Thursday, September 20, 2018
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Global Missions

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Bethany International – Asia

Training local missionaries to reach their many unevangelized people groups. Contact information can be requested at;

Chinaconnect – Steve Ray

Sharing Christ’s love with the Chinese people through service and relationship. Men, women, children, and orphans are served in the areas of nutrition, health care, English training, and rural development. Download more information about the ministry and a prayer list. Contact Steve Ray, Executive Director, 3707 NE 119th St, Vancouver, WA 98686; 253-225-5989;; or Jennifer Cameron, 614-374-0008,; 

The Gideons International

An association of Christian business and professional men and their wives dedicated to telling people about Jesus through sharing personally and by providing Bibles and New Testaments. While known for our work with hotels, Gideons also share Scriptures in schools and colleges, prisons and jails, hospitals, and medical offices. To date, Gideons have placed over two billion Scriptures around the world in 99 languages. Download more information about the ministry and a prayer list. Contact The Gideons International, Columbus Northwest Camp, P.O. Box 81, Dublin OH 43017; Follow the Gideons Intl. Blog here. UALC contact: Jim Harrass,

Haiti Christian School/Medical Clinic

Providing hope through Christian-based education for over 2300 students in Institution Univers school (PreK-grade 13); and affordable medical services at Univers Medical Center for 10,000 patients a year. UALC supports Coalition of Children in Need Association (COCINA) which provides financial aid and mission teams to the school and clinic. COCINA contact is Bill Gibeaut, Download information about the ministry and a prayer list for Univers Medical Center. See a video from a recent mission trip. Contact

Health Gives Hope

Creating long-term relationships with communities in developing nations to provide health through holistic programs that cultivate a hopeful future. The center of activities is the Hidota Health Center in Bora, Ethiopia, a rural, agricultural village in the mountains of southern Ethiopia. Mission trip opportunities for medical and non-medical volunteers are available every April and November. Download information about the ministry and a prayer list. Contact Dan Clark, Strategic Director, PO Box 567, Dublin, OH 43017; (844)2-GIVE-HOPE;;

Heart to Honduras/Sister Church

A holistic, Christ-centered ministry in Central America, providing food, clothing, housing, healing and hope for the hopeless. We encourage our sister church, Church of the Open Arms, in Caliche, Honduras, a remote village of 350 people. We support them through prayer, by financial donations, and with an annual medical/construction mission. Download more information about the ministry and a prayer list. Contact, PO Box 38, Xenia, OH 45385; 937-372-3503,

International Friendships, Inc. – Richard Mendola

God uses this international student ministry to reach the nations with the gospel. IFI volunteers and staff have served and helped over 1,000 new international students a year. Several have come to Christ (over 55 in 2012); many return to their homeland with the Gospel. Complete the training and then offer hospitality to an incoming international student this summer, through airport pick-up, temporary housing, welcome events or by donating used furniture. Download more information about the ministry and a prayer list. Contact Richard Mendola, International Friendships, 2500 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43202; 614-294-2434; UALC contact: Jerry Cable,

Into the Field – Jennifer Cameron

Into the Field serves the servants of Jesus around the corner and around the world. ITF supports Christian ministries, assisting them in strategic planning, program/project development, special events, mission trip logistics and leadership, and marketing/communications. Download more information about the ministry and a prayer list. Contact Jennifer Cameron, ITF Executive Director, 1161 Bethel Rd, Ste 101, Columbus, OH 43220; 614-374-0008,,

Lutheran Bible Translators – Nathan and Sarah Esala

Translating the texts of Scripture to be used in Likɔɔnl (aka Komba) speaking churches and homes in Ghana. Download more information about the ministry and a prayer list. Contact Nathan and Sarah Esala, c/o Lutheran Bible Translators, 303 N. Lake St. Aurora, IL 60507. 

Tim and Diane Sonnenberg – Tanzania

Teaching college courses at the Makumira Lutheran Seminary and University in Usa River, Tanzania. Contact Tim and Diane Sonnenberg, 3019 State Route 108, Wauseon, Ohio 43567.

Tom Seipel – Nicaragua

Teaching the children of Nicaragua about the saving love of Jesus Christ through prayers, songs and Bible stories while offering tutoring and healthy food. Contact Tom Seipel, 8 Treutien Ln, Savannah, GA 31411;

United World Mission – Callie Wulf

Partnering with local Christians in 42 nations to form leaders, reproduce churches, and empower the poor and vulnerable. Contact Callie Wulf, United World Mission, 205 Regency Executive Park Dr., Ste 430, Charlotte, NC 28217; 800-825-5896;; 

Joel and Julie Workman – England

Working with Greater Europe Mission to partner with two church plants in London, England. Contact Joel and Julie Workman, 77 E. Tulane Rd., Columbus, OH 43202.
Mission Trips

Mission Trips

Find out how you can participate nearby or across the globe. Or join the home team. Pray for safe travel, offer support and correspond with missionaries. 


Domestic Missions

Domestic Missions

Sometimes the mission field is right in our backyard.


Global Missions

Global Missions

We all are bridge builders, called to cross boundaries for the sake of God's Kingdom. 


Student Missions

Student Missions

College campuses are "fields ripe for harvest."