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Church of the Redeemer has the honor of being the sending church for MIKE AND KIM MILLER, serving as missionaries with South American Missionary Society in Honduras. The Millers are providing leadership for La Esperanza de Jesús (The Hope of Jesus) Children's Home. The Millers have a passion for helping vulnerable children and have responded to the scriptural command to help orphans in their distress. Their vision is to provide protection and daily care for orphaned, abandoned and abused children in Honduras by offering them a safe home with Christian values, a loving family environment and improved opportunities for their future. Through this home, Mike and Kim aspire to raise healthy boys and girls in the love of God and the teachings of our Lord Jesus Christ, empowering them to become competent young leaders in their communities. Learn more about their work at www.hopeofjesus.org HOW YOU CAN HELP contribute to this important ministry to “the least of these” in Honduras.

1)    Pray for the Millers and The Hope of Jesus Children’s Home
2)      Donate toward the construction of the children’s home or sponsorship of a child by making a check payable to:  HOPE FOR HIS CHILDREN INTERNATIONAL, INC., 4815-200 Executive Park Court, Suite 201, Jacksonville, FL 32216
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      Help keep Mike and Kim Miller in the mission field by donating to their missionary account at: SAMS, P.O. Box 399, Ambridge, PA 15003 **designate your gift for Mike and Kim Miller in the memo of your check**

Juan and Maria Isabel Marentes 

Juan and Maria left their SAMS (Society of Anglican Missionaries and Senders) assignment in Belize in Central America in 2014.  Currently they continue to serve through SAMS in the Diocese of Western Anglicans in Southern California. They were called there to help start a church planting movement among Hispanics. The first six months they helped to start the Gold Line Anglican Church in Highland Park, North East Los Angeles. After Easter 2016 they were commissioned by the Bishop to explore the possibilities of new church-plants in the greater Los Angeles area. Their main endeavor is to find, equip and train leaders with passion for the ministry among Hispanics. To start they have been involved with the Miracle Anglican Center in Compton, CA. This has been a ministry mostly focused to serve the Afro-American people, but now they want to reach the huge Hispanic population that surrounds them in the area. Many Hispanics are coming to pick food from the hands of this small church. Their role is to get to know these humble people, pray for them, evangelize them and invite them to the church. On the other hand, Christ Anglican Church in Yucaipa, CA is an Anglo congregation desiring to open the church to Hispanics, too. Their role is to help start a Bible Study among Hispanics, and eventually grow a Spanish congregation.

Advocates:  Nancy Cowart,

Mary Garrison & Ivan Ruiz in South Sudan

In 2016, God opened a door for Mary and I to serve in this country, and we are committed to make disciples and plant churches there.  This represents various challenges that the Lord has put before us:

1- To serve in a country that is at war.

2- To serve in a country that suffers contagious diseases which are decimating its population.

3- To serve in a country that has a great need for humanitarian aid.

4- To serve in a country that is divided and suffering.

The list could be very long, but this is the door that God has opened in order to extend his Kingdom.

My friend and brother in Christ Nivaldo--a missionary from Brazil and friend of NAMS who has agreed to serve with us in this country--will be traveling on March 10 to South Sudan to bring aid to the brother and sisters whom we served in 2016.  He will bring them encouragement, counsel, and food supplies in these days when the nation heads toward an unprecedented catastrophe.  I ask for your prayers for his care.

For those who desire to have more information about this area of ministry and wish to help, you can contact us by emailing Mary (maryalicegarrison@gmail.com) or myself (ivanruiz71@hotmail.com).  

God bless,

Ivan and Mary Ruiz Garrison

 

The Pileggi Family

The Church’s Ministry among Jewish People (CMJ)

Canon Daryl Fenton is the leader of CMJ USA which is part of the Worldwide CMJ family.  The purpose of CMJ is to equip local congregations to share the transforming love of Messiah Jesus with their Jewish friends and neighbors.

Redeemer has been supporting the CMJ mission for over two decades through the efforts of David Pileggi. David is the Director of Alexander College at Christ Church in Jerusalem.  He is also a teacher for the Shoresh Study tours. Shoresh is known to our Redeemer congregation as the organization that has taught us about our Jewish roots.  Many in the Redeemer congregation have gone on these tours to Israel.

Alexander College is dedicated to serving Christ by helping Christians come into a deeper understanding of the sacred text so that we may become better disciples of Jesus the Messiah.  “At Alexander College, we use the Holy Land as our classroom and the Bible as our textbook to help participants dig deep into the soil of Israel and recover our Jewish roots.”

Please contact Redeemer’s Advocate, Joyce Kruse, (904-885-9451) to learn more about being involved in the CMJ and Shoresh efforts. Additionally, those interested can contribute directly through:
CMJ USA
P.O. Box 443
Ambridge, Pa. 15003 

Eric Voelz

Eric’s call to Scandinavia came in 1978. He visited Sweden in 1986, moving there to direct a missions Bible school the following year. He then returned to the US to renew his visa, living in Jacksonville, FL until moving back permanently to northern Sweden in 1991. In 2002 Eric became a Swedish citizen also, making it easier to take the Gospel to sensitive regions of the world.  In recent years God has used Eric to mentor others in the ministry, both at home in Sweden and in other parts of the world. As a conference speaker he ministers among many different groups and denominations. As a traveling Bible teacher he often takes small teams with him, as team ministry is important part of God’s call upon Eric’s life.  For more details on Eric's ministry click here. You may also visit www.worldoutreach.org.

 

Anglican Relief and Development Fund

Anglican Relief and Development Fund (ARDF) was created to be the strong hands of Christ reaching out in solidarity with brothers and sisters in the Global South. ARDF encourages families and communities with practical help and solid solutions of a living Gospel that feeds body, soul, and spirit so that all may live the abundant life and seek eternal life in Jesus Christ. www.AnglicanAid.net

New Life Child Development, Uganda

New Life Child Development is an organization started in Uganda by Ugandans to provide basic education to the children of the village of Mwera, Uganda.

While partnering with friends and Churches from around the United States after it's original start, New Life Child Development Project has strived to show God's love to the children of Mwera while meeting some of their basic needs. It's founder, Ronnie Mukalazi, was himself a child who benefited from child sponsorship from Compassion International. Now that he's an adult, by God's grace, he is paying it forward in great ways to the children of this village. In 2008 NLCDP was gifted a piece of land where a permanent structure was later started in 2013. It has been a long and rocky road for NLCDP, and many challenges are still faced, but such is the life in Uganda. Ugandans are very resilient people. The new structure will act as a community center, school, and a church on Sunday.