BYRON & INEZ AHINA
Mission Dispatch | Yucatan, Mexico
Byron and Inez Ahina serve in Yucatan, Mexico with Mission Dispatch, where they organize short term construction mission trips, and host medical/dental/vision teams for church work groups that feel the call to bring hope to families, and churches in the pueblos surrounding the city of Merida. Their ministry is called Yucatan Helping Hands.
MATTHEW & RACHEL ALLISON
Serge | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Matthew Allison serves as Mobilization Director for Serge. In his position, Matt manages a team that recruits and assesses missionary candidates for two-month to five-year terms of service all around the world.
KEITH AND LOIS BETSCH
Wycliffe/ JAARS | Broad Pacific/ North Carolina
Keith and Lois joined Wycliffe in 1988 and completed Aviation Orientation, ICC, and Jungle Camp. We served in Indonesia for 15 years as a pilot/mechanic/administrator and nurse and returned to the USA in 2005. Since then, Keith has served in various international administrative roles, mostly focused on Asia. Living stateside, Lois serves in the clinic at JAARS. Keith currently serves as the Broader Pacific Senior Field Coordinator.
TANNER & KELSEY CRUM
RUF | Auburn University
Tanner & Kelsey began their work with Reformed University Fellowship at Auburn University in 2019. They are involved with student evangelism and discipleship on Auburn’s campus.
JAMES & LISA DOUGHERTY
OMF | Denver, CO
James and Lisa Dougherty live in Denver, Colorado and are serving as OMF U.S.President and Co-National Directors.
SANTO & MARY ELLEN GAROFALO
Church Planter | Atlantic City, New Jersey
Santo and Mary Ellen are church planters in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Their church is committed to the gospel, racial reconciliation, ministering mercy to the poor and celebrating the salvation found in Christ with joy and exuberance.
CHRIS & MARY GRANBERRY
Sacred Road Ministries | Wapato, Washington
The Granberry family works with the Yakama tribe on the Yakama reservation in Washington. Chris serves as Team Leader and Pastor for the team and the church. Their ministry includes church planting, hosting backyard Bible clubs for children, evangelizing and discipling at-risk teens, and coordinating short-term work teams.
DAN & GINI HERRON
Serge | USA
Dan & Gini Herron are from Harriman, Tennessee and Seattle, Washington respectively. God has blessed them with 8 children and 20 grandchildren. They worked working with Serge the US beginning new churches for 37 years, first in Uganda and then in Spain and the southern Mediterranean (where churches are not welcome). Since 2020, Dan began working in Serge USA developing training for new leaders, doing crisis intervention, and recruiting new cross cultural workers. In July, he became the Area Director supervising teams in Latin America.
DANIEL & COURTNEY HIGHTOWER
RUF | Jacksonville, Florida
Daniel and Courtney Hightower are involved with student evangelism and discipleship at Jacksonville State University, working through Reformed University Fellowship (RUF).
Missionary | Yucatan, Mexico
Jean is along-time friend of AVPC and has been serving the people of the Yucatan since 1967. She runs summer youth camps and assists in training church ministers, educators and musicians in the Presbyterian seminary, which she help found.
JOHNNY & BECKY LONG
Serge | Hendersonville, North Carolina
Johnny and Becky Long serve with Serge. Using his decades of experience, Johnny is the Cross Cultural Renewal and Leadership Development Specialist at Serge helping to train the next generation of leaders, pastors, and church planters through regular public speaking, discipling, and the development of new leadership curriculum.
LOGOI | Miami, Florida
LOGOI promotes the training of Hispanic pastors and Christian leaders in the Western Hemisphere and beyond. They provide Bible college and seminary training for Latin American church leaders using modern distance learning tools and techniques.
Serge | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Serge means “joining together rough edges to form a smooth seam.” This missions organization creates resources for teaching and discipleship and sends people to embody the gospel around the world.
Serge | North Carolina
Working stateside, Laura works with Serge by helping to provide missionary care by maintaining day-to-day contact with their overseas staff concerning issues ranging from their spiritual struggles to passport/visa difficulties.
SCOTT & HELEN MORRIS
RUF | University of Oklahoma
Scott and Helen Morris are involved with student evangelism and discipleship at the University of Oklahoma, working through Reformed University Fellowship (RUF).
BILL & CHERYL NIKIDES
REF | U.S. Based
Bill & Cheryl serve with Reformed Evangelistic Fellowship (REF). After 17 years spent supporting church planting in Bangladesh through the Muslim convert Presbyterian Church of Bangladesh, they now focus on Native American church planting in Billings, Montana. Starting in 2021, they will work to train church planters in Muslim majority Albania.
MATT AND NAOMI OWENS
Church Planter | Quincy, Massachusetts
Matt and Naomi are church planters in Quincy, Massachusetts, where Matt is the Senior Pastor at Christ the Redeemer (PCA).
BETSY & ASH AESCHLIMAN
MTW | Lawrenceville, Georgia
Betsy is a registered nurse who serves as a global medical missionary with Mission to the World (MTW). She serves MTW church planters and national pastors by bringing medical teams to assist them in their efforts.
RODNEY & JANA DAVILA
MTW | Costa Rica
Rodney and Jana Davila, serving with Mission to the World (MTW) in Costa Rica, are involved in leadership training and development with the Costa Rican church, ICRICEN.
AARON & LETITICA ZAPATA
MNA | Juarez, Mexico
Aaron serves as the Sub-Director of San Pablo Seminary in Juarez, a city on the Texas-Mexico border. There, he works as a pastor and teacher.