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We are always praying about and reviewing other ministry opportunities both on a local level and overseas, and we would ask that you pray for us that we would be faithfully seeking God's guidance in conducting the awesome responsibility of supporting those who are spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ all over the world.
The Missions Ministry, headed up by Bill Pierce, meets on the 3rd Monday of each month, 6:30 pm, at Southside Bible Church.
We come alongside to help many from Southside Bible to take Short Term Mission trips, and also, In 2011, we are regularly supporting:
- Travis and Maranatha Hamilton, serving with OMS International in Greenwood, Indiana:
You can read Travis's bio HERE.
- Rodney and Cathy Fitzsimmons, Missionaries to Haiti. Click HERE for a brief description of their ministry. Click HERE for their latest Prayer Update.
- Debbie Wittig, serving as a teacher in the South Pacific.
ClickHERE to see her updates
- Caleb & Oksana Kyzer (with Karolena and Amelia), serving in Moscow, Russia, with Student Venture, a teen ministry of Campus Crusade. You can read their updates HERE. You can e-mail them at
. or Skype: moscowkyzer
- David & Marcy Joseph, serving with InterAct Ministries in a Native Church in Fairbanks, Alaska Check out their latest update HERE.
- Brad Shrum, serving with Campus Outreach, Indianapolis, at IUPUI.
Click HERE for Campus Outreach Newslettter
- Mark & Jesse Spangler, serving with Wycliffe Ministries, Aviation and Hospitality, Cameroon, Africa..
Read their latest Update HERE. Read their entire portfolio HERE. The Spanglers have 4 children: Zoe, Caleb, Allie, and Micah. Their blog: markandjesss.blogspot.com Their Facebook page: Mark and Jess Spangler
- Kurt & Rochelle Zurberg (with Kayla, Anna, Sierra and Eli). Church planting in Ukraine. You can reach them by e-mail at:
. Click HERE to see their latest newsletter. Click HERE to view their portfolio - where you will learn a whole lot more about their ministry. Click HERE to see some great pictures!!!
- Pastor Mario Velasquez, and his wife, Maria Axpuac Valasquez, Zoar Church, Guatemala City, Guatemala. children, David & Abi. Mario and Maria are long-time friends of many at Southside Bible Church.
. You can find them at: www.ministerioszoar.com
- Brandt Booram, ministering with InterVarsity, on the Indiana University campus. Brandt is the only Greek IV staff, working with Sororities and Fraternities on the IU campus. ClickHERE to see Brandt's latest Newsletter.
- Phyliss - Serving in a hospital in Pakistan.
A local Indianapolils ministry, presenting the Gospel at local sports and community events. Director, David Likens, is a member of Southside Bible Church.
- Esperanza Ministries, Greenwood, Indiana - Translating the services, abilities and resources of the community to help bring hope, through the ministry of Jesus, to the needs of the Hispanic community: www.esperanzanjesus.org Click here for their most recent Minstry Report.
View Pictures of Esperanza's Summer Sidewalk Ministry by clicking the picture below:
- Midwest Food Bank. Providing hope and relief to the needy, and to victims of tragedy, throughout the USA. John Whitaker, elder at Southside Bible Church, is the Executive Director of the Midwest Food Bank. www.midwestfoodbank.org You can view their newsletter HERE.
- Voice of the Martyrs, a non-profit, interdenominational organziation with a vision for aiding Christians around the world who are being persecuted for their faith in Christ. www.persecution.com
- Boaz Project- Ministering to orphans in India and Russia: www.boazproject.org. Click HERE for their newsletter. E-mail them at:
- Compassion, International- a Christian child advocacy ministry that releases children from spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty: www.compassion.com Some of Southside's Sunday School classes receive/send letters to children from other countries through this ministry. ClickHERE for more information on Compassion International.
Mission Meeting Monday Night
You are always invited to attend the monthly meeting of Southside Bible's Missions Committee. We meet in the new fellowship area. Click HERE to look over the Missionaries we support in 2010. Contact... More
Holding the Ropes Ministry
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News From Yallah
Dear All, I had the opportunity to post something on my blog. You can read the full update on: http://yallahkawala.blogspot.com I am having difficult time getting internet service that works. When... More
News from Russia
Click on the image to the left to view or download our latest news from Caleb and Oxana Kyzer in Moscow, Russia.
Compass Direct Link
Click on the picture to the left for Compass Direct
Voice of the Martyrs Link
Voice of the Martyrs is an excellent place to begin to learn about persecution in the church today. Click on the picture above to go to their website.
Kids of Courage Link
Kids of Courage is a website for Kids - where they can learn about other kids who are standing up boldly for Christ around the world. There are downloads and magazines and great stuff. Click on the... More
Open Doors Link
Click on the picture to the left to go to the Open Doors Website.
How to Get Involved in Missions at Southside
Has the Lord tugged on your heart to become involved in missions? Here are some ways to act on His faithfulness to you: 1. Take the materials from the back wall of the church entryway, by the... More