their 34 year history. continued their commitment and never …

Mustard Seed School of New York

Mustard Seed School of New Jersey

Shanna Pargellis, a member of our First Church Family, works for the Mustard Seed School as the Early Childhood Director. Mustard Seed School is an independent school in Hoboken, NJ, serving PreK – Eighth Grade students.  Mustard Seed School is a member of the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools and Christian Schools International. Walk …

On the House Church – Muskegon County

Jeff & Michelle Boersma started “On The House Church” in 2005 to serve people disconnected from Christ’s church by establishing Christian community through small groups that serve as safe entry points. “We look forward to the time when these groups have grown and multiplied to the point where corporate worship can begin,” says Jeffery Boersma. …

Steve and Kim Holtrop

Steve and Kim Holtrop – Nehemiah Center, Nicaragua

When the walls in Jerusalem had been broken down, God called Nehemiah to rebuild them. Like Jerusalem’s walls, many of Nicaragua’s physical, social, and spiritual structures have been broken down by natural disasters, civil wars, and government corruption. The Nehemiah Center’s purpose is to rebuild Nicaragua by equipping its present and potential leaders with a …

Wycliffe (Lorri Scholten) – Oaxaca, Mexico

Lorri Scholten teaches at a school for the children of Wycliffe missionary translators in Oaxaca, the Mexican state with the most linguistic diversity in that country. About Wycliffe: Today about 350 million people do not have Scripture in their language. Wycliffe’s vision is to see the Bible accessible to all people in the language they …

CRCNA – World Renew

(formerly Christian Reformed World Relief Committee) World Renew, compelled by God’s passion for justice & mercy, joins communities around the world to renew hope, reconcile lives, and restore creation. The development, disaster response, and justice arm of the Christian Reformed Church, the aspects of World Renew’s work are three-fold: Community Development:  World Renew staff and …

CRCNA – Home Missions

At Christian Reformed Home Missions, sharing the Good News of salvation is at the heartbeat of all we do. Christian Reformed Home Missions follows God’s lead in the movement of the gospel in North America. Working through regional teams, Home Missions supports a diverse group of church planters, pastors, campus ministers, and others who are …