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.
TONY & ANGELA BEARD
Tony and Angela Beard are missionaries with DiscipleMakers at Elizabethtown College. DiscipleMakers pursues the call to make disciples of all nations (Matt. 28:19-20) on the college campus by proclaiming the gospel, leading Bible studies, discipling students, and raising up student leaders for a lifetime of faithful service. College students are then sent out to go and make more disciples both on campus as students and all over the world after graduation.
JORDAN & JESSICA BIRD
Jordan and Jessica serve with ABWE. They are working with a church plant in Natitigou, Benin in Africa evangelizing and discipling the local people. There are many other religions practiced in Benin including Voodoism and Islam as well as various tribal religions. They hope to work from their initial church plant to start a movement of churches as well as a long term goal of opening a school and investing in the community.
SCOTT & LINDSEY BOYER
Scott and Lindsey are serving with OneLife
Institute as Site Directors at Lodestar Mountain in WV. OneLife is a nine-month
Christian gap year program focused on discipleship. This program is for
students who want to grow in their faith, experience genuine community, serve
others, and travel while earning college credit. The main focus of their
ministry is to disciple 20-30 students each year who will then go and disciple
others around the world in the various ministry opportunities that the Lord
BEN & KRISTIANA BUCKMAN // BRAZIL
Ben and Kristiana serve with Pastoral Support Service. Both Ben and Kristiana are former missionary kids from Brazil and have returned to Brazil as full-time missionaries. Their main ministry focus is to start Bible Training Centers in cities, towns, and villages. Another ministry focus is to teach biblical counseling to pastors so they can care for their church members. An additional ministry focus is training Indigenous missionaries in evangelism, discipleship, counseling, and church planting.
BEN & NIKKI BUCKNER // PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Ben and Nikki serve with Ethnos 360. The main focus of their ministry is church planting and discipling a group of believers among the Nakani people. They are also engaged in developing biblical curriculum in the tribal language and continuing to work on translating portions of the Old and New Testaments for the Nakani.
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 Vice President of Personnel for BCM International. He organizes and implements the training of new and existing BCM missionaries through Candidate Orientations and other 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 for the glory of God.
CHRISTUDAS & PRAVITA EARLA // INDIA
Christudas and Pravita faithfully serve to expand the kingdom of God in India by meeting spiritual and physical needs. They are focused on training men for church planting as well as men and women in personal evangelism and discipleship. They also provide practical care for orphans, widows, and the underprivileged. Pray for God’s protection and provision as Christians are experiencing persecution in India.
Rod and Mayra serve in Mexico with Liebenzell. The main focus of their ministry is church planting and development, which includes evangelism, discipleship, leadership training, theological education, and mentoring. They also focus on building and property development for long-term sustainability of gospel focus ministry in the communities they serve. The Frys have partnered with Mount Calvary Church on many short-term missions opportunities.
ROCKY & KIM GAMMONE // BETHEL, MAINE
Rocky and Kim serve with Village Missions, with the purpose of developing a spiritually vital church in rural North America. Rocky is the pastor of Pleasant Valley Bible Church. The main focus of their ministry is faithfully proclaiming the Word of God, shepherding the body of Christ, and ministering in their church and local community through evangelism, outreach, volunteering, visitation, and discipleship.
MIGUEL & MYRIAM GARRONI // MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY
Miguel and Myriam serve with Biblical Ministries Worldwide. The main focus of their ministry is church planting, preaching and teaching, evangelism and discipleship. They have celebrated the second-year anniversary of the church they planted in Villa Carlos Paz with forty believers who they continue to train for ministry and leadership.
HARRY & JAN GEBERT // HARRISBURG, PA
Harry is ABWE International's Executive Director of South Asia. He is responsible for the teams of missionaries, vision, strategy, mobilization, and resourcing for all their ministry work in South Asia. A new focus for Harry, is leading ABWE’s OPEN Initiative to reach seven new unreached people groups and developing ABWE’s online training course in Collaborative Leadership.
ANDY & SYLVIA GROSH // PAPUA NEW GUINEA
The Groshes 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. In 2023 they plan to present the Kaluli people with Genesis, Ruth, and the entire New Testament in audio and printed form, while training church leaders to use it to reach the unsaved among them and disciple the believers.
TIM & LEANDRA HAWES // PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Tim and Leandra are church planters with ABWE. Their main focus is training Papua New Guinea pastors and Christian school teachers through Goroka Baptist Bible College and planting churches in communities that are in need of the gospel.
A. TIMOTHY & KATHY HEIJERMANS // LUXEMBOURG
Tim and Kathy are missionaries with Biblical Ministries Worldwide, INC. The focus of their ministry includes church planting, evangelism, and discipling leaders and pastors in Spain. Tim also continues to consult on the Old Testament translation work into Luxembourgish and teach at the French Bible Institute in Algrange (France).
CRAIG & LISA LITTLEFIELD // MOUNT JOY, PENNSYLVANNIA
Craig serves with Unto, a CRU Ministry. Craig primarily oversees the maintenance of the Global Logistics Center in Mount Joy, PA. He also helps with disaster relief in the United States, partnering with local churches to help those in times of great need. Unto provides humanitarian aid to meet needs around the world while sharing the hope of the gospel.
ALAN & SHERI PENMAN // ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sheri serves with CRU (formerly Campus Crusade) and is actively involved in personnel support ministry; assisting missionaries with access into countries throughout the world. Pray for God’s direction in all the logistics of this ministry.
HANNAH QUIGG// CHALONS-EN-CHAMPAGNE, FRANCE
Hannah serves with ABWE, Association of Baptists for World Evangelism. She is beginning ministry in France working at a café run by other missionaries and a local church. The main focus of her ministry is evangelism, with a goal of developing relationships with the members of the community in the café in order to have conversations about God and the gospel of Jesus Christ. Hannah will also be involved in discipling teenage girls in the local church.
ERIC & ROHINI SACKMAN // MAHARASHTRA, INDIA
Eric & Rohini serve with India Bible Education Enterprises. The main focus of their ministry is church planting and discipleship, providing biblical education for nationals through their Bible school, and caring for the elderly and orphans in their boarding facility.
JAY & DEBBIE SHEARER // COSHOCTON, OH
Jay and Debbie serve with MMS Aviation Mission. Jay uses his talents in aviation mechanics to help fix planes and train mechanics to repair planes as a support ministry to other mission agencies as they take the gospel to the world. Debbie uses her skills in administration to offer support in the main office at MMS.
DAVID & KIM SPIREK // KYIV, UKRAINE
David & Kim serve with Crossworld. David is
focused on discipleship training, while 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.
SARAH TARNOWSKI (BOEKE)
Sarah is serving with Love Life as the Central PA City Director. Love Life is an organization focused on uniting and mobilizing the church to create a culture of love and life that will result in an end to abortion and the orphan crisis in America.
CORNERSTONE YOUTH MINISTRIES// ELIZABETHTOWN, PA
Cornerstone serves the youth of Elizabethtown by providing a safe and fun environment where they can form trusting relationships, respond to the gospel, and find wholeness in life through Christ.