At Village Church our desire to inspire people to discover life in Christ extends beyond our own geography.
We will appreciate your prayers along with ours for the missions below that we support.
Click the links if you are wanting further information about them.
Australia - Power to Change
"Connecting people to Jesus and each other"
Power to Change strives to make the story of Jesus known in Australia, and are involved directly in equipping, resourcing, encouraging and challenging others to do the same. Read more
"I work with Uni students across VIC & SA, with a desire to give every student the opportunity to know Jesus in their time at university, and to equip Christians in sharing their faith and making disciples. The vision is not only for this to happen on their campuses, but that students would continue sharing the good news and discipling wherever God gives them influence in the years to come."
Victor and Zarina Masih with children - Serving with PDM
Victor Masih is the Pastor of PDM , (Pakistan Discipleship Ministry Church), in Pakistan. In a country where Christians are being persecuted on daily basis, Victor and his lovely wife Zarina are devoted to bring the good news of the Gospel to the lost in Pakistan. Their faith, dedication and perseverance carry them through all that comes their way. if you are wishing to donate or support them please contact the office.
David and Andrea Cross with Children
Serving with Zoe Foundation
ZOE: "Our community outreach and public awareness campaigns support the most vulnerable – poor families, rural communities, youth and children. The campaigns help local communities to realise it is important to acknowledge the problem and to work together to prevent the problem from growing. ZOE anti-trafficking programs build awareness and empower communities to protect themselves." Read more
"Convinced that no one should live and die without hearing God’s Good News...
"We believe that He has called us to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in communities where He is least known." Read more
Phil and Carol Short - Serving with SIM
Warwick and Natalie Short - Serving with SIM
Brendan and Virginia Short - Serving with SIM
Paul and Debbie Howells
Missionaries to the Philippines since 1987
Paul and Deb Howells are Missionaries who started up in the Philippines as a young newly married couple. Their story is one of faith and dedication to bring God's Word and His salvation to tribal people in remote regions of the Philippines. God has blessed this Ministry abundantly and after pioneering Churches over the years and translating the Bible in many of the tribes languages, Paul and Deb are still going strong in the work God has provided for them. Read more
Tim and Bronwyn Perry
Serving with ACC International
The River. Asia
Facebook: "After pastoring in Melbourne for over 15 years, Tim and Bronwyn Perry are now working alongside Erik and Mariaana Klar and the River Team, based in Northern Thailand.
With a heart for transforming whole communities, from animistic spirit worshippers in the mountains, to the Buddhist communities in cities, to the Muslim dominated Southern Thailand, they bring great stories of what God is doing in the Nation today. Their heart is to take the love and power of Jesus Christ into communities. Tim brings a message of passion and hope. Their stories of God’s faithfulness and response to obedience will inspire you." Read more
Simon and Ann Pyatt
This lovely couple have been working in the Asian field, bringing the Word of God to people who desperately need to know about our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Nikolai and Nadia Kasprov
Serving with SGA
SGA: "Slavic Gospel Association Inc. (SGA) is a mission which serves Bible-preaching churches in the lands of the former Soviet Union, by helping equip national pastors and church planting missionaries reach their people with the Gospel.
The word 'Slavic' identifies a number of nations in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Slavic nationalities include: Russians, Ukrainians, Belarussians, Poles, Czechs, Slovaks, Serbians, Montenegroes, Bosnians, Croatians, Slovenians, Bulgarians and Macedonians.
The Australian office, which is part of an international network, mainly supports work in Russia, Ukraine and Central Asia." Read More
For so the Lord has commanded us, saying: “ ‘I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.’ ” Acts 13:47 esv