Mount Calvary Church is committed to using the resources God has given us to share the Gospel both in our community and around the world. We are privileged to be able to support missionaries in the US and around the world. Our missionary family is involved in a wide range of activities, including evangelism, church planting, training and equipping indigenous church leaders, Bible translation, aviation missions, and even a Gospel centered coffee shop! We also support several local organizations who seek to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our community.
PERRY & JODI BEABOUT // ELKHART, IN
Perry and Jodi serve with Trans World Radio. They recently relocated to North Carolina where his responsibilities will be split between engineering and building maintenance for Trans World Radio Jodi is the staff events coordinator. PRAY for the transition and that they will be able to maintain and add to their team of ministry partners.
PAUL & EMILY BELL // BIJELJINA, BOSNIA
Paul and Emily serve with Crossworld. Paul has ongoing continuing education in counseling. Emily works with their daughter to be able to transition her to school. A ministry goal for next year is to open an office and research possible ways to serve the city and branch out with the gospel. PRAY for the need for more resources for some of their daughter’s needs.
DELL & MARY ANN BENNER // HARRISBURG, PA
Dell and Mary Ann do Open Air Evangelism with Word of Life Fellowship. They train others to effectively evangelize through salvation messages, literature distribution, sketch boards, object lessons, and the prayer station. PRAY for Dell’s health since he was diagnosed with Intercranial Vascular Disease. They believe that God has more for them to do.
KIRK & DANNEL BLACKWELL // SMITHVILLE, MO
Kirk and Dannel serve with Avant Ministries. They are working with new missionaries to bring them into Avant. Their focus is on orientation, training and coaching them before they deploy to the field. PRAY that they will have wisdom and resources as they coach new missionaries before they deploy to the field.
BEN & KRISTIANA BUCKMAN // BRAZIL
Ben and Kristiana serve with Pastoral Support Service. Both Ben and Kristianna are former missionary kids from Brazil and have recently returned to Brazil as full-time missionaries. Their primary ministry will be teaching National pastors in cities and indigenous church leaders in the Amazon Biblical Counseling skills. Please pray for them as there is a significant need to equip church leaders on how to better counsel their members from a Biblical perspective.
WINFIELD(LARRY) & FAY BUCKMAN // LAKELAND, FL
Larry and Fay serve with Pastoral Support Service. The main focus of Larry and Fay’s ministry is empowering indigenous believers to build the church with pastors in China, Africa, Morocco, Spain, Portugal, Brazil and other Latin American countries. PRAY that God will give them health to keep moving about the Kingdom in ministry and that the youth will be transformed from China to Guinea Bissau to the Amazon and on fire to reach the lost.
BEN & NIKKI BUCKNER // PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Ben and Nikki serve with Ethnos 360. The main focus of ministry for the Buckner’s is church planting and Bible translation. They helped support the Kasia church which is part of the Nakani tribe with the goal of equipping local national pastors. They recently moved to the main island and focus of ministry will be translation services. Please pray for their children as they adjust to new home and school settings.
WILLIAM & SUE CRISTOBAL // WAXHALL, NORTH CAROLINA
The Cristobal’s serve with Wycliffe Bible translators. Their main focus of ministry is recruiting missionaries for JAARS Aviation Program. They travel throughout the country sharing the needs for aviation missionaries. Please pray for Bill as he recently has had health issues and for endurance to continue on in their ministry.
ONESIMO AND MARILDA DE ARRUDA// CAMPO GRANDE , BRAZIL
Onesimo and Marilda serve with Pastoral Support Services. A focus of their previous ministry was supporting, training and equipping local pastors and leader of indigenous tribes. Their future two year commitment involves being trained to translate and distribute The Jesus Film. Please pray for them in this new opportunity to share the gospel throughout Brazil and the world.
JOSEPH & LINDA DUKES // LANDISVILLE, PA
Joe serves as VP of Personnel for BCM International. He organizes and implements the training of new and existing BCM missionaries through Candidate Orientations and leadership training events in North America, Europe, Africa and South America. PRAY for the LORD of the harvest to send more laborers into HIS harvest field and wisdom in dealing with wider family matters across both sides of our extended families to bring glory to GOD.
CHRISTUDAS & MARTHA EARLA // INDIA
Christudas and Martha faithfully serve with Source of Light Ministries International GAP Ministries. They are working to expand the kingdom of God in India through training programs for church planters. Pray for God’s protection and provision for the literature ministry and for financial needs for their family.
KELLY & SHERRI FATH // EUROPE
Kelly is the Regional Director for Central & Eastern Europe and Mediterranean Region for ABWE International. He and Sherri are advancing Christ’s Great Commission by multiplying disciples and leaders and facilitating church-planting and mission movements among every people group in the CEEMed region and beyond. PRAY for our teammates, especially the continued development of KLA and the first steps of a church plant in the community where they live.
ROD AND MAYRA FRY // IXTAPALUCA, EDO DE MEXICO
Rod and Mayra serve with Commission to Every Nation. They are involved in church planting, Bible studies, discipleship and creative outreach/evangelism, community center approach. PRAY for leadership development for the Palmas 1 (current church). The Fry’s have partnered with Mount Calvary Church on many short term missions opportunities.
MIGUEL & MYRIAM GARRONI // MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY
Miguel and Myriam serve with Biblical Ministries Worldwide. They are involved in preaching, Bible classes, witnessing, evangelistic walks, discipleship, counseling, teaching the Word, pulpit supply (Miguel), training the ladies (Myriam) and restoration ministry. PRAY for their support need. Also pray that they will have physical strength to be able to use all opportunities to reach families in their neighborhood and beyond.
HAL & PAM GIVENS // FLAGSTAFF, AZ
Hal and Pam’s ministry at Indian Bible College includes teaching, administration and discipleship. Hal is now teaching full-time. Pam is the administrative assistant for the college president and other administrators. PRAY for guidance as they continue to develop effective training for native church leaders through their extension efforts on the Navajo and Hopi reservations.
ANDY & SYLVIA GROSH // PAPUA NEW GUINEA
The Grosh’s serve with Wycliffe Bible Translators and have focused much of their ministry on providing Scripture to the Kaluli people, teaching them to read and write in their own language. They also work to see that many of the other 800+ language groups in Papua New Guinea have God’s Word in their languages as well. PRAY for good health and safety for the Kaluli translation team and their families. Pray for protection from all attempts of the enemy to hinder their involvement in translation and in building the local church. Pray for safety.
TIM & LEANDRA HAWES // PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Tim and Leandra are church planters with ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) and are involved in training Papua New Guinea pastors and Christian school teachers. They are working to develop the infrastructure of Goroka Baptist Bible College. PRAY for the new Christians to be faithful at Sagifa.
A. TIMOTHY & KATHY HEIJERMANS // LUXEMBOURG
Tim and Kathy are missionaries with Biblical Ministries Worldwide, INC and are involved in leadership training for men at CCC. They work with Joel Meyer, the new pastor at CCC, They are local language consultants for Luxembourgish Bible translation and do evangelism of university students and coaching and teaching. PRAY as they need wisdom about their long-term future: Where to “retire”? At what age?
MENO & ANAT KALISHER // JERUSALEM
Meno and Anat serve with Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry in Jerusalem. Meno pastors a church and teaches and writes teaching materials. The church is preparing to plant a new church outside Jerusalem. PRAY for safety in a turbulent part of the world and success in all their ministry outreaches
LARRY & KATHLEEN LEACH // SUFFOLK, ENGLAND
Larry and Kathleen serve with Biblical Ministries Worldwide. The main focuses of their ministry are evangelism, discipleship and leadership training. Larry currently is leading a church and is training up new national leaders. PRAY for family from USA who wants to come and minister mainly with the USAF bases.
CRAIG & KARENA MILLER // SPAIN
Craig and Karena serve with Crossworld Mission. The main focus of their ministry is to propel a disciple-making movement and catalyze multiplication in the Canary Islands, radiating from the LaLaguna University zone. PRAY as the Millers re-apply for residence to return to Spain.
ALAN & SHERI PENMAN // ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Alan and Sheri serve with CRU (formerly Campus Crusades). Alan serves with distribution and promotion of The Jesus Film for use overseas. Sheri is actively involved in personnel support ministry in assisting missionaries access into countries throughout the world. PRAY for God’s direction in all the logistics of their ministry.
KENT & JAN REIMER // MADISON, SD
Kent and Jan serve with World Venture. Kent works with churches, assisting them to ramp up their mission involvement and helping them to mobilize their people. PRAY that the Lord of the harvest will thrust out workers.
ERIC & ROHINI SACKMAN // MAHARASHTRA, INDIA
Eric & Rohini serve with India Bible Education Enterprises. Eric’s is involved in Bible and secular education, church planting and evangelism. PRAY for good health during this crucial time when they are seeing souls coming to Jesus Christ and the church being involved in Gospel outreach as never before.
JAY & DEBBIE SHEARER
Jay and Debbie serve with MMSS Aviation Mission. They are members of Mount Calvary Church. They received God’s Call to serve in Ohio with MMSS. Jay will be using his talents in aviation mechanics to help fix planes and train mechanics to repair planes as a support ministry to other mission agencies. PRAY as they are still raising support in order to move to Ohio.
DAVID & KIM SPIREK // KYIV, UKRAINE
David & Kim serve with Crossworld. David is focused on discipleship training. Kim is focused on developing a Christian Based homeschooling alternative. PRAY as David has been meeting with a group of nationals who are interested in starting a new church.
CORNERSTONE YOUTH MINISTRIES// ELIZABETHTOWN, PA
Cornerstone serves the youth of Etown and offer afterschool and recreational programs.
HOPE WITHIN MINISTIES// ELIZABETHTOWN, PA
offer free and discounted medical and mental heath treatment for the
RADIO BIBLE CLASS// GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN
RBC publishes the daily bread which is used throughout the world.
SPANISH WORLD GOSPEL MISSION AND SPANISH BROACAST// WINONNA LAKE, INDIANA
They provide radio broadcast and support local churches and pastors in Central and South America in sharing the Gospel.