Please use this list as a prayer guide for Grace supported missionaries. Follow the links when available for more information about individual missionaries and their ministries. "You shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth." Acts 1:8b


Charlie and Tami Thorson (Austin and Caris) Served for many years on the field in Bolivia until God made it clear they were to return to the US, they are now serving with SIM in Charlotte, NC helping to train, equip and support the next generation of Missionaries. Charlie also serves as Director of Prayer and Celebration, overseeing all ministries within SIM USA.  

Dave and Kathrin Osterhus (Jakob and Jana) Serve with Reachglobal, the EFCA International Mission developing the next generation of Church leaders in Innsbruck, Austria. They are also involved in Summer English camps and a youth center called the “Lighthouse”.

Rick and Brenda Naatz serve in Jos, Nigeria with SIM. Rick teaches medical laboratory scientists at Evangel Hospital.  He also teaches shop class at the mission school in Jos. Brenda works with the care and placement of orphans. 

Al and Edie Lewis serve all over the world with Reachglobal, the EFCA International Mission providing Biblical and Theological Training for pastors through PATHWAYS. Our Pastors, John and Tim are committed to working with Al and his team, each traveling once a year to help train a group of students in the Democratic Republic of Congo through 2019.

Teachers serving in Asia as "creative access" missionaries. Information cannot be printed due to safety concerns and visa requirements. Pray that relationships will be developed that will lead to Gospel witness. 

Shige & Luann Nakazawa serve with ReachGlobal, in Tokyo, Japan.  They work with a small team of church planters in Tokyo. Shige also focuses on reaching out with the Gospel to men and discipleship. 

GoServ Global is headquartered in Eagle Grove and helps with crisis response both on at home and internationally. There are regular opportunities for short term missions through GoServ. 

Yuri Krasnikov is a Russian National who serves as director of Transformation Christian Center (TCC) near Lipetsk, Russia. TCC is a multi-faceted ministry of SEND International that includes Christian camping, a Biblical training center, a Bible-based addiction rehab program, a year-round retreat center for all ages, and a future missionary training program. 

Rev. Umar Ado is a Nigerian National who served for many years as an ECWA pastor. Rev. Ado has had a burden to teach Nigerian Christians how to interact and share the Gospel with their Muslim neighbors since shortly after he came to trust Jesus as his Savior. He now directs a ministry called CTO Nigeria that seeks to accomplish this very goal (CTO USA).

Nate and Rebecca Ross serve with Navigators at Oregon State University helping students to grow and walk as disciples of Jesus.  

Rachel Black and husband Brad Black serve with Intervarsity Christian Fellowship IVCF on the Iowa Central Community College campus in Fort Dodge Iowa as well as Buena Vista in Storm Lake, IA and Hawkeye CC in Waterloo, IA. 

Mark and Katie Manning are currently living and serving in Houston, TX helping with recovery work after Hurricane Harvey, but they also work all around the US with EFCA ReachGlobal. Mark works supervising teams on the ground and Katie directs an internship program giving people with an interest in missions an opportunity to serve on a longer term basis and discern how God might be calling them to serve Him. 

Mark Doss serves with the EFCA Central District as Associate Superintendent and Church Planting Missionary for Iowa and South Dakota. 

Short Term Mission opportunites are often available. For information please contact the office.