Join us. We seek to serve and love the Northland community and its residents. We would love to have you join us in this mission.
Reading Buddies at Valley Forge Elementary School – Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:45 to 1:30pm. Sit with a 3rd grade student while he reads and have conversation about what he read. We seek to help the 3rd grade students become proficient readers and you can help. Fall Session begins September 30 - November 20. Winter Session begins January 13 - March 19.
Whispering Oaks Apartments - Tuesdays 6:30 until 8:00 p.m. we meet at the ministry apartment to help refugee families by helping their children and youth with homework assignments.
Missions: The World
What is your mission? Every follower of Jesus is commanded to “go and make disciples of all nations”. Where does God want you to go? Each year we provide opportunities for ordinary followers of Jesus of all ages to go on mission to serve and share about Jesus.
Short Term Mission Opportunities 2014–
June 15-20: Kings Domain for youth 7th -12th graders who will spend the week serving children from inner-city Cincinnati in a camp environment and growing in leadership skills. There is a mandatory praticipant/parent meeting on Sunday March 30th in the youth room.
June 22-29: Mission Northland for 10th - 12th graders who would like to join with youth from College Park Church of Huntington, Indiania to spend the week serving refugee families living in Northland. Karl Road Baptist Church will be the home base for this mission week.
August 17-23: IFI Mission Project - for individuals and families who would like to host and serve newly arriving international students. The team will do things like pick students up at the airport, possibly host students in their home for a couple of days, help students get acclimated to life in Columbus, share meals with students, and help at IFI welcome events.
August: Medical Ministry International trip to Kibogora, Rwanda - join Dr. Pete Obregon and a medical team to serve in a hospital in Kibogora. Medical and non-medical team members are needed.
Our full-time missionaries:
Dr. Pedro and Judy Obregon – full-time, short term with Medical Ministry International
Kim Brown, Missionary in Thailand
Brian and Jenny Metzer with Cru at universities in Northeast Ohio
Emerson and Ivy Wu - full-time development workers with International Ministries in Macau, China
Jared and Chyloe Trumbo working with International Friendships Inc. at the University of North Carolina
ABC (American Baptist Churches) Ministries
America for Christ Offering... our 2014 gift went to the general America for Christ Fund
World Mission Offering... our 2014 gifts will go to support the ongoing efforts of Development Workers Emerson and Ivy Wu in Macau, China
One Great Hour of Sharing Offering... our 2014 gift went to the ongoing relief efforts of the Philippine people affected by Typhoon Haiyan
Ministers and Missionaries Offering...our 2014 gift will go to retired Ministers and Missionaries
Other Missions and Ministries:
GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior)
IFI (International Friendships Inc.)