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Cesar and Edie Vega, The Navigators Missionary of the Week, November 22 - 29
Cesar and Edie Vega
The Navigators - Orlando, FL
Cesar and Edie serve as the Navigators Representative of the NavVida Hispanic Ministries.
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Philip and Hallie Allen, CRU Philip and Hallie Allen
CRU - Orlando, FL
Philip and Hallie serve at CRU world headquarters. Philip serves within the JESUS Film Project while Hallie serves in the US Office of Development.
Laura Armitage, SIM Laura Armitage
SIM - Niger
Laura is teaching ESL to university students in Niger, West Africa.
John and Jennifer Balmer, Training Pastors International John and Jennifer Balmer
Training Pastors International - Lynchburg, VA
The Balmers conduct training seminars in Africa for national pastors in theology, preaching, discipleship, and leadership to help them develop local churches.
Doug & Nancy Berglund, New Tribes Mission Doug & Nancy Berglund
New Tribes Mission - South Asia
Doug and Nancy serve as church planters in South Asia. Doug also has responsibilities as a trainer engaged in leadership development.
James and Jennifer Bodolosky, Child Evangelism Fellowship James and Jennifer Bodolosky
Child Evangelism Fellowship - Eagle River, Alaska
Our mission is to serve in Alaska with Child Evangelism Fellowships.
Brian and Yoko Broaddus, Pioneers Brian and Yoko Broaddus
Pioneers - Japan
The Broaddus family serves as a missions team leader in Japan.
Daryl and Marlene Bussert, Wycliffe Bible Translators, JAARS Daryl and Marlene Bussert
Wycliffe Bible Translators, JAARS - Waxhaw, NC
Daryl serves as SIL Director of International Aviation Safety with Wycliffe/JAARS. Marlene assists in promoting aviation safety.
Grant and Regina Cail, Project Amazon Grant and Regina Cail
Project Amazon - Brazil
Using health clinics and water filters to reach thousands along the Amazon basin in the interior of Brazil, the Cails share “living water” with nationals and plant churches through cell groups.
George and Kathy Cail, SIM George and Kathy Cail
SIM - Waxhaw, NC
George leads the Curriculum Department of TEN3, an educational initiative for churches in Africa and the Caribbean. Kathy serves in Member Care at SIM and counsels at Charlotte’s Pregnancy Care Center.
Marilyn Cail, SIM – Retired Marilyn Cail
SIM – Retired - Waxhaw, NC
Marilyn served actively in missions since 1952 with her husband Jim. She is now retired with SIM.
Julio and Olga Chiang, South America Mission Julio and Olga Chiang
South America Mission - Peru
Julio and Olga are currently serving at South America Mission headquarters in Fort Mill, SC. They are developing and promoting church planting plans and city initiatives for South America.
David and April Cousens, Avant Ministries David and April Cousens
Avant Ministries - Mali
Dave and April Cousens joined the Calvary missionary family in fall of 2014. They have completed language training and have relocated to their field assignment in Mali.
Ron and Ruth Durie, Wycliffe Bible Translators, JAARS Ron and Ruth Durie
Wycliffe Bible Translators, JAARS - Waxhaw, NC
Supporting Bible translators around the world, Ron works as the Avionics Technician and Ruth provides services for translation projects, missionaries and visitors at the JAARS center.
Tim and Bethany Ely, United World Mission Tim and Bethany Ely
United World Mission - Germany
Tim and Bethany Ely joined the Calvary missionary family in October of 2014. They are serving in Bonn, Germany as church planters.
Bill Farmer, SIM Bill Farmer
SIM - Waxhaw, NC
Bill and Maggie served many years among the Navajo and Carrier people groups as church planters. Now Bill serves in cross-cultural ministry through SIM’s Culture ConneXions and Calvary’s ESL program.
Doug and Rachel Flaherty, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship UNCA Doug and Rachel Flaherty
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship UNCA - Asheville, NC
Doug and Rachel minister to the college students at UNC-Asheville through InterVarsity.
Tony and Leila Frank, World Team Tony and Leila Frank
World Team - Brazil
Tony and Leila began an assignment in Brazil as church planters in September 2014.
Kurt and Jennifer Freeman, Avant Ministries Kurt and Jennifer Freeman
Avant Ministries - Poland
The Freemans serve as church planters in Gdansk, Poland.
Mike and Garet Gatawa, New Tribes Mission Mike and Garet Gatawa
New Tribes Mission - Philippines
Garet and Michael provide leadership and administration for the NTM Ifugao Project in the Philippines, serving in numerous churches and public school VBS programs.
Joel and Luda Graham, World Team Joel and Luda Graham
World Team - Russia
As church planters, Joel and Luda train Russian home group leaders and equip the believers in evangelism and discipleship.
Ron and Pat Hamilton, United Ministries Fellowship Ron and Pat Hamilton
United Ministries Fellowship - Arivaca, AZ
Serving as church planters in remote areas of Arizona and Mexico since 1986, Ron also teaches at the seminary in Nogales, Sonora.
Jody Hanford, CRU Jody Hanford
CRU - Costa Mesa, CA
Jody serves with Campus Crusade for Christ/CRU on various Los Angeles campuses and manages overseas outreach teams.
Philip and Natalie Hansen, New Tribes Mission Philip and Natalie Hansen
New Tribes Mission - Papua New Guinea
After their recent wedding and furlough, Philip and Natalie will return to Papua New Guinea in the spring.
Bill and Betty Harding, SIM - Retired Bill and Betty Harding
SIM - Retired - Charlotte, NC
Now retired after serving since 1954 in Ethiopia, Bill serves on various missions commmittees at Calvary and speaks frequently to groups about missions.
Bill and Grace Harding, SIM Bill and Grace Harding
SIM - Waxhaw, NC
Using their years of experience in Ethiopia, Bill and Grace are involved in motivating and mobilizing the church in North America toward knowing Christ and making Him known throughtout the world through the work of cross-cultural missions.
Joe and Kay Harding, SIM Joe and Kay Harding
SIM - Matthews, NC
Joe and Kay continue to develop partnerships among churches and individuals for SIM's global projects and spearheading Vision Trips worldwide.
Steve and Tami Harrington, Greater Europe Mission Steve and Tami Harrington
Greater Europe Mission - London, England
Steve and Tami Harrington joined Calvary's missionary family in January 2015. 
Benjamin and Janis Hlastan, United World Mission Benjamin and Janis Hlastan
United World Mission - Slovenia
Ben and Janis serve as church planters in the region of Slovenia known as Koroska.
Liz Howard, SIM Liz Howard
SIM - Charlotte, NC
After 33 years with SIM International, Liz joined the USA Member Care Team where she ministers to over 120 MK/missionary kids who are students at 72 universities.
Steve and Mary Ann Hunter, World Radio Missionary Fellowship, Retired Steve and Mary Ann Hunter
World Radio Missionary Fellowship, Retired - Ballwin, MO
Steve and Mary Ann served with World Radio Missionary Fellowship HCJB for over 50 years. He is a charter member of Calvary Church.
Phil and Peggy Janofski, Wycliffe Bible Translators, JAARS Phil and Peggy Janofski
Wycliffe Bible Translators, JAARS - Waxhaw, NC
Utilizing their experiences in a primitive culture in Indonesia, the Janofskis prepare others for overseas ministry and offer leadership training resources to department managers.
Sergey & Svetlana, BMI Sergey & Svetlana
BMI - Central Asia
Sergey and Svetlana bring hope to impoverished communities through a faith community as they care for the least and the lost by meeting physical needs.
Keith and Rachel Keller, United World Mission Keith and Rachel Keller
United World Mission - Czech Republic
The Kellers are team leaders evangelizing the lost in the Czech Republic.
Doug and Alleene Kracht, World Team Doug and Alleene Kracht
World Team - Columbia, SC
Alleene and Doug Kracht serve with World Team, Inc. and are veterans of several overseas settings: Jamaica (1972), Spain (1984) and presently, Cuba. 
Leo and Anne Lance, Wycliffe Bible Translators – Retired Leo and Anne Lance
Wycliffe Bible Translators – Retired - Indian Land, SC
Retired after 50 years of service mostly in Peru, Leo and Anne still have contact with leaders there.
Philip & Vina Le Roux, New Tribes Mission Philip & Vina Le Roux
New Tribes Mission - Philippines
Philip and Vina are church planters serving the Lord on the tiny island of Agutaya. They work amongst tribal groups bringing the Good News in their native tongue.
Ed and Charlotte Lochstampfor, SIM – Retired Ed and Charlotte Lochstampfor
SIM – Retired - Columbia, SC
The Lochstamphors minister to students at Columbia International University and help many determine what God wants to do through them.
Jon & Joni McGinnis, ABWE Jon & Joni McGinnis
ABWE - Costa Rica
Jon and Joni are church planters in Costa Rica.
Bob and Sandy McKee, Godspeed Resources Connection Bob and Sandy McKee
Godspeed Resources Connection - Columbia, SC
In a spacious home in a rural setting, the McKee's host intercultural workers, providing spiritual and emotional support.
Boniface and Millicent Msaswa, Bible Translation and Literacy Boniface and Millicent Msaswa
Bible Translation and Literacy - Mfangano Island, Kenya
Boniface works with the Suba translation team to share the written Word and promote literacy on Mfangano Island.
Terrill and Roselyn Nelson, SIM Terrill and Roselyn Nelson
SIM - Charlotte, NC
Terrill and Roselyn Nelson are currently on a brief home assignment
Joshua and Carol Ngunta, SIM Joshua and Carol Ngunta
SIM - Mali
Joshua and Carol serve as church planters in Mali.
Denis & Olga, BMI Denis & Olga
BMI - Central Asia
Denis and Olga bring hope to impoverished communities by meeting physical needs, vocational skills, and spiritual care.
Yana, CRU Yana
CRU - Central Asia
Yana is serving the Lord in Central Asia.
Bill and Lennie Ogden, South America Mission Bill and Lennie Ogden
South America Mission - Fort Mill, SC
Bill is Director of Operations for South America Mission.
Kirk and Emily Ogden, South America Mission Kirk and Emily Ogden
South America Mission - Fort Mill, SC
As Executive Director of SAM, Kirk continues to develop national leaders, encouraging a vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ to mobilize South Americans in missions work.
Steve and Debbie Ottaviano, Wycliffe Bible Translators Steve and Debbie Ottaviano
Wycliffe Bible Translators - Tanzania
The Ottavianos began an aviation partnership between Wycliffe and MAF to serve Bible translators, missionaries, and church leaders.
Jeff and Robin Owens, World Team Jeff and Robin Owens
World Team - Moldova
Jeff and Robin train and equip national pastors as church planters throughout Moldova.
Eric and Carol Peterson, Wycliffe Bible Translators, JAARS Eric and Carol Peterson
Wycliffe Bible Translators, JAARS - Waxhaw, NC
The Petersons serve at the JAARS Center in Waxhaw. Eric is the airport manager there.
Josh and Rosy Peterson, SIM Josh and Rosy Peterson
SIM - Uruguay
Josh and Rosy are serving with children, youth and university students in Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay.
Robert and Bintou Peterson, Wycliffe Bible Translators Robert and Bintou Peterson
Wycliffe Bible Translators - Gabon
Rob and Bintou serve with Wycliffe in Africa, currently based at Bongolo Hospital in Gabon.
Alyssa Pfister, Serge Alyssa Pfister
Serge - Burundi
Alyssa serves at Kibuye Hope Hospital in Gitega, Burundi, East Africa, as a medical missionary in pediatrics.
Winn Piper, Wycliffe Bible Translators – Retired Winn Piper
Wycliffe Bible Translators – Retired - Charlotte, NC
More than 50 years ago, Merrill & Winnie joined Wycliffe Bible Translators. Merrill was one of the first JAARS missionary pilots.
Julio & Angelica Quirino, Africa Inland Mission International Julio & Angelica Quirino
Africa Inland Mission International - Nairobi, Kenya
Julio and Angelica have served in Kenya since 2000, currently working with Somalis in the Kibera slum.
Stuart and Robin Ramirez, Fellowship of Christian Athletes Stuart and Robin Ramirez
Fellowship of Christian Athletes - Charlotte, NC
Stuart and Robin are new Calvary missionaries!
Rich & Julia Rudolph, ABWE Rich & Julia Rudolph
ABWE - Germany
Rich and Julia serve as church planters in St Wendel, Germany.
George & Kathy Schultz, United World Mission George & Kathy Schultz
United World Mission - Rutherfordton, NC
George directs the Center for Intercultural Training for those headed to cross-cultural ministry. Kathy leads the children’s training program.
John and Pat Sellers, Youth for Christ John and Pat Sellers
Youth for Christ - Columbia, SC
John and Pat moved to Columbia, SC in October, 2013 to direct the Juvenile Justice Ministry there.
Dan and Louise Sheyda, Wycliffe Bible Translators Dan and Louise Sheyda
Wycliffe Bible Translators - Charlotte, NC
Dan and Louise serve as part of the Member Care Services Team and Child Safety and Protective Services Investigative Team.
Bruce and Pam Sinclair, Mission to the World Bruce and Pam Sinclair
Mission to the World - Uganda
Bruce is Mission to the World's country director for Uganda. His primary ministry focus involves training church planters, pastors, and other church leaders at Westminster Theological College and Seminary in Kampala, Uganda. Pam has a significant ministry with AIDS orphans.
Scott and Margaret Smith, Wycliffe Bible Translators Scott and Margaret Smith
Wycliffe Bible Translators - Equatorial Guinea
Scott and Margaret are Bible translators working in Equatorial Guinea.
Doug and Marilyn Stewart, InterVarsity - Retired Doug and Marilyn Stewart
InterVarsity - Retired - Wheaton, IL
Retired after 51 years of ministry, Doug and Marilyn provide spiritual counsel to individuals and couples..
Galen and Bonnie Stutzman, Wycliffe Bible Translators, JAARS Galen and Bonnie Stutzman
Wycliffe Bible Translators, JAARS - Waxhaw, NC
After returning from an 8-month assignment in Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea, Galen began working in the wireless communications area at JAARS during the summer of 2014

Rob and Karen Taylor, Wycliffe Bible Translators Rob and Karen Taylor
Wycliffe Bible Translators - Alberta, Canada
The Taylors work to translate the Word of God into the heart language of a minority group of North America.
Mark and Linda Thomas, Torchbearers Mark and Linda Thomas
Torchbearers - Carnforth, Lancashire England
Mark and Linda serve as directors of Capernwray Hall Bible School with the Torchbearers since 1981.
Tim and Bonnie, Spain Tim and Bonnie
Tim serves as an educational consultant while Bonnie disciples new believers as they begin a new work in Spain. Previously they served 31 years in Kenya.
Sam and Margarita Tse, South America Mission Sam and Margarita Tse
South America Mission - Bolivia
As of August, 2015 Sam and Margarita Tse have relocated to their field assignment in Bolivia.
Dana Wilson, South America Mission Dana Wilson
South America Mission - Bolivia
Dana Wilson strengthens Bolivian churches through church and leadership development. Dana has hosted GO Trips from Calvary Church who come to serve with English Village.
David and Nancy Writebol, SIM David and Nancy Writebol
SIM - Liberia
David and Nancy served at the ELWA compound in Liberia with SIM. Following Nancy's recovery from the Ebola virus, the Writebols returned to Liberia in summer, 2015.
Ronald and Heather Yearwood, New Tribes Mission Ronald and Heather Yearwood
New Tribes Mission - Guinea
Ronald and Heather are presently involved in discipleship of believers in Guinea. Their goal is to bring their church to maturity whereby it is able to apppoint leaders from the congregation.
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