Here at THCC we are grateful to be able to team up with so many great missionaries both locally and around the world. God has truly blessed THCC through the years in the area of missions. We pray that we continue to be faithful in giving to missions and making disciples.
THCC Missions Prayer Guide:
THCC seeks to fulfill God’s mission for the world through our evangelistic hearts. The money we give to missions supports the missionaries and ministries highlighted in this prayer guide.
Dave & Ruth Hinson
Work with the Christian Japanese Mission to facilitate and support the Kinan Church and church planting. They also teach English and work with the youth of the area.
Bob & Mary Marsh
Serve in Joplin, Missouri by providing Spanish translation and printing services of Christian books through ARM (American Rehabilitation Ministries) Hispanic prison ministry outreach.
Bond Christian Service Camp
A church camp in Mulberry Grove, Illinois. Bond focuses on spiritual growth and education. It is a place for all ages to come and enjoy God’s creation through camps and retreats.
Wayne and Greta Meece
Work with Team Expansion in Louisville, Kentucky. Serving as Director of Operations and Volunteer Coordinator, they recruit and train new missionaries, interviewing and advising them.
Gil & Debbie Calderon
Work with the Mexican Missionary Organization and with the churches in the Queretaro and Merida areas. This mission helps support preachers, build churches, distribute supplies and many other needs to the people in the area.
International Conference on Missions
ICOM provides different support services to missionaries around the world. ICOM helps keep the local church informed about the frontlines of the mission field
Roujee & Juliet Morris
Roujee works with the Liberia Christian Mission in the Ivory Coast and helps teach the Theological Education by Extension (TEE) program.
Lincoln Christian University
An institution of higher education in Lincoln, Illinois. LCU seeks to nurture and equip Christians with a biblical worldview to serve and lead in the church and in the world.
Restoration House Ministry
This ministry plants churches in the New England area. Sixteen new churches have been planted since 1996.
Tony & Kelsey Collins
Both are originally from central Il and were previous missionaries in New Zealand. They are currently church planters in San Diego, California working with Momentum Christian Church. Their current project is called Church 180.
Located in Tower Hill, a not-for-profit resale shop that began with a vision from the late Nancy Jones to help the Tower Hill Community in various ways.
JFive Ministries—Nathan & Sue Eversole
A Ministry that began with a vision to open a home in Shelbyville, IL for young survivors of sex trafficking. They will equip & empower survivors through holistic restoration.
Jeff & Mary Silkwood
Jeff and Mary Silkwood are second-generation missionaries serving in Thailand through North Burma Christian Mission. The Silkwoods have always known that their purpose in life was to share the love of Christ to the nations.
Chad Rehnberg, from the inner city west end of Louisville, KY—serves as the facilitator of Team Expansion’s D-Course. Focused on training new workers to launch disciple-making movements—both for his neighborhood and for the nations.
Chaplaincy Endorsement Commission
This mission seeks to endorse qualified leaders so that they may serve in various types of military Chaplaincy programs.
Inner City Mission
Located in Springfield, Illinois, this ministry reaches the homeless through Bible studies, shelter, food, clothing and other needs of the people there.
Rosella Hostetler and Helen Morrison organized the first missionary group in 1953. Helen served as president and Ilene Whitlatch as vice president. In 1975, the Faith Promise Rally was begun with Dallas Nickel and Evangelist Gilbert Forrest. Mark Cutler was named Mission Chairman and the church began to focus on mission giving more intentionally. Many of our missions have become long-term partnerships:
Prison Evangelism — Steve Higgs 1975—2017
Christian Japanese Mission — Dave & Ruth Hinson 1975—present
Lincoln Christian University 1975—present
Bond Christian Service Camp 1975—present
African Christian Mission — Ron Butler 1976—1984
Peru Missions/A.R.M — Hispanic Ministry Outreach (Bob and Mary Marsh) 1977—present
Blair & Lynn Wagner — Liberia, Africa 1980—1981
Chaplaincy Endorsement Commission 1981—present
Mission Services Association 1981—present
Liberia Christian Mission/Team Expansion — Wayne & Greta Meece 1981—present
Pioneer Bible Translators — Tim & Christie Meece 1982—1996
Roujee & Juliet Morris 1984—present
Inner City Mission of Springfield 1987—present
Operation New England — Ray Poulit 1990—1996
Mexican Missionary Organization 1997—present
Restoration House Ministry 1997—present
Curt Nordhielm — Restoration House Ministry 1999-2010
Fair Havens Christian Home 2002—present
David Sarkar — India 2007—2018
Tony & Kelsey Collins — Church Plants in California (formerly New Zealand) 2010—present
Les & Sarah Evans — Japan 2012—2015
Jason Rust & Erica Stone — The Raining Season 2012—2018
In God’s Hands — Community Outreach 2017-present
J5 Ministries — Human Trafficking 2018-present
Jeff & Mary Silkwood — Thailand 2018-present
Chad Rehnberg — Team Expansion 2018-present