Paul and Kathy Baum

Duisburg,Germany-Reach Global

Paul and Kathy oversee a community ministry center called the “Bridge” reaching Turkish immigrants (mainly Muslim) through evangelism, discipleship and church planting. Through ministering the love of Christ, the Baums seek to be bridge-builders between various racial/ethnic individuals, people groups and churches.  The center offers children’s programs, church services, Bible studies, German classes and practical assistance as tools to build relationships as they share the gospel.


Michael and Darilyn Batterman

Kenya--Rift Valley Academy

Michael and Darilyn are dorm parents at Rift Valley Academy. Currently they have 12 girls from several different countries. Darilyn writes, “The eternal destinies of kids at RVA as well as the people whom their parents serve are the reason we are here.  We find great joy in being able to play a part in our precious Lord’s master plan.”



Kim and Jenny Garrity

Lesvos, Greece--EuroRelief



Kim and Jenny lead mission teams throughout Europe.  In 2013 Kim led teams to build camps in Serbia and Croatia, house building in Romania, Gospel outreach during Tour de France, refugee work in Southern Europe and serving at a camp in France.  Jenny is involved in training refugee women in Southern Europe marketable skills.  They have also done outreach in Marseille France, remodeled a church in Scotland, and continue work with Farsi-speaking immigrants.

Dustin and Bethany Kegeris

CRU Global Mobilization

Dustin and Bethany Kegeris, have been with the ministry of Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ) for the past 11 years. After serving at the University of California-Berkeley, and then  in campus ministry in the Middle East, they returned to the U.S. to serve in the Jesus Film Project, another ministry of Cru. Dustin is working to give leadership and direction to the training and equipping of short-term missionaries being sent throughout the world, with a special focus in the Middle East and North Africa. He partners with churches, college ministries, and missions organizations to train these missionaries in how to use the resources created by Jesus Film.  

Stu and Hillary Lynch

Birmingham, England--Asian Access



Stu & Hilary Lynch are serving the Lord in Birmingham, UK, among some of the least-reached people groups in the world. They’re helping strengthen and start healthy multi-ethnic churches and equip leaders for the harvest there. They’re passionate about the church serving the community and helping people grow in their relationship with Jesus. Hilary is from Livermore, and Cedar Grove has been supporting the Lynches for much of the past 30 years as they’ve served in Japan, Singapore, and now the UK. They have four children, ranging in age from 24 to 18.

Doug and Noelle McClure

Symphany of Hope Pacific



Doug & Noelle McClure and their family serve the orphan and at-risk children of the nations through YWAM. “Symphony of Hope” – is an instrumental worship and discipleship program at Christian orphanages and children’s homes throughout the world. They have begun their work in India via Skype with invitations to expand to Papua New Guinea, Cambodia, Brazil, China, Argentina, Ethiopia, & Mozambique.


Brad and Susan McFarlane

Papua, Indonesia--Wycliffe Bible Translators

The McFarlanes’ aviation ministry provides access to the remotest locations as they transport missionaries, Bibles, medical supplies and relief aid. Brad recently wrote: “We made 7 stops in all that day, and our passengers and cargo included a translation team, New Testaments, school kids, a sick child, a screaming child, and a screaming pig.”

Cammy Jackson

Launch Global

Cammy Jackson is serving the Lord and helping to fulfill the Great Commission by mobilizing and training missionaries to go to unreached people groups. cammy grew up attending Cedar grove with her family and is joyfully serving with Launch Global in Katy, Texas.

Alvin and Laurie Thompson




Alvin and Laurie provide theological education and leadership training at the Central American Theological Seminary (SETECA). After 10 years of directing the online training curriculum, they have relocated back to Guatemala for a more hands on direction of the programs. The Thompsons are equipping, encouraging and empowering the pastors throughout South America to do the work of the Gospel.