For more information on each missionary family listed please click on the link to their sending mission agency.
George & Kim Aguirre have been serving in Italy under the mission organization TEAM since 1989. Their ministry involves church planting and growing a spiritually strong and healthy church body through preaching, Bible Study, fellowship dinners and community outreach. They planted a church in 1995 in the city of Umbertide, Italy and continue to serve there. TEAM is seeking others to partner with them in this work.
Joe & Laurie Darrow live and serve in Kensington, Philadelphia under the mission organization In Faith. Their ministry, ongoing since the 1980’s, involves reaching the inner city community with the Gospel. They serve at Cornerstone Community Church: preaching, Bible Study, Kids Clubs, block parties, House of Adonai, and teaching life skills (Thrift Shop). They are now outreaching in South Philly.
Lary & Lulu F. were in Indonesia under Pioneers until 2007, then returned to the US where they continue to serve with Pioneers in Lancaster, PA. The Filberts are active in recruiting and training new missionaries for the field. They also reach out to the local Muslim community through establishing house churches, Bible Studies
Another missionary family serves in India under Christar. He was born and raised in India by missionary parents. They live in the southern part of India where the Christar International office is located. They oversee and are responsible for the safety and counsel of workers throughout Central Asia. They also run and help with conferences and Bible studies.
Jon & Cindi Hampshire serve with Wycliffe Bible Translators. They served in Africa for 17 years, then returned to the US in 2009 for Jon to assume the role as Director of the Field Programs Dept. in Wycliffe’s Florida headquarters. In 2013 Jon rejoined the work in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the Communications Coordinator for SIL-Eastern Congo Group. He travels to Africa several times a year. Cindi serves in the Prayer Ministries Department of Wycliffe. They also speak at local outreaches, groups, and conferences.
Ted & Kim Rabenold, members of CCBC, have served in Africa under Grace Ministries International since 1990. From 1991 to 2001 they built the Tanzania Grace Bible Institute and did evangelism and church planting in that area. From 2001 to 2012 they established a mission station in the Rukwa Valley. Ted and Kim completed their term as dorm parents, teachers and community development trainers at Rift Valley Academy Kijabe, Kenya in
Short Term Missions Trips
In addition to sending out missionaries, the church leadership and the missions committee encourage short-term missions and work projects in which the members of the congregation can become involved. Destinations for recent