October 30: Matt & Tina Schnetz, McKenna, WA

McKenna is located in the country between beautiful Mt. Rainier and Olympia, the capital of Washington. Pray for a better commitment of prayer by the people of the church, and a better understanding of the Holy Spirit’s work in the life of a believer. Also, pray for our evangelistic outreach to connect with non-believers who […]
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As You Pray This Week

Dear Praying Friends, Thank you for praying for Brian and Carole Wechsler’s trip to Colorado. The E.C.F.A. conference on board governance was extremely helpful for Brian and board chair, Glen Hanson. Brian and Carole enjoyed good visits with donors, including one gentleman who had been led to Christ by a Village Missionary after he retired […]
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Cannon Beach, OR

October has been a busy month of getting started on our 40th year of Ecola, leading orientation for the students, and getting the staff established into their roles. We have 79 students in our first-year program, and 33 enrolled in our School of Ministry program. The school year got off to a good start, and […]
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October 23: Jonathan & Doralyn Elgby, Ear Falls, ON

We live in some beautiful country here in northern Ontario. Ear Falls is a tight-knit community of 1200 people. We are surrounded by many lakes, and the fishing tourism makes up a lot of the industry in this area. We have had the privilege to see many wonderful animals in our time here, and have […]
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As You Pray This Week

Dear Praying Friends, Thank you for your continued prayers for Steven and Kristina Wakeman, and Jimmy and Nevey Francisco as they grieve the loss of children, as mentioned in last week’s email. Thanks also for praying for Brian and Carole Wechsler’s trip to Cedar Rapids, IA. They had several opportunities to share about Village Missions. […]
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Glendorado, MN

I’ve been preaching through the book of Ephesians. On the Sunday that we began chapter 6, I decided to focus on the children. We sang children’s songs, the children shared special music, our son Aaron led our worship time, and the message was “Children Obey and Honor your parents.” The kids really enjoyed having a […]
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The Very Best

Recently we held our Fall 2011 Candidate School in Dallas, Oregon. We accepted eight outstanding couples. They came from coast to coast and ranged from their twenties to their sixties. Some had some pastoral experience, either in a senior or assistant role, but some did not. Both husband and wife believed firmly that God was […]
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October 16:. Ken & Kris Ainsworth, Coram, MT

Nestled in the Northern Rockies just 8 miles from the west entrance to Glacier National Park lies the tiny community of Coram, MT. We are certainly praising God that He saw fit to send us here! Coram used to be a water stop for the Great Northern Railroad back in the days of steam. Today, […]
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As You Pray This Week

We have two Village Missionary families that have experienced great trials and are in need of prayer. Interns Steve and Kristina Wakeman, serving in Kettle Falls, WA, lost their newborn child, Abigail. The Wakemans have one child. Navajo Village Missionaries Jimmy and Nevey Francisco’s son Jairus, twenty-seven, was shot and killed. The Franciscos have three […]
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ORISKANY, VA

Prior to the worship service one week, a motorcyclist appeared at our church to say a fellow rider had crashed. Three from our congregation, who are with the Rescue Dept, responded, and I stayed to conduct the service. The rider had several broken ribs. Following the service, a man appeared at the door to ask […]
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October 9: Larry & Kathy Shetenhelm, Jennings, MI

This small village in the north-central portion of lower Michigan is a scenic area of forests, lakes, streams, rolling hills, and Christmas tree & dairy farms. With an abundance of water and state/federal land, hunting, fishing, and trail riding are popular activities. Jennings was once a prosperous lumbering town, boasting two sawmills, a shingle mill, […]
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Prayers for this week

Dear Praying Friends, Thank you for praying for our Fall 2011 Candidate School! All eight, wonderful couples were accepted into Village Missions. They will now begin raising personal support and some will have homes to sell or rent. Please pray that God will undertake for them in this process and that we will have wisdom […]
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