GraceWay Church supports a number of missionaries, both at home and abroad, as they carry out Christ’s great commission.
“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the
Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” Matthew 28:19
Members of GraceWay Church travel to Guatemala every January to support the work done by Mission Impact.
Missionaries We Support
Julie Denker – Campus Crusade staff/ FamilyLife ministries, Little Rock, Arkansas
Ministry: Producer of the 60 second radio short-feature FamilyLife Blended with Ron Deal.
Walfre Estrada – Director of Vida y Esperanza Christian School, Guatemala
Ministry: School for children in kindergarten through 9th grade, providing evangelism and discipleship for children and families.
Enrique and Becky Fernandez – Evangelical Free Church, Costa Rica
Ministry: As Director of Institutional Relations, they have an online school for training pastors in Latin America.
Mike and Patty King – Red River Youth for Christ, Fargo, North Dakota
Ministry: As Campus Life Director, Mike organizes and leads outreach and discipleship events and Bible studies for the middle school and high school students of the Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN area.
Cory and Brooke Passehl – Youth with a Mission, Hawaii
Ministry: Train teams to evangelize, have a closer walk with God, and learn what His plan is for their lives.
Jon Payne – District Superintendent, Forest Lakes District, EFCA
Ministry: To serve pastors, leaders and churches of the Forest Lakes District.
Howard and Marilynn Plucar – Reach Global (EFCA) and Pastor-to-Missionaries (PTM) Couple
Ministry: Serve as a pastoral couple to ReachGlobal and staff of other mission agencies. Dedicated to the care, development, and effectiveness of missionaries in 11 countries of Asia and Europe.
Adrian and Maria Rayo – EFCA Spanish-speaking pastor at Bethany Evangelical Free Church, Madison, WI
Ministry: Church planter and pastor in a Spanish-speaking church in Madison, Wisconsin. Focus on training Spanish-speaking pastors.
Scott Roen – Director of Church Health, Forest Lakes District
Ministry: To assist churches with conflict to becomes healthy churches.
Jeff and Terri Sprecher – Director of Mission Impact, Guatemala
Ministry: Evangelism and discipleship to the people of Guatemala.
Scott Sterner – Director of Church Planting, EFCA Forest Lakes District
Ministry: Plant Churches in the Forest Lakes District.
Tim and Sherry Thomas – Southern and Eastern Wisconsin AWANA Missionary
Ministry: To develop more AWANA programs and raise awareness.
Steve and Erin Voss – Expeditions Unlimited Adventure Centre
Ministry: Expeditions Unlimited exists to impact the lives of youth and adults through the use of God’s creation and outdoor adventure experiences. The main goal of Expeditions is to create an atmosphere where teachable moments can be used to change lives. We focus on details and logistics so groups can focus on growing their team, learning God’s word, and having fun. Expeditions Unlimited serves youth pastors and other group leaders who are passionate about making a lasting impact in the lives of students and adults and promoting true, undistracted worship of our Lord Jesus Christ and God the Father.
Rob Weise – Director of Student & Family Ministries, EFCA Forest Lakes District
Ministry: Rob trains and encourages the youth pastors and lay youth workers in Wisconsin. He develops and leads the District Youth Conference; builds relationships with lead youth workers in each church; and helps grow the youth ministries both spiritually and numerically.
Ben and Jen Wood – ZOE International, Thailand
Ministry: The passion of the Wood family has always been to see people come to know Jesus as their Lord and Savior and for God to receive the worship that He deserves. They want people to know and experience the freedom, love, peace and joy that comes when you surrender your life to Jesus. This has led them to partner with ZOE International, an organization that strives to reach every person with the love of God and rescue every child from human trafficking. Through their comprehensive prevention, intervention and restoration programs, ZOE is able to transform each child from her past and give her an opportunity for a better future.
Tandala Medical Fund – Tandala Hospital, Congo, Africa
Ministry: 175 bed hospital with four Congolese physicians and 60 nurses. Tandala has been caring for the people of Ubangi since 1955.
Wisconsin Family Council
Ministry: Founded in 1986 to “evaluate our culture from a Judeo-Christian perspective and to serve as an information source for the general public and policy makers of our state and nation. Our perspective is drawn from the wisdom of Scripture and reflects what we believe to be the intent of the Creator. Through these efforts, our hope is that more and more citizens of Wisconsin will become salt and light in their communities and in this state.”