From Africa to the remote villages of Indonesia, from the slums of India to the barrios of Honduras, John Knox church supports missionaries and programs around the world.
ETHOS 360 PAPUA NEW GUINEA * MARCUS AND CARLA SNEDEKER
Taking Christ’s mandate to the ends of the earth by mobilizing and equipping missionaries to evangelize tribal people who have never heard the Gospel. In Papua New Guinea that would be Marcus and Carla Snedeker,
How you can help: Pray for the Snedekers’ health, language and ministry skills; send e-mails of encouragement or a holiday care package.
Contact: Gregg & Marsha Baklund
HONDURAS PARTNERSHIP *FLOR DEL CAMPO, HONDURAS
Our 25-year partnership with the people of Flor del Campo, a slum community outside the capital of Tegucigalpa, is one of the greatest missional movements of this church. Over 100 John Knox people have visited Honduras since 1985, providing hope in the form of housing, microbusinesses and scholarships.
How you can help: Pray for the staff in Flor del Campo; visit Honduras on a JKPC Missions trip; sponsor a scholarship student.
Contact: Joe Peritore
KENYA CHILDREN’S FUND
Since 1987 Kenya Children’s Fund (KCF) has sought to transform the lives of Kenya’s impoverished children by providing life’s basic necessities – education, nutrition and medical care – in a Christ-centered environment. KCF’s biggest project is in Kinyago-Dandora, one of the poorest areas of Nairobi, Kenya
How you can help: Sponsor a child; sponsor a teacher; donate to the scholarship fund or science bag.
Contact: Debbie Halvorson
MERCY SHIPS, WEST AFRICA * GARY AND SUSAN PARKER
With each new docking of the hospital ship m/v Africa Mercy come throngs seeking relief from cataracts, cleft palates and life-threatening tumors. Dr. Parker and his staff perform over 7,000 surgeries a year and are currently bringing hope and healing to the people of West Africa.
How you can help: Pray for Dr. Gary Parker and his staff as they decide who will be treated and who must be turned away; join the m/v Africa Mercy as a short-term volunteer; send a holiday care package.
Contact: Jan Lentz
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD * SAMARITAN’S PURSE
Thanks to this ministry outreach of Samaritan’s Purse, millions of desperate children around the world receive shoeboxes filled with all sorts of gifts and candy. Plus God’s greatest gift, news of His Son, Jesus Christ.
How you can help: Fill a Christmas Shoe Box for a child (or two) in the third world; pay the shipping fee for someone who will.
OPERATION EQUIP ASIA
Imagine a disabled person living in the midst of abject poverty in the slums of India. Now imagine a ministry dedicated to equipping India’s disabled with the physical, spiritual and socio-economic tools necessary for a life of independence and advancement.
How you can help: Pray for the organization and the disabled they support; sponsor a child (corrective surgery, education, etc.); sponsor a party featuring crafts made by disabled persons.
Contact: Joan Brown