Mission Festival 2020
Please join us for our Mission Festival from Sunday, November 1 - Sunday, November 8. There will be services for all ages and childcare will be provided.
Theme – “The Cost to Glorify God”
Verse – Luke 10:3 "Go! I am sending you out like lambs among wolves."
Songs – "So Send I You"
Sunday, November 1
Sunday School, Morning and Evening Services - Gracia Burnham
Gracia is a former missionary to the Philippines. In 2001, Gracia and her husband Martin were kidnapped by terrorists and spent the next 13 months as hostages in the Philippine jungle. On June 7, 2002, captivity ended for these two missionaries in a violent rescue that left Martin Burnham dead and Gracia wounded. As Gracia travels throughout the country, she talks about the spiritual lessons she learned during her captivity and how God has blessed her and her family since Martin’s death.
Tuesday, November 3
Coffee Break in the Chapel - 10:00 am - Douglas Bryan
Douglas is an educator raised in Berne. In 2009 he moved to Kigali, Rwanda to serve as the third-grade teacher at Kigali International Community School (KICS). A year later he met his wife, Kerry, and they’ve continued to serve together, with their children, in Kigali. Currently, the Bryan family is a part of the mission organization B2THEWORLD.
Wednesday, November 4
Evening Service - Rev. Donovan A. Coley Sr., Fort Wayne Rescue Mission
A native of Haiti, Pastor “D”, as he is affectionately called, is the CEO of The Rescue Mission and President of the Rescue Mission Foundation. The mission provides restorative care to men, women and children experiencing a homeless crisis and serves Fort Wayne, Allen County and its nine surrounding counties.
Sunday, November 8
Morning and Evening Services - Galen Burkholder
Galen is the Founder and President/CEO of Global Disciples, a ministry that assists clusters of churches around the world to develop locally sustainable approaches to equip and send disciple-makers and church planters among least-reached peoples. Global Disciples serves over 1,964 training programs they helped launch in 56 countries.