At Village Church our desire to inspire people to discover life in Christ extends beyond our own geography.
We will appreciate your prayers along with ours for the missions below that we support.
Click the links if you are wanting further information about them.
Andy and Kell Utley with Children
Navigators: "...The Navigators is focused on developing disciples person-by-person-by-person and encouraging spiritual growth across life stages. A disciple is someone who believes in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior, intentionally learns from Him, and strives to live more like Him. Discipleship means intentionally helping people learn from and live more like Christ by praying with them, spending time together in His Word, walking alongside them in everyday life, and equipping them to do the same with others. God is transforming lives through these spiritual generations"...."share the gospel and disciple all people in all places, The Navigators includes a wide variety of ministries and a broad family of missionaries, supporters, and volunteers. The Navigators reaches and disciples people in need of the gospel where they work, live, worship, and play: on college campuses and military bases, in inner cities, workplaces, churches, and local communities, and in hard to reach places..." Read more
Victor and Zarina Masih with children - Serving with PDM
Victor Masih is the Pastor of PDM , (Pakistan Discipleship Ministry Church), in Pakistan. In a country where Christians are being persecuted on daily basis, Victor and his lovely wife Zarina are devoted to bring the good news of the Gospel to the lost in Pakistan. Their faith, dedication and perseverance carry them through all that comes their way. if you are wishing to donate or support them please contact the office.
Phil and Carol Short
Serving with SIM
Warwick and Natalie Short
Serving with SIM
Brendan and Virginia Short
Serving with SIM
SIM: "Convinced that no one should live and die without hearing God’s Good News...
We believe that He has called us to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in communities where He is least known.
Therefore, compelled by God’s great love and empowered by the Holy Spirit…
We cross barriers to proclaim the crucified and risen Christ, expressing His love and compassion among those who live and die without Him.
We make disciples who will trust and obey Jesus, and become part of Christ-centred churches
We work together with churches to fulfil God’s mission across cultures locally and globally
We facilitate the participation in cross-cultural ministry of those whom God is calling to partner with us." Read more
David and Andrea Cross with Children
Serving with Zoe Foundation
ZOE: "Our community outreach and public awareness campaigns support the most vulnerable – poor families, rural communities, youth and children. The campaigns help local communities to realise it is important to acknowledge the problem and to work together to prevent the problem from growing. ZOE anti-trafficking programs build awareness and empower communities to protect themselves." Read more...
Paul and Debbie Howells
Missionaries to the Philippines since 1987
Paul and Deb Howells are Missionaries who started up in the Philippines as a young newly married couple. Their story is one of faith and dedication to bring God's Word and His salvation to tribal people in remote regions of the Philippines. God has blessed this Ministry abundantly and after pioneering Churches over the years and translating the Bible in many of the tribes languages, Paul and Deb are still going strong in the work God has provided for them. Read more...
Tim and Bronwyn Perry
Serving with ACC International
The River. Asia
Facebook: "After pastoring in Melbourne for over 15 years, Tim and Bronwyn Perry are now working alongside Erik and Mariaana Klar and the River Team, based in Northern Thailand.
With a heart for transforming whole communities, from animistic spirit worshippers in the mountains, to the Buddhist communities in cities, to the Muslim dominated Southern Thailand, they bring great stories of what God is doing in the Nation today. Their heart is to take the love and power of Jesus Christ into communities. Tim brings a message of passion and hope. Their stories of God’s faithfulness and response to obedience will inspire you." Read more...
Nikolai and Nadia Kasprov
Serving with SGA
SGA: "Slavic Gospel Association Inc. (SGA) is a mission which serves Bible-preaching churches in the lands of the former Soviet Union, by helping equip national pastors and church planting missionaries reach their people with the Gospel.
The word 'Slavic' identifies a number of nations in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Slavic nationalities include: Russians, Ukrainians, Belarussians, Poles, Czechs, Slovaks, Serbians, Montenegroes, Bosnians, Croatians, Slovenians, Bulgarians and Macedonians.
The Australian office, which is part of an international network, mainly supports work in Russia, Ukraine and Central Asia." Read More
For so the Lord has commanded us, saying: “ ‘I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.’ ” Acts 13:47 esv