- Liz McNeill
BASIC College Ministries
Liz McNeill is a full time staff member with BASIC College Ministries in Lima, NY. Her heart for college students became evident in her senior year of college when she began a BASIC outreach on her campus. After graduating with her bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Roberts Wesleyan College, God called Liz to leave her plans for medical school behind in exchange for serving the church. Liz interned with BASIC College Ministries for one year, completed Elim Bible Institute & College’s Year in the Son program, and applied to work full time in November 2016. Since then, she has come on staff as administrative support for the ministry, as well as serving as a campus minister at Roberts Wesleyan College.
- Elijah & Sarah Ball
BASIC College Ministries
Sarah and Elijah Ball are both full-time staff with BASIC College Ministries. They have a heart for college students, and are excited when they receive the opportunity to minister to them. Sarah and Elijah are called to full-time ministry together, and are passionate about seeing men and women have powerful encounters with God.Elijah graduated from Elim Bible Institute and College in 2016 with a degree in Theological and Biblical studies, with a concentration in ministry and is credentialed through Elim Fellowship. Sarah graduated from Elim Bible Institute and College in 2017 with a degree in Theological and Biblical Studies with a concentration in ministry as well. She also is credentialed through Elim Fellowship.
- Peter & Kate Nash
Peter and Kate live in Waxhaw, North Carolina and work with Kalaam Media with the goal to help language community teams create websites so that as many people as possible can access God’s Word in their heart language.
Peter is Kalaam Media’s Director of Client Services where he connects language teams with the training needed to create and maintain Scripture websites. He travels extensively to lead training workshops. To increase the ability to grow, he also trains new trainers so that more websites can go live. Currently, KM has over 500 websites.
- Revs. Al & Deb Warner
Set Free, Inc. Buffalo, NY
Revs. Al and Deb Warner have taken on several challenging missions: facilitating weekly clergy prayer meetings in Buffalo and Niagara Falls; networking churches and clergy throughout the region across racial and denominational lines, attempting to build bridges of relationship; working with elected officials at the Federal, State, County, and local level to establish them in their faith. The Buffalo Area has begun to reflect more of the unity of the Kingdom of God because of their faithful service. Web site: www.setfreeinc.org
- Andrew AbuGhazale
International Leadership Seminars
Andrew and Margaret AbuGhazale minister as directors of International Leadership Seminars. They conduct church leadership seminars on all over the world with a concentration in the Middle East. They are in relationship with churches in Israel and provide oversight to churches in Galilee on a regular basis giving spiritual oversight through counseling and prayer.
- Phyllis Lawecki
International Students, Inc., Buffalo, NY
Phyllis Lawecki (in center) is Campus Minister and English Language School Director for International Students, Inc. (ISI) at the University at Buffalo. ISI is a 50-year-old organization of Christian volunteers who want to have friendships with international students at U.S. colleges and universities. ISI volunteers and staff help students with such things as learning about American culture, problems needing a native speaker, finding an American Christian mentor in their academic discipline, and if interested, learning about our Creator God and the Bible. Phyllis is a member of Love Joy Gospel Church. Web site: www.wings.buffalo.edu/religious/ministries/international/
- Peter and Darleen DeArruda
New York School of Urban Ministries (NYSUM)
NYSUM is more than just another “school”. We are a “training and resource center serving the urban church.” NYSUM’s purpose is to train laborers for the front lines – servant leaders who can face the urban challenge. The school is unique in that groups from Seminaries, Bible Schools, and Colleges. Churches and Mission Organizations learn urban ministry at the grass roots with a cross-cultural “hands-on” focus. This is possible through NYSUM’S years of networking and partnering with pastors and churches throughout all five boroughs of New York City.Web site: www.nysum.org
- Elim Fellowship, Lima, NY
Elim Fellowship began in 1933 as an informal fellowship of churches, ministers and missionary endeavors, developing from individuals trained at Elim Bible Institute (www.elim.edu). Being of Pentecostal conviction and Charismatic orientation, Elim Fellowship has grown in its vision as a Christ-centered worldwide revival fellowship serving pastors, churches, missionaries and other Christian ministers. Elim Fellowship provides assistance to missionaries and overseas outreaches, credentials for ministers, counseling for individuals and churches, and a variety of support ministries to local churches. Our purpose is to assist in the establishment of new churches, to extend the hand of fellowship to all pastors and churches, and to encourage and edify the body of Christ. We offer to walk hand-in-hand with all who fellowship with us, in order to promote a cooperative relationship resulting in spiritual growth and enlargement as we serve and minister with the whole Church.Web site: www.elimfellowship.org
- Jennifer Bliss
Elim Missions – Bosnia Herzegovina
Jennifer Bliss is an Elim Fellowship missionary serving with the Evangelical Church in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. BiH is one of the least-evangelised countries in Europe and is still recovering from a civil war from 1992-1995. The evangelical church is fairly young and there are less than 800 born-again Christians in a county of 4 million. Jennifer serves in a variety of different ministries, but especially with children’s ministry, which is important in this area of the world where there have been centuries of war.
- Kevin and Joyce
27 years ago Kevin came to Asia. It seems a century when one considers how much things have changed in these years! Marrying Joyce and seven children later, he is still in love with this land and her incredible people! The team they founded and oversee has been growing too, now numbering 70 people from 14 different countries. Kevin continues to conduct leadership training and coordinating national missionaries to plant churches among unreached people groups. Web site: www.targetministries.org