Mini-Conferences Minister to Missionaries

These conferences, generally organized by the District Representatives, have been made possible by Peace Haven Ministries, local churches, and individual donors who recognize the need for missionaries to get away for a time of renewal and refreshment.
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July 4: Roy & Lennie Adrian, Western Canadian District Representative/Canadian Regional Administrator, Sorrento, BC

We’re in Notch Hill, a rural area just out of Sorrento, BC, three miles from Shuswap Lake and 20 minutes from Salmon Arm. We attend a small independent church in Chase, 20 miles west of Notch Hill. Lennie just retired from the medical clinic in Chase, so life is going to be a lot different […]
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As You Pray This Week

Executive Director, Brian Wechsler, shared these praises and prayers: Praise God for the opportunity that Carole and I had to attend the 60th anniversary of Fernwood Community Bible Church (Fernwood, ID) being served by Village Missions. This is our home church, which we began attending as newlyweds and I (Brian) was a new believer. I […]
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Hinkley, CA

We praise God as we near completion of our kitchen remodeling project; we’ll probably complete it for well under the original estimates. Praise God for the volunteer help and His favor in finding good prices! We also praise Him for our first youth evening service. The youth leader gave a devotional and the youth group […]
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The Anniversary That Almost Wasn’t

However, it was an anniversary that almost wasn’t, for in 1982 the church, like so many rural churches, came perilously close to closing.
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Beneath the Oil Spill

The oil spill is one more witness to the moral collapse of our country. For those who favor increased government regulation and involvement, the government appears incapable of extricating itself from corruption and extreme inefficiency bordering on paralysis. For those who favor less government intrusion, companies appear more than willing to cheat, steal, and do whatever it takes to make a profit even if wholesale disaster follows in the wake.
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As You Pray This Week

Brian Wechsler shares these praises and prayers: Carole and I praise the Lord for safety in travel over many miles and wonderful visits to fields and Village Missionaries. Over the last week we visited Allen and Diane Sparks and celebrated the 175th anniversary of Liberty Chapel in North Montgomery County, IN, visited with Village Missionaries […]
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June 27: Tim & Barbara Douglass, Tumalo, OR

Tumalo is just a few miles NW of Bend, an area that is growing rapidly – at least it was before the economic downturn. We are between the Cascade Mountains and the High Desert, surrounded by opportunities for outdoor recreation. This brings lots of people to the region, creating opportunities to reach out. Tumalo itself […]
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Lake California, CA

We’ve begun a short video leadership training program that the chairman of our board is leading, with 4 other couples. The response to the study has been mostly positive, and the initial results have been very encouraging.  One couple has already talked with me about how they can learn to have a quiet time as […]
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June 20: Mark & Leslie Monroe, West Halifax, VT

Southern VT is beautiful in the summer but has very hard winters. About 800 people live in West Halifax. Pray for our church family to grow together in the unity of the Lord and to learn to give Jesus Christ more & more of His rightful place of preeminence in their lives. Pray we’ll be […]
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NEWELL, SD

God has really been moving in our congregation. Through the sermon series on Ecclesiastes, as well as the Bible study, “The Faith,” by Chuck Colson, we are responding to the need to be better connected to Christ. We’re learning that His purpose for us is really what we desire and that which will fulfill the […]
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As You Pray This Week

We would appreciate prayer for Brian and Carole Wechsler as they start a lengthy trip this Friday. Friday they fly to Indianapolis to help our field in Crawfordsville, IN, celebrate its 175th year anniversary. Read about the celebration at this link: http://www.jconline.com/article/20100605/LIFE07/6050308. Monday they then fly to Reno, NV, to attend the Village Missions Southwest […]
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