2010 Gift Giving Guide - Church of God of North America

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2010 Gift Giving Guide - Church of God of North America

2010

G I F T G I v I n G G u I d e

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“ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and

with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is

the first and greatest commandment. And the

second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ ”

M AT T h e w 2 2 : 3 7 – 3 9 n i v

T r a n s f o r m i n g

G Lob A L Ly

“Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing

them in the name of the Father and of the Son

and of the holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey

everything I have commanded you. And surely I

am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

M AT T h e w 2 8 : 1 8 – 2 0 n i v


Transforming Values…of the Church of God

Ignite!

40% of ministry

projects fulfill the

Revitalizing the Great Commission in the life

of every individual, church, and agency.

Permeate!

Engaging every individual, church, and

agency in the Great Commandments.

Free!

Committing to stewardship principles

leading to a flexible ministry future and the

management of debt (debt free as a goal) for

every individual, church, and agency.

Cultivate!

Nurturing the spiritual gifts of every

individual, church, and agency.

Refresh!

Ignite goal

17% of ministry

projects fulfill the

Permeate goal

6% of ministry

projects fulfill the

Free goal

26% of ministry

projects fulfill the

Cultivate goal

11% of ministry

projects fulfill the

Refresh goal

Renewing efforts toward relational

connectivity and identity for every individual,

2 church, and agency.

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Transforming Globally…

dear partner in ministry, is a team effort.

Your collaborative spirit is greatly appreciated. In many ways, the 2010 Gift-Giving

Guide, with the theme “Transforming Globally,” provides us an opening to the world.

Through this opening, we are introduced to the ministry opportunities of Living Link

missionaries, the ministries of Project Link, the leadership development goals of the

church’s colleges and universities, the global broadcast efforts of CBH (Christians

Broadcasting Hope), church multiplication, and compassion opportunities, as well

as and the broader transformational goals of the Church of God.

We are reminded indeed that the General Assembly’s budget is not about dollars and

cents; rather, it captures our spirit and causes us to care deeply about reaching others

as partners in transforming lives as we fulfill the mission of Christ.

By listing project numbers on your remittance slips, you are assured that your

support funds will be channeled to the designated projects selected by your church

leaders. Always remember to make your check payable to Church of God Ministries

and send to Church of God Ministries, PO Box 2420, Anderson, IN 46018-2420.

Blending stewardship with generosity

D. Dewayne Repass

Chief Development Officer


Contents

Church of God Ministries

World Ministry Advance ..............................................5

Living Link/Eye on the World/Project Link ..................6

Africa ...........................................................................7

Asia–Pacific ................................................................15

Caribbean–Atlantic ....................................................24

Europe–Middle East ...................................................27

Latin America .............................................................33

North America ...........................................................42

• Global Missions: General Budget .....................43

• Pastoral Health & Growth ...............................43

• Chaplain Ministries .........................................44

Church Multiplication .....................................44

• Leadership Development .................................45

• Minister’s Aid ..................................................45

• Hispanic Ministries..........................................45

• Native American Ministries .............................45

• Compassionate Ministries ................................47

• Mass Media/CBH............................................48

Endorsed Agencies

Anderson University ...................................................49

Anderson University

School of Theology ...............................................50

Mid-America Christian University .............................50

Warner Pacific College ...............................................50

Warner University ......................................................52

Treasure Information

Treasurer ....................................................................53

Remittance Slips .........................................................53

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Stewardship Services

of the Church of God

Dewayne Repass

765-648-2121

DRepass@chog.org

World Ministry Advance (WMA) exists to fulfill the mission of

the Church of God reformation movement through partnering

with its congregations, ministries, programs, and people—as

well as the people of God around the world. The

WMA department coordinates the fundraising efforts of

Church of God Ministries to ensure funding of the General

Assembly’s World Ministries Budget. The WMA staff assists

individual donors and congregations by offering resources for

their stewardship needs.

Kirk Bookout

765-648-2144

KBookout@chog.org

The Church of God Foundation provides services and resources

to assist individuals, local churches, and regional assemblies

in leaving a lasting legacy for ministry through gift planning

and management support for endowments, charitable trusts,

and charitable gift annuities.

The Foundation offers individuals, churches, and assemblies:

Gift-planning technical and legal expertise

• Will and estate seminars

• Individual consultations

• Printed and electronic materials

All as a means to support ministry in perpetuity.

Phone: 877-549-4438 E-mail: info@chogfoundation.org

Fax: 765-648-2191 Web: www.chogfoundation.org

Kenneth E. Hatch

765-648-2181

KHatch@chog.org

God’s generosity…

your opportunity

The Center for Planned Giving for the Church of God

Church of God

Foundation Board

Ronald V. Duncan

President

Jeffrey A. Jenness

Vice President

Kenneth E. Hatch

Secretary-Treasurer

James B. Chapman

Board Memeber

Henry M. Fraley, Jr.

Board Memeber

Carl A. Hicks

Board Memeber

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Living Link & Project Link

Missions programs to serve you better and to serve the world

Bob Edwards

Global Missions

Coordinator

BEdwards@chog.org

765-648-2140

Sharon Skaggs

Global Missions

Financial Specialist

SSkaggs@chog.org

765-648-2142

Don Smith

Eye on the World &

Project Link Specialist

DSmith@chog.org

765-608-3047

Candy Power

Living Link

Specialist

CPower@chog.org

765-648-2129

The Living Link program is the heart of the Global Missions ministry partnership

with the church. This partnership enables Church of God missionaries to go into the

world to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ.

The Project link Program enables donor congregations and individuals to connect

with important missional projects that are directly connected with essential and vital

needs around the globe. Project Link continues to mature and expand opportunities

for relational connection through mission project endeavors. Project Link is a

self-supporting program with all the essential support services included. Project fund

goals include a support fee of 8 percent for all projects except for approved educational

institutions and approved capital projects, which carry a 4 percent support fee. These

excepted projects are marked with an asterisks (*) throughout the Gift-Giving Guide.

Educational institutions are theological schools that serve a region or have a project

budget of more than $10,000 annually. Capital projects are new building projects with

project budgets of $50,000 or more that have a beginning and ending timeline date.

The goal of Global Missions is to have every Church of God congregation in the

United States and Canada linked together in a commitment of support for our

strategic missions outreach program.

Contribution Reminder: Contributions to Church of God Ministries are under CGM’s full discretion

and control as required by IRS regulations. Funds distributed, as allowed by the IRS, will be used

in compliance with donor intent.

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Africa

13 Countries

2,885 Churches

682,739 Believers

Country Churches Constituents National Leader

Angola 5 420 Sherman Critser**

Congo (DR) 192 7,630 Davidson Kasongo

Côte d’Ivoire 13 1,110 Larry Sellers**

Ghana 19 2,000 Edward Nkansah

Kenya 910 520,000 Byrum Makokha

Malawi 136 9,010 Chakuamba Thole

Mozambique 378 39,540 Francisco Chuva

Rwanda 20 560 Charles Nsengiyumva

South Africa 2 1,025 Sherman Critser**

Sudan 8 445 Tim Stevenson**

Tanzania 253 5,397 Dismus Mofulu

Uganda 548 54,000 Moses Abasoola

Zambia 401 41,602 Mailesi Ndao

TOTAL 2,885 682,739

**National Contact

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Take Control!

• Leave a Lasting Legacy•

Through a will or trust,

continue your passion for ministry.

We can help you reach your goals.

Ask for World Ministry Advance

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Africa

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Africa Missionaries

Sherman & Kay Critser, Regional Coordinators, 42.10045

As regional coordinators, Sherman and Kay work with national leaders and missionaries

alike in facilitating the work already established. It is also their desire

to see the work of the Church of God spread throughout the rest of Africa. The

Church of God exists in less than a third of the countries on the continent of

Africa, and the needs are great.

Dave and Bonnie Baylor***, Kenya, 42.10005

In 2001, the Baylors met missionaries Stan and Marion Hoffman. The Hoffmans

challenged them with the need for leadership training and development

in Africa. After much prayer, it became clear that God was calling them to help

equip his church in Africa. The Baylor family has now accepted that call and

will be serving God at Kima International School of Theology in Africa. Their

primary responsibilities will be to minister in teaching and the administration of

the extension program.

Ernie and Lori Nicholas***, Kenya, 42.10076

At KIST (Kima International School of Theology), Ernie will be providing administrative

and teaching support, and Lori will be overseeing the heath care of

students and staff through the clinic. Additionally, they will be assisting with the

coordination of work camps coming to KIST.

Glenna Phippen, Uganda, 42.10062

Glenna’s primary responsibility is the management and coordination of all

health-care services at the four health centers under the Medical Department of

the Church of God of EA (U)—Nampunge, Kasubi, Kirongero, and Busiro—as

well as any future sites. From a base in Kampala, she is also involved in medical

outreach and public health education.

Rebecca Pierce, Kenya, 42.10069

Rebecca is the campus nurse at KIST, overseeing the campus clinic. This clinic

serves the student body of more than one hundred students, as well as faculty,

staff, and their families. KIST pays for the treatment of the students so that

everyone can continue to go about their ministry of training pastors. She also

teaches in the general education department of the bachelor’s degree program.

Larry & LeAnn Sellers, Côte d’Ivoire, 42.10074

Larry’s ministry responsibilities include leadership development, church administration,

planting French-speaking churches, and development of French literature

for the church in Africa. LeAnn carries responsibilities in the women’s work,

literacy program, and Christian education. Also, both have been instrumental in

the starting of West Africa Bible Institute (IBAO) and are teaching there as well.

*Names withheld for security reasons ***Missionary Apprentice Program

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Ben & Kelli Shular, Tanzania, 42.10087

Ben and Kelli direct Safina (Swahili for ark), the Children of Promise program

in Tanzania, which currently serves almost eight hundred children in sixteen locations

throughout the country. Children of Promise provides food, education,

basic medical care, and spiritual nurture. The Shulars also work closely with the

Tanzanian church leaders.

Tim & Colleen Stevenson, Uganda, 42.10078

As Global Missions missionaries, the Stevensons manage the TAPP (AIDS) program

and church development. In addition, they oversee 120 schools in Uganda

and in several neighboring African countries, including the Heritage International

School in Kampala. They also serve as African directors for Kinderhilfswerk.

Tammie Tregellas, Malawi, 42.10085

Tammie is implementing a pastoral training program for the Church of God

Malawi region. The Church of God in Malawi has about one hundred churches,

but none of the pastors has received any pastoral training. Tammie also serves in

an advisory role to the Churches of God in Malawi and Mozambique.

Kay Watts***, Côte d’Ivoire, 42.10092

Kay’s responsibilities in Côte d’Ivoire will include teaching classes at IBAO (West

Africa Bible Institute) and working with the TEE program (theological education

by extension). She will also serve as the coordinator of the IBAO library.

Mike and Heather Webb, Tanzania, 42.10093

Mike and Heather are serving as directors for the theological education by extension

(TEE) program in Tanzania. As directors of TEE, they provide educational

opportunities to pastors and church leaders who are otherwise unable to attend

an established Bible school. The Webbs are also administrators for a local Church

of God sewing school in Dodoma, which provides vocational training for Tanzanian

women.

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*Names withheld for security reasons ***Missionary Apprentice Program

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Africa

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Africa’s Strategic Goal Percentages

26% 19% 10% 33% 12%

Mission—Africa

Africa Missionary Staff Conference . .................................42.30001

Every two years, the missionary staff ministering in Africa comes together for a time of team

building, spiritual development, and much needed relaxation. (Annual Goal $1,000)

Africa—Mission . ................................................42.30991

While traveling throughout Africa, the regional coordinator sees firsthand both opportunities

and needs. This project allows the regional coordinator to respond immediately. This project

provides assistance to some of the most exciting ministry opportunities. (Annual Goal $2,000)

Africa—Kima International School of Theology (KIST)

*KIST Scholarships/Endowments . ..................................42.40320

This project provides Church of God students with tuition, board, and fees. A full-year scholarship

is $800. (Annual Goal $64,000)

*KIST Development ..............................................42.40321

Projects are donor generated and directed. Funds go towards underwriting development needs

for the school and campus. (Annual Goal $40,000)

*KIST Grant ....................................................42.40322

Funds support the administration, operating budget of KIST, and all equipment to keep KIST

functioning. (Annual Goal $51,700)

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Leadership, Evangelism & Development . .................42.30130

This project is designed to cover every need necessity in establishing a new work in a new

country, from evangelizing to building the necessary systems and buildings needed to sustain

a new body of believers until they are able to become self-reliant. (Annual goal $15,000)

Congo (DR)

Congo (DR) Leadership Development/Evangelism . ....................42.30650

The church in the Congo is very needy due to war and instability. There is a great need to help

them in their struggle to build up the work in areas such as church buildings, transportation,

literature, and social projects. (Annual Goal $700)

* Approved educational institutions and capital projects that carry a 4 percent support fee

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Côte d’Ivoire

*Côte d’Ivoire West Africa Bible Institute (IBAO) .......................42.30131

The project provides operational and development funding to train leaders to serve the church

in French-speaking Africa, including student grants, library and teaching materials, and construction

of furnishing of buildings. (Annual Goal $10,000)

Côte d’Ivoire AIDS Awareness/Compassion Ministries . .................42.30137

A program to mobilize the church’s local ministry of compassion on a national level to assist

AIDS victims and their families to get care and to educate youth and others in AIDS prevention

and awareness. (Annual Goal $6,000)

Côte d’Ivoire Leadership Development ...............................42.40132

This project provides support for theological education by extension, VBS, literacy, women’s

ministries, Christian education, pastor’s seminars, and literature development. (Annual Goal

$12,000)

Côte d’Ivoire Church Development ..................................42.40135

This project aids the development of this young church by providing roofs for new church

buildings, purchasing new property, and constructing buildings for new congregations. (Annual

Goal $11,000)

Ghana

Ghana National Church/Leaders & Workers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42.40220

The Church of God in Ghana is growing and developing new leaders. This program provides

help in planting churches throughout Ghana. (Annual Goal $370)

Burkina Faso Leadership, Evangelism, and Development . .........#42.30130

800-848-2464, ext 3047

Burkina Faso is a new field for the Church

of God. The future growth and stability of

this new work means we must work to

establish and train leaders and equip them

for evangelism to enable the growth and

expansion necessary to reach thus new

country for Christ. Development is also

a major component of this growth. Your

participation in this new church plant in

these three areas of ministry will enable us

to help bring growth and stability to this

very young work.”

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Malawi

Malawi Evangelism and Pastoral Training .............................42.30351

The church in Malawi is seeking to meet the needs of an impoverished nation. Funds enable

pastors and church leaders to travel and encourage the church as well as to plant new churches.

Christian literature is purchased to edify the believers. Currently, none of the pastors have

received any theological and biblical training. This program intends to edify the church by

giving pastors solid biblical and theological training. (Annual Goal $4,530)

Malawi Ministry Center ...........................................42.30352

The church in Malawi needs to purchase land and build the national headquarters as well as

the pastors’ training center. These buildings will include classrooms, kitchen and dining room,

dormitory, and offices. (Annual goal $50,000. Total project need $200,000)

Malawi Ministry Development . ....................................42.40340

The church is expanding, and as the ministry grows bicycles are needed for pastors to reach

more people. Funds also support pastoral training as the church seeks to reach a nation struggling

with poverty and AIDS. (Annual Goal $3,500)

Mozambique

Mozambique Ministry and Development . ............................42.30405

This project helps the church in Mozambique meet the needs of its fast-growing congregations

and enables ministry to develop at every level. This means helping pastors with bicycles,

supplying ministerial and building needs, and responding in the wake of the disasters that

frequent this area, such as floods and AIDS. (Annual Goal $5,000)

Rwanda

Rwanda Leadership Development/Evangelism .........................42.30490

The church in Rwanda is reaching out to the different provinces and needs help equipping and

mentoring its leaders. It also needs help in rebuilding churches and in developing leadership

and structure. (Annual Goal $8,000)

Sudan

Sudan Church Schools ............................................42.30628

Funds will be used to purchase building materials and pay the builders. Schools are the place

to teach the children, educating them and nurturing spiritual growth. (Annual Goal $15,000)

Tanzania

*Tanzania Babati Bible School ......................................42.30605

Babati Bible School is a three-year program for adult students that trains pastors to serve or

plant churches throughout Tanzania. Average enrollment is twenty-five students. The school

is staffed by Tanzanian teachers, who teach in the national language for maximum efficiency.

(Annual Goal $9,000)

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Tanzania Evangelism . ............................................42.30607

This project supports evangelism programs at the national level of the Tanzanian church and

also provides vital training through the theological education by extension programs to working

pastors and lay leaders who are unable to attend school. (Annual Goal $4,000)

Tanzania Theological Education by Extension (TEE) ....................42.30608

TEE provides theological education and training to working church leaders who are otherwise

unable to attend Bible school. Students are self-motivated in their studies but regularly meet

with other students for discussion and evaluation. (Annual Goal $5,400)

*Tanzania Aldersgate School . ......................................42.40473

Aldersgate is the only Church of God academic school in Tanzania. It provides instruction

from nursery school through high school for 850 students, 80 percent of whom live on campus.

Aldersgate is raising the education level of Church of God laity thereby preparing future

leaders and strengthening the church for years to come. (Annual Goal $105,000)

Tanzania Tailoring School . ........................................42.40475

The tailoring school is a self-help ministry that equips Tanzanian women with practical skills

in tailoring while ministering to their spiritual needs through regular discipleship ministry.

Women who complete the training are able to open small businesses as well as provide for

their families. (Goal $11,000)

Tanzania Pastoral Continuing Education . ............................42.40476

These scholarships will enable Tanzanians to get college-level theological training through existing

Bible schools of theology in Tanzania or through KIST in Kenya. (Annual Goal $4,000)

Uganda

Uganda Tumaini Aids Prevention Program (TAPP) . ....................42.30623

This social program assists families coping with HIV/AIDS, educates, encourages, and develops

hope through seminars, home visits, skills, and small projects. (Annual Goal $14,800)

Uganda Evangelism/Leadership Training . ............................42.30625

In order for the Church of God of E.A. to continue to grow and bring up future leaders with

spiritual strength, there needs to be continual assistance and input to maintain a positive

standard of growth. Materials and help to provide the means to evangelize is still very needed.

(Annual Goal $7,000)

Uganda Women’s Ministry/Church Schools . ..........................42.30626

Women are the core of the Ugandan church and are growing the church with their projects,

seminars, and visitation. Schools educate children and nurture their spiritual growth. With 60

percent of the country fifteen years old and younger, we must reach out, and schools are a great

place to make contact. (Annual Goal $9,000)

* Approved educational institutions and capital projects that carry a 4 percent support fee

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Uganda Ministry Development . ....................................42.40520

In order for ministry to continue, mentoring, training, and education are needed. Church

property and development are also needed in order for congregations to meet and have fellowship.

This project is vital to the growth of the church in Uganda. (Annual Goal $48,000)

Uganda Health Care Ministry and Management ........................42.40522

Health care in Uganda is of critical importance. The fight against malaria and AIDS demands

ongoing involvement. This means that the management, development, and support of clinical

workers is a major priority in the fight to bring holistic health to the church and community.

In order to accomplish this and to be in compliance with legal requirements, we need your

support. Annual goal ($36,000)

Zambia

Zambia Basic & High School Construction . ..........................42.30660

The funds will be used for the purchasing of the construction materials and the actual construction

of the school. (Annual goal $15,000. Total project need $78,000)

Zambia Aid for Churches ..........................................42.40560

The bicycles help the church leaders to do evangelism and activities that are essential to the

growth of the church. The roofing sheets provide some permanent place of worship, while

the food relief helps the church to reach those in need due to natural disasters. (Annual Goal

$8,000)

Zambia Ministry Expansion ........................................42.40561

The outreach programs help the church to do evangelistic activities. The farm will help the

church to supplement the efforts of our faithful partners. (Annual Goal $7,000)

Don’t Know Where to Go From Here?

Let Us Help.

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Country Churches Constituents Believers National Leader

Australia 2 60 Don Armstrong**

Bangladesh TOTAL

48 3,200 Tapan Borman

Bhutan 3 60

Lawrence Choudhury

**National Contact

Borman Roy Sohkhia**

Cambodia 2 15 Neville Tan**

Hong Kong 1 150 Edmund Leung

India 850 115,000

Orissa Asim Das

Meghalaya Borman Roy Sohkhia

Kolkata (Calcutta) Susanta Patra

Siliguri Sanjay Murmu

South George Tharakan

Indonesia 2 400 Tabitha Gunawan

Japan 16 452 Satoru Kanemoto

Laos 10 Neville Tan**

Malaysia 2 180 Neville Tan**

Micronesia (Yap) 1 30 Gary Bistritan**

Myanmar 6 1,000 Dorothy Colney

Nepal 15 1,200 Amos Moore

New Zealand 1 55 Chad Davenport**

Philippines 53 4,500 Eddie Viray

Singapore 1 150 Neville Tan

South Korea 51 13,000 Kim Soon Gil

Sri Lanka 33 768 Sam Thevabalasingham

Taiwan 4 240 Alan Lwo

Thailand 22 1,500 Silawech Kanjanamukda

Vietnam 8 120 Neville Tan**

TOTAL 1,121 142,090

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Asia–Pacific

22 Countries

1,121 Churches

142,090 Believers

**National Contact

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Asia–Pacific Missionaries

Don and Caroline Armstrong, Regional Coordinators, 42.10035

As regional coordinators, Don and Caroline coordinate leadership and church

development in cooperation with national leaders, local Church of God pastors

and congregations. They also provide pastoral care and professional guidance to

Church of God missionaries and their families ministering in the region.

Bernie & Cheryl Barton, Japan, 42.10037

Since 1998, Bernie has served as principal of Tamagawa Seigakuin, a Christian

girls junior and senior high school in Tokyo. Cheryl has a discipleship ministry,

is a crisis telephone line counselor, and writes regularly for many Church of God

publications. As a couple, the Bartons pastor a Japanese congregation in Tokyo,

assist at two other churches, and lead a home meeting in Yokohama for nurture

and evangelism.

Doug & Danette Beisley, New Zealand, 42.10015

The Beisleys are excited about serving God in New Zealand, where they are

working as children’s ministers with West Side Christian Fellowship. They are

working closely with the church, the national leadership, and special assignment

missionary Chad Davenport to help raise up and train new leaders in the church

and expand the ministry of the New Zealand church.

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Gary & Gwen Bistritan, Micronesia, 42.10042

Gary devotes much of his time to outreach ministry and related communications,

overseeing various ministries and outreach events in the Micronesia area.

Gwen assists with the worship services at the church on Yap as well as local Bible

study groups.

Global Missions Representative*, Central Asia, 42.10030

Don Deena Johnson, Japan, 42.10054

Don Deena Johnson fills a much-needed position for Global Missions. Her new

assignment takes her back to Japan, where she serves in ministry with the Nishi

Kunitachi Church of God. Additionally, her outreach ministry includes teaching

English with the Sei Ai Gakusha, a preschool program in the Nishi Kunitachi

area.

*Names withheld for security reasons ***Missionary Apprentice Program

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Asia–Pacific’s Strategic Goal Percentages

45% 9% 2% 28% 16%

Mission—Asia–Pacific

Asia–Pacific Missionary Staff Conference . ............................42.30392

Missionary care is a key factor in longevity and effectiveness of service. We wish to hold

retreats every two years in the region to sustain community among a far-flung staff, provide

refreshment, and establish safe zones for stress release. These retreats are vital to the missionary

enterprise in the Asia–Pacific Region. (Annual Goal $1,000)

Asia–Pacific Mission ..............................................42.30992

While traveling throughout the Asia–Pacific region, the regional coordinator sees firsthand

both opportunities and needs. This project allows the regional coordinator to respond immediately.

This project provides assistance to some of the most exciting ministry opportunities.

(Annual Goal $2,000)

Asia–Pacific Leadership Development ................................42.40380

Distributed at the discretion of the regional coordinator, this project assists the church in

Asia–Pacific in equipping new workers for this vast harvest field that reaches across multiple

religious, ethnic, and national boundaries. (Annual Goal $2,000)

Australia

Australia New Church Plant ........................................42.30020

These donations will support the efforts of a new church plant in Australia. Rev. David Ravell

has begun a new group. This new church represents a relaunch of the Church of God in Australia.

They began with a prayer emphasis in September 2007 and have spent the intervening

period making preparations and meeting people. The new church was launched in February

2009. (Annual Goal $3,000. Total project need $27,000.)

Bangladesh

Bangladesh National Leaders/Workers (Lalmanirhat) . ..................42.30030

The funds are used to pay the salary of pastors and evangelists and mission workers. At the

present time, there are ten pastors and ten evangelists and mission workers. Willium Nath ably

leads the work of the Church of God in this region. (Annual Goal $20,000)

Bangladesh Lalmanirhat School Expense . ............................42.30032

The funds are used to maintain school property and also pay some teachers’ salaries. They also

pay the land tax, municipal tax, and electric and water bills. This includes nonteaching staff

(day and night guards). (Annual Goal $4,500)

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Bangladesh Mission Property Upkeep (Lalmanirhat) ....................42.40043

In the tropical climate, it is essential to keep current on building maintenance. However, because

of a primary commitment to spreading the gospel and because other matters involving

people seem more urgent, structural repairs are often ignored until the situation becomes dire.

This project provides resources for regular maintenance of compound walls and buildings.

(Annual Goal $600)

Bangladesh Evangelism/Discipleship (Lalmanirhat) .....................42.40047

Under the overall leadership of Willium Nath, the Church of God in northeast Bangladesh

seeks to present the gospel in contextual ways among the Hindu and Muslim communities.

These funds provide resources that enable such outreach and spiritual formation. (Annual

Goal $150)

Cambodia

Cambodia Khmer Language Primary School . .........................42.40441

This primary school is located in a suburb of Phnom Penh. Children from the predominately

Buddhist community attend. Not only are they taught a government-mandated curriculum,

but they are also taught about a loving heavenly Father who sent his Son Jesus to die for all

people, even the Khmer people. (Annual Goal $5,000)

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong China Expedition Fund . ................................42.40264

This project supports the work and training of humanitarian teams based in Hong Kong as

well as throughout mainland China and East Asia. Food, clothes, and financial support are

offered to various groups, including those suffering from leprosy, students in poor rural areas,

the disabled, and others. (Annual Goal $30,000)

India—Orissa

Orissa National Leaders/Workers . ..................................42.30270

Five pastors receive a salary of approximately $30 per month. They also receive travel expenses

and a small pension. The project administrator, Mammata Das, also receives her salary

through this project. (Annual Goal $8,000)

Orissa Children’s Ministry (Primary School) . .........................42.30272

The Shelter Primary School has a total of 430 students. Nine teachers work with the children.

All of the primary-age girls from The Shelter, a Church of God girls home, attend. This school

teaches a government-approved curriculum within the context of a strong Christian environment.

Mammata Das is the project administrator. (Annual Goal $8,000)

Orissa Cuttack Children’s Shelter/Public School . ......................42.40287

The Cuttack Shelter and Primary School have long been strategic places for modeling the

gospel to Hindu children and their families. The Shelter provides quality care for girls, and the

primary school delivers an award-winning education. (Annual Goal $4,000)

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India—Pune

Pune ChoG Student Scholarships (UBS) ..............................42.40278

The Church of God was one of the founding members of the Union Biblical Seminary in

Pune, India. Through these funds, scholarships are provided for qualified Church of God

students to prepare themselves for pastoral and leadership training vocations in India, Nepal,

and Bangladesh. (Annual Goal $800)

India—South

South India National Leaders/Workers ...............................42.30280

The work of the Church of God in South India is divided into three districts, with a total of

120 churches. This project augments salaries provided by local churches and assembly administered

self-help projects. George Tharakan is the project administrator. (Annual Goal $5,000)

Orissa National Leaders/Workers . .............................42.30270

Orissa Children’s Ministry (Primary School) . ....................42.30272

Orissa Cuttack Children’s Shelter/Public School . .................42.40287

The Church of God in Orissa, India, continues to spread the bright light of Christ in the midst of

despair and continued persecution. The densely populated region of Orissa (thirty-eight million)

has only 2 percent of the population that are Christian. This past year there has seen an increase

in persecution by religious extremists who have destroyed church buildings and meeting places

and caused the internal displacement

of thousands of Christians who

were systematically attacked and

molested, with many killed.

In the midst of it all, there are

tremendous stories of faithfulness

and dedication to the Lord. The

light of Christ probably shines the

brightest in the city of Cuttack at the

Church of God center simply known

as The Shelter. This center of Christian

hope and activity has a large primary

school, a girls secondary school, a printing press, a radio studio (CBH), and an orphanage for

destitute girls. It is worthy of our support through prayer and finance.

Your support will help our national leaders and workers, sustain the primary school and community

development projects, and provide quality care for the young girls of the orphanage.

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South India Leadership Training ....................................42.30285

Under the leadership of James John, the Asia Bible College in Cochin equips pastors, church

planters, evangelists, and teachers to work in rural South India. Thirty-two students are engaged

in a two- to three-year course of study. Training takes place in both the classroom and on

site in the local church. The project administrator is George Tharakan. (Annual Goal $1,600)

*South India Asia Bible College .....................................42.30286

The Asia Bible College in South India provides basic biblical, theological, doctrinal, and practical

training for men and women who feel called by God to be ministers of the gospel. These

funds will allow the school to upgrade for accreditation, library needs, and faculty allowances.

(Annual Goal $3,000)

India—West Bengal

West Bengal Training Center (Siliguri) . ..............................42.40302

Due to a generous contributor, land has been purchased in Siliguri on which to build ministry

and missions training centers. Funds are needed to erect the center. In recent years, Siliguri has

become a hub for training and outreach in northeast India. (Annual Goal $1,000)

West Bengal National Leaders/Workers (Kolkata) . .....................42.40303

The work of the Church of God is one hundred years old. Susanta Patra cares for and motivates

the people in this congregation to think of reaching out to the people of Kolkata and

West Bengal. New leaders are being trained and churches are being established. (Annual Goal

$1,200)

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West Bengal National Leaders/Workers (Siliguri) .......................42.40304

The evangelists and pastors working in Siliguri work in both urban and rural areas. This account

provides some assistance for those workers who have committed their lives and ministries

to reaching the lost in this region of northeast India. (Annual Goal $8,500)

West Bengal Leadership Development (Siliguri) ........................42.40306

Under the direction of Sanjay Murmu, the work in Siliguri is expanding in the tea garden

areas and communities. It is essential that evangelists and church planters receive foundational

training to work in this extremely difficult area. (Annual Goal $600)

Bhutan Ministry .................................................42.40308

The project funds a ministry to one of the most isolated and underdeveloped countries in the

world under the able leadership and oversight of Borman Roy Sohkhia. Bhutan is primarily

Buddhist. (Annual Goal $2,400)

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Japan

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Japan Church Buildings ...........................................42.40315

Although the Church of God in Japan cares for the financial aspects of their ministry, capital

expenditures in Japan are often prohibitive. This project provides funds to churches in Japan

to assist them in paying off indebtedness for their new structure and also provides some seed

money for church plants as well as for churches that are considering expansion or remodeling.

(Annual Goal $1,800)

Micronesia

Micronesia Church Planting . ......................................42.40230

Pastor Robert Katmay has done a great deal of advance church-planting work on the island

of Yap. Church planting efforts continue among the animistic Yapese people. (Annual Goal

$1,000)

Myanmar

Myanmar National Leaders/Workers .................................42.30410

Led by Dorothy Colney, fifteen pastors, teachers, and evangelists work in Myanmar. Pastors

receive $100 each month; evangelists and teachers receive $70 each month. They work among

the growing churches. (Annual Goal $21,000)

Myanmar New Church Development . ...............................42.40390

The national work in Myanmar is based in Yangon, but it is not confined to the capital city.

There is a great need today to establish church facilities as home meetings are not looked upon

favorably by the military government. (Annual Goal $2,800)

Nepal

Nepal New Chapels ...............................................42.40401

As people come to Christ, it is helpful to have a place to gather. Initially, believers gather in

homes, but at some point they desire to have a more visible presence in their communities.

At that point new chapels are established. Presently, outside of Katmandu there are eleven

congregations with buildings. (Annual Goal $5,000)

Tibetan Outreach . ...............................................42.40405

Outreach among the Tibetan people, particularly among Tibetan monks, is hard but still effective.

Work in this closed Himalayan region is going on with some rather remarkable results.

(Annual Goal $3,500)

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New Zealand

New Zealand Church Planting (Auckland) . ...........................42.40410

Westside Christian Fellowship ministers to a multicultural urban community in west Auckland.

It is winning people to Christ and discipling them to maturity. The church continues

to develop creative ministries to meet people where they are. These include marriage courses,

parenting workshops, and holiday programs for students. Funds will be used for advertising

and ministry projects, as well as contributing toward a permanent site in the future. (Annual

Goal $11,000)

Philippines

Philippines National Leaders/Workers . ..............................42.30470

Eduardo Viray heads the recognized work of the Church of God in the Philippines. There are

sixteen pastors and four student or lay pastors; they care for thirteen churches and six house

churches. Pastors and workers receive from $15 to $75 per month, depending upon need. Local

churches provide the bulk of the salary support. (Annual Goal $8,700)

Philippines Family Enrichment Program . ............................42.30475

This new project initiated by Eduardo Viray will target the various felt needs of the families

of the Church of God in the Philippines. It will be a holistic educational approach that will

includes seminars in nutrition, family care, and marriage issues, all grounded on biblical principles.

(Annual Goal $3,000)

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Singapore

Singapore National Leaders/Workers . ...............................42.40446

As a pastor, evangelist, and teacher, Neville Tan works in Singapore and travels extensively in

the countries near Singapore. This project helps to offset some of the expenses connected with

that ministry. (Annual Goal $15,500)

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Church Planting . .......................................42.40452

There are presently sixteen congregations of the Church of God in Sri Lanka. New congregations

need to be established. (Annual Goal $1,000)

Sri Lanka National Leaders/Workers .................................42.40453

Christians in Sri Lanka struggle to find their place within a Buddhist-dominated culture.

This project provides assistance for pastors and evangelists engaged in ministry as well as for

students preparing for ministry. (Annual Goal $24,000)

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Taiwan Building Project ...........................................42.30595

The main congregation of the Church of God in Taipei needs to move from its present small

location in the crowded center of the city to a more spacious location that will permit the expansion

of the ministries that the congregation is able at this time to provide. This is a dream

of Rev. Alan Lwo, who heads up this project. (Annual Goal $20,000)

Taiwan Evangelism/Discipleship (Central Asia) . .......................42.40461

One of the great ministries that is happening in the world today is in the evangelistic and discipleship

efforts of the Church of God in Taiwan into Central Asia. Individuals of the church

have gone outside the borders of Taiwan. In innovative and sometimes dangerous situations,

the leaders disciple new Christians, who then in turn lead others to Christ and disciple them.

Along with discipleship, there are elementary schools, church facilities, training centers, and a

drug recovery center. (Annual Goal $6,600)

Thailand

Thailand National Leaders/Workers . ................................42.30610

Silawech Kanjanamukda leads the twenty-two congregations of the Church of God in Thailand.

The sixteen pastors and evangelists receive an average salary of $385 a month; thirteen

of them receive assistance through this program. A training program is in place to prepare

children and teenagers for future ministry. (Annual Goal $40,000)

Thailand Leadership Training . .....................................42.40493

Preparing pastors for rural churches is an essential task in Thailand. This ministry takes place

in less formal, more practical, hands-on ways under the guidance of Brother Kanjanamukda.

(Annual Goal $1,000)

Vietnam

Vietnam Leadership Development ...................................42.40555

In spite of government opposition, the church in Vietnam is growing steadily. Regular training

is provided for pastors, evangelists, and lay leaders. (Annual Goal $3,500)

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Caribbean–Atlantic

13 Countries

419 Churches

46,313 Believers

Country Churches Constituents National Leader

Antigua & Barbuda 5 500 Ivor Davis

Barbados 18 2,000 Lionel Gibson

Bermuda 3 1,200 Vernon Lambe

Cayman Islands 5 800 Orren Merren

Grenada 4 450 Winston John

Guyana 12 1,030 Colin Edghill

Haiti 233 32,000 Phyllis Newby

Jamaica 106 4,800 Lenworth Anglin

Netherland Antilles 2 60 Reymundo Inacia

St Kitts & Nevis 8 1,000 Eustace Rawlings

Davidson Morton

St Vincent &

the Grenadines 2 85 Maude Gittens

Trinidad & Tobago 20 2,243 Clinton Providence

Virgin Islands 1 145 Neville Williams

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Caribbean–Atlantic Missionaries

John & Jodie Ackerman, Haiti, 42.10001

John has served as a primary nurse in medical clinics in several of the Churches

of God in Haiti. At present he works principally with the Prospere Church of

God, maintaining a medical clinic and coordinating community development

work there. Jodie has served in various ministry roles throughout their years in

Haiti, but since 1998 she has taught kindergarten at Quisqueya Christian School

in Port-au-Prince.

Caribbean–Atlantic’s Strategic Goal Percentages

36% 9% 5% 37% 13%

Caribbean–Atlantic Assembly

Caribbean–Atlantic Leadership Training and Scholarships . ..............42.30090

The project provides tuition scholarships for needy theological students to study at West Indies

Theological College. (Annual Goal $900)

Caribbean–Atlantic National Assembly Grant . ........................42.30097

The Caribbean–Atlantic Assembly helps to coordinate the ministry of the thirteen island nations.

These funds help to support the office as well as regional programs of evangelism, discipleship,

leadership training, church planting, and compassionate ministries. (Annual Goal

$4,500)

Caribbean–Atlantic Mission ........................................42.30993

When Global Missions is aware of opportunities and needs in the Caribbean–Atlantic region,

this project allows them to respond immediately. This project provides assistance to some of

the most exciting ministry opportunities. (Annual Goal $5,000)

Caribbean Atlantic—West Indies Theological College

*West Indies Theological College ....................................42.30900

WITC is the only Church of God theological institution in the Caribbean. The school provides

advanced training for pastors and leaders in the Caribbean–Atlantic region. It has also

started providing extension classes for individuals unable to attend the WITC campus. Clinton

Providence is the president. (Annual Goal $26,000)

Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands Triple C School . ...................................42.40090

Triple C is a dynamic international Christian school that combines the best of both academic

and Christian values. The school exists to help students develop their potential in order to

fulfill their God-given purpose. It provides internationally competitive education in a Christcentered

environment. (Annual Goal $14,000)

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Guyana

Guyana Leadership Training & Church Planting .......................42.30225

These funds will be used in various ways to support the church’s leadership training and

church planting initiatives. Support is needed for student scholarships, rental of training facilities,

security, and student financial and travel assistance for church planting while studying.

(Annual Goal $12,000)

Haiti

Haiti National Leaders/Workers . ...................................42.30230

Phyllis Newby provides leadership for the Church of God in Haiti. The church provides

holistic ministry to the people of this poverty-stricken nation. Ministries include leadership

training, literacy programs, health care, and an orphanage for destitute children. (Annual Goal

$30,000)

Haiti Prospere Clinic 42.30233

Clinic renovations are needed for a waiting area for persons who are coming to the clinic.

Physical improvements and an area where children can play safely are also needed. (Annual

Goal $5,000)

West Indies Theological College . ..............................42.30900

Leader development and leadership training continue to be the top priority of Global Missions.

West Indies Theological College (WITC) is the only established theological and leader development

institution in the whole of the Caribbean–Atlantic region. For more than fifty years, the school has

educated, mentored, and equipped the leaders of this region for vital, effective ministry. Through

these years more than 225

students have been graduated,

going on to ministry

in the church. Your donations

will provide funds for

expansion and improvements

to the facilities,

support to the faculty, and

scholarships for needy

students to study at the

school.

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Europe–Middle East

16 Countries

84 Churches

5,989 Believers

Country Churches Constituents National Leader

Bulgaria 8 370 Nenka Tantsheva

Egypt 13 1,500 Mounir Soliman

France 1 50 Michel Fegali

Germany 27 2,200 Klaus Kroeger

Greece 1 30 Kelley Philips**

Hungary 3 150 Benedek Molnar

Italy 1 65 Daniele Santonocito

Lebanon 7 500 Fouad Saddi

Netherlands 3 150 Adriaan Bais

Russia 3 290 Kelley Philips**

Serbia 1 12 Obrad Nikolić

Syria 2 60 Nader Mawad

Switzerland 1 25 Rainer Klinner**

Ukraine 8 275 Anatoly Derkach

United Kingdom 5 300 Mickel Mascall

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Europe-Middle East Missionaries

Kelley & Rhonda Philips, Regional Coordinators, 42.10065

Kelley and Rhonda are the regional coordinators for Europe and the Middle

East, which include serving as liaisons between Global Missions, missionaries,

and national leaders; joining with national leaders in strategic planning and

implementation of ministries throughout the region; supervision, counseling,

and coordination of missionaries; and establishing budgets and fundraising for

missions ministries in the region. They also serve with the Gateway Berlin Team.

Patrick & Jamie Nachtigall, TBA, 42.10068

The Nachtigalls have served the Church of God in the world-class city of Hong

Kong for nine years. They have helped that congregation with leadership development

among other duties and have developed innovative programs that reach

into the mainland. In 2010 they will be in the United States on home assignment.

When they return to the field in Europe and the Middle East, they will be

transitioning into a new broadly based ministry.

T. Dwayne & Kara Goldman***, Russia, 42.10025

Dwayne and Kara are working alongside the pastors and leadership of the Church

of God in Chelyabinsk to facilitate leadership development and training opportunities.

Bringing fifteen years of full-time ministry experience, the Goldmans are

serving as trainers and coaches as the church prepares the second generation of

leadership for roles in new ministry areas. They are assisting in the launch of the

Ministry Training Center and the implementation of community outreach, missional

training, and pastoral education.

Global Missions Representative*, Eurasia, 42.10057

Dave & Kathy Simpson, Bulgaria, 42.10086

Dave and Kathy assist the Bulgarian church in developing and implementing

strategies for outreach and growth. They also provide support and guidance to

local pastors, and assist with teaching and leadership development. Communication

and collaboration with the German Church of God, which started the work

in Bulgaria, is an important aspect of their ministry.

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Aaron Varner ***, Germany, 42.10096

Aaron has been assigned to the Gateway Berlin Team, joining a European team

committed to establishing missional communities in the Berlin area as well as

resourcing regional leaders in shaping healthy churches in the region.

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Europe & Middle East’s Strategic Goal Percentages

37% 18% 4% 32% 9%

Mission—Europe & Middle East

Europe & Middle East Staff Conference . .............................42.30402

The Regional Staff Conference provides a time of encouragement, reflection, review, spiritual

and emotional renewal, and renewed commitment to carry out the purpose for which these

missionaries have been commissioned. Funds help offset the cost of lodging, food, and travel

associated with a regional retreat. (Annual Goal $1,000)

Europe & Middle East—Mission ....................................42.30995

This is a contingent resource project that is designed to provide immediate and strategic funding

for unique and high potential ministries that emerge from time to time within this region.

These funds provide for the vital startup or research and development needs, allowing these

ministries the opportunity to root and grow. (Annual Goal $2,000)

Bulgaria

*Bulgaria Plovdiv Worship Facility . .................................42.30080

A new worship facility is essential for the Plovdiv church. The current upstairs apartment is

inadequate for growth. Property prices are extremely high and incomes very low. This project

will purchase property and begin construction of a worship and community center. (Annual

Goal $80,000. Total project need $360,000.)

Bulgaria Leadership and Church Development . .......................42.40088

Bulgaria is the poorest country in Europe. Incomes are less than 10 percent of Western Europe

or the United States. Believers have persisted, despite fifty years of Communist domination.

Overcoming the results of persecution requires assistance. This project helps leaders and provides

resources for ministry. (Annual Goal $5,000)

Egypt

Egypt Church Planting and Leader Development. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42.30170

The calling to serve Jesus in this part of the world dominated by Islam is of great worth.

Whether strengthening current congregations or establishing new church plants, these funds

support the faithful who are called through leadership development (continuing education,

seminars, conferences, and training materials), cover startup costs involved in establishing

new congregations, underwrite evangelistic summer programs (children and youth camps),

and help with administrative and legal expenses for the National Assembly. (Annual Goal

$28,000)

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Eurasia

Eurasia Bookstore Ministry . .......................................42.30619

These bookstores are a vital outreach into the Muslim world, providing Christian literature

and seminars in a warm and inviting bookstore environment. These funds provide for daily

ministry costs and expansion opportunities for this essential ministry. (Annual Goal $16,000)

Eurasia Book Publication ..........................................42.40512

The publication of Christian literature in the native language of this country is the most effective

means of sharing the good news of Jesus Christ in a culture dominated by Islam. These

funds are used to publish Christian literature for this purpose. (Annual Goal $1,000)

Germany

Berlin Ministry ..................................................42.30201

Berlin has emerged from its divisive and divided past as a major center for European politics,

culture, media, and science. In partnership with the Church of God in Germany, Gateway

Berlin has been birthed to seize the incredible opportunities for ministry that this dynamic

multicultural city provides, including the formation of an urban ministry training center, a

regional resource team, and missional communities in this great gateway city. As a regional

center, this ministry is designed not only to impact the city of Berlin with the gospel of Jesus

Christ but also to build up and strengthen Church of God congregations throughout the

entire region of Europe, the Middle East, and the former Soviet Union. This project provides

funds to help underwrite various urban ministry training events and internships, resource

congregations within the region, and cover the initial startup costs associated with establishing

missional communities throughout Berlin. (Annual Goal $20,000)

Greece

Greece National Leaders/Workers . ..................................42.40225

These funds support the leadership in Greece in reorganizing the ministry in Athens and beyond.

(Annual Goal $2,500)

Lebanon

Lebanon Cedar Home Orphanage ...................................42.40335

In the heart of the volatile Middle East, this vital ministry of care and compassion not only

ministers to the physical needs of the helpless but also provides a Christian home atmosphere

of warmth and love. Funds provide care for at-risk children in Lebanon. (Annual Goal

$60,000. Total project need $244,000.)

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Lebanon Church Support . ........................................42.40336

Strategically located in the Middle East, the Church of God in Lebanon is poised to be a

significant influence in the region. These funds provide the needed resource for the ongoing

development of the Lebanese church as well as funding new opportunities in Syria and the

region. (Annual Goal $9,000)

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Lebanon Youth Camp .............................................42.30355

The youth camp trains and evangelizes young men and women from Lebanon and Syria. It

serves as a strategic ministry in preparing a new generation to love and serve others and God

throughout the Middle East, cultivating a missional approach to life and ministry. (Annual

Goal 2,500)

Mediterranean Ministry

Mediterranean National Leaders . ...................................42.30360

Franco and Bea Santonocito are known throughout the region for their passion for evangelism

and leadership training and development. Serving as fraternal missionaries in Egypt as well as

regional evangelists, they minister in the Mediterranean area with excellence. Your funds go to

support this valuable ministry couple. (Annual Goal $33,000)

Mediterranean Ministry—Mediterranean Bible College

*MBC Scholarships . .............................................42.40338

For most of the students who are trained by MBC in Lebanon, Egypt, and Syria, it is impossible

for them to participate without scholarship support. By funding this project, you make

it possible for students to receive the education needed in order to serve with excellence.

(Annual Goal $54,000)

*MBC Building Project—Living Stones . .............................42.40339

A beautiful building nestled in the hills of Nabay on Mt. Lebanon houses the leadership

training ministries of Mediterranean Bible College. Although this project is fully operational,

funds are still needed to complete this strategically located educational center. (Annual Goal

$10,000. Total project need $50,000.)

*MBC Development ..............................................42.30340

“To Know Christ and to Make Him Known” is the mission of Mediterranean Bible College.

Known for excellence in training leaders to serve the Middle East and the Mediterranean area,

MBC faithfully carries out Christ’s call to the church to make disciples, not only on its campus

in Beirut, but also to places it is most desperately needed in Egypt and Syria. Your funding for

this project makes it possible for this educational institution to staff its ministry in order to

further develop and expand its vital role in the region. (Annual Goal $38,000. Total project

need $120,000.)

Russia

Russia Leadership Development . ...................................42.30480

The opportunities in Russia are tremendous, and now is the time to seize them. In order to

do this, called and qualified leaders are needed. This project equips the leaders by providing

necessary resources for leadership training, such as seminary training, educational conferences

and seminars, and materials. (Annual Goal $4,000)

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Russia Evangelism/Literature .......................................42.30482

Russia is a vast country with eleven time zones. Of the 1.5 million people in the city of Chelyabinsk,

less than 2 percent are practicing evangelicals. As the Church of God reaches out to

the city and beyond, funds are needed for Bibles, Christian literature, and media. This project

funds the purchase of these tools for evangelism, outreach, and materials for ongoing discipleship

growth of new believers. (Annual Goal $600)

*Russia New Church and Ministry Center . ...........................42.40430

In the northwest district of Chelyabinsk, Russia, stands a building-in-progress that will serve

as a ministry training center from which the Church of God will minister locally, regionally,

nationally, and internationally in areas in the 10/40 Window. Funds are needed to complete

this ministry training center, which will give the church a stable home and the ability to

launch new ministries and training, as well as reach into the local community and unto the

ends of the earth. (Annual Goal $120,000. Total project need $200,000.)

Serbia

Serbia Church Development . ......................................42.30500

Serbia is currently dominated by strong nationalistic sentiment. The Church of God in Niš

has been a target of persecution, but it faithfully continues to press on. Funds support the

church and pastor Obrad Nikolić in continuing the work in Serbia. (Annual Goal $9,000)

United Kingdom

United Kingdom Church Development . .............................42.40529

A true revival is sweeping across the United Kingdom, and we have the privilege of partnering

with the Church of God in this country, resulting in two new church plants in the last two

years. These funds are used to strengthen the church in the United Kingdom through leadership

development and various outreach events. (Annual Goal $1,500)

Bulgaria Leadership and Church Development . ..................42.40088

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With a commitment to train resilient leaders and nurture strong and healthy congregations, a

kingdom investment in the Church of God in Bulgaria provides needed funding to train and empower

a new generation of church leaders in

this former Soviet Bloc country. The Church

of God in Bulgaria, with the assistance of

David and Kathy Simpson (career missionaries

with Global Missions), is working to equip

its congregations to be salt and light in what

is sometimes a hopeless and dark corner of

the world.

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Latin America

19 Countries

763 Churches

48,694 Believers

Country Churches Constituents National Leader

Argentina 22 1,750 Eduardo Spitzer

Belize — — Alfonso Ayala**

Bolivia 237 15,000 Genaro Mirabal

Brazil 52 3,550 Ademar Kopp

Chile 4 120 Alberto Martinez

Colombia 5 820 Angel Pinto

Costa Rica 10 1,109 Sonia Alfaro

Cuba 89 3,300 Ramon Reyes

Dominican Republic 9 1,200 Gerardo Taron

Ecuador 17 1,781 Manuel Rea

Guatemala 150 10,000 Isai Calderon, Jr.

Honduras 5 600 Donny Allen

Mexico 50 3,500 Agustin Sanchez

Nicaragua 2 180 Guillermo Herrera

Panama 14 889 Candido Camacho

Paraguay 15 870 Alcirio Hobus

Peru 58 2,231 Francisco Sirlupu

Uruguay 3 144 Jesus Acosta

Venezuela 21 1,650 Octavio Yepez

TOTAL 763 48,694

**National Contact

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Latin America Missionaries

Dave & Barbara Miller, Regional Coordinators, 42.10067

As regional coordinators, the Millers’ responsibilities include leadership and

church development in cooperation with local Church of God assemblies, equipping

Latin Americans for effective bivocational ministry and tent-making missions,

and providing pastoral care and professional guidance to Church of God

missionaries and their families ministering in the region.

Alfonso & Elizabeth Ayala, Belize, 42.10002

Currently, Alfonso, a medical doctor, works in cooperation with the government

to set up community health education and prevention programs. Both Alfonso

and Elizabeth do discipleship through home Bible studies and teach basic health

care, including hygiene, nutrition, and sanitation, to rural families.

Paul & Kattia Jones, Bolivia, 42.10051

Paul’s main duties consist of biblical and ministerial training of lay church leaders.

He also travels the remote countryside to attend and preach at juntas, weekend

camp meetings held on the date of a church’s anniversary. Kattia works with

the women’s groups, teaching conferences both locally and nationally. She supports

the youth by participating in youth camps and leading seminars.

Jon & Karen Lambert, Ecuador, 42.10060

Karen and Jon’s primary responsibility is to develop and mentor leadership in

the Ecuadorian church. Jon serves as assistant director of Seminarrio S.E.T.E.,

the church’s Bible institute. Karen serves as director for the Children of Promise

program in Ecuador. The Lamberts also serve as coordinator-hosts of all North

American work camp projects for the Church of God in Ecuador.

Latin America’s Strategic Goal Percentages

43% 10% 1% 42% 4%

Mission—Latin America

La Trompeta Latin American Publications . ...........................42.30335

The editorial ministry of La Trompeta is crucial to the health and growth of the Latin American

church. The magazine and other Church of God publications supply study materials and

communication aids for extending the kingdom of God throughout Latin America. It is the

only official publications arm of the Church of God serving Spanish-language countries of the

world. (Annual Goal $4,600)

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Latin America Missionary Staff Conference . ..........................42.30400

Member care is essential to maintaining healthy, effective missionaries. These funds provide a

time of refreshment and renewal for missionaries in the region. (Annual Goal $1,000)

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Latin America Inter-American Faith and Action Forum ..................42.30403

This forum trains church workers in Latin America to understand and apply the theological

distinctives of the Church of God in the Latin American context. The program promotes and

coordinates events for leadership training, evangelism, and community service in partnership

with accredited congregations and parachurch organizations in North America. Funds provide

need-based scholarships for Latin American church workers participating in IFFA-sponsored

events, and they cover travel expenses for Latin American instructors teaching at IFFA-sponsored

events. (Annual Goal $5,000)

Latin America Mission ............................................42.30994

While traveling throughout Latin America, the regional coordinator sees firsthand both opportunities

and needs. This project allows the regional coordinator to respond immediately

and provide assistance to some of the most exciting ministry opportunities. (Annual Goal

$4,200)

Argentina

Argentina Leadership Development/Discipleship .......................42.30010

The Church of God in Argentina celebrated eighty years of existence in 2007, renewing its

commitment to prepare future generations of Christian servants to reach its nation with the

gospel. This commitment entails, among other things, reopening the Posadas Theological Institute

for training evangelists and pastors. Donations will support academic programs, library

and study materials, and capital improvements. (Annual Goal $3,000)

Belize

Belize Community Development ....................................42.40050

Funds supply relief to victims of natural disasters and underwrite community health and

development projects. Some assistance goes to low income high school students for books,

uniforms, bus fare, and lunch, as well as providing training workshops for rural teachers. (Annual

Goal $3,600)

Bolivia

Bolivia Leadership Development ....................................42.30047

The church’s greatest strength is its zeal for evangelism and church planting. Believers devote

much time to witnessing and participating in evangelistic campaigns in neighboring communities.

Leadership training is a priority as the church provides leaders for 235 congregations.

(Annual Goal $1,300)

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Bolivia Church Planting ...........................................42.40060

Provides matching funds to help urban congregations purchase construction materials to complete

or expand meeting facilities. Over the years, investment has stimulated urban church

planting in La Paz, Oruro, Cochabamba, and Santa Cruz, which are now among the largest

congregations in the country. Funds are awarded to qualifying congregations by decision of

the Bolivian national assembly. (Annual Goal $6,000)

Brazil—Amazonia

Brazil—Amazonia Evangelism/Discipleship ...........................42.30060

Leadership and evangelism are taken seriously in northern Brazil. There are five new church

starts in locations where the Church of God did not exist ten years ago. Four more locations

are ready to start new churches, but leaders are not yet available. Funds are needed for scholarships

for training new leaders to assume these positions. (Annual Goal $13,290)

*Brazil—Amazonia Theological Institution . ..........................42.30067

Boa Terra na Amazonia educates and trains students to plant churches. Many Church of God

congregations are led by pastors who graduated from this theological institution. This new

seminary is still developing and needs equipment and resources. A special goal this year is to

upgrade the seminary library. (Annual Goal $2,630)

Brazil—Amazonia Ministry Development . ...........................42.40086

The Church of God in northern Brazil is growing rapidly. Several new church plants are in

development phases. They lack equipment and resources (e.g., songbooks, blackboards, materials

for study, reproduction equipment, chairs). Many of these churches and pastors are in

isolated areas and do not have access to needed assistance. (Annual Goal $18,000)

Brazil—Northeast

Brazil Northeast Leader Development ................................42.30050

Support is given through training leaders in the Escola Discipulos de Jesus (Jesus Disciples

School) and providing assistance to apprentices-in-ministry, who also study in ministerial education

institutions of the wider evangelical community. This backing is vital as we work to

develop strong, responsible leaders in northeast Brazil. (Annual Goal $8,270)

Brazil Northeast Church Planting ...................................42.40070

Led by a team of young northeastern Brazilians, a cluster of still-beginning churches has completed

the regional headquarters and leader development school. They are currently strategizing

to reach out and establish other churches in new agrarian reform settlements and the strategic

city of Salvador, Bahia. Church buildings host community meetings and kindergartens

as well as sewing, computer, and handicraft classes. (Annual Goal $18,000)

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Chile

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Chile Scholarships for Leadership Studies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42.30100

The youngest national church in Latin America is growing under the leadership of eager young

men and women who are answering the call of God. Most hold down full-time jobs while

evangelizing Chile’s urban neighborhoods and planting new churches. Scholarships will allow

them to pursue educational and professional goals to enhance their ministry. (Annual Goal

$3,000)

Costa Rica

Costa Rica Evangelism/Discipleship . ................................42.30126

Discipling and mentoring young leaders is a high priority as churches work to reach their

neighbors for Christ. The Costa Rican church is now supporting leaders sent to plant the

Church of God in Nicaragua. (Annual Goal $6,312)

Costa Rica New Church Plants . ....................................42.40121

This project provides a start-up budget to cover salary, travel expenses, and initial outlays

for new church plants. Costa Rican church planter Filiberto Irola heads this initiative. Some

funds underwrite pastoral training scholarships for present and future ministers. (Annual Goal

$8,200)

Cuba

Cuba Church Planting ............................................42.30142

In order to establish new congregations, national churches must surmount constantly changing

government regulations that control public worship. Costs include expenses for property

purchase or rental, and legal fees, in addition to normal administrative outlays. Despite the

challenges, the Cuban church continues to grow. (Annual Goal $1,000)

Cuba Leadership Development . ....................................42.30145

Regla Pedroso, rector of the School of Biblical Theology, travels the island coordinating a

network of teachers and conducting weeklong workshops to equip the many workers needed

to staff Cuba’s growing churches. This project underwrites class expenses, travel, lodging, and

food for students and teachers. (Annual Goal $3,500)

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Leadership Development . .......................42.30152

Pastor Gerardo Taron guides strategic planning for the development of the church and its

leaders through regular workshops for pastors and leaders. (Annual Goal $1,000)

Dominican Republic Church Planting . ..............................42.30155

Costs to begin new churches include property and legal fees, equipment, and furnishings

for the new congregation. Funds also provide support for national leadership. (Annual Goal

$1,000)

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Ecuador

Ecuador Leadership Development ...................................42.30165

Started in 1986, the church in Ecuador is growing rapidly. This project funds the development

of leadership training materials and covers the costs of seminars, including travel, room, and

board for participants. (Annual Goal $3,900)

Ecuador Church Planting/Construction ..............................42.40190

This project helps buy materials for construction of new church buildings, purchase land for

new construction, and provide for skilled workers. Advance funds allow project managers to

have materials ready and on site when work campers arrive. Churches receiving materials must

collaborate in the construction effort by giving time or offerings. (Annual Goal $12,000)

Northeast Brazil Church Planting—Salvador da Bahia . ............42.40070

In 2003, church planters Adaílton and Mariana Wild gathered the nucleus of a new congregation

in Brazil’s third largest city, Salvador da Bahia. The young church meets in a rented store, which

they are remodeling to accommodate two hundred people. They will soon exceed capacity. Today,

120 believers participate in ten weekly discipleship study groups whose hosts participate in

weekly leadership education classes.

Adaílton and Mariana Wild support themselves selling ice cream on a busy street and working in

her father’s construction materials store. Mariana completed a bachelor degree in music at the

Federal University and both have pursued seminary studies. Ana Júlia, their first child, was born

on April 16, 2007.

Veteran missionaries Tom and Jean

McCracken visited Salvador da Bahia

in 2009 to teach leaders classes on

the inspiration and authority of the

Bible and baptism in the Holy Spirit.

“We also got to witness the immersion

of four new followers of Jesus,”

Tom writes. “We ask you, when your

church thinks about missions, to

please consider becoming a partner

with the Wilds in this strategic urban

outreach.”

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Wild family in a churrascaria: (left to right) Mariana, Ana Júlia, and

Adaílton Wild

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*Ecuador Seminary Program Funds ..................................42.40192

Funds are used to buy seminary textbooks and books for the National Seminary Library located

in the seminary building. They also provide construction materials for completing the

seminary building in Quito and buy furnishings for dorm rooms and library. Upgrades to the

building are mandated by a stricter Quito municipal building code. (Annual Goal $4,000)

Ecuador Ministry Outreach ........................................42.40194

Funds help facilitate the ministry of the church in Ecuador. Medical care is expensive and

nearly unavailable for pastors. Donations have paid for surgeries, births, prescription medicine,

and even coffins. Funds also are invested to develop a national youth convention and

youth seminars. (Annual Goal $6,650)

Guatemala

Guatemala Leadership Development .................................42.40236

The Church of God in Guatemala, as of June 2007, has more than 120 pastors. When leaders

and national evangelists are added, the numbers are even higher. Promoting, supporting, and

supplying extension seminaries and Sunday schools necessitate travel of more than 100,000

kilometers a year. Budget goes toward covering travel costs to keep up with increasing leadership

training needs. (Annual Goal $2,200)

Honduras

Honduras Church Construction . ...................................42.40255

A new church in Santa Cruz de Yojoa is currently under construction, and the Villas del Carmen

congregation is nearing completion of classrooms, a parsonage, and a welding school.

The La Ceiba Church of God is in the initial stages of preparing an elementary school building.

To date, the local church has supplied most of the necessary resources, reports national

leader Donny Allen. (Annual Goal $1,000)

Mexico Northeast

*Mexico Northeast Theological Institute ..............................42.30370

El Instituto La Buena Tierra in Saltillo celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2004. Funds help

with administrative and operational costs of the school. (Annual Goal $6,000)

Nicaragua

Nicaragua New Church Plants ......................................42.40123

Funds help purchase building sites and construction materials for new church plants supervised

by national missionary Guillermo Herrera Moncada. Funds underwrite salary, travel

expenses, and other initial outlays. (Annual Goal $18,000)

* Approved educational institutions and capital projects that carry a 4 percent support fee

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Panama

Panama Leadership Development . ..................................42.30445

The Church of God in Panama is seeing renewal nearly one hundred years after it was established

through the influence of the Gospel Trumpet. Veteran pastors from neighboring Costa

Rica are helping conduct training schools for young evangelists and Bible teachers. The five

congregations on the isthmus have rallied to sponsor an International Kingdom Workers Forum,

renovating the Nueva Providencia retreat center in the process. (Annual Goal 1,000)

Paraguay

Paraguay Asunción Youth Outreach . ................................42.30450

Training workshops and seminars are provided for young leaders. Costs include travel expenses

and room and board for participants and teachers. (Annual Goal $14,500)

Paraguay Ciudad del Este Church Plant . .............................42.40427

Church planting activities are now in the fifth year, with pastors Alcirio and Marise Hobus

and copastors Augusto and Teresa Roa conducting worship services, small groups, children

and youth programs, and evangelistic campaigns. “The church is growing in zeal, maturity,

and numbers. We praise God for this,” write pioneer missionaries Martin and Tabitha Kurrle.

(Annual Goal $18,000)

Paraguay Encarnación Church Plant .................................42.40428

This congregation, one of the fastest growing in the country, meets in a borrowed auditorium

and is looking for an appropriate city plot on which to build. Pastor Donald Franz has local

daily radio programs and has established a preaching point in Ita Paso, where three hundred

children receive noon meals at the recently completed Church of God all-purpose building.

(Annual Goal $12,000)

Paraguay Obligado Radio Station . ..................................42.40429

This Christian radio station reaches into thousands of homes within a thirty-mile radius in

Paraguay and neighboring Argentina. Quality Christian programs are broadcast twenty-four

hours a day. The station also organizes marriage seminars and activities for children and youth

and transmits frequent testimonies of people whose lives have been changed by the gospel.

(Annual Goal $11,130)

Peru

Peru Christian Elementary School (Chepen) . .........................42.40591

Founded on November 8, 2000, under the triple theme of “Study, Serve, Share,” the Daniel

Sidney Warner Elementary School currently has eighty-two students studying in kindergarten

through fifth grade. The development plan calls for expanding into secondary school while

completing the four-story classroom building. Current donations will help complete the interior

of the third story and purchase computers for teaching information technology. (Annual

Goal $6,000)

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Uruguay

Uruguay National Leaders/Workers ..................................42.30630

The Church of God began in Uruguay in 1971. Jesús Acosta is the national leader for the

three congregations. Support is provided for pastoral leadership and national office expenses.

(Annual Goal $2,100)

Uruguay Church Construction . ....................................42.40535

The Montevideo Church of God is raising capital to expand its building, which is both meeting

place and pastor’s residence. The immediate goal is to add bathroom facilities and a second

bedroom to the parsonage area. (Annual Goal $1,000)

Venezuela

Venezuela Church Planting . .......................................42.30642

The Church of God started in Venezuela in 1979. There are currently twenty-one congregations.

Former missionaries have encouraged church planting. The vision has been cast. Some

recent church plants are among the Indians. (Annual Goal $6,000)

Venezuela Leadership Development . ................................42.30645

Young leaders are being trained and mentored to pastor new churches. This project provides

materials and covers costs related to training seminars. (Annual Goal $1,000)

God’s generosity…your opportunity

Helping Individuals and

Churches Fund

Tomorrow’s Ministry

www.chogfoundation.org

800-848-2464, World ext Ministry 3047AdvAnce

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North America

North America

2 Countries

2,214 Churches

251,429 Believers

Country Churches Constituents National Leader

Canada 46 3,429

Eastern Canada Cecile L. Barnhart

Western Canada Ken Wiedrick

United States 2,168 248,000 Ronald V. Duncan

TOTAL 2,214 251,429

Have You Planted

Seeds for the Future?

A will or trust can ensure that

the seeds you sow will benefit the

people and causes you love.

What Seeds Will

You Plant?

Phone: 765-608-3020

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North America Missionaries

Ronald & Effie Woodman, Chambers, AZ, 43.10540

Today, the Woodmans carry on an effective, multifaceted ministry among the

Navajo. Ron travels to various communities, working on projects in cooperation

with local churches. He coordinates camp meetings, work camps, and vacation

Bible schools. He also preaches to ecumenical groups and is involved in projects

to combat hunger.

North America’s Strategic Goal Percentages

48% 20% 9% 12% 11%

Global Missions General Budget

Global Missions—General .........................................42.04200

This project provides support for basic mission needs around the world. Funds are used where

needed most. (Annual Goal $150,000)

Care & Renewal—Missionaries . ....................................42.20001

Funds received for Care and Renewal are used for missionaries in need of counseling and

debriefing after a crisis event. This fund also covers conferences, seminars, and continuing

education pertaining to ministry-related growth. (Annual Goal $10,000)

Preparers of the Path . ............................................42.20010

Funds from this account are used to help prepare missionaries to go to the field. These funds

are often used to help missionaries-elect with their start-up budget. (Annual Goal $20,000)

Emergency Aid . .................................................42.20032

This fund enables a timely response to unexpected needs affecting Church of God missionaries,

constituents, or congregations in international regions in a time of emergency. (Annual

Goal $10,000)

New Ministry Opportunities . ......................................42.20505

New ministry opportunities come to our attention from missionaries, national leaders, or the

General Assembly in different countries. This project allows Global Missions to seize ministry

opportunities that are not included in the current budget. (Annual Goal $25,000)

Pastoral Health & Growth

Galatians 6:6 Marriage Retreats/Family Retreats . ......................33.33311

Our pastors and their families are involved in the frontline ministry of the church and greatly

need our support. We must continuously find ways to advance their health and growth. Our

partnership with Intimate Life Ministries has allowed numerous clergy couples and families

to express thanks for relationships strengthened or saved through these retreats. This partnership

and others are absolutely vital to the well-being of our pastors and their families. (Annual

Goal $25,000)

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Chaplain Ministries

Military Chaplains Fund . .........................................39.53303

This fund assists and supports the efforts of endorsed military chaplains to grow professionally

and to remain connected with each other and the Church of God at large.

(Annual Goal $5,000)

Church Multiplication

Puerto Rico Partnership-Leadership Development,

Church Plant & Church Growth ....................................32.33207

Church of God Ministries has developed a partnership with church leaders in Puerto Rico.

Through this partnership, pastors and leaders are being guided through the licensing and

ordination process, are encouraged in church planting efforts, and are educated in Church of

God doctrine and methodology. (Annual Goal $10,000)

Church Planting .................................................34.33403

Critical to the growth of the Church of God is the support we give to new church plants and

to the pastors who have been called to the front lines of ministry. One hundred percent of

every dollar sent to church planting will be directed to an actual church plant project. (Annual

Goal $50,000)

Church Redevelopment . ..........................................34.33405

There are numerous opportunities to support congregations in need of redevelopment and

revitalization. We partner with state and regional organizations to help those who are willing

to take the necessary steps for growth. (Annual Goal $50,000)

Coaches Training Initiative . .......................................34.33447

Leaders who have a coach walk with them report significantly better results than those who

go it alone. Church of God Ministries has partnered with CoachNet, Inc., to develop a specialized

training to equip Christian leaders to become effective coaches. Practical experience

coupled with classroom teaching is empowering Christian leaders to succeed. Twenty-five

coaches have completed training; an additional twenty-three will be certified in 2008. Raising

up a culture of high-quality coaches will have a life-changing effect on our movement. (Annual

Goal $25,000)

ThinkNext Conference ............................................34.20200

ThinkNEXT is a conference for Church of God pastors and other congregational leaders who

are ready to move beyond the past and the present, and are willing to accept the challenge of

fully engaging in God’s mission and being more effective as a church. Doing so requires new

knowledge, skills, and behaviors. (Annual Goal $6,000)

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Leadership Development

Leadership Development . ..........................................35.5800

Leadership Summit: For nearly a decade, every two years, emerging high school and college

leaders have come together, for a time of intensive, experiential, hands-on leadership development.

Hearing key national leaders, participating in family group conversations, walking the

streets of the city, engaging the homeless, the lonely, and the lost in meaningful conversations

and acts of Christian kindness and service, these young leaders grow as Great Commandment

persons—loving God and loving others. Our goal is the immersion into the needs and

opportunities all around them will leave students wanting to make a Kingdom impact and

becoming the Christ-centered leaders God has called them to be. Funds help us in reaching

this goal. (Annual Goal $25,000)

Minister’s Aid

Minister’s Aid . ..................................................33.53302

Ministers and their families can find themselves in difficult financial straits without income

because of circumstances beyond their control. This fund provides assistance for unexpected

critical needs. Funds are limited, but the need is great. Minister’s Aid is a tool in which we can

all share; it not only helps us to pray for one another and give verbal sympathy, but it also addresses

the tangible needs among our clergy that would otherwise go unaddressed. This can be

the buffer that keeps a ministry family from serious disaster. Thank you for choosing to care!

(Annual Goal $25,000)

Homeland Missions

Hispanic Ministries

Concilio Projects . ............................................... 43.45401

This project funds Hispanic church plants through the Hispanic Council, leadership development

and training of Hispanic pastors via the Hispanic Bible Institute linked together with the

Anderson University School of Theology, and educational materials and related promotional

materials linked to specific Hispanic projects. (Annual Goal $25,000)

Native American Ministries

Our goal is to develop a strong and healthy support network of services to assist Native Americans

in increasing their leadership skills. We are also focusing on the improvement of family

life on the reservations. Funding for Native American ministries will significantly enhance the

life and the witness of Christians living and working on the reservations.

American Indian Projects .......................................... 43.44301

This project funds ministry and outreach for Native Americans. The project helps support

initiatives through the American Indian Council of the Church of God. Funding this ministry

helps enhance and strengthen the Native American leadership of the Church of God and the

programs of the AIC. (Annual Goal $20,000ˆ)

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Klagetoh, Arizona . .............................................. 43.44355

Klagetoh Shelter Mission Church of God: The project funds an upgrade to the current Family

Life Center, GED classes, a computer lab for students, VBS, community outreach through

special projects at Thanksgiving and Christmas, and outreach to the special needs of children,

such as providing a preschool with cultural identity emphasis. (Annual Goal $10,000)

Allen, South Dakota .............................................. 43.44356

Pass Creek Church of God: The project funds youth programs designed to create indigenous

youth leadership, GED classes, weekly women’s Bible study, working with and educating local

people in gardening and horticulture, VBS, work camp facilitation, and a special project continuing

the upkeep and eventual upgrade of the Family Life Center. (Annual Goal $25,000)

Wounded Knee, South Dakota . .................................... 43.44357

Wounded Knee Church of God: The project funds a community literacy project; computer

training; building repair; utilities; GED classes; computers for GED classes;

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon; women’s sewing group; weekly women’s Bible study;

monthly community picnic, which feeds two hundred people; heat assistance program during

brutal winter months; shoebox gift giving at Christmas for two hundred to three hundred

people based on age and gender; Christmas dinner for the community, which feeds three hundred;

Thanksgiving dinner for the community, which feeds two hundred people; transportation

for community members who otherwise would be unable to attend church services and

functions; and support of upgrade of the current Family Life Center. (Annual Goal $28,000)

American Indian Projects .....................................43.44301

Klagetoh, Arizona ...........................................43.44355

Allen, South Dakota .........................................43.44356

Wounded Knee, South Dakota . ...............................43.44357

Tulalip, Washington .........................................43.44358

The economic climate for Native American groups

in the United States is among the lowest in the

United States, while levels of education, alcoholism,

and drug abuse are among the highest. The

overarching goal of our Native American ministry

efforts is not only to deepen not only the relationship

between the church and those who live on

the reservation but to enhance the lives of these

families as well. Funds sent for these ministries

help provide improvements to facilities, fund community

programs, feed and clothe those in need,

improve living conditions, and strengthen the

Native American leadership of the Church of God in

Arizona, South Dakota, and Washington.

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Tulalip, Washington .............................................. 43.44358

Funds assist with pastoral and ministry support, including outreach food pantry project,

Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, supplies for children’s

Bible classes, and more. (Annual Goal $25,000)

Compassionate Ministries

Hunger Relief . ..................................................45.04501

Funds from this project are used to alleviate hunger caused by unexpected circumstances,

often the result of famine, drought, war, or other catastrophes. Funds assist Church of God

constituency in hunger-stricken areas of the world. (Annual Goal $15,000)

Disaster Relief ...................................................45.04502

These funds enable both an immediate and a long-term response to major domestic and international

disasters affecting Church of God constituents or congregations. Past examples

include hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Wilma, and Ivan; 2005 Asian tsunami; Warner Southern

hurricane relief; Trinidad hurricane relief; tornado-affected areas in Texas; and such man-made

disasters as fire, arson, and destruction. The project also provides emergency food distribution

in response to disasters and long-term recovery efforts related to famine, drought, armed conflict,

and repair of damaged homes and buildings. (Annual Goal $120,000)

CBH: Christians Broadcasting Hope ............................44.30100

An English Internet listener from Australia

I found your program on the Internet last week. My husband and I have been having problems

in our marriage these past months, and yours was the first encouraging news I’ve heard

recently. I’m going to try to talk to him about it again. Thank you.

A Spanish radio listener from the United States

I hope that you are enjoying an abundant life my dear brothers in Christ! I heard your message

on a local radio station. Could you please send me more information about salvation by Jesus

Christ as I am a person who is completely ignorant about this. I have no religion, and I have no

knowledge of how to walk with him. When I heard your broadcast, it came to my mind and

heart the desire to communicate with you. I appreciate your attention to my letter and my

future communications. The only thing this humble servant fervently wants is to know a little

more about our good Lord than what I have learned in my sixty years on the road of life. I pray

that you will be the instrument with which I will come to know the way of salvation for my

soul and that one day not very distant we can all in one voice thank Jesus for his divine love

and for giving his life on that cross for humanity and for each one of us.

A Portuguese radio listener from Brazil

For the first time I had the privilege to hear CBH last Sunday. I was lost for eight years from

God’s paths. When I heard the singer on the program, I reconciled with God. I really would

like to ask for things to Pastor Mario: first, I would like to receive one CD of the song from the

program. Second, some booklets to evangelize the gospel. God bless you.

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CBH: Christians Broadcasting Hope

Please Note: All CBH language broadcast efforts fall under the same designated project number:

44.30100

CBH-365 Challenge

Support of All CBH Language Broadcasts

For $860, you can underwrite the cost of creation, production, duplication, distribution, and

support of all CBH language broadcasts for twenty-four hours—one entire day worldwide.

$430 underwrites half of a day. (Annual Goal $313,900)

CBH-English, James Lyon, Speaker, ViewPoint Broadcast Airtime

Aired every week on more than seventy stations in the United States and Puerto Rico as well as

more than ten stations around the world, the hope-filled messages of Jesus Christ go throughout

North America, Europe, North Africa, South Africa, South America, and the Caribbean

islands. (Annual Goal $33,000)

ViewPoint Broadcast on World Wide Web

Making ViewPoint available for Web- and pod-casting for millions of daily net-surfers to enjoy

at their convenience twenty-four hours a day at www.cbhviewpoint.org.

(Annual Goal $3,000)

CBH-Spanish, Gilbert Davila, Speaker, Spanish Broadcast Airtime

Help underwrite the airtime on some of the world’s most powerful stations for CBH-Spanish

(La Hermandad Cristiana) in the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, Spain,

and the islands of the Caribbean. (Annual Goal $18,000)

CBH-Swahili (East Africa), Daniel Mdobi, Speaker, Swahili Broadcast Airtime

Broadcasts the gospel over Trans World Radio (TWR) into Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania,

Rwanda, Burundi, and Congo (DR). (Annual Goal $6,000)

CBH-Oriya and Hindi (India), Asim Das, Director, Oriya and Hindi Broadcast Airtime

From the province of India known as Orissa, Asim Das operates a dynamic radio ministry. Using

preaching, drama, music, and panel discussions, he reaches and teaches millions—many

of whom come to Christ and even establish churches in their remote villages of India. (Annual

Goal $15,000)

CBH-Russian, Walentin Schüle, Speaker, Russian Broadcast Airtime

Walentin Schüle broadcasts hope across eleven time zones, deep into the heart of Russia and

the Ukraine every week. The broadcast is heard over Trans World Radio towers in Tirana,

Albania. CBH-Russian is a cooperative effort with the Church of God in Germany. (Annual

Goal $9,000)

CBH-Portuguese, Mario & Isai Hort, Cohosts, Portuguese Broadcast Airtime

Mario Hort and CBH-Portuguese reach most of the Portuguese-speaking world, including

Brazil and every major capital city in South America, as well as Congo (DR), Mozambique,

and Portugal. (Annual Goal $8,000)

CBH-French, Daniel N’Goran, Speaker, French Broadcast Airtime

New French-language broadcast originating in Côte d’Ivoire, one of the twenty-three Frenchspeaking

countries in West Africa. (Annual Goal $5,000)

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Endorsed Agencies

Anderson University • Anderson University School of Theology

Board of Pensions • Mid-America Christian University

Warner Pacific College • Warner University

Anderson University

Administered by Anderson University—James L. Edwards, President

99.AU2 Campus Ministries ..................................$45,000

Leadership and material costs for spiritual growth retreats, workshops, and

Bible study groups.

99.AU6 Kissinger Learning Center ............................$25,000

Provides a support program for students with specific learning disabilities. One

of the few such centers at liberal arts colleges in the United States.

99.AU7 Church of God Ministers’

Family Scholarships .................................$55,000

Special grants for children of Church of God ministers (above and beyond any

other student aid).

99.AU8 Matching Church Scholarships ........................$95,000

AU matches up to $1,500 for any student receiving a scholarship from their

church.

99.AU10 International Student Scholarships .....................$55,000

Additional scholarship aid to assist an increased number of international students

on campus.

99.AU11 Tri-S Service Projects . ...............................$50,000

Special funding to underwrite costs of service projects in other countries where

construction materials or other supplies are needed.

99.AU12 Campus Ministry Programming . ......................$30,000

Support of ministry service projects and after-school recreational programs.

99.AU13 Student/Youth Camp Teams ...........................$30,000

Provides leaders, counselors, and music teams for summer church camps.

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School of Theology— Anderson University

Administered by Anderson University School of Theology— David L. Sebastian, Dean

99.SOT1 Boyce W. Blackwelder

Seminary Tuition Fund . .................................$35,700

99.SOT8 Seminary Family Expense Grants . ..........................$8,000

Grants to assist seminary families with special moving and living expenses.

99.SOT9 General Student Grants . ..................................$6,500

For students with a level of financial need beyond that provided by the Blackwelder

Fund.

99.SOT10 International Student Scholarships ..........................$6,500

Special financial assistance to aid the extraordinary expenses of the international

seminarian.

99.SOT13 Center for Christian Leadership . ..........................$11,000

Mid-America Christian University

Administered by Mid-America Christian University— John Fozard, President

99.MACU1 Matching Church Scholarship ............................$125,000

A sponsoring church will contribute $500 to be matched by the college for the support

of the students.

99.MACU2 Vision2Grow Congregational Scholarships ..................$200,000

A congregation’s gifting at least 2 percent of its general budget income qualifies any

student from that congregation to receive a $1,500/semester general scholarship that

can be applied to tuition as well as room and board.

99.MACU5 Ministry Advancement Program (MAP) .......................$100,000

Funding that provides scholarships for pastoral, specialized ministry, and worship

degree majors. Scholarships are prorated according to academic status (i.e. freshman,

sophomore, and so forth). Scholarship recipients sign covenants to serve in Church

of God congregations following graduation. MAP funding provides for development

of ministry curriculum and future hiring of more ministry faculty as well.

Warner Pacific College

Administered by Warner Pacific College—Andrea P. Cook, President

99.WPC1 Church Matching Scholarship Program . ....................$50,000

Warner Pacific College matches scholarship awards by churches to encourage students

in their education and to promote ongoing connection with their home congregation.

The college provides a match of up to $1,000 annually to funds provided

by a student’s church.

99.WPC2 Church of God Student Grant .............................$40,000

Supports scholarships for students with heritage within the Church of God reformation

movement.

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99.WPC7 Campus Ministries Program . .............................$25,000

The campus ministries program is focused on providing opportunities for students’

spiritual formation and development by bringing speakers to campus for the chapel

programs and by providing small group opportunities.

99.WPC15 Missions@WP . ........................................$50,000

Warner Pacific College is rekindling students’ interest in and heart for missions

through the Missions@WP program. Students have opportunity to participate in

cross-cultural trips to South Dakota, Honduras, New Zealand, San Francisco, and

Tanzania, working with Children of Promise or Church of God missionaries.

99.WPC16 Urban Studies/Ministry Scholarship ........................$30,000

Warner Pacific College initiated an urban studies program in fall 2009. These funds

will support scholarships for students enrolled in the program who are preparing the

lead and serve in urban communities.

99.WPC17 Service Learning Program . ...............................$25,000

Warner Pacific College’s motto is “Where Faith and Scholarship Lead to Service.”

Students participate in service learning in co-curricular programs and in their academic

course work. Funds given support partnerships and administrative work required

to facilitate service learning opportunities.

99.WPC18 Ministry Preparation . ...................................$50,000

Funding provides scholarships for students preparing for ministry.

99.WPC19 Recording Studio . ......................................$25,000

Capital project to buy equipment for a recording studio adjacent to the music rehearsal

room in McGuire Hall.

99.WPC20 Audio Visual Equipment for McGuire Auditorium . ...........$25,000

Replacement of decades old amplification equipment in McGuire Auditorium.

99.WPC21 Choir Tour . ...........................................$15,000

Provides the opportunity for the college’s choir to tour and minister to Church of

God congregations in the Western Area Regional Ministerium (WARM).

99.WPC22 Academic Skills/Bridge Program ...........................$30,000

Provides resources to help under resourced and under prepared students address

their academic preparation prior to and during their enrollment.

99.WPC23 Act Six Scholarship/Support . .............................$50,000

WPC will be awarding ten urban student leaders an innovative scholarship package

designed around infusing a new, diverse, student-driven leadership dialogue on

campus. Act Six is a leadership and scholarship program that equips emerging urban

leaders to engage the college campus and their communities in Portland.

99.WPC24 Camp Ministry Teams . ..................................$15,000

Provides stipends for college students who serve as leaders, counselors, and on music

teams for summer church camps.

99.WPC25 Pastors’ Summer Institute . ...............................$20,000

Summer pastors’ institute focusing on relevant ministry for the twenty-first century.

99.WPC26 Academic Publication . ..................................$10,000

Publication of faculty members’ scholarly work for distribution to the church and

peer institutions.

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Endorsed Agencies

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Warner University

Administered by Warner University—Gregory V. Hall, President

99.WSC1 Church Matching Scholarship Program . ....................$30,000

College matches scholarship award from churches to encourage student’s continued

connection with their home church.

99.WSC2 Oldham Scholarship . ...................................$30,000

Scholarship to students who have a heritage with the Church of God reformation

movement.

99.WSC3 Servant Scholarship . ....................................$30,000

Scholarships to dependents of servants in the Church of God such as ministers, trustees,

administrators or professors, and employees of the general agencies.

99.WSC4 Leadership Scholarship . .................................$30,000

Scholarships to students recommended by their youth minister who have been outstanding

leaders in their Church of God congregation.

99.WSC5 Academic Skills Center . .................................$30,000

Helps students identify their academic needs and outlines an individual plan to overcome

any problems.

99.WSC6 Campus Ministry . ......................................$30,000

Program involving student discipleship coordinators, campus counselor, and chapel

speakers led by campus pastor.

99.WSC7 Distance Ministry Program . ..............................$30,000

An innovative program for ministry services to fulfill a critical need for professional

Christian leadership.

99.WSC8 Student Music Groups ...................................$30,000

Providing an opportunity for musically talented students to minister in churches and

to the local public schools.

99.WSC9 Church of God Student Recruitment . ......................$30,000

Program targeting Church of God students through visiting state youth conventions,

camps, and talking with youth pastors.

99.WSC10 Computer Technology . ..................................$30,000

Expands the development of the campus network and technical services.

99.WSC11 Facility Development ....................................$30,000

Assist with ongoing capital expenses for developing the campus facilities.

99.WSC13 Science/Performance Lab Equipment . ......................$30,000

Provides for much-needed science lab equipment.

99. WSC14 Disability Services . .....................................$30,000

Program designed to address the identified needs of students with disabilities to enable

them to pursue their education.

99. WSC15 Campus Safety and Emergency Preparedness . ................$30,000

Program designed to address campus safety and preparedness needs and requirements

to protect students, faculty and staff.

99. WSC16 Church of God Student Retention ..........................$30,000

Program addressing the needs of current Church of God students to enable them to

continue their education.

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Treasurer

You serve as the key link in the flow

of support funds connecting the

people of your congregation to the

worldwide ministries of the Church

of God.

We trust that this guide will make

your record-keeping job easier.

You understand the importance

of matching funds to the correct

projects. You will find that this

guide is filled with information and

suggestions that will assist you in

your treasurer responsibilities. These

projects provide significant ministry

opportunities; the special project

numbers enhance clear channels of

accountability.

By listing project numbers on your

remittance slips, you are assured that

your support funds will be channeled

to the designated projects selected

by your church leaders.

Enclose your check payable to

Church of God Ministries in the

envelope provided and send to:

Church of God Ministries

PO Box 2420

Anderson, IN 46018-2420

Need Help with

Choosing a Project?

Call World Ministry Advance

today at 800-848-2464, ext.

2121, or visit us online at

www.chog.org/wma.

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Circle One: Mr. Mrs. Ms.

Donor _____________________________________________________ ID # ________________

World Ministry Advance

• Make checks payable to Church of God Ministries

• Return this form in the envelope provided

Address _________________________________________________________________________

City ________________________________________________ State ________ Zip ___________

Phone ( ) _____________________ E-mail ________________________________________

Project # Project Description Gift Amount

$

$

$

$

$

Total

q Credit Card/Debit Contribution—please use back of form

Apply my gift as World Ministry Advance Credit for my congregation

10WGGGM01

church name

Donate online at www.chog.org


Bank Account Information: Account No. ___________________________________________________

Date of last gift* __________mm/yy

*To give continuously until you notify us to change or stop the gift

write “cont.” on the “Date of last gift” line.

o Checking Account (attach voided check)

o Savings Account (attach deposit slip)

o Credit Card/Debit

This amount will be taken out on the 15th of every month.

Monthly gift amount $_______

Date of first gift _________mm/yy

A more convenient way to give Please take my/our gift in the amount indicated below from my/our:

PO Box 2420 • Anderson, IN 46018-2420

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A higher standard.

A higher purpose.

Responsible Stewardship

1. Every member organization shall

subscribe to a written statement

of faith clearly affirming its

commitment to the evangelical

Christian faith.

2. The board or a committee

consisting of a majority of

independent members shall

review the annual audit and

maintain direct communications

between the board and the

independent certified public

accountants.

3. Every member organization shall

obtain an annual audit performed

by an independent certified public

accounting firm.

4. Provide responsible assurance that

all resources are used (nationally

and internationally) to accomplish

the exempt purposes for which

they are intended.

5. Every member organization shall

provide a copy of its audited

financial statements upon written

request.

6. Every member organization shall

avoid conflicts of interest.

7. Every member organization shall

comply with each of the ECFA

Standards for Fund-Raising.

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M i s s i o n s E M p h a s i s s p E a k E r s

Faith Promise • Global Transformation

Expand your ministry around the world

We can help you…

• Speakers (connect with missionaries, pastors, staff)

• Resources and materials

• Missions convention planning/Budget

Get on board with our new

70 / 70 / 70 Plan

www.chog.org/FP

“It is more blessed to give than to receive.”

—Acts 20:35 niv

Mission EMphasis spEakErs

Contact: Debbie Taylor, Global Missions

Phone: 800-848-2464, ext. 2199

E-mail: DTaylor@chog.org

PO Box 2420

Anderson, IN 46018-2420


A Preferred Future

f o r t h e M o v e m e n t

PO Box 2420

Anderson, IN 46018-2420

I see a church as…

…a MESSAGE-DRIVEN church!

Our congregations, individuals, national agencies,

and Church of God Ministries revitalized by the Great

Commission.

…a GRACE and MERCY–driven church!

Walking humbly with God, effectively addressing

and meeting social needs and issues as a missional

community.

…a church of FAITHFUL STEWARDS!

Resourced by a fully integrated stewardship strategy that

provides opportunity for a flexible ministry future.

…a DISCIPLING church!

Empowered by educational and worship models that

empower a developing, nurturing, and maturing body

of believers who have discovered and are sharing their

spiritual gifts as disciples of Christ.

…a UNIFIED church!

Enhanced by relational connectivity and unity, and

identifiable as a reformation movement.

—As envisioned by the general director,

Dr. Ronald V. Duncan

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