Cross Cultural Outreach

Our purpose is to help each local church participate in missions both locally and globally.

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The Power of Five

Listed below are five things you can do in five minutes or less for missions. ready….setGO!!

1 PRAY for our partner organizations as they work to grow the Kingdom of God.

 (www.pacificecna.org/boards/cross-cultural-outreach)

2 READ this great article about missions & the local church.

3 THINK about ways your church could reach out to various people groups in your community.

4 WRITE an encouraging email to your favorite missionary.  Don’t have one yet? Choose one at www.theevangelicalchurch.com.

5 DONATE $5 OR $10 to Wycliffe at www.wycliffe.org/projects.


We hope each local church will fulfill Jesus' words...


"But you will receive power

when the Holy spirit comes on you;

and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem,

and in all Judea and Samaria,

and to the end of the earth."

Acts 1:8


PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS:

The Pacific Conference has a strong missions heritage and partners with a number of mission organizations, working both locally and internationally.


Evangelical Church Missions (ECM)
   Web - theevangelicalchurch.com
   Email - ecmissions@usfamily.net
   Phone - 503 342 3588

CityTeam Missions (Portland)
   Web - cityteam.org/portland
   Email - portland@cityteam.org
   Phone - 503 231 9334

Hope Teams International
   Web -  hopeteams.org
   Email - info@hopeteams.org
   Phone - 503 974 9549

OMS International
   Web -  omsinternational.org
   Email - omsnw@comcast.net
   Phone - 503 990 1584

WGM  (World Gospel Mission)
   Web - wgm.org
   Email - mark.purkey@wgm.org
   Phone - 503 654 4603

Wycliffe
   Web - wycliffe.org
   Email - bart_maley@wycliffe.org


RESOURCES

We encourage all Evangelicals to tithe their retirement years! On average, Americans live for 18 years following retirement. We are challenging each of us to spend one year volunteering on an international mission field and another year ministering locally, in our community but outside the church. The following brochure can be used as a conversation-starter within small groups or Sunday School classes, to facilitate and encourage discussion regarding investing one's retirement.

 

Click here for a PDF of the Missions Brochure on tithing your retirement.

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In our desire to experience more people being called as missionaries, we have developed a grant to assist those who are prayerfully considering missions as a career. This grant is designed to assist them in visiting the mission field, with the purpose of confirming a "call to missions".



Click here for a PDF of the Grant for Potential Missionaries.

Board of Cross-Cultural Outreach

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  • Steve Davis

    Home Church: Glenfair Family Church (Portland, OR)

    Favorite Kingdom Work: I love helping people develop into leaders.

    Day Job: Lead Pastor/Chaplain, Air Force Reserves

  • Wayne Schock, Director

    Home Church: Oregon City Evangelical Church (Oregon City, OR)

    Favorite Kingdom Work: I enjoy connecting with people (teach Sunday School, lead small group, etc.)

    Day Job: Director of Cross-Cultural Outreach

  • Victoria Henderson

    Home Church: Albany Evangelical Church (Albany, OR)

    Favorite Kingdom Work: I love going on a mission trip to Honduras every Christmastime.

    Day Job: Aspiring Writer

  • Benjamin Duarte

    Home Church: Iglesia Evangelica Hispana de Woodburn (Woodburn, OR)

    Favorite Kingdom Work: I am blessed to be part of the Pacific Conference and to work with the Board of CCO.

    Day Job: Lead Pastor

  • Paul Marquez

    Home Church: Woodburn Evangelical Church (Woodburn, OR)

    Favorite Kingdom Work: I enjoy motorcycle rides with the men of my church.

    Day Job: Lead Pastor

  • Suzanne Warren

    Home Church: Valley View Evangelical Church (Clackamas, OR)

    Favorite Kingdom Work: I love working with the team on the Board of Cross-Cultural Outreach.

    Day Job: Missionary with One Mission Society

  • Becky Wright

    Home Church: Oregon City Evangelical Church (Oregon City, OR)

    Favorite Kingdom Work: I enjoy adding scriptures to pressed wildflower pictures I make for gifts.

    Day Job: retired from Blount International