Missions Committee Vision Statement:
A Missions Program that communicates to the congregation the needs of the missionaries and other ministries we support; one that would encourage the body to become actively involved in the work of missions and encourage the members of Liberty to consider the call to missions.
Missions Committee Statement of Purpose:
· To encourage the church to become mission-minded with a vision to reach the world for Jesus Christ.
· To encourage our own members to go on the mission field.
· To support both foreign and home missions.
· To support a wide-range of ministries (church planting, support missions and evangelistic missions.)
· To pray for our missions and individual missionaries on a regular basis.
Held on a quarterly basis, Missions Sundays are an opportunity to focus on missions and learn more about missionaries, missions organizations, and other ministries. The Sunday School hour is reserved for missions updates and missionary talks in the main sanctuary. Also, missionaries may visit childrens Sunday School classes, or briefly address the congregation during the worship service.
Mission Organizations of the Presbyterian Church in America:
Mission to the World (MTW)
Mission to the World is the mission-sending agency of the Presbyterian Church in America, helping to fulfill the Great Commission by advancing Reformed and covenantal church-planting movements through word and deed in strategic areas worldwide.
Mission to North America (MNA) Foreign Missionaries:
Mission to North America serves PCA churches and presbyteries as they advance God’s Kingdom in North America by planting, growing and multiplying Biblical healthy churches through the development of intentional evangelism and outreach ministries.
Missionaries and Ministries Supported by Our Church:
Craig and Ree Coulbourne Mission to The World (MTW) – Japan (www.mtw.org)
Jerry and Peggy Cross MTW - Brazil
Richard and Robin Crane MTW-Latin America
David and Jan Kiewiet MTW-Australia
Paul and Liz Meiners MTW-England
Richard and Angelica Ramsay MTW/FLET/MINTS--Latin America
Steve and Berenice Rarig MTW –Australia
Hugh and Martine Wessell MTW - France
Bruce and Susan Young MTW - USA/Japan
Ron Metzger Wycliffe-San Andres (www.wycliffe.org)
Kevin and Lori Chilton Wycliffe-Cameron
Prem and Kelly Banderau Pioneers-India (www.rescueprogram.org)
Wayne and Ann Curles CRM-Eastern Bloc Countries
Brad and Margarita Wallace World Harvest-Chile (www.whm.org)
In addition to the above missionaries, Liberty supports six families and individuals who are working in fields where great sensitivity is required.
Russ and Laurie Bevan /prison ministry in Alaska
Alpha Pregnancy Center
Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns
Bethany Christian Services
Baltimore Rescue Mission
Westminster Rescue Mission
Young Life/Baltimore&Carroll Counties
Reformed University Fellowship
Steve Badorf, Johns Hopkins University
Eddie Parks, Brown U. Rhode Island
Chris Garriott, U. of Maryland
Campus Crusade for Christ/Larry Kelly/Towson University
Campus Outreach/Stephanie Martz
Faith Christian Fellowship/Craig Garriott
Ministry to State/MNA/Chuck Garriott
Christian Community Center
Covenant Theological Seminary
Westminster Theological Seminary
Liberty Christian School
Mount Clare Christian School
Baltimore Christian School
Persecution Project/Brad Phillips
Family Ministries/Gary Yagel