God is mightily at work in the world, and we are excited as a church body to partner financially and in prayer with the following organizations and individuals.
Love In the Name of Christ. Helping local church bodies meet local needs.
Their mission: to meet the needs of our neighbors through the resources of the church and community.
Missionary Aviation Repair Center, in Soldotna AK, and serving the throughout the state.
Their mission: to expand the reach of the Gospel in Alaska by: flying people and supplies where there are no roads, supporting other missionaries & their aircraft, and training missionary-minded pilots & mechanics.
The Persecution Project brings crisis relief and spiritual hope to victims of civil war, genocide and religious persecution. They provide on the ground assistance while restoring hope and rebuilding communities through the love of Christ.
Their mission: providing active compassion for the persecuted.
With a double degree in Bible and ESL (English as a second language) from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Jo has been working with a missions organization in Alaska for the past four years, with the goal of loving and serving the evangelical church in Russia, and partnering with them as they love and support many of Russia's orphans. In the fall of 2018, Jo moved to St. Petersburg to teach at the International Academy of St. Petersburg, for full-time ministry in Russia. She looks forward to loving her students at the academy, working alongside the church in St. Petersburg and utilizing the summer months to engage in new ministry endeavors and further invest in the relationships already made.
"Teachers impact lives and cultures through education every day. Our vision is to go beyond – integrating faith and learning in the simple, yet profound belief that through the power of God’s Holy Spirit, lives and cultures will be transformed into Christ’s image.
We wholeheartedly desire to serve our Father’s world, to love Jesus Christ, and to see individuals and societies transformed by His Spirit through education."
Born in Alaska with Peninsula Grace as home base, having traveled to 12 countries and counting, Jessi is living in Taytay, Rizal, Philippines. She is learning-by-doing here at Shiphrah Birthing Home, studying under wonderful midwives, living on site and drinking it all in, knowing that each new opportunity is helping her move one step closer to becoming a midwife amongst the least reach peoples in the world.
About Shiphrah Birthing Center:
Named in honor on one of the midwives mentioned in Exodus 1, Shiphrah Birthing Home serves underprivileged women in the Manila region of the Philippines, providing excellent, compassionate prenatal, delivery and postpartum care. Shiphrah Birthing Home exists to enjoy the love and mercy of Christ with women and their families, celebrating together the full value of their lives, building together toward the future.