Long Hill Chapel Supported Missionaries
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GREAT COMMISSION FUND (GCF)
The first work of Long Hill Chapel Missions is to complete the Great Commission. By supporting the GCF, we contribute to the work of Alliance Missions all over the globe. Together, we will see the gospel preached to all nations.
CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE SUPPORTED WORKERS
DAVIS – NEW YORK CITY, NY After working several years in Senegal, Brian & Michelle Davis are now in New York City, working with Envision NYC to minister to the West African immigrant population. They have four children: Jacob, Jonathan, Karas, and Josiah. They are leveraging their experience among the Wolof people primarily using health, education, and chronological Bible story telling as avenues to demonstrate the love, truth, and power of Jesus.
ROMANO – SANTIAGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Rick & Tammie are workers with Marketplace Ministries, the entrepreneurial arm of Alliance Missions. They have four children: Jonathon, Rebekah, Abigail, and Moriah. Following 6.5 years in Ensenada, Mexico in 2012, they were called to the Dominican Republic. Their passion is to provide ways to connect local Dominican C&MA churches to their communities by providing for spiritual, social, educational and medical needs. Mission Twenty-Five 35 (Matthew 25:35-36) has a vision to share the Gospel and plant churches through implementing a solution that addresses the lack of clean water, sustainable food sources and the limited access to healthcare and vocational training in the poor and marginalized in the "El Cibao" region of the Dominican Republic.
CLOSED ACCESS COUNTRY (CAC) WORKERS Long Hill Chapel has a passion to bring the gospel to the most unreached people groups of the world. This involves supporting workers in CAC countries. For the protection of our workers and their ministries, we have kept their identities and locations private. To learn more about the ministries of our CAC workers, please speak to a member of our LHC Mission Committee.
COMPASSION & MERCY ASSOCIATES (CAMA) CAMA is the relief and development arm of Alliance Missions. It is a Christ-centered agency committed to the social demonstration and verbal proclamation of the gospel. CAMA staff members seek both physical and spiritual wholeness for the people they serve. They have translated short-term relief into long-term development projects that emphasize local ownership and sustainability, capitalizing on local strengths and resources.
NON-ALLIANCE SUPPORTED WORKERS
AGOSTINI – WILMINGTON, DELAWARE Gabe & Judy serve with Ripe for Harvest Outreach. Gabe does leadership training in Latin American and Europe. Through their leadership network, SALT (Support and Leadership Training), the Agostini family continues to develop new leaders in the church, primarily in South America, to effectively bring the gospel to their communities.
CHAMBERS - AKRON, OHIO Don Chambers serves with Remember Nhu to help rescue and prevent children from the sex-trafficking industry around the world. At risk children are identified and placed in healthy children’s homes to prevent them from being sold into sex slavery.
HARPER – WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA Chuck & Cindy are the directors of Across Nations ministries. They have three children: James, Mike, and Ben. Their purpose is to work alongside Native American believers to know Christ and to make Christ known. Seeking to cultivate a Christ centered community and serve the Church. The Harpers train youth, disciple believers, and take the Gospel to the communities. They broadcast quality Bible teaching on three radio stations, covering the Four Corners region of the Southwestern USA, reaching the largest Native American population in the United States.
HERRING - NEWARK, DELAWARE Richard Herring serves with International Students Inc. (ISI) at the University of Delaware. ISI’s mission is to “see every international student befriended, led to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and discipled for His service, through the mobilization of the local church.” The University of Delaware is home to over 4,200 international students and scholars. The majority of UD’s international students come from countries that severely restrict Christian activity. Richard’s ministry is to reach as many of these students as possible by personal effort and through partnerships with other like-minded UD campus ministries, local churches, and friends.
SULLIVAN - BERGEN COUNTY, NJ Matt Sullivan, a former youth member of LHC, works with Young Life’s college ministries at William Paterson University and Ramapo College. Young Life’s mission is to introduce adolescents to Jesus Christ and help them grow in their faith. Matt has succeeded in obtaining formal “Club” status at Ramapo College, and he conducts Young Life Leader Training classes to train students on how to do ministry on campus and in the local community.
SPIEKER – CARY, NORTH CAROLINA Edmund & Marli started at TransWorld Radio (TWR) Brazil, where Edmund was the first Executive Director. They have three grown children: Marcio, Simone, and Fabio. After 34 years with TWR, Edmund became International Ministry Director of Churches in Missions serving Christian leaders, pastors, and their wives worldwide. Edmund leads Pastor Care Seminars, mainly in Brazil. He has started and directs Champions Arise, a discipleship ministry for men. Marli founded TWR-Project Hannah, a ministry to downtrodden and abused women with a prayer network in 125 countries, programs in 69 languages, and multiple mercy ministries. Marli retired in 2017.
CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ International) Cru’s mission is to win, build, and send Christ-centered multiplying disciples by engaging in movements everywhere so that everyone knows someone who truly follows Jesus. Through that relationship, a person can come to a saving faith and grow in discipleship and fruitfulness. Long Hill Chapel supports two workers with CRU.
MARKETSTREET MISSION – MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY The goal of the Market Street Mission is to help men, women, and children in need through an Emergency Assistance program and a Rehabilitation and Recovery program. Market Street Mission provides meals, shelter and hope to the needy of Northern New Jersey. This hope comes by meeting physical, emotional and spiritual needs. In our rehabilitation program, families are freed and transformed by the power of Jesus.
FIRST CHOICE First Choice opened in 1985 and now has five centers in New Jersey (Morristown, Montclair, Jersey City, Newark and Plainfield). Their mission is to protect the unborn by empowering women. This is accomplished through prevention, intervention and restoration. First Choice is involved in everything from abstinence presentations in public high schools to counseling a woman who is pregnant and considering abortion, to offering a Bible study for women and men who have personally experienced the pain of abortion and need to know Jesus’ healing in their lives.
GOODWILL RESCUE MISSION – NEWARK, NEW JERSEY Goodwill Rescue Mission ministers to those suffering in the hopeless cycle of poverty, homelessness and dependencies, bringing renewal, hope, joy and victory to their lives through the transforming grace and power of Jesus Christ. The Mission will enable the poor, homeless, and addicted of Newark to encounter Christ through compassionate care that meets their immediate needs, encouraging many to hope for a life of dignity made possible through the Mission’s spiritually rich and vocationally focused program of sustainable comprehensive life transformation.
MASTERMEDIA - REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA MasterMedia Because people matter and media shapes people and people shape media. MasterMedia actively participates in the media community by building bridges of communication between media executives and evangelical leaders to help heighten trust and mutual understanding.