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Missions

We value the expansion of God's kingdom beyond our local community through church planting and global missions.

Our Purpose

Living Water’s Missions Ministry exists to ensure that we wisely invest God’s resources into missionaries and organizations that are in alignment with the Great Commission and the core values of Living Water.

 

In addition, with the help of our church family, we seek to prayerfully care and support them as best we can during their time in the field and while on furlough.

Living Water Partners with the Following Ministries and Missionaries: 

  • Melissa Baccarella Caselle, Italy (ABWE)

  • Bethesda Mission – Harrisburg, PA

  • Love Boettinger South Sudan, Africa Inland Mission (AIM)

  • Center for Champions Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

  • Christian Schools of Greater Harrisburg (CSAGH) – Harrisburg, PA

  • Covenant Christian Academy – Harrisburg, PA

  • Brian and Pam Eichelberger – Central PA (Ripe for Harvest)

  • Mike and Donna Gunn – Lakewood, California (Antioch Initiative)

  • The Marriage Hub / House on the Rock – Elizabethtown, PA

  • The Jansen Family – Malawi, Africa (SIM USA)

  • Kingdom School – Dr. John Thomas – New Delhi, India

  • Miriam Kuklínková – Žernovník, Czech Republic (Word of Life)

  • Michael and Cris Leonzo – Ecuador, South America (ABWE)

  • Logos Academy – Harrisburg, PA

  • Morning Star Pregnancy Services – Harrisburg, PA

  • Joseph and Thana Moussa – Dover, PA (World Team)

  • The Rattin Family – Uganda, Africa (Reaching and Teaching)

  • She’s Somebody’s Daughter – Lemoyne, PA

  • The Master’s Academy International (TMCA) – Worldwide

  • Wildheart Ministries – Harrisburg, PA

Melissa Baccarella – Caselle, Italy (ABWE)

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Ministry Involvement:

The church plant in Caselle is the first ever Protestant church in the town's long history. Melissa’s role consists of developing discipleship and worship resources, discipling/mentoring some of its members, and evangelizing through contacts and friendships with Italians in the town where she lives.

 

Contact Information:

Website: https://www.abwe.org/work/missionaries/melissa-baccarella

Email: melissab4italy@gmail.com

Newsletter Sign Up: http://eepurl.com/Kahpb

Bethesda Mission – Harrisburg, PA

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Ministry Involvement:

Bethesda Mission provides housing and various recovery programs for homeless and hurting men, women, and children through our shelters as well as general support through our Community Center and Samaritan Services. Their organization seeks to bring about holistic change (physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and occupationally) through investing directly into the lives of their guests over a long period of time.

 

Contact Information:

Website: http://www.bethesdamission.org/

Email: egardner@bethesdamission.org

Phone: (717) 257-4442 x223

Mail: PO Box 3041, Harrisburg, PA 17105 

Office: 611 Reily St, Harrisburg, PA 17102

Love Boettinger – South Sudan, Africa (Africa Inland Mission)

Ministry Involvement:

Love Boettinger serves as a missionary in South Sudan located in East-Central Africa. Love and her team hold Bible studies where the gospel can be shared and relationships built and fortified. Love continues to learn the language so she can better meet the needs of the South Sudan people.

 

Contact Information:

Website: https://usgiving.aimint.org/missionary/1018130

Email: loveleeellis@gmail.com

Center for Champions – Harrisburg, PA

Ministry Involvement:

Many kids are struggling. They are lost, confused, and distracted. Center for Champions provides Christian mentors who show up and show love to kids. As a result, kids have a friend they can trust, who will be a positive influence in their lives, and who will point them to Jesus.

 

Contact Information:

Website: https://centerforchampions.org/

Email: info@centerforchampions.org

Phone: (717) 232-9675

Mail: PO Box 4231, Harrisburg, PA 17111

Office: 413 S 19th St, Harrisburg, PA 17104

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Christian School Association of Greater Harrisburg – Harrisburg, PA

Ministry Involvement:

Harrisburg Christian School and West Shore Christian Academy united into a single Christian school district under the leadership of the Christian School Association of Greater Harrisburg (CSAGH) on January 1, 2017. Together they partner with families to provide Christ-centered education that sharpens minds, deepens faith, and develops gifts.

 

Contact Information:

Website: https://www.csagh.org/

Phone: (717) 545-3728

Address: 2000 Blue Mountain Parkway, Harrisburg, PA 17112

Covenant Christian Academy – Harrisburg, PA

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Ministry Involvement:

The mission of Covenant Christian Academy is to provide students with a classical education that imparts an excellent academic foundation and a love for learning. Also, CCA trains students to see and submit to the Lordship of Christ in every sphere of life, while preparing them to effectively serve God and thoughtfully engage the world with a distinctly Christian worldview.

 

Contact Information:

Website: https://discovercovenant.com/

Email: Office@DiscoverCovenant.com

Phone: (717) 540-9885

Mail & Office: 1982 Locust Lane Harrisburg, PA 17109

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Brian and Pam Eichelberger – Central PA (Ripe for Harvest)

Ministry Involvement:

The Eichelberger’s are missionaries with Ripe For Harvest World Outreach. Their current role is New Missionary Facilitators. They assist in the approval of all new missionary candidates, and oversee the pre-field ministry of all newly appointed missionaries. In addition to their role with Ripe for Harvest, Brian and Pam serve locally at Grace Evangelical Christian Church in Shermansdale, PA. They still stay in contact with many friends from the Czech Republic, where they used to serve as missionaries.

Mike and Donna Gunn – Long Beach, California (Antioch Initiative)

Ministry Involvement:

Donna and Mike currently live in Lakewood, California and are serving with the Antioch Initiative (AI). With AI, Mike and Donna help to plant heathy churches through training leadership in hard to reach areas of the world and US. Mike and Donna are also working on ways to help developing countries create self-sustaining businesses so that they can find time to do the work of ministry. Mail: 6035 Bonfair Ave, Lakewood CA 90712

Contact Information:

Website: https://www.theantiochinitiative.com/

Email: mgunn80@gmail.com

Mail: 6035 Bonfair Ave, Lakewood CA 90712

The Marriage Hub / House on the Rock – Elizabethtown, PA

Ministry Involvement:

House on the Rock Family Ministries seeks to become the leading and most trusted provider of Biblically based marriage building experiences by serving couples of all ages at any stage of life.

 

Contact Information:

Website: www.themarriagehub.com

Email: stacy@themarriagehub.com

Phone: 833-482-4968

Mail: 18 N Market Street Elizabethtown, PA 17022

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The Jansen Family – Malawi, Africa (SIM USA)

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Ministry Involvement:

Perry Jansen serves as the Vice President for Strategic Health Partnerships at African Mission Healthcare (AMH).  AMH was founded by a missionary doctor who used to work with me in Malawi.  They are focused on strengthening mission hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa to deliver quality, compassionate care in Christ’s name.

 

Contact Information:

Website: https://www.simusa.org/give-specific/

Email: perry.jansen@africanmissionhealthcare.org 

Mail: SIM USA Donor Care, 14830 Choate Circle, Charlotte, NC 28273-9105

Kingdom School – Dr. John Thomas – New Delhi, India

Ministry Involvement:

Dr. Thomas directs The Kingdom School in New Delhi, India. The school trains and equips young missionaries and church planters.

 

Contact Information:

Email: drjohnthomas@gmail.com

Miriam Kuklínková – Žernovník, Czech Republic (Word of Life)

Ministry Involvement:

Miriam Kuklínková is a missionary serving in her own country, the Czech Republic, which is known for being one of the most atheistic countries in the world. She has served with Word of Life Camp Ministry since 2013. She is part of the camp team, and alongside two other missionaries, they are responsible for everything that concerns the camp. Word of Life camps create faith-defining experiences that give students and families the opportunity to encounter God and grow in their spiritual walk.

 

Contact Information:

Website: https://www.wol.org/

Email: miriam@wordoflife.cz

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Michael and Cris Leonzo – Ecuador, South America (ABWE)

Ministry Involvement:

Mike and Cris serve in Ecuador with ABWE. ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) is a global family of ministries that exists to fulfill the Great Commission by multiplying leaders, churches, and missions movements among every people. Mike and Cris desire to see Ecuador filled with Biblical Churches who are preaching the Gospel, making disciples, serving their communities, and reproducing themselves throughout Ecuador and into the rest of Latin America.

 

Contact Information:

Website: https://give.abwe.org/worker/797

Subscribe to Their Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/dAJBnb

Logos Academy – Harrisburg, PA

Ministry Involvement:

Logos Academy Harrisburg seeks to be a part of the greater community movement for a prosperous city by offering a rich education of mind and soul to the children of Harrisburg, regardless of faith commitment or financial means.

 

Contact Information:

Website: https://logoshbg.org/

Email: info@logoshbg.org 

Phone: (717) 412-0069

Address: 251 Verbeke Street Harrisburg, PA 17102

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Morning Star Pregnancy Services – Harrisburg, PA

Ministry Involvement:

Since 1972, Morning Star has been providing compassionate care and assistance to women, men, and teens unprepared for pregnancy. From medical ultrasounds and confidential counseling to parenting education and baby supplies, Morning Star exists to provide each woman in our community with whatever support she needs to make an informed, positive choice for herself and her baby.

 

Contact Information:

Website: https://morningstarclinics.com/

Email: sdiecidue@supportmorningstar.com

Phone: 717-920-0411

Locations:

Harrisburg: (717) 901-2799   2509 N Front St. Harrisburg, PA. 17110 

Middletown: (717) 944-3888 35 S Union St. Middletown, PA. 17057

New Cumberland: (717) 901-5433 503 Bridge St New Cumberland, PA. 17070

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Joseph and Thana Moussa – Dover, PA (World Team)

Ministry Involvement:

Joseph and Thana seek to reach Arabic-speaking communities in Central PA and globally with the gospel of Jesus Christ through various media channels.

 

Contact Information:

Website: https://www.arabicchristianchurch.org/

Email: moussamission@gmail.com

Phone: 301-661-8044

Church Address: 200 Alliance Ave. York, PA 17406

Podcast: https://www.arabicchristianchurch.org/podcast

The Rattin Family – Uganda, Africa (Reaching and Teaching)

Ministry Involvement:

Joshua and Abigail Rattin have been serving in Uganda since 2011 and joined RTIM to equip the local church in Uganda in 2021. They were sent by Faith Baptist Church in Hollis, New Hampshire. Joshua received his Mdiv from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has a passion for equipping the local church through pastor training and discipleship. Abby is a Family Medicine physician who loves reaching families through care of individuals with special needs and disabilities. The Rattins have 6 delightful children: Gracie, Moses, Ana, Noah, Otim, and Josiah. “For what we proclaim is not ourselves but Jesus Christ as Lord, with ourselves as your servants for Christ’s sake” (II Corinthian 4:5, ESV).

She’s Somebody’s Daughter – Lemoyne, PA

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Ministry Involvement:

She’s Somebody’s Daughter seeks to build communities of love and hope that honor women by raising awareness, providing prevention education and erasing the lines of separation that isolate those affected by sexual exploitation. They provide awareness, education, and outreach to locations where exploitation is taking place (or to where those vulnerable to it are) and provide a support system for those affected.

 

Contact Information:

Website: https://www.shessomebodysdaughter.org/

Email: info@shessomebodysdaughter.org

Phone: (717) 422-2488

Mailing Address: 701D Bosler Ave, Lemoyne PA

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The Master’s Academy International (TMCA) – Worldwide

Ministry Involvement:

TMAI's mission is aligned with our Lord's Great Commission in Matthew 28:19-20 to make disciples of all nations. They believe that the most strategic way to do this is to train gifted and qualified indigenous church leaders, giving them the tools they need to plant and pastor Bible-centered, Christ-exalting churches.

 

Contact Information:

Website: www.tmai.org

Email: info@tmai.org

Phone: (818) 909-5570

Subscribe for Ministry Updates: https://www.tmai.org/update/

Support: https://www.tmai.org/donate/

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Wildheart Ministries – Harrisburg, PA

Ministry Involvement:

Wildheart Ministries is located in the heart of Allison Hill, an impoverished neighborhood within Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Locally, they have an initiative called “Love the Hill” which is focused on restoring and beautifying Allison Hill, while empowering her residents to break the chains and cycle of poverty.

 

Contact Information:

Website: https://www.wildheartministries.net/

Email: contact@wildheartministries.net

Blog: https://www.wildheartministries.net/blog

Store: https://www.wildheartministries.net/store

Receive Monthly Ministry Updates: https://www.wildheartministries.net/contact

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