Missions

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations

Matthew 28:19

At Faith Welland, we are all about making disciples, whether it is right here in Welland, our own “Jerusalem”, or to the four corners of the earth. Jesus’ command is for each one of us who knows Him; it is for each one of us to let others know about His love and grace, and to help them grow in that love and grace. Because most of us are not called to other countries, we support missionaries who are sent to other nations. We also send short-term missions teams to help our missionaries on the field to practical help our partners by doing children’s, men’s and women’s ministry. We update the congregation monthly with one of our different mission partners in order to stay connected.  

Our Mission Partners

Terry Bone

Bangladesh
Terry lives in Grimsby, ON, with his wife, Melissa, and travels to Bangladesh several times a
year. He conducts pastors’ conferences and leadership training with one of the fastest-growing
indigenous church movements in the history of this nation. Growth has significantly outpaced
the leadership training, with recent miracles increasing the rate of church growth even further.

Jorge & Jacinta Melo

Portugal
Jorge and Jacinta Melo have recently been approved as PAOC Global Workers candidates to Portugal. They plan to use affordable media platforms, including Facebook, YouTube, and local cable television to take the Gospel of Jesus Christ into every home in a nation that is in spiritual decline. They will come alongside local pastors and national leaders to multiply their efforts to reach the nation with the good news of the gospel, using media as an agent of hope and transformation not only for Portugal but also to other Portuguese-speaking countries.

Reynold & Kathy Maines

Uganda
God has given World Embrace a direction and strategy that many might consider as a new approach to missions. They believe our God is so creative that He can inspire new visions, dreams and approaches in ministry that along with traditional missions will fulfill the great commandment of Matthew 28.  Through discussion and collaboration, leaders identify the root of problems facing their community. Together they will turn ideas and strategies into action, collaborating on projects with a target result of effective evangelism and discipleship. 

Don Mann

South Africa
Don and MJ live in Pretoria, SA. They use Pretoria as a hub to travel across the entire Continent.
Their ministry consists of three keys. 1. CLI (Commissioning a Lifestyle of Integrity) which moves
beyond anti-corruption programs and promotes the pro-integrity lifestyle. 2. BCA (Bridging China
and Africa) is reaching over one million Chinese who live and work in Africa. The Bridge
Cultural Centre in Zambia was officially opened in March 2017. 3. Chitenge Creations is a micro-
enterprise project created by Marie-Jose. It has opened its first sewing school in Pretoria. The
school is now moving into surrounding townships where 62% of South Africans live and up to
90% of women are unemployed.

Ray, Margi, & Jeff Bradbury

Argentina
It is so exciting to see what God is doing while we reach deep into the downtown core of the
Federal Capital of Argentina in obedience to the Great Commission of Jesus. We love this city of
14 -15 million people, and thoroughly enjoy the daily challenge. We are a missionary family
called of God to plant a strong, relevant, vibrant church that is committed to declaring the
message of the Gospel to this great city. We believe that no one is beyond the reach of His
incredible love and that God alone has the power to change lives. We know that the Bible is the
inspired Word of God and is the answer to a needy world.

Matthew & Amber Price

Thailand
As the International Coordinator of Relief and Development for Imagine Thailand, Matthew
gives direction to Imagine's humanitarian work. Working with our local and international
partners, we’re creating lasting change and fulfilling Imagine Thailand's vision of reaching
Thailand by building practical and meaningful bridges into communities of need. Matthew also
serves as the Thai Representative for ChildCARE Plus, ERDO's child sponsorship program, which
serves nearly 600 children in 20 locations around Thailand.

Jessica Hicks

South East Asia
Working with Woven International to provide care, safe housing, and safe work opportunities for girls in Southeast Asia who have been impacted by trauma, abuse, and exploitation (Human Trafficking). Woven exists to engage people in a practical way, locally and globally, to achieve the goal of breaking the cycle of human trafficking. They want to inspire, educate and create the new norm for what it means to be part of the solution. In doing this, they are able to watch God rewrite narratives of hopelessness into narratives of redemption. 

Michel-Lyn Mattiussi

Bolivia
While in Bolivia Michel-Lyn will serve as an Administrator at Global University. Global University offers classes through distance education, so Bolivian pastors can be equipped with the tools they need, while still serving their congregations. This will also help them gain an advantage both intellectually and socially. Training to receive their bachelor's degree will equip Pastors to better lead their congregation, as well as increase their confidence. 

Debbie Hoffele

Canada
Christian Veterinary Mission Canada connects with veterinary professionals who may be interested in long term service and help them through training, support, and encouragement to find areas to serve. They also have student groups in 4 English speaking Veterinary schools were they show support throughout the year with devotional material, emails, phone calls, and support. CVM is a supporter of volunteerism as a way to reach students and technicians to live out their faith and to help others by using their skills to serve. 

Rachel Rahm

Switzerland
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RAN Workers

RAN’s purpose is to make Spirit-filled disciples and plant multiplying fellowships of indigenous
believers, particularly where a non-missionary identity and pioneer approaches/creative
strategies are required. The political reality is that many nations in the world restrict access to
the gospel for the people within its borders. The mission remaining, there are 6,900 unreached.