The Benham family recently moved from Tampa, Florida to Sarasota, Florida where God has called them to reach out to the people of the Sarasota/Brandenton area on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Pilgrim and Jenn and their 2 children started Calvary Chapel South Tampa 5 years ago, and are excited to be moving on as that church is now healthy and established. They will be launching Sunday morning services with a team of people sometime in 2015 in the Sarasota/Brandenton area. Please be praying with us for direction and provision for them as they seeking exactly where and when the Lord is directing them! You can listen to a recent message Pastor Pilgrim just taught at Redemption Church entitled Artisan God at THIS link.It was such a great time having their family with us and we are encouraged and excited to see Jesus start more churches in our state. Read more about the Benham’s ministry and receive updates on Pastor Pilgrim’s blog at http://pilgrimbenham.com.
The Barber family lives in Lakewood, Washington where they moved from Los Alamos, New Mexico 2 years ago to plant Calvary Chapel South Sound. Cam and Brittney and their 3 children were called to start a new church in Lakewood, Washington and have been reaching out to that community with the love of Jesus. They were very excited to have their first official Sunday morning service in June of this year! Please be praying along with us as we are supporting them and joining with them in praying for God to do great things in Washington! Read more about the Barbers and Calvary Chapel South Sound at http://calvarysouthsound.org.
The Henderson family are our newest supported church plant. The Henderson family left Southern California 3 years ago to serve Jesus in Sydney, Australia and are a part of the Anchor Church ministry team. Bryan, Tara and their 3 children are currently living in Sydney serving in the ministry there as missionaries and have help launched Anchor Church. Anchor Church launched their first Sunday morning services in May of this year, and you can watch a brief video on the work Jesus is doing there at THIS link. Please be praying as they are serving and loving on their local community and for God to use them to bring many people to Jesus! Read more about the Hendersons and Anchor Church at http://anchorchurch.com.au.
The Sanchez family started Casa de Bendicion (“House of Blessing”) in Bachiniva, Mexico in 2013. Jason and Jackie and their daughter Ayantu moved from Puyallup, Washington when God called them to start an orphanage in east/central Mexico as a way of caring for orphans and showing them the love of Jesus. Many of you are familiar with the ministry of the House of Blessing Orphanage from the missions trip our team took to serve there in April. You can also watch the hour long documentary to see our trip at THIS link. Please be praying as we are supporting and praying with them for God to continue use them in a mighty way in Bachiniva, Mexico! Read more about the Sanchezes and the orphanage at http://www.thehouseofblessing.org.