"He told them, 'The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.' " Luke 10:2 (NIV)
Missions Ministry Leader
The Missions Ministry is responsible to select and support missions that spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ, using funds designated for that purpose.
Areas of Responsibility:
Select missions that spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ, in harmony with the beliefs and practices of the Ripley Church.
Support / Evaluation:
Disperse funds to supported missions, promote interaction and correspondence with the supported missions, and evaluate the need for regular support (financial and prayerful) along with any special requests.
Contact and schedule the supported missions and/or their agents for periodic presentations to the congregation in order to learn more about their work and to solicit the encouragement and prayers of the church for these missionaries.
Promote missionary recruitment by identifying, encouraging, disciplining, training, and sending people from the church into the mission field.
Mission Field Trips:
Promote and coordinate short term mission field trips to bring uplifting fulfillment to those who participate as well as the recipients themselves. The purpose being to develop ownership of the mission by our members and accountability from the mission.
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