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Mt. Bethel Missionaries

SEND International
Ruth Kirtland serves as CFO of SEND International, an evangelical mission that mobilizes missionaries to engage the unreached in order to establish reproducing churches. Ruth oversees the finances for the International office and the 20+ fields in Asia, Europe and North America (Alaska/Yukon) where SEND’s missionaries (from 10 countries) serve.

SEND’s website:

Ruth's page:

Kasey and Esther Smith are missionaries with Servants in southwest Guatemala. They are partnering with and training Guatemalans to present the gospel through evangelistic camps and discipleship programs geared toward at risk youth and street children. Additionally, they are part of a team that partners with at risk families to address spiritual, physical, and social needs through Biblical education, crisis intervention, job training, and educational development.

To follow their ministry, visit their website at http://smiths2guatemala.servants.org where you can read updates and find links to follow them on social media.

Carlos and Sandy Rios are church planting missionaries with TEAM in Mexico. Sandy is from Clinton, NJ and Mt. Bethel began supporting her in 1982 when she first went to Japan with TEAM as a single missionary before marrying Carlos. Since turning over the church they started in Cabo San Lucas to a young Mexican pastor they are now planting a new church, the Rivers of Grace Community Bible Church, in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Carlos and Sandy Ríos

Lomas del Infante 2130

Lomas de Atemajac

Zapopan, Jalisco, México CP 45178

E-mail: RiosCarlosSandy@aol.com

Home Phone: 908-968-0801
Skype: CarlosSandyRios4

Papua New Guinea
Brian and Susan Shortmeier serve missionaries with New Tribes Mission. Brian originally grew up in Warren, NJ! From 1984 to 1999, they ministered at the Papua New Guinea MK boarding school, Numonohi Christian Academy. Brian was the principal from 1986-1999. Since then they have been providing administration and leadership for NTM, Papua New Guinea, serving at the field headquarters of located in the Eastern Highlands. 

New Tribes Mission

1000 E 1st Street

Sanford, FL 32771

Email: brian-susan_shortmeier@ntm.org

South America
Greg and Dawn Sanford serve with New Tribes Mission as US Director of Mobilization. NTM serves to partner with local Churches to send missionaries to reach the still unreached people groups of the world. After years of service in Venezuela, today the Sanfords are asking God to use their experience to challenge and raise up many more who will follow in their footsteps through the Wayumi Experience in Jersey Shore. 

Greg and Dawn Sanford
241 Old Forge Hill Road
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
New Tribes Mission

570.398.0663 greg_sanford@ntm.org dawn_sanford@ntm.org Wayumi.com

Jamie and Char Hunt serve  the Lord with New Tribes Mission, after serving among the Manjui people of Paraguay, South America. and translating the New Testament into the Manjui language, they have now transitioned to work with the Nivaclé tribe, again with the purpose of translating the Word of God in their language for the first time. 

Mailing Address: Jamie & Char Hunt

Filadelfia Box 36

9300 Fernheim, Paraguay, South America

E-mail: jamie_hunt@ntm.org

Bob and MaryScott Burns serve with ABWE as church planters in Norway. They are currently ministering at the International Baptist Church just south of Oslo, a ministry that is reaching both Norwegians and international people with the gospel. They are also developing partnerships with Norwegians for further church planting.

Field Contact
Gamleveien 48 B, 1350 Lommedalen, Norway
Telephone: 011-47-6301-3458
E-mail: rburns@abwe.cc

Roger and Linda Bailey serve with New Tribes Mission, a non-denominational mission whose objective is to plant tribal churches among unreached people groups. After working in tribal areas for several years, Roger and Linda have spent the last 25 years ministering at the NTM School for missionary children in Brazil, which teaches Portugese to new missionaries arriving in Brazil. They have served as dorm parents, taught in the school, served as the principal, and been involved in the administrative work, as well as many other ministries in Vianopolis, Brazil.

USA (Indianapolis)
Gary and MaryBeth Kirschman serve with Christian Business Men’s Connection, CBMC. It is a worldwide ministry of evangelism and discipleship to those in the business community. The heart of the ministry is to see God transform cities through reaching out to its leaders. D. L. Moody said, “As goes the city, so goes the nation.” Our specific assignment is the 13th largest city in the US, Indianapolis.

USA (Central New Jersey)
Market Street Mission is involved with inner city ministry, involving a soup kitchen, life-counseling, and other services providing for the needs of the less fortunate right in our backyard (Morristown area). For more information, visit www.marketstreet.org

This Mt Bethel Baptist missionary family currently serves evangelistically in a role and location requiring a certain degree of anonymity.  If you desire to correspond with them personally, please see Mt Bethel leadership for contact information.

USA (Central New Jersey)

Feeding Hands exists to live out God’s commandment to care for the poor by loving and serving our neighbors in need.  The leadership has a vision to build a groundswell of individuals, churches and businesses engaged in addressing poverty in their own backyard.  They seek to build an organization of excellence modelling how to develop programs which have a profound impact on both the poor and those who serve them.  Feeding Hands currently operates out of Emmanuel Church, 100 Grant Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876.

For more information visit their website www.feedinghandspantry.org  




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