Missions we support

changing the world one donation at a time

Melissa Herman

Helping the people of uganda- Reckoning international

Working with The Reckoning International, Melissa Herman teaches agricultural improvements to Kenyan and Ugandan farmers. She oversees a health and nutritional program, as well as small business loans and financial management training with a Biblical foundation through the The Reckoning International. Melissa was born and raised in Wayne County and has a graduate degree from Ohio State.

See a testimony here:

Kyle and Anya Schlegel

Helping the people of Ukraine - YWAM KYIV

Youth With A Mission (YWAM) in Ukraine, focuses its ministry efforts on Kyiv and Eurasia. We devote ourselves to preaching the Gospel, cultivating empowered and missions-minded Christ-followers and renewing the lives of the broken. 

Kyle and Anya are the directors of this YWAM base. Kyle was born and raised in Tuscarawas county. Click the link below for more information.


Andrew & Iris Bornman

Helping the people of mexico through medical missions

Andrew and Iris Bornman joined Mexico Medical Missions in 2009 to run the agricultural program for the Community Health Evangelism team. They live among the Tarahumara, who are subsistence farmers and struggle with drought and poor harvests. Andrew works with native communities training them in better agricultural and animal husbandry techniques. The Bornmans are a family of six. Iris was born and raised in Mount Eaton.

Local - holmes county

Released Time Programs are a legal way for public school students to study the Bible devotionally during the school day. Students who wish to attend must have written parental permission. Classes are offered off campus and are privately funded. Nehemiah Released Time Bible Education Program is operating in Holmes County.


Helping the people of Nigeria

Glory to God Ministries helps care for widows, orphans, prisoners and sojourners in Nigeria, West Africa. GTGM ministers to orphaned children after they have been rescued from persecution by terrorist groups. With as many as 1,350 children living in their camp, the opportunities to have a positive influence on these young lives is far reaching. They also provide support for prison ministries and the Widows Sewing Center. 

Student development nationwide

Anti-Virus Youth Education is a character-based school curriculum that focuses on youth organizations, schools, and families both nationally and internationally. Our primary target is working with students in middle and high school and we are currently serving over 10,000 students in Ohio alone. Anti-Virus Youth Education seeks to foster the potential of all children and to help them make positive and healthy choices that impact their future.


Local Dyslexia Tutoring

The Chili Learning Center uses the facility of the Chili Crossroads Bible Church to help children with dyslexia in our area. They utilize the latest scientific methods which rewires the dyslexic brain through one-on-one tutoring sessions.

Click this link to learn more about the program.

Homeless Outreach

Canton, ohio

Homeless Outreach Team in Canton helps area individuals locate housing and secure jobs to get off the streets, as well as running a temporary shelter. Harvest Thrift Stores donates furniture, bedding and housewares to help H. O. T. set up apartments for the people they are helping in Canton. 

Brenner family Summer

Matt and Daniela Brenner

Helping the people of Brazil - Wycliffe bible translators

Matt and Daniela along with their twin boys Isaac and Tiago are missionaries with Wycliffe Bible Translators. Their desire is to see people from every nation come to the knowledge of the one true living God by having the Bible translated into a language and form they clearly understand. They are serving in Brazil where Matt works in Scripture Engagement. Daniela is the Communication Coordinator for the Americas. Both Matt and Daniela have a passion for the Scriptures and for people. Matt was raised in Wayne County, while Daniela is from Brazil.

Emili Hochstetler

Toward the Goal Ministries

The mission of Toward the Goal is to serve and empower by intentionally investing in the lives of people through coaching, mentoring, and servant leadership training. Emili is the Director of Community Outreach for our area. She reaches out to teen girls, at-risk women, and many more. As well as developing relationships, she also is leading an initiative to bring awareness to our community on the issues of human trafficking. Emili and her husband are raising their 3 girls in our community.

Valik Tihonov

YWAM Kyiv in Ukraine

Valik came to YWAM Kyiv through an outreach at the orphanage where he was raised. Through his encounter with a loving God, he dedicated his life to serving Him. He has overcome many obstacles in life. He is a testimony of God’s faithfulness as he serves in the Preschool and Kindergarten classes at the school that is run on the YWAM Kyiv base for Ukrainian children. Valik also helps with maintenance and repairs at the base.

Aslan Binboga

YWAM Kyiv in Ukraine

Aslan is a talented young man from Turkey who is on staff at the YWAM Kyiv base in Ukraine. At the base, he works in the Christian Worldview School and in the youth ministry called Kings Kids. He helps lead YWAM outreaches in various countries. He and his wife faithfully serve wherever God leads them.

Jesse & Lisa Miller

The Reckoning International

Jesse is the Director of Implementation for The Reckoning International. He is in direct contact with their projects in Kenya and Uganda. These projects include Mission 4 Character, Forest of Hope, Bamba Forge and agricultural development projects. Jesse, along with his wife, Lisa, and their children, is invested locally in the body of Christ as an elder and worship leader as well as internationally through TRI.