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THE SPRINGS MISSION MINISTRIES
"Because he loves me," says the Lord, "I will rescue him; I will protect him for he acknowledges my name. He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver and honor him." Psalms 91:14-15
The Mission Vision Team
The missions ministry at The Springs is led by The Missions Vision Team, a very dedicated group of people, with a deep passion for missions. The current MVT members are: Celeste Dvorak (Chair), Amy Beauchamp, Greg Gillham, Rick Guyer, Kelsey Herndon, Ryan Jones, Ben Langford, Jean Mullican, Jared Scism, and Ken Steele. You may contact our Missions Chairperson, Celeste Dvorak, at email@example.com
PAUL AND SUZANNE WHITMIRE
Cross & Crown, Oklahoma City
Our mission begins at home. The Springs has participated in the birth and growth of the Cross and Crown mission in downtown Oklahoma City. Led by Paul and Suzanne Whitmire mobilizing a host of The Springs members, the missionaries at Cross and Crown proclaim the love, mercy, and hope of Jesus Christ through service and prayer. This unique and effective urban ministry serves the inner city community of OKC sharing the love of Christ through hot meals, clothes, a listening ear, and prayer. Learn more at Cross &Crown Mission
PAUL AND CAROL BRAZLE
For more than 20 years, Paul and Carol Brazle have remained shining lights in Dutch speaking Europe. The Brazles' work includes outreach to an ethnically diverse population of Antwerp, preaching and teaching in Belgium and Holland, and leading church camps and retreats in Europe. The Brazles coordinate and direct the Advanced Bible Study Series, one of the leading training opportunities for church leaden in Europe. The Brazles provide a much-needed example of a loving Christian family to their church and community.
DON AND CINDY ROEHRKASSE
With strong commitment and dependability the Roehrkasse family has ministered in northern Germany for more than 20 years. While their primary efforts are directed towards growing a strong church in the city of Hildesheim, Their work has grown to include mentoring smaller congregations in northern Germany and directing annual church camps and retreats for Christians and non-Christians in Germany. The Roerkhasses have begun a youth ministry in their congregation and are asked to lead the national youth camp each year.
CHRIST'S CHURCH RWANDA
The many different roles they fill include proclaiming the Good News, promoting spiritual growth, and helping create community at Christ’s Church Rwanda, providing Christian education for children and teens at Kigali International Community School, leading Body and Soul classes, modeling foster care of abandoned children, leading a home based small group ministry throughout Kigali, and providing life opportunities for young women.
BRETT AND KELI SHRECK
Brett and Keli Shreck and their children Kassidy, Natalie, Benjamin and Nicholas moved to Rwanda in Feb. 2010. Their two sons were adopted from Rwanda in 2007. Brett serves as Senior Minister at Christ's Church Rwanda, and Keli is over the children's program at CCR. Around 120 children (age 2-12) come on Sunday mornings with over half of those walking long distances to come without parents. CCR opened a fifth Children's Ministry Class in October to accommodate this growing work of God. Since moving to Rwanda, Brett and Keli have added two children to their family, Gloria and Moses.
Jamie moved to Rwanda in July 2011 and started working with business women who dreamed of reach out to the next generation of young entrepreneurs. Jamie founded Duhugurane to offer holistic work-readiness training for young Rwandan women 18-25 years old, and has evolved to include entrepreneurship training. Jamie has a passion for helping women leave the sex trades in Rwanda. Many are finding new hope through Jamie and her team's efforts.