Missions

Our Vision

To share Christ’s love, spread the Gospel, and build relationships with those in the mission field by providing financial support, training, and short term mission experiences.

Organizations We Support

Camp Dellwater

Camp Dellwater is a non-profit, non-denominational Christian camp that ministers to people and their needs through a camp setting. It is located on Dellwater lake just 27 miles NW of Bemidji, MN. For more information, please visit http://dellwater.com/

Casa Hogar Benito Juarez

Casa Hogar is a non-profit Christian ministry located in Oaxaca Mexico. They provide lodging and schooling to children from the surrounding areas whose families live in extreme poverty. For more information, please visit http://casahogarbenitojuarez.org.mx

CBAmerica

Across America, and around the world, CBAmerica chaplains serve in a wide variety of ministries, Federal, State, and Civilian. The chaplains serve in all branches of the US Military (Navy, Marine, Coast Guard & Air Force) and its components (Active, Guard & Reserve), plus the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the Veterans Health Administration. Others serve in civilian chaplaincies in hospital, hospice, prison, law enforcement, fire, Veteran, and Wounded Warrior settings. For more information, please visit http://cbamerica.org/chaplaincy/

Center for Indian Ministries

The Center for Indian Ministries (CIM) is part of the Oak Hills Fellowship. Along with Oak Hills Christian College and Camp Oak Hills, CIM ultimately seeks to glorify God in serving Him and bringing glory to His name. CIM works to minister to Native Americans. For more information, please visit http://centerforindianministries.org

Clear Waters Life Center

Clear Waters Life Center is an organization located in Clearbrook, MN and Gonvick, MN. They provide many services to those communities including Adult Day Service, Classes & Support Groups, Men’s Residential Program, and much more. For more information, please visit http://www.clearwaterslife.org/

Cristo Vive

Cristo Vive is an organization devoted to providing children and youth with disabilities and their families an opportunity to experience the love of God and faith in Christ through a fun and engaging camp experience. For more information, please visit http://www.cristovive.net

F.H.L. Academy

F.H.L (Faith Hope Love) Academy is an inter-denominational school located in Bagley, MN for Pre-K – 7 grade. They give children the opportunity to learn in an environment where their education is based upon strong biblical values and truths. For more information, please visit http://www.fhlacad.org/

Northwoods Pregnancy Care Center

Northwoods Pregnancy Care Center is focused on providing support and counseling to both women and men before, during, and after pregnancy whether planned or unplanned. For more information, please visit http://www.bemidjipregnancyoptions.com

Prepare Ministry

Prepare Ministry is an organization founded by Gary and Stella Gilbertson of Northfield, MN. Their mission is to train a generation of young adults, in the spirit of John the Baptist, to prepare the way for the coming of the Lord. They seek to teach them to love and serve God in the context of Prepare Ministry’s “three M’s”: Mentoring, Meetings, and Missions. For more information, please visit: http://www.prepareministries.org/

Shine the Light

Shine the Light is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Christian radio ministry in Northwest MN and Northeast ND. It partners with Christian hit radio QFM and owns additional translators. For more information, please visit http://www.shinethelightinc.org/

TrueBridge

TrueBridge is a family of churches whose mission is to build healthy and effective churches to the glory of God. For more information, please visit http://www.truebridge.org/about/who-we-are/

Villa Benedicion

Villa Benedicion is an orphanage in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. We currently send monthly support for 4 children.

Individuals We Support

In addition to supporting organizations, we also support many individuals who are focused on long term missions. These individuals are:

  • Matt and Rachel Nelson: Currently ministering in Spain with International Media Ministries. For more information, please visit https://www.mattandrachelnelsen.com/
  • Bob and Barb Lidfor: Currently ministering in Germany with a vision to involve Germans and Americans in their missions in India, Uganda, and other developing countries
  • Paul and Theresa Stilwell: Founded the Missions to Latin America organization and, while currently living in Minnesota, continue to oversee their work in Mexico and produce Spanish resources. For more information, please visit http://www.mexmissions.com/
  • Amanda Rairdon: Currently ministering in a closed country 

Some of the individuals we support are aligned with larger organizations which include:

Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru)

Cru is an organization devoted to helping to fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by winning people to faith in Jesus Christ, building them in their faith and sending them to win and build others and helping the body of Christ to do evangelism and discipleship through a variety of creative ways. These include Campus ministries, Marriage and family outreaches, Athletic outreaches, and Military ministries. For more information, please visit https://www.cru.org/

The individuals we support within Cru are:

  • Kris and Vanessa Vanderbusch: They are currently ministering in Australia. To give directly to them go to cru.org, search for 0669265. Click “Give A Gift”, fill out giving form & submit.
  • Jackson Lindom: He is currently working with Cru part time and ministering to the college campus members in Fargo.
Chi Alpha – Bemidji State

Bemidji State Chi Alpha is an extension of Chi Alpha – a network of Christian ministries located on college campuses that focuses on helping college students connect with God. For more information, please visit http://bemidjichialpha.com/

The individuals we support within Chi Alpha are:

  • Phil and Michelle Thooft
Youth With A Mission (YWAM)

YWAM is a global movement of Christians from many cultures, age groups, and Christian traditions, dedicated to serving Jesus throughout the world. They do this in many ways including Evangelism, Church planting, Discipleship training, Mercy ministries and much more. For more information, please visit http://www.ywam.org/

The individuals we support within YWAM are:

  • Ony Suarez: Ony is currently ministering in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Omy Omayra Alvarez is the director of the base at YWAM Santo Domingo. She and Ony have worked together for years.

Short Term Missions

We do not currently have any short term mission trips scheduled. Locations we have recently visited and hope to return to are: Oaxaca, Mexico and Haiti. 

Get Involved

We would love to have you join us in our efforts to work together to love God, love each other, and spread the gospel.

Giving

If you would like to give to a specific ministry, please follow the links above to view more information about that organization and to find out how to give to them directly.

If you are excited about all that we are doing and would like to give to us directly so that we can split it among the many organizations we support, please go to our Online Giving page and make a donation to our church. In the comments, please make sure to state that it is for the mission fund.

Prayer

Please join us in raising these organizations and individuals up to God in prayer. For updates on specific needs and prayer requests, please follow our blog.

Join a mission trip

If you are interested in joining us on a short term missions trip, please monitor this page to find out when our next trip will be scheduled and the information for how to get signed up.