We believe that God actually loves the whole world and has invited us to partner with Him in bringing His love and Kingdom.
Whether here in Springfield, or somewhere else around the world, our cry is Your Kingdom come, Your will be done as it is in Heaven… through US!
This is our mission – Hope for the World!
We love missions at Hope, and we love to partner with those around the world that are spreading the Gospel and love of Jesus! We do this financially by supporting various missionaries throughout the globe.
We also love to give our Hope Church family hands-on opportunities to serve locally through outreach events and internationally through missions trips.
We love to send teams to help support our missionaries around the world. Check out the dates of upcoming trips!
Guatemala – July 23-30, 2022
Girls as young as seven years old are being sold for sex every night. This is absolutely unacceptable, so we are relentless in our mission to rescue, see them healed, and empower them to be free from trafficking. Cambodia’s unique economic challenges, history and geographic location make it a hub for targeting, transporting and harboring trafficking victims. Although previously known to be the child sex trafficking capitol of the world, we are now seeing effective change taking place.
For these girls to truly heal and grow, they need to feel the unconditional love of Christ. When this love is shown, survivors understand their true worth and value, and then they are able to become abolitionists themselves; raising their voices and fighting for the freedom of other girls. In addition to this, our protection programs are targeting the root of the issue by addressing the demand for purchased sex and protecting the vulnerable in the community.
Bridges For Peace
Founded in 1976, Bridges for Peace seeks to be a ministry of hope and reconciliation. Through programs both in Israel and worldwide, we are giving Christians the opportunity to actively express their biblical responsibility before God to be faithful to Israel and the Jewish community.
The desire is to see Christians and Jews working side by side for better understanding and a more secure Israel.
Hope for Today, Tomorrow and Eternity. That’s what our friends at Bright Hope give to kids and families in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Bright Hope’s team and partners provide care and education for poor and orphaned children. They equip youth through trade schools and serve as a distribution agency for medical and relief supplies, all in the name of Jesus.
Pray that Bright Hope’s team will continue to have favor in their nation and that God will make their effort successful.
Celebration Ministries was founded by Pastor Tom and Bonnie Deuschle in Harare, Zimbabwe. Working in Zimbabwe now for over 30 years, the Deuschles have kept their vision to see Kingdom-minded people live a more active role in transforming society.
Today there are over 80 Celebration Churches around the world. These different churches are Word-based and discipleship-focused, fulfilling the overall mission of “Building People, Building Dreams, Building the Kingdom of God.” Churches are also active in helping mobilize significant volumes of resources to alleviate the crisis in Zimbabwe’s health sector through Celebration Health outreaches.
The Cottey Family
We are going to encourage and support the small group of believers who call the rural city of Okayama home, and open our arms to those who have not yet accepted Jesus as Lord.
We met our friends, Pastor Tom & Olive Kisaki, when we visited Japan in 2012 to help during the recovery of the Great Tsunami of 2011. Having loved and prayed for them for 8 years, we are grateful for the opportunity to say “yes” to the Lords invitation to serve alongside them in Okayama.
The church there is in need of a place to gather together regularly and we will be serving in these beginning stages. We expect our time there to be full of connecting with locals, serving kids in after school programs, building relationships with single-moms through food pantries, aiding local farmers, and holding up the hands of the weary!
From a young age, I have felt the call to the nations and foreign missions. In the fall of 2018, I had an encounter with the Lord that was full of visions of people and locations in East Asia and felt the area burned upon my heart. Since that time, the love for that area of the world, its people, and the culture, has continued to grow. I am excited to take the first steps toward this call and begin by serving the people and local pastors of Okayama, Japan.
Working hand-in-hand with Pastors Tom and Olive Kisaki, this season will be one of building the local church through connecting with the community, serving in after-school programs, building relationships with single mothers and their families through food pantries, and aiding local farmers.
To serve the poor, the destitute, the lost, and the forgotten.
That’s what our friends at Iris Global give to the people of Jardim Gramacho, Brazil.
Marcus & Mariana Liotta provide for those in need through adoration, outreach, family, education, relief, development, healing, and the arts.
Pray that the Liotta’s will continue to have favor in bringing hope and restoration to those living in the Brazilian slums.
Hidden HArvest Ministries
Hidden Harvest International is involved with over 3 million unreached people in some of the most remote parts of East Asia.
They have been instrumental in introducing the Bible for the first time and mobilizing Christians in that region through sharing and translating scripture, planting churches and various other gospel ministries.
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The mission of the James Project is to provide orphans and widows the spiritual, physical, emotional and educational support they need to become solid citizens in the Kingdom of God, ultimately for the glory of God and the advancement of the Kingdom.
Their vision and goal is to build a sustainable organization capable of meeting the needs of the precious women and children of Guatemala.
The Kisaki Family
Tom is from Japan and was saved and baptised in Bristol, while studying in England. Olive is an AoG minister and Bible school teacher from the Philippines. They met at the Asia Pacific Theological Seminary, got married and went back to Japan in 1998. A few years later in 2005 they started Teen Challenge Japan and have been serving as Executive Directors ever since.
Their main focus is the evangelisation and discipleship of drug addicts, alcoholics & gamblers. Tom and Olive present anti-drug abuse seminars in schools and counsel women who have self-harmed and suffer from eating disorders and also have a farm project and disaster relief team.
Made Beautiful International
Made Beautiful International trains and equips dancers to combine dance improvisation techniques with learning to hear the Lord’s voice and then expressing His word through movement.
Pray that Made Beautiful International continues to have favor in Brazil and that many will come to know the Father.
Mwangaza International’s team and partners provide sustainability programs, orphan care, leadership training and bible distribution to children and their families in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Working hard to establish ministries that will take care of the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the lost and broken.
The Makombe Family
As a survivor of the 1994 Rwanda Genocide, Theo Makombe has a powerful story of God’s miraculous power and faithfulness.
Theo and Bri, and their four children, have a passion to bring the light of God, transformation for the lost and the multiplication of disciples. Their vision is to see Eastern believers become missionaries to the world using their stories to help others see God in the midst of their circumstances.
The team at Dogwood Ranch provides equine therapy, foster home communities and transitional living for foster children in Springfield and the surrounding areas.
Rebuilding generations and breaking the cycle of trauma by restoring the ONE.
Elevate Lives uses a highly relational approach to help move people from poverty to flourishing through three core components of quality housing, values based training, and mentoring.
I pour life
Empowering change in communities through relief, rehabilitation and development. That’s what our friends at I Pour Life are doing for older foster and at-risk youth who are exiting the foster care system or living in generational poverty.
The team provides coaching and group gatherings to assist at-risk youth in furthering their education, seeking employment opportunities and learning to sustain themselves.
NightLight connects with women in the commercial sex industry to show them love and recognize their dignity. They establish relationships, provide resources and ongoing support to those in the industry who are seeking a way out.
Pregnancy Care Center
Pregnancy Care Center believes every 417 family – planned and unplanned – should have access to a personalized plan, a coach and the information they need for a healthier future so their family, and our community, can be stronger together.
Wherever there is a need in Springfield, Missouri, you’ll see the Salvation Army. We’re involved in a range of areas, including helping disaster survivors, feeding the hungry, equipping families, and sharing God’s love.
Our friends at Sammy’s Window are supporting foster families across Missouri & Kansas so they have everything they need to welcome children into their home.
Sammy’s Window provides food, clothing, toys and anything else foster parents might need to start their foster journey.
The Singletary Family
Rebuild, restore, and renew. That’s what our friends at Oak Church are working towards with the community of Paterson, New Jersey.
Rommy and Courtney Singletary provide free food, clothes, & groceries to those in need as well as ministering to them through prayers and encouragement.
Pray that the Singletary family’s ministry will continue to grow and that Oak Church will be a place of healing, freedom and restoration for the community of Paterson, New Jersey.