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 (www.dm.org) 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 the world after graduation.
Sarah is serving with Love Life as the Central PA City Director. Love Life (www.lovelife.org) 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.
SCOTT & LINDSEY BOYER
Scott and Lindsey are serving with OneLife Institute as Site Directors at Lodestar Mountain in WV. OneLife (www.onelifepath.org) 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.
BEN & KRISTIANA BUCKMAN // BRAZIL
Ben and Kristiana serve with Pastoral Support Service. Both Ben and Kristiana 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.
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.
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.
ROD AND MAYRA FRY // IXTAPALUCA, EDO DE MEXICO
Rod and Mayra serve with Liebenzell. 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.
ROCKY & KIM GAMMONE // BETHEL, MAINE
Rocco and Kim serve with Village Missions, with the purpose of developing a spiritually vital church in rural North America. Rocco is the Pastor of Pleasant Valley Bible Church and serves with his wife Kim in sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with their local community, through evangelism, outreach, volunteering, visitation, the building of relationships, and discipleship. PRAY for strength, boldness, and wisdom, as Rocco and Kim, along with their three little girls, seek to be a light within their community, so that the Gospel would go forth and therefore transform the lives of those living within the small rural community of West Bethel, ME.
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.
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. Pray that ABWE can add ten new missionaries in South Asia.
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. After 43 years of church-planting and leadership development in Luxembourg, they moved to Spain in December 2020 for new ministries. Tim continues as a local original language consultant for the translation of the OT into Luxembourgish. He preaches and teaches at the Iglesia Bautista de Arroyo de la Miel in Benalmadena, Spain, and is working with several local pastors to strengthen local churches in the area, in addition to continuing to give week-long modules at the Institut Biblique Pastoral et Baptiste in France. Tim and Kathy are aggressively pursuing Spanish language study. They intend to continue in active ministry as long as their good health holds."
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 & LISA LITTLEFIELD // MOUNT JOY, PA
Craig serves with Unto, a CRU Ministry, overseeing the maintenance of the Global Logistics Center in Mount Joy, PA. Unto provides humanitarian aide to meet needs around the world while sharing the hope of the gospel.
ALAN & SHERI PENMAN // ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Alan and Sheri serve with CRU (formerly Campus Crusade). 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.
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 // COSHOCTON, OH
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.