Missionaries We Support

Please pray for our missionaries as they spread the gospel across our city, nation and world. To see stories of how our support is impacting their ministries, see the video below!

  • Jerry & Barb Manderfield


    The Manderfields have just opened a Bible School in Columbia. They finished up their first year with 35 students. They also recently had their International Youth Leaders Convention where they were able to train almost 1500 leaders that came from all over Columbia. http://www.nationsablaze.com/

  • Sean & Kirsten Hirschy


    Sean and Kirsten are in Trostberg, Germany. They are leading a youth ministry by getting to know the teens and learning about their world. They have now established a monthly youth service with their own youth band and have recruited two new youth workers who will help them to further disciple teens and grow the ministry. The Hirschys also teach in a Bible School held at their church. They help train men and women to take their place in the Body of Christ and fulfill their destiny. pureflow.org

  • Bob & Debbie Scott


    Bob and Debbie pastored the first Thailand Harvest Plan church, and under their leadership the church grew and Thai leaders were raised up. Now there are seven churches that have been planted through the Thailand Harvest Plan. As the national directors in Thailand, Bob and Debbie are busy overseeing these Churches and new pastors as well as mentoring them in growth and development. thailandharvestplan.com

  • Carl & Sharalee Gonder

    Fellowship of Christian Athletes - Iowa

    Carl and Sheralee Gonder are working with Eastern Iowa’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes to help touch millions of lives nationally. Since 1954, the FCA has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels by equipping, empowering and encouraging them to make a difference for Christ. FCA is the largest Christian sports organization in America. fca.org

  • Charles & Patricia Daughtery

    Serve the City - Eastern Iowa

    harles and Patricia serve as the facilitation team of Serve The City (STC). Partnering with Mission America Coalition, they are tasked with establishing a Serve The City type ministry in every county in Iowa. STC is a coalition of 42 congregations and 20 ministries of the Regional Church (in the greater Cedar Rapids Area), that confess in word and deed that we are ONE in Christ. The Vision of STC is to demonstrate unity in Christ, raise the level of prayer in every partner in this Region, care for every individual in some way large or small by 2018, share our hope with them and prepare to receive 22,000 individuals coming to Christ and in discipleship by 2020. servethecity.org

  • Barry & Batya Segal

    Vision for Isreal - Isreal

    Barry and Batya Segal are the founding directors of a humanitarian aid center in Jerusalem. Their longing to help build and restore Israel inspired them to pioneer the non-profit charity organization, Vision for Israel & The Joseph Storehouse, in 1994. The work currently functions as an international humanitarian aid center operating in the Judean Hills just outside of Jerusalem. visionforisrael.com

  • Renee Smith

    Basket of Hope - Iowa

    Renee Smith’s mission with Basket of Hope is to give the hope that comes from Jesus to newly diagnosed children and their families affected by cancer or other serious illnesses. This happens by the delivery of a basket of hope filled with inspirational materials to nourish them mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. basketofhope.org

  • Exodus Cry

    Abolishing Human Trafficking - World

    Exodus Cry is built on a foundation of prayer and is committed to abolishing sex slavery through Christ-centered prevention, intervention, and holistic restoration of trafficking victims. They have produced their first major documentary, Nefarious: Merchant of Souls. nefariousdocumentary.com


  • Drop Inn Ministries


    Drop Inn Ministries is a charity that began in Northern Ireland and now works to bring aid to countries all around the world, with the help of its 35+ Charity Shops.

    Cedar Rapids Family Church has partnered with Drop Inn to bring a store to CR.

    Drop Inn receives quality donated items and furniture and donates the proceeds directly to those in need in our region, city and throughout the world


Missions Stories