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).

 

 

JEAN LEGTERS

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 MINISTRIES

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 MINISTRIES

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.

 

 

LAURA MORGAN

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.