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Missionaries

The Jones Family — Milan, Italy

Keith and Debby Jones, with their three children Luca, Chiara and Sofia, are missionaries in Milan, Italy. Their mission is to plant biblical, Gospel-centered churches in Southern Milan. Rozzano, a town of 40,000 people, is their target at present. In 2011, Chiesa Veritas, the first of what they hope will be many churches, was planted with the purpose of proclaiming the gospel and making disciples of Jesus Christ. For more information, please visit www.churchplantingitalia.wordpress.com.

 

Jeremy Lutjens — CRU At Ohio State University

Jeremy is a full time missionary with Cru called to share God’s truth and love with college students who desperately need Christ. Jeremy’s mission is to win students to Christ through the hope of the gospel, build up believing students in their faith in Christ, and send them out into the world as laborers for His kingdom. Jeremy leads young men in discipleship relationships, teaches small group Bible studies, and helps equip student leaders. For more about CRU, please visit www.cru.org.

 

April Sime — InterVarsity Christian Fellowship At Fairleigh Dickinson University

April works full time with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at Fairleigh Dickinson University. April focuses on campus ministry to establish and advance witnessing communities of students and faculty. She ministers to students and faculty through small group Bible studies, large gatherings on campus, leadership training, thoughtful discipleship and life-changing conferences and events. For more about IV, please visit www.intervarsity.org.

 

The Jensen Family — Nagoya, Japan

Ben, Julie, and Søren Jensen are long-term missionaries preparing to join an established church-planting team in Japan’s third-largest city, Nagoya. They are going through the PCA’s missions agency, Mission to the World. MTW has had a church planting team working with the Presbyterian Church of Japan in Nagoya for over twenty years. Their team is dedicated to planting churches in neighborhoods where there are no churches. The Japanese are one of the largest unreached people groups in the world and Protestant church attendance is only 0.22% of the population in Japan. Currently, the Jensens live in Olathe, KS and are raising the rest of their support before moving to Japan. For more about MTW, please visit www.mtw.org.

Partners

Mission to the World is the mission-sending agency for the Presbyterian Church in America. This evangelical Christian organization advances the Great Commission by promoting Reformed and covenantal church planting movements using word and deed in strategic areas worldwide.

The Lighthouse Pregnancy Resource Center serves women, men and teens at-risk for, or facing, an unplanned pregnancy or related concern. They do not provide or refer for abortion; instead, they provide valuable services to support informed choices. Their free and confidential services include pregnancy tests, medical confirmation of pregnancy via ultrasound, options education, limited STD screening, material resources and referrals, and post-abortion counseling.

Star of Hope is a historic ministry in downtown Paterson serving the poor, the homeless, seniors, youth, the unemployed, the underemployed and many individuals and families that find themselves in hard places.

New City Kids is a non-profit whose mission is loving kids for change to create a community of academic, leadership, musical, and spiritual development. New City provides a purpose-driven, structured, and supportive environment by providing loving mentors who work with the same kids for years.

Precious Clay Ministries is committed to proclaiming the transforming power of the gospel through Church Leadership and Development, Conferences and Care Giving Ministries.

The Open Door of New Jersey and New York gives immigrants the tools they need to grow into strong, contributing members of society. Their mission is to walk with immigrants throughout their journey, offering progressive classes and one-on-one guidance designed to help individuals learn, grow, and thrive.