SUPPORTED MISSIONARIES

TIM AND SARA ARFSTEN

World Outreach Ministries - Tim currently serves as the Global Communications Director for Light the Window Alliance. Their mission is to mobilize God’s Church, primarily through social media platforms, across the globe to intercede for the Unreached Peoples until they have a gospel witness in each people group and the Church is established among them. They are currently mobilizing prayer via Facebook, Instagram, Parler, Twitter and Mail Chimp. Tim serves with World Outreach Ministries, but the vision is a collaboration with many agencies and Churches sharing these goals. He also serves as a missions mobilizer and does social media pages for Prayer for Iraq, and City Reaching Center based in Minneapolis. Sara teaches physical education at Red Rock Central in Lamberton, MN. She is showing the love of Jesus to children in a public school setting.

worldoutreach.org

BILL AND LINDSEY BRIMMER

Camp JIM - Bill and Lindsey Brimmer serve as missionaries in Christian camping at Camp JIM in Pillager, MN. Bill is the Hospitality Ministries Director. He serves as the Accommodations Assistant, Main Summer Retreat Host, Stores Manager Assistant and in many other areas, as needed, including the kitchen. Click here to find out how you can support the Brimmer’s in the ministry God has called them to, read their newsletter and connect with them. Camp JIM (Jesus is Mine) exists to lovingly teach and model the gospel of salvation through Jesus Christ and to encourage people to grow in faith and service by providing quality, affordable, year-round camps, rentals and retreats to churches, youth, families and adults. Click here to watch a video about Camp JIM.

campjim.org

FLAGSTAFF MISSION TO THE NAVAJO’S

Flagstaff Mission - to the Navajo’s (FMN) is a non-denominational, evangelical mission with the goal to fulfill the Great Commission among the Navajo (Diné) people. It seeks to accomplish this goal by preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ, discipling Diné believers and establishing indigenous Diné churches.

fmn.org

DAVID AND JOANNE HARTHAN

TEAM - Before his recent retirement, Dave served as the North Central Church Relations Representative for TEAM, both in Austria and stateside. In Austria, he was involved in church planting, discipling and counseling. Here in the states, he participated in the screening of prospective missionaries, member care and continued to have opportunities to counsel. He consulted with and helped churches in their mission’s programs, spoke at mission conferences, encouraged pastors and meet with missions committees to share with them ways to do missions in our changing age. His main job, prior to retirement, was working as associate in the counseling department. He did debriefs of missionaries and the psychological evaluations of new applicants for missionary service, and lead the Timothy Network—a group of lay people who provide pastoral care for TEAM’s missionaries. He also conducted TEAM’s Explore Workshops.

team.org

BILL AND CINDY HOPPE

AWANA - Awana Missionaries to NE Minnesota and NW Wisconsin. They present AWANA to prospective churches, train new churches, follow up with churches through club visits and leader’s meetings, as well as plan three Leadership Training Conferences each fall. They also direct AWANA Scholarship Camp each year and keep leaders informed through newsletters, club visits and Sunday presentations.

awana.org

TOM AND CHERI’ HOWARD

Serving in Cambodia - Tom and Cheri’ are transitioning to full-time Christian ministry in Cambodia. Tom will be working at a missionary hospital, Mercy Medical Center, which shares the love of Jesus with their patients, trains Christian physicians through a residency program and partners with other organizations to help plant churches. Cheri’ will be involved in discipleship, primarily through teaching English to the staff.

us.worldteam.org

DAN AND MELINDA NELSON

Converge - In 2006 after planting two latino churches in the Denver area, the Lord called Dan and Melinda Nelson to the second largest city in Mexico (Guadalajara) to continue their church planting ministry. Their passion is to see lives changed and communities transformed through the planting of new churches. They planted a church among the under-reached middle class called Factor Fe. Following their home assignment year, they returned to Guadalajara in January of 2014 and focused on recruiting, training and mentoring other church planters as they continue their church planting ministry. Since November 2016, Dan has served as International Leader for Latin America and the Caribbean, giving leadership to our work there. They still live in Guadalajara, where Dan continues to teach at a local Bible institute and mentor pastors and church planters. MeLinda has helped develop a ministry to pastors’ wives in the Guadalajara area and remains active in this ministry that comes alongside of these women in ministry.

converge.org

TIM AND JULIE NELSON

Avant - Our mission is to produce and empower committed followers of Jesus Christ in Spanish-speaking areas to reach the world.

We seek to:

  • Enable the outreach of the North American church through strategic partnerships.
  • Evangelize those who have not yet come to saving faith in Christ.
  • Establish biblically based, culturally relevant, reproducing churches.
  • Equip leaders for the work of the ministry.
  • Extend the Gospel by mobilizing national churches for worldwide missions.

NEW BEGINNINGS PREGNANCY CARE CENTER

New Beginnings Pregnancy Care Center exists to affirm the value of all human life through care and education. New Beginnings is a Christ-Centered, life affirming Pregnancy help Center. Our mission is caring for women, men and families in need.

Purpose:

  • To offer an alternative to abortion!
  • To meet emotional, physical and spiritual needs
  • To make life-affirming decisions
  • To share the Gospel
  • To teach Biblical application for living
  • To teach sexual integrity
  • To help women, men and their families to find healing for children lost to abortion and miscarriage
newbeginningspregnancy.com

PETER AND LAUREL OLSON

Black Forest Academy - Peter and Laurel Olson (with their children Jonah & Caleb) serve at Black Forest Academy (BFA) in Kandern, Germany. One of the biggest challenges for families living overseas can be meeting the educational needs of their children. BFA helps these families remain where they are by providing a quality, international Christian education for their children. Families of BFA’s students work in over 50 different countries throughout Western & Eastern Europe, Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East.

bfacademy.com

RICH AND JOAN PERALEZ

Global Outreach Mission - Missionary Pastor Rich Peralez, works with American Mission for Opening Churches (AMOC). AMOC has since merged with Global Outreach Mission. In 1999, Rich began laying the foundations for Siouxland Community Bible Church. Evangelical in every way, Global Outreach Mission is solely concerned with the propagation of the Gospel of the grace of God as revealed in the Word of God. Our primary objective is the winning of Souls for Jesus Christ. We enjoy fellowship with Christians of like faith, crossing many denominational lines. In all of our programs, the Gospel is to be proclaimed, the Scriptures are to be taught, converts are to be discipled, and indigenous churches are to be organized.

KEN AND LORELEI POLLEY

Ministry Developers Network - Our goal is to partner with like ministries in order to enhance performance and excellence within your God-given ministry. MDN Missionaries and staff serve in a number of developing countries where the possibilities of training are limited. We provide guidance for start-up ministries, evaluate existing ministry programs, assist with program development, strategic planning, pastoral training, leadership development, plan for sustainability and more. Ken’s primary ministry call is to help churches and ministry leaders be healthy and effective in fulfilling the great commandment of making disciples. Primary responsibilities under that general heading are: Mentoring ministry leaders (pastors, missionaries, church leadership), assisting and resourcing churches and discipling younger men. Lorelei junctions with his primary ministries as needed. She is also a lead trainer for STS (Simply the Story) which is an oral inductive Bible study method used for evangelism and discipleship.

mdnconnect.org

PSALM 99.5

A non-profit ministry dedicated to spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ through radio. Psalm 99.5 oversees radio stations throughout Northern Minnesota.

psalmfm.org

INTERNATIONAL MESSENGERS

International Messengers is an evangelical, interdenominational missions organization comprised of an international staff team. We are committed to making disciples of all nations through partnering with local churches to renew, train and mobilize believers for active involvement in reaching the world for Christ.

internationalmessengers.org

WORLD VISION

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. World Vision provides hope and assistance to approximately 100 million people in nearly 100 countries. In communities around the world, we join with local people to find lasting ways to improve the lives of poor children and families.

worldvision.org

Interested in the support of West Cohasset Chapel?

Please fill out and submit one of the following applications. Each application is sent to the Missions Ministry at WCC. Please allow at least one month for your application to be reviewed. The Missions Ministry will follow up with you as soon as they have been able to review your application.