Global Missions

Global Missions

God is bringing an extraordinary number of CPC-supported missionaries to our area during October! Please choose some of the following opportunities to meet them while they’re here and mark your calendar. Through your prayers and your giving, our Lord Jesus Christ is bringing salvation, renewal and hope to people around the world. 

Sunday October 2, morning
Manuel (Tito) Padilla will preach about how the gospel motivates us to mission (Eph. 1.15-23). Sign up for lunch in the Community Room to hear about his new ministry – teaching under-resourced pastors in remote areas of Latin America. See the Lobby display of books about missions available from CPC Library. | REGISTER FOR LUNCH

Sunday October 2, 8:00 pm
Global Zoom prayer meeting for College Ministry in Japan: history, current activities and future needs. | REGISTER 

Tuesday, October 4: 3-7 pm
Open House at the Sharps to meet both Bilge Ileri from our Global Plant Partnership in the Middle East and Manuel Padilla. We’ll also discuss Bilge’s request for CPC to send a short-term mission team of musicians and artists to his church in 2023. RSVP to Sandy & Lorna Sharp.  

Saturday October 8: 4:30 -5:30 pm
Zoom call with Vasily Khimich and his wife Valya to hear about his ministry with the Ukrainian Military Christian Fellowship. | JOIN ZOOM CALL

Sunday, October 9, morning
PD will preach about our kingdom mission (Col.1:9-14). Vasily and Valya Khimich will be introduced during the service. Say hello to them afterwards! Check the Lobby display of missions books available from CPC’s Library.

Sunday October 16, morning
Craig Coulbourne will teach adults and Ree will teach children during the Sunday School Hour. During worship Craig will preach on the incarnational aspect of kingdom mission (Rom. 10.5-15). Stay after the worship service for a send-off lunch and time of prayer for Craig’s new assignment as Country Director with MTW Japan. Check out some missionary books from the CPC Library display. | REGISTER FOR LUNCH

Sunday, October 23, morning
PD will preach on discipleship in kingdom mission (Matt. 9.35-38). Lobby display of missions books available from CPC Library.

Wednesday October 26: 6:30 pm
Paul and Beckie Childress will host a cookout for anyone who’d like to come to meet Katherine Hines. She founded a center to meet spiritual, educational and physical needs of children and their families in Kamonkoli, Uganda and to equip them to be servant leaders and overcomers for the kingdom. | WATCH VIDEO | RSVP to Paul Childress 

Contact Sandy Sharp | Email | Phone: 410-209-0146.

Missionaries we support:


Manuel Padilla and Kimberly Padilla-Morales – Equipping Leaders International – South America
Demps and Kristy Dempsey – Campus Outreach Network Coordinator
Pablo and Sarah Cenepo-Torres – Hogar de Esperanza – Peru
Jeff and Amy Dowdy – Campus Outreach – Belo Horizonte, Brazil


Robbie and Dena Pennington – Campus Outreach – Troy University, Alabama


Suresh and Archana Sawant – Fellowship International Mission – India
Craig and Ree Coulbourne – Mission to the World – Japan
Dan and Carol Iverson – Mission to the World – Japan
Linda Karner – Mission to the World – Japan
S&T – Pioneers – SE Asian City
Andrew and Megan Nairn – Mission to the World – Japan


Dick and Linda Barnes – Association for Christian Conferences Teaching and Services (ACCTS)
Laura Ball – Mission to the World – Ukraine


Matthew and Maggie Loftus – Pioneers – Kenya
Dr. Wayne Koch – Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons – Cameroon
Katherine Hines – Hines Ugandan Ministries – Uganda


P&R – Pioneers – Digital Media
B&S – Church Planters – Middle Eastern City
R&M – Mission to the World – Middle Eastern Country

Global Plant Partnership