Kelly grew up at Lancaster Alliance Church and developed a love for international work during our annual Global Impact Festival. In 2017, she spent 3 months in Berlin, Germany working with Alliance IW's ministering to Syrian refugees. Kelly moved to Indonesia in August 2018, and began her vocational role as the Field Financial Coordinator in 2019.
Andrew also grew up in the Alliance and spent several years serving alongside Envision in Taiwan. They met while Kelly was on home assignment, and were married in 2021.
They both now serve as vocational workers in Indonesia together.
Mike and Lyn Holden, with children Samuel and Kate, serve as middle and high school teachers at the International Community School in Bangkok, Thailand.
Roy and Carol have served with the C&MA as missionaries to Thailand and Ecuador. Roy has also served at the Alliance Headquarters as Director for Missionary Candidates. The Johnstons provided counseling, care, and support for Alliance missionaries in many parts of the world through, local, on site, and internet counseling, as well as participating in conferences and field forums. They are self supported and serve by invitation of other mission organizations.
Alex and Sallie Turoczi served for 42 years with Trans World Radio. They currently reside in New Holland and limited travel promoting the ministry of TWR. Sallie teaches Bible studies and speaks at women's conferences and Alex gives leadership to the Ethnic America Network.
Marty serves as president of BCM International based in Lancaster, PA. An internationally recognized author with more than a dozen books in print, Jeanette is editor of BCM World, BCM's new magazine, and continues to work with developing Christian writers around the world. Both travel extensively and between them have ministered in more than 30 countries.
Bible Central Ministries International (founded originally in 1936 as the Bible Club Movement) is a global non-denominational ministry dedicated to reaching children and developing churches worldwide. BCM has more than 780 missionaries and thousands of volunteers serving in over 50 countries across five continents.
Jamie and Amanda are facilitating reproducing groups studying God's word as a way to see movements of people coming to know Jesus. They are working among multiple people groups, including refugees and IDP's from within and surrounding areas.
Bob and Sharon Cook, long time members of LAC, are the founders of Empower Hope, with the vision of "A Face for the Invisible" in Kenya, East Africa. Their unique mission is to equip one generation to empower the next by giving them a hand up, not a hand out. Through training indigenous leaders to empower vulnerable children and young adults, they are helping to break the cycle of poverty and creating a new path of purpose for many young people in Kenya. The Cooks make several trips a year to Kenya to support and encourage the Kenyan team carrying out their mission. To learn more go to www.empowerhope.org or talk to the Cooks!
Watch for future short term international missions trips as countries and workers become open to travel again.
Short Term Missions trips require a personal commitment of time, prayer, and financial investment. Each team member will be required to raise support to cover the cost of their trip, attend a minimum of 4 to 6 team meetings and fill and active role as part of the team.
For more information or to complete an application for either of the above trips, contact Dot Milliken at firstname.lastname@example.org