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Missions

Matt 28:18-20 gives us Jesus' last words to his disciples before He left them. FCC's Mission Committee understands the importance of those words: we are commanded to go--whether it is next door or to another country--and make disciples for the kingdom.  We have all received gifts that we can use to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ, and the mission committee would LOVE to have you join us. In fact, we would be joyous to have you serve with us. We meet the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m., with a few exceptions. Anyone interested can contact a member or just show up at a meeting. The mission committee provides a fantastic way for you to reach out to people worldwide.

Missions Committee members are:  Jim Miller, Elder; Bill Horan, Chairman; Rhonda McFarren, Treasurer; Angie Payne, Secretary; Kathy Gardner, Marilyn Lowe, Lucille Murphy, and Anne Smith

 

LOCAL MISSIONS

A Friends House  Bluffton, IN  At A Friend's House women receive therapy, training and care they need to learn how to live healthy lives.

House of Hope  Bluffton, IN  Our Mission is to bring healing and restoration to hurting and troubled teens and their families through Biblical truth and the love of Christ.

Lake James Christian Assembly  Angola, IN  LJCA is more than just a summer camp.  During the summer, LJCA hosts a full summer of fun-filled, life-changing experiences for campers of all ages.  During the non-summer months, Lake James offers a meeting place for various retreats for adults and children. 

Woodburn Christian Children's Home  Woodburn, IN  WCCH, a ministry of Christian Churches and Churches of Christ, is broadly supported by the community throughout the tro-state area.  Since 1972, this special home has provided a Christian family environment for children who are homeless or who have other special needs.   

Youth for Christ  Bluffton, IN  YFC reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other like-minded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to prayer and the Word of God, passion for sharing the love of Christ and commitment to social involvement.

BIBLE COLLEGE

Great Lakes Christian College  Lansing, MI   As a Christian academic community, GLCC’s task is to educate men and women for preaching and other ministry roles as well as for careers related to the church or institutions in the public sector. In all instances, preparing students to be servant-leaders is central to the Colleges’ founding character, history, curriculum and campus ethos. 

COLLEGE CAMPUS MINISTRIES

Christian Student Foundation  Ball State University, Muncie, IN  The Christian Student Foundation is a Christian non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Christinanity at Ball State University.  They cultivate a living faith: folllowing Jesus, reading the Bible, the worship of God and the mission of the Church. 

IU Christian Student Fellowship  Bloomington, IN  From the spiritually unsure to the spiritually mature at Indiana University, Christian Student Fellowship is a campus community pursuing life transformation to reach maturity in Christ, because CSF helps equip students to reach authentic faith.

Purdue Christian Campus House  West Lafayette, IN  Campus House is a community of Jesus followers in the middle of Purdue's campus that has progressive worship, Biblical teaching, and no denominational walls.

U.S. BASED MISSIONS

A.I.M.     (Adventures in Missions) Gainsville, GA  With a focus on prayer and discipleship, our goal is to see lives radically transformed by God. We offer youth missions trips, college missions trips, adult missions trips and family missions trips, with many options for Christian youth groups, including opportunities to customize your own trip. 

Colegio Biblico   Eagle Pass, TX   To prepare Christian workers for ministry among the Spanish-speaking peoples of the world. 

Deaf Institute   Eagle PCincinnati, OH   The Mission of the Deaf Institure is to present the Good News of Jesus Christ to deaf and hard of hearing people.  The Deaf need the gospel presented in a way which fits their unique culture and language.  This involved direct contact, training of deaf and hearing leaders, and helping new and established deaf ministries and churches.

Deaf Ministries    

Exposing Satan's Power   Ben Alexander,  The Purpose of ESP is to research the major occults, psychics, psychic and mystical spiritualist groups of America. To expose the doctrines of these groups by God's Word. Equip Christians with the knowledge to analyze and understand the damages of the cult/occult.  To actively and kindly confront these groups with their error and bring the good news of Jesus Christ.

Mission Services  Knoxville, TN  Our mission is to glorify God by working as partners with missionaries for effective communication with their supports and congregations to promote the fulfillment of the Great Commission. 

Mountain Mission School  Grundy, VA  The child of poverty, neglect or abuse finds hope and opportunity at Mountain Mission School. 

New Churches of Christ Evangelism  Mount Pleasant, MI  Our goal is to increase the population of heaven by planting healthy, reproducing churches in the Great Lakes area and beyond.  We are seeing churches reaching people that are far from God, connecting them to Christ, and helping them become like Jesus along the way.

Power Ministries  New Albany, IN  The focus of the ministry is Outreach, Advocacy, and Leadership that aids people with disabilities.

Prison Evangelism  IL  (Steve Higgs) 

GLOBAL MISSIONS

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 Casa de Ninos  San Luis Potosi, Mexico   Casa de Ninos is a children's home located in the heart of Mexico. Established in 1972, it continues to provide the best child care possible for all who enter into this special family. Casa de Niños is truly a Christian home where children live and learn the love of Christ.

Global Missionary Ministries   Mississauga, ON  The purpose of our existence is to teach and preach the Gospel and plant churches in Central and Eastern Europe and the vast land of Canada.

Ivory Coast  West Africa (Bob Sheffler) 

 Khasi Hills Ministry  India  (Philip Ho)  Phillip and his wife Maraget are traditional missionaries living and serving in India. They have a number of church plants that they visit and encourage. They also offer many types of training for local Christian church members and leaders.

Living Hope Ministries  Honduras (Rex Morey)  Living Hope Ministries exists to offer living hope to a dying world by proclaiming and practicing the gospel of Jesus Christ.  Through biblical teaching, we hope to reveal the truth of God’s word and help Hondurans apply it to their lives.  We want to show the love of God by compassionately reaching out to those in physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual need.  The ultimate goal is to encourage each person to form a close, personal, ever-growing relationship with God through Jesus Christ and to experience life in a community of believers.

Mashoko Hippo Valley Christian Mission  Africa

South West India Christian Mission  India  (John Mathew)

Taking Christ to the Millions  Indianapolis, IN and Austria  The goal of TCM is to develop International Disciple Makers who will share the love of Jesus and His Gospel with their own people for a lifetime.  Then each will mentor others to become disciples makers as well. 

OTHER MISSIONS

Alan Marshall

Colombian Christian Mission  South America (Dale Meade)  The ministry has been evangelistic in nature and the ultimate goal has been to establish indigenous New Testament congregations in Colombia.

CrossRoads Missions  Lousiville, KY  Mission teams who participate with CrossRoads Missions are involved in multiple areas of ministry including:  construction, medical missions, education, discipleship, evangelism, worship, and disaster relief.  CrossRoads Missions enhances existing local ministries, supporting them with additional resources they may be unable to provide.  CrossRoads Missions achieves it highest level of effectiveness by working alongside these ministries.  When a CrossRoads Missions team leave a mission field, ministering the Gospel does not.  We are engaged in ministry, mission and service in Cincinnati, OH, Louisville, KY, Appalachia Kentucky, Piedras Negras, Mexico, Inner City - Louisville and in the New Orleans, LA area.   

IDES  (International Disaster Emergency Service)  Kempton, IN  

One Tribe Missions  Mozambique, Africa  (Mike Hawke)

Polish Mission 

Upward Bound  St. Peters, MO  (Jeff Moody)  Jeff began his ministry in 1983 with only one goal and objective: to encourage and edify the body of Christ bringing each member to the realization of his/her value and worth to God.   

 

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