A Commitment to Missions and Love for the Children

2015 Venture Mission - photo 2 from Kelly Rose

Much relies on the maturity and initiative of the team members, many of whom have served year after year and have grown both in their commitment to missions and their love for the children they meet . . .

Cross Cultural Outreach and Service in Naples

2015 Lake Sherwood-Naples photo 5 from Eric Hausler

We at Christ the King OPC were so encouraged by the visit from this short-term missions team and their heart of service to our neighbors. I know the testimony and credibility of our church was enhanced by the loving service of this team . . .

A Zeal That Can Only Be Inspired by the Spirit

2015 New Hope OPC and Calvary Glenside at Boardwalk Chapel - photo 1 from Ann Burden

No other week has given me greater proof that God is active in His relationship with me. I came to the Chapel looking to be revitalized with a stronger passion for Christ, and the Spirit answered my prayers far beyond what I could have ever expected . . .

Seed Planters

2015 Quebec St Georges E4K photo 1 CROPPED from Sharon Knotts

We were there to plant seeds. We weren’t the gardener, just the planters. Our job was to plant the Word of God in every way we could, whether by lessons, songs, or actions . . .

English for Kids (Quebec City): Wrap-Up Report

2015 Quebec E4K Suzy and Jennifer CROPPED photo from Jennifer Nelson

God answered our prayers and we had three successful camps. Please continue to pray for the kids that we taught. Pray that a love for God will grow in their hearts and that it will spread to their parents and families. We may not be seeing the fruit of our labors right away, but we hope and pray that God uses the seeds we have sown to bring these people to Him . . .

Key West Evangelism Training: Leaders’ Reports

2015 Key West - Grace Columbus - photo 9 from Sinacori - Bill Welzien's board

We are very thankful that you took the time each day to talk in depth with us as a group. Your explanation of why we witness and evangelize was refreshing. You showed us how to use God’s authority for reaching people with truth and love . . .

Key West Evangelism Training: Teen Testimonials

2015 Key West - Grace Columbus - photo 2 from Sinacori

Thank you once again for graciously offering us your facilities, patiently teaching us, and sharing your ministry in Mallory Square with us. The trip was altogether wonderful, and you are greatly appreciated . . .

Donate Items to the Boardwalk Chapel (July 2015)

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In order to help us stock up the Boardwalk Chapel (Wildwood, New Jersey) apartments and staff housing before the busy summer schedule, we are hoping to receive the following household items by donation . . .

Proclaiming the Only Hope and Light

2015 Quebec E4K Quebec - Meagan and camper - photo 2 from Meagan

I recently returned from a week in Quebec City where we ran the English for Kids camp for children ages 5-12. And what a whirlwind of a week it was . . .

Photo Gallery: Team Uganda 2015

2015 Team Uganda photo 10 from Eli Hirtzel FB 7-8-15

Eli Hirtzel (Branch of Hope, Torrance, CA) shared the following photos on Facebook during their trip. Stay tuned for more to come . . .

Photo Gallery: Boardwalk Chapel 2015

Featured Image: Isaiah English, Griffin Adams, Nate Cochran, Boardwalk Chapel 2015, photo by Janet B.

Consider a visit to the Boardwalk Chapel in Wildwood, NJ! Enjoy an afternoon on the beach and then attend the evening program at the Chapel and encourage the very talented and dedicated young Volunteer Staff members . . .

Photo Gallery: Team Haiti 2015

Team Haiti 2015 - with child with crown - photo from Matthew Wood

This is the tenth year that a short-term missions team has been sent to Haiti from the Presbytery of Southern California . . .

The Very Strength of God

2015-07 Caleb Nelson - St-Georges Quebec 2015

I was keenly conscious of having been sent. We were not in St-Georges de Beauce on our own authority. We were there because our church had sent us, supported us, and told us to speak in the name of Jesus . . .

Look to Him in Missions

2015 English for Kids St Georges - Jordan - photo from Jordan copy

Jesus is being taught to all the nations and we need Him to shine His face upon us as we serve Him in this way. Look to Him in missions, not yourself. Look to Him from whom all blessings flow . . .