December 29: Isaac & Bethany Pederson, Cedar Creek, MO

We are in the Ozark Mountains of MO, about 15 miles as the crow flies from Branson. It is mostly a retirement or recreational community of around 600 people, most of whom are settled around Bull Shoals Lake about 5 miles from the church. There is a fire department, but very few other connections to the community. We have been […]
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AS YOU PRAY THIS WEEK

Jesus said, “The Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many” (Mat. 20:28).  I am so thankful for our many missionaries across the United States and Canada who serve the Lord so that people might know the One who came to serve and […]
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Sam & Rachel Whittaker, Rockaway, OR

We’ve had a number of good experiences this past week. The first was the Christmas party for the Women’s Ministry leadership team and spouses. It was a dinner hosted at one of the ladies’ houses and it turned out to be a very encouraging time. It’s a great group of women that we have in […]
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"Joy to the World" is a Christmas Hymn

What a wonderful announcement long ago in a field somewhere on the outskirts of Bethlehem!  Shepherds, paralyzed by fear, heard a stunning and fear-allaying message:And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this […]
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December 22: Richard & Ellen Hayes, Raymond, CA

Located in the Sierra foothills of central CA on what was once the major railroad and stagecoach route to Yosemite, Raymond is known for the quality of its Sierra White Granite, shipped around the world from the Raymond Granite Quarry. Employment includes federal, state, and county government employees, school teachers, professionals, Raymond Granite Quarry workers, […]
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As You Pray This Week

Jesus said, “The Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many” (Mat. 20:28).  I am so thankful for our many missionaries across the United States and Canada who serve the Lord so that people might know the One who came to serve […]
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Dan and Connie Michaud, New Gloucester, ME

One of the men in the church sensed God’s calling to the Philippines to help a small struggling church that ministers to the homeless street children of Manila. He left in June with our pledge to support the Pilipino Church. After getting married to a Christian woman in the church, he contacted us concerning the […]
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PRAYERS FOR THIS WEEK

 We are approaching the application deadline for attending the spring Candidate school. We have several who need send applications in. Please pray they will do so and we will be able to appoint many missionaries in the early summer.  Pray for our many Associate Missionaries (10 at this time) who are currently serving churches waiting […]
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Dec 15: Butch & Jennifer Hallenbeck, Glenwood, WA

At the base of Mt. Adams in south-central WA, 30 miles north of Hood River, OR, and the Columbia River, Glenwood itself is just 9 square blocks, yet encompasses about 26 square miles. There’s a K-12 school with about 70 students, a small restaurant, hotel, gas station, and General Store. The main industries are ranching, logging, and the school. […]
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Frank & Lynn Puffer, Land O Lakes, WI

We had four people from the church come and celebrate Thanksgiving with our family this year. We always extend an invitation to those who are separated from family, or who are widows, single, etc. It’s also encouraging that many other people in the church make hospitality a habit during this time as well. It was […]
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Dec 8: Arnold & Eleanor Tracey, Whonnock, BC

Over the years, Whonnock has basically become a bedroom community 15 minutes east of the city of Maple Ridge and 15 minutes west of the city of Mission. It is a picturesque place, with lush forest vegetation, lakes, mountains, the Fraser River, and the ocean all within an hour’s drive. The community remains “rural” in that people […]
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Prayers for this week

When I (Roy Adrian) read or hear the stories of the great things God is doing through the ministry of His Word by our Village Missionaries, I am blessed. Thank you for praying, and please do continue to bring these faithful servants before the throne of grace as they minister through the various Christmas activities. […]
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