Serge Grace at the Fray
https://serge.org/about··→ Laurel Kehl
-grew up in NE Ohio, but went out of state in order to study music therapy at Western Michigan University. The
Lord intervened in that career path to lead her to CRU, where she served 38 years, 15 of them overseas, one in Communist Poland and 14 years in Moscow, Russia. She first met Serge staff at a Sonship conference in Moscow, which
impacted her life at one of her lowest points of ministry. From there she used her furloughs to study Christian counseling at Philadelphia Biblical University, where she earned a Masters Degree. Laurel loves developing people,
especially those serving in difficult parts of the world.
Far Corners Missionshttp://www.fc-usa.org/··→ Ray and Dora Tewksbury
- serves Far Corners Missions with their focus on the House of Hope. (We have been asked not to disclose the location). They have three adult sons and have been like foster parents
to a number of the children where they serve. Some of them have disabilities which require extra support.
Faith Global Missions https://www.faithlafayette.org/missions··→ Teri Nichols
- does evangelizing, teaching and discipling with International Graduate and post-Doctoral female students at Purdue University. She attends Faith Church in Lafayette, Indiana where they are
well known for their Biblical counseling certification program.
TEAMS for Medical Missionshttps://www.t4mm.org/··→ John and Linda Heater -
the directors of TEAMS for Medical Missions which serves in Jamaica. They are responsible for coordinating medical and evangelism and teaching teams four times a year. John also is
responsible for securing permanent missionaries to Jamaica with TEAMS and oversees the Bible Training Center. John and Linda reside in Emmaus, Pennsylvania.··→ J Team
- is a short-term ministry team
of volunteers sent four times a year to Jamaica. These are medical teams of doctors, pharmacists and nurses but also include teachers for evangelism and disciple making. There is also a team of builders who construct a small house
for a needy individual or family.
Our Church has provided the funds for the cost of building the home. Over the Years, we
have sent over 15 members from our Church on these mission trips. The most active members
from our church have been:
▶ Larry Wiggins (16 trips) builder/encourager,
▶ Lata Wiggins (25 trips) physician,
▶ Candy Kovey (15 trips) pharmacist
▶ Sue Carey (4 trips) pharmacist
They all have a strong commitment of serving the Jamaican’s spiritual and physical needs. They are very thankful for the devotion and the support John Knox Church has for TEAMS
for Medical Missions.
Presbyterian World Missionwww.presbyterianmission.org··→ Rev. Paula Cooper-
As the regional liaison for the African countries of Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, and Zambia, Paula Cooper facilitates PC (USA) relationships with partner churches and institutions. Paula provides support for PC (USA) mission personnel in the region and the Young Adult Volunteer program. She assists PC (USA) congregations and presbyteries that are or that want to be in a relationship with partners in East Central Africa. This includes working with PC (USA) mission groups to help plan itineraries that promote healthy partnerships between Presbyterians in the United States and Christians in Africa.
One Great Hour of Sharinghttp://specialofferings.pcusa.org/oghs··→ Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
annual offering to raise funds in three different areas of giving:
1. Self Development of People which assists people in different parts of the world with
the means to become more self-sufficient.
2. Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, which helps rebuild hope after disasters such as
earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, fires, and mud slides.
Hunger Program helps with programs to stop hunger such as organizing community gardens, education on nutrition, finance management and entrepreneurship.