Our International Missionaries
Ben and Anna Samuelson
Mission Aviation Fellowship, Bunia, Congo
View a video on the Samuelson’s Congo Life
MISSION: Participating in the work of Mission Aviation Fellowship in bringing physical and spiritual transformation to those in need. As a pilot/mechanic, Ben will use aviation to share Christ’s love in many ways, including flights in support of missionaries and national churches, community development, and medical evacuations. Anna will continue to stay at home with their sons, Leighton and Jameson, but also hopes to use her nursing skills as opportunities arise.
Mike and Victoria Vander Dyke
Missions Department CRC, Nigeria
MISSION: Mike serves as the Team Leader for Resonate Global Mission in Nigeria as well as an Advisor to the Missions Department of the Christian Reformed Church, Nigeria and as the liaison between Resonate and its partner churches in Nigeria. He acts as a resource for organizations and national churches in their outreach efforts as well as teaching courses and workshops on missions that encourage and train Nigerian missionaries, pastors, evangelists, and church leaders.
Howard and Jannie Johnson
North America Indigenous Ministries, British Columbia
MISSION: Ministering to the Secwepemc (Shuswap) First Nations communities through NAIM (North America Indigenous Ministries), since 2001. Howard’s gifts are preaching, teaching and discipling believers and Jannie uses her gifts of serving and hospitality in ministering to families in need. Over the years God has used their gifts and abilities to build lasting relationships within the communities on the reserves in their area. There is a small group of believers who meet for regular worship and prayer each week. Learn More at www.naim.ca
Our National Missionaries
Rev. John and Marcia Greydanus
Bethel Christian Reformed Church, Shiprock, NM
MISSION: Working to show the love of Christ primarily to the Navajo people in a very depressed area of our country.
John and Marica are active leading the Cadets and GEMS programs and serve many people with a food distribution program, a winter coat ministry, and even fundraising by serving as a “boondocking” host for campers.
Rev. John and Ruth Hoekwater
Many Peoples Church, Rogers Park, Chicago
MISSION: They meet in person for fellowship, prayer and Bible study. They have led in the development and support of a greenhouse and urban gardening at a local elementary school which affords local ministry opportunities. Post pandemic MPC hopes to hold small group Bible Studies and neighborhood enrichment gatherings in a local coffee shop.