missions

As a church, we have the honor of supporting missionaries and missional organizations across the United States and the world! Below you can learn about some of the missions we support on a monthly basis!

North America

  • Teen Challenge

    1,400 affiliate centers in over 125 nations. There are 10 facilities in Southern California alone, including one in the Los Angeles County.

    Teen Challenge Southern California brings hope and healing to tens of thousands of men and women trapped in drug and alcohol abuse with the life-transforming power of Jesus. Teen Challenge is the oldest, largest and most successful program of its kind in the world, and was founded 

  • Love Inc.

    122 different communities in 29 states, including San Pedro

    We relieve the hardships of local families and individuals by addressing needs such as, but not limited to, housing, food, clothing, rental and utility expenses. 2,087 students received fully supplied backpacks; 298 families were adopted for the holidays to receive meals and gifts; 400 people have found employment through their jobs ministry program; 9,600 diapers have been distributed to 900 mothers during their on-going parenting classes.


    More Info: https://loveincsb.org

  • Prison Ministry of America

    Paramount, but has also ministered in over 40 sates

    A ministry of compassion with a focus on outreach to our community, evangelism and discipleship to the poor in spirit and those experiencing incarceration. We provide Chaplains to Law Enforcement, Jails and Prisons. In addition, we provide a Second Chance Ministry, were we have a Men and Women's 9 month recovery home. PMA has seen first-hand the transformation of people’s lives change, from one time a criminal, drug abuser and violent person to law abiding citizens and productive members, back into society. Some of these people have even become chaplains.


    More Info: http://pmausa.org



  • His Nesting Place

    Long Beach

    A non-profit service for families in need. Whether you are a woman of an unexpected pregnancy or someone who is homeless and needs the safety and security of God’s love, our arms are open to receive you into our worship community. One of the largest extended pregnancy care facilities in the Greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. His Nesting Place has the capacity to accommodate up to 40 women and children. Since 1983 His Nesting Place has housed over 4,000 women and children. It is one of the only homes of its kind that will accept a woman who already has children.


    More Info: https://hisnestingplace.org

  • Beacon Light Mission

    Wilmington

    To minister the love and grace of Jesus Christ to the homeless in the South Bay by providing a safe and nurturing environment where they can receive food, clothing, temporary shelter, discipleship and spiritual encouragement in their present life circumstances. Provides over 100 meals per day and over 300 showers a month that include a change of clothing and hygiene items.


    More Info: http://beaconlightmission.org

  • His Hands Extended

    Wilmington

    His Hands Extended is the food pantry at Harbor Christian Center. Each month we provide food, supplies, and financial counseling to dozens of families in need. 

Latin American & CARIBBEAn

  • Mark & Jean Devine

    Colombia

    Mark & Jean are church planting missionaries in the city of Cali, Colombia, where they are currently at work in a church called Iglesia Vida Eterna. After a church has been established, they allow the nationals to assume leadership.

  • Mike & Dodey Files

    Chile 

    Mike & Dodey are serve as the Area Directors for the Assemblies of God World Missions (AGWM) for the Southern Cone of South America. Our area includes five countries; Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. Within our area there are 86 missionaries and their children. In addition we serve as the pastors of 2 churches in the upper/middle class communities of Las Condes and Huechuraba in Chile’s capital, Santiago. There are over one million people in this area and less than 1% have been reached with the Gospel.

  • Mary Mahon

    Costa Rica

    Mary Mahon is now working in Costa Rica with Latin America Child Care. At LACC schools, sponsored children are given uniforms, hot meals, a Christ-centered education, and basic medical care. Mary has developed a program for at-risk teenage girls called Chicas de Promesa and is currently developing one for boys called Chicos.

  • Dave & Margot Woodworth

    Colombia; and also facilitating missionary endeavors to and from the Andean Area of Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia.  

    Because of the low price of coffee on the international market and plagues afflicting the coffee plant, the 3 million people of the region have experienced difficult times. The Woodworths help plant churches and strengthen the existing ones in the region. They have a "window of opportunity" to plant churches, reach university students, train national missionaries to join the world missions work force, and use creative methods through orality to reach the different unreached ethnic groups in the Amazon basin.

asia

  • Juan Carlos & Colette Gonzalez

    Japan

    Juan Carlos was raised through LACC (Child Hope) in El Salvador. Colette was born in the USA but raised in Japan as an MK. In 1989, the Gonzalezes went to Japan as volunteer missionaries for one year. In 1995 they became fully-appointed missionaries to Japan. They have worked as a church planters in three different locations. Their current location has been a plant from zero, and now the Gonzalezes are in the middle of a church building program. Their church plant is Momochi Symphony Church from which ESL classes, children’s ministries, music outreaches, Bible studies, discipleship for new believers, and outreaches through the arts take place. They have been missionaries in Japan for more than 25 years.

  • Life Impact International (Lana Vasquez )

    Thailand, Myanmar (Burma), and currently launching in Brazil

    Change a Life. Change the World. We’re reaching thousands of children in our mission to raise up a generation who can break the chains of child trafficking. On the border between Thailand & Myanmar (where Life Impact is located) is called “No Man’s Land” because it is filled with children being exploited. As many as 60 children are trafficked on the border every day. Life Impact is home to over 150 children who live in family-style homes with mothers and fathers on 42-acres called The Promise Land. Additionally, Life Impact has many prevention programs, which provide food and education for hundreds of children. Most importantly, every child and family hear the good news of the Gospel! Life Impact is recognized by the Thai government as a safe home and is able to work alongside law enforcement to rescue children who are being trafficked. 


    More Info: https://lifeimpactintl.org

  • ZOE International (Cindy Torres)

    Thailand (main campus), but also in United States, Australia, and Mexico

    ZOE International is a Christian organization with the mission to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ and to make disciples of the unreached people of the world and to demonstrate God’s compassion through rescuing and caring for orphans and children from human trafficking. When we rescue a child from human traffickers, the child enters one of our safe houses. In these houses, child trafficking survivors receive short-term specialized care that involves restoration, counseling, medical care, acclimation, and witness protection. In 2010, ZOE built a 40,000 square foot facility in Thailand, increasing its capacity to accommodate up to 250 children. In Thailand ZOE has an active self-sustainability program on our 35-acre campus including organic crop production, organic animal husbandry, a fish farm, and water conservation.


    More Info: https://gozoe.org



international

  • Jason & Cindee Frenn

    International / Travels Worldwide

    Jason and Cindee Frenn and their three daughters have held more than 75 international crusades where more than 7 million people have heard the gospel. They have seen more than 700,000 first time decisions for Christ. In addition to being a missionary evangelist, Jason is a bestselling author, and he is a frequent speaker on Hour of Power and has been a guest voice for the Washington Post. He has a daily live evangelistic radio program on Radio Nueva Vida with a listening audience of 1,000,000 people covering Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, California and Northern Mexico.


    More Info:  http://www.frenn.org

  • Keith & Diane Heermann

    International with Global University

    The Heermanns became members of AG world missions in 1993. They have served as missionaries with Global University from 1994 to the present. They serve people around the world through Global’s network of over 200 national offices. The vision of their missions ministry is “Winning the Lost and Training the Found, everywhere.” Their missionary work focuses on teaching assignments, media course development, and leadership with the university’s four schools – The School for Evangelism and Discipleship, Berean School of the Bible, The Undergraduate School of Bible and Theology, and The Graduate School of Theology. Also, Cuba Bible College, Iran Bible College, and Vietnam Bible Training Network are three of their many outreaches.

  • Convoy of Hope

    Domestic (48 states) & International (127 countries)

    Convoy of Hope is a faith-based, nonprofit organization with a driving passion to feed the world through children’s feeding initiatives, community outreaches, and disaster response. Convoy of Hope was founded in 1994 by the Donaldson family. Their inspiration for starting the organization can be traced back to the many people who helped their family after their father, Harold, was killed by a drunk driver in 1969. Today, more than 132 million people have been served throughout the world by Convoy of Hope. 300,000+ children are in their strategic feeding program. 667,000 volunteers have been mobilized in the United States. We are proud that we work through churches, businesses, government agencies, and other nonprofits to provide help and hope to those who are impoverished, hungry, and hurting.


    More Info: https://www.convoyofhope.org