Missions

SFE Sunday ~ may 1, 2022



"Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house.  Test me in this, says the Lord Almighty, and see if I throw open the windows of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be enough room to store it." Malachi 3:10

We are Sowing for Eternity!

One YEAR of Mission Focused Prayers...
One DAY of Mission Focused Giving ~ May 1, 2022

Sowing For Eternity, our windows to the kingdom.

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The Park Church of Christ loves Missions. We are blessed to actively participate in many mission fields around the world. Because of God’s goodness, we are able to financially support numerous domestic and international full-time missionaries; and we are committed to sending short-term mission teams around the world on a year-round basis.
Sowing For Eternity (SFE) is our program to gather financial support for many of these mission efforts.

Active Missionaries

Ron & Lori Clark

Portland, OR
•Executive Director of Kairos Church Planting
•Training others to plant churches around the country 
The Park has supported the Clark Family since 2006.

Charles & Angela Marsalis

New Orleans, LA
• Planted Hollygrove Church of Christ following Hurricane Katrina in 2007
• Ministers to families in one of the poorest neighborhoods of New Orleans
The Park has supported the Marsalis Family since 2008, sending short-term teams each year to serve in the community and build relationships, including an annual neighborhood fish fry.

Amber Foster

Tegucigalpa, Honduras
• Began work in Tegucigalpa, Honduras in 2006
• Launched Breaking Chains Ministries which serves those seeking to leave life on the streets
• Family includes one daughter, Rosie, and numerous foster children
The Park has been Amber’s lead sponsor since 2006. She developed a love for missions while serving in missions as a student at Oklahoma Christian.

Raul & Betty Alvarado

Panama City, Panama
• Metropolitan Church of Christ in Panama City was established in 2009
• Preach and teach in nearby towns and jungle villages
• Administrators of their church-based school
The Park began supporting the Alvarado’s in 2010. Our members travel to teach at the Panama Bible School. 

Santos & Lidia Palacios

Jiquilsco, El Salvador
• Moved to El Salvador in 2014 to begin a new work in Jiquilisco
• Planting a new church in Puerto El Triunfo in 2017
The Park has sponsored the Palacios Family since 2014. Santos and Lidia became Christians through their relationship with Iglesia de Cristo at The Park while living in Tulsa. They host The Park’s short-term mission teams each year.

Christian School

Lagosette, Haiti
• Lagosette School is a Christian school with classes from preschool through sixth grade
• Over 340 children attend school here
• Provides a hot meal each school day
The school on the Manna property allows children from several villages to attend school there. The Park pays teacher salaries.

Outreach Center

Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic
• Serves local children in Rio San Juan by providing physical needs
• Offers after-school activities, tutoring help, Bible classes, & family support
The Park became a sponsor of the Outreach Center when it began in 2006.

Otavio &  Alessandra Calegari

Niteroi, Brazil
• Recently moved to Niteroi from Brasilia to serve in the church there
• Native Brazilians, moved to Brasilia to work with the church in 2008
 • For almost 10 years The Park has been a part of supporting the Calegari’s work in missions

Justin & Jennifer Cherry

Auckland, New Zealand
•Serve and lead Discover Church in Auckland
• Lead a non-profit called Back-to-School Project
The Park has sponsored the Cherry Family for several years. Justin Cherry is from the Tulsa, Oklahoma area.  They host The Park’s short-term mission teams.

Putrela Church of Christ Children's Home

Putrela, India
• Philip Ganta and his family lead a 200 bed children's home
• Rescuing children from poverty and slavery
•The home provides a private school K - 12th grade
The Park has been supporting the Children's Home for several years.

Doors Slammed Open

Honduras/El Salvador
• Supporting students at the Boarder Bible Institute in both Honduras and El Salvador
•Short Term mission trips are sponsored by The Park each year
The Park became a sponsor of Doors Slammed Open many years ago

Jura Lazar

Varazdin, Croatia
•Jura works with local authorities in placing Bibles in every public school in the area.  Thousands of children have received their personal copy of the Bible
• Native Croatian, Jura works with the Varazdin Church of Christ and
European Missions

O'Brien Malindi

Tshidimbini, South Africa
• Long-time missionaries, teaching the gospel
• O’Brien Malindi is a community leader
• Associated with Gospel Chariot Missions
• Their family includes five adult children
The Park sends a short-term mission team each year to help teach.

Machona Monyamane

Pretoria, South Africa
Became part of The Park Church of Christ missions family in 2016
• Works with Gospel Chariot Missions
• They have two daughters
A short-term mission team travels to Pretoria, South Africa each year.

De Villiers Malambe

Thohoyandou, South Africa
• Works with Gospel Chariot Missions
•He and his wife have one daughter
A short-term mission team travels to South Africa each year.

Gospel Chariot

African Continent
• Gospel Chariot is a missions organization that sends out preachers and traveling gospel meetings to many countries in Africa
• The truck opens and creates a stage and a tent is put up with hundreds of chairs for people to come and hear the Bible
 

Enrique and Dora Marquez

Chihuahua, Mexico
• Long-time missionaries, teaching the gospel in their native country, Mexico
• The Park sends a short-term mission team each year to help reach out to the local community.

South America Support

Mission Points
Support from Sowing For Eternity at The Park Church of Christ goes toward:
• Francisco Figuero working in Talanga, Honduras
• Baxter Institute of Biblical Studies, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
 
 

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Sowing for eternity  funds  support

Contact Mission Church of Christ

Tulsa, Oklahoma
• Long-time missionaries, teaching the gospel
• O’Brien Malindi is a community leader
• Associated with Gospel Chariot Missions
• Their family includes five adult children
The Park sends a short-term mission team each year to help teach.

Prison Ministry @ The Park

Oklahoma area facilities
Jim and Jody Carmichael along with Jim Pinkston lead many volunteers, teaching in the various prisons and jails in the Tulsa area. They share correspondence courses with inmates as well as life skill lessons.
This is a great area to serve by visiting the prisons, or grading lessons.

Hispanic Ministry @ The Park

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Francisco Davila preaches each Sunday in Spanish to our Spanish speaking members. This congregation worships in the Chapel building and offers Bible classes for all ages.

Deaf Ministry @ The Park

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Zeth Pankhurst and Lewis Perry lead the Deaf ministry along with several faithful volunteers.  Worship in ASL that is voice translated for all. Bible classes and activities keep these Park members busy and joyful as they worhsip.

Campus Bible Chair

Disaster Relief

Oklahoma
United States
Northeastern State University
Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma University
We cheer and support all three of these schools and their Bible Chair programs.  Creating a space for students to relax, learn, experience Spiritual growth and create life long friendships in God's kingdom.
Our Disaster Relief team gathers supplies and volunteers and travels to areas of our country experiencing natural disasters.
This is a great way to volunteer for a short term mission trip.

World Bible School

World Wide
World Bible School mails correspondence courses all over the world to students wanting to learn more about the Bible and our God. The courses teach through the steps of salvation. WBS is always seeking new volunteers to write letters or grade lessons for these eager students.

Let's Start Talking

Worldwide
Let's Start Talking (LST) is an evangelistic, short-term mission focused on sharing Jesus with those seeking to improve their English. Over 500 people go on LST trips to over 30 countries every year.  A new program connects volunteers with students virtually through zoom.
 

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Giving to Missions at The Park Church of Christ

Serve the Kingdom on our upcoming Mission Trip

Sowing For Eternity (SFE) is a unified effort of The Park Church of Christ to answer the Great Commission set before us in Mark 16:15…. “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.” In doing so, we join together to support mission efforts both domestically and internationally by praying; encouraging them, as well as, giving to the Sowing For Eternity Missions fund established through The Park to financially help the missionaries we support in the field and also the short-term mission projects our members go on to support these efforts. 
Each year we have multiple opportunities to serve on a Short Term Mission Trips, both near and far.
If you would like more information about an upcoming Mission opportunity, click here to send an email for more information.

SFE Sunday ~ may 1, 2022



"Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house.  Test me in this, says the Lord Almighty, and see if I throw open the windows of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be enough room to store it." Malachi 3:10

We are Sowing for Eternity!

One YEAR of Mission Focused Prayers...
One DAY of Mission Focused Giving ~ May 1, 2022

Sowing For Eternity, our windows to the kingdom.

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