Mike & Mati Winters, Mackay, ID

Mackay is located about 4 hours northeast of Boise.  It is a ranching community with a population of a little over 500 people.  In the last couple years, it has developed into a retirement community.  Our school district encompasses the outlying ranches and farms and has a student enrollment of around 250.  Mackay is situated …

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Ken & Charlotte Schmidt, District Representative, Coastal Northwest District

Stretching from Bellingham, WA, to Salem, OR, our district encompasses 25 Village Missions fields. We travel from the coast to the Cascades as we encourage our Village Missionaries and their church families, seeking to help them stand strong in the great work where God has called them. It is our privilege to serve each of …

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Mike & Kim Krutsch, Trail, OR

Trail is an unincorporated community with houses spread up and down two rural highways. Logging once was the mainstay, but now the economy is largely geared to tourists who come for world-class fishing on the scenic Rogue River and to see Crater Lake National Park. Many people commute about 25 miles to Medford for work. Most of …

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Dale & Suzie Bussinger, Elk Mound, WI

A century ago our rural area was known as the Amy community, so the church is called Amy Chapel. We are located near Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and are surrounded by dairy farms and fields of corn, soybeans, green beans, kidney beans, sunflowers, alfalfa and horseradish. PRAYER REQUESTS: For the ongoing ministries of Sunday School, Bible study, Kingdom Kids …

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Bill & Charlene Cosson, Rancho Tehama, CA

Rancho Tehama is a rural community of approximately 2,000 people in Northern California. The area is very economically challenged; 43% of the people in Rancho Tehama live under the poverty threshold, compared to 25% in Tehama County. Substance abuse and lawlessness are problems. Many people have a religious background but show little interest in church …

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John & Candy Adams, Executive Director, International Service Center, Dallas, OR

The Village Missions International Service Center (ISC) is in the historic farm town of Dallas, Oregon, and is surrounded by grass seed farms, hazelnut and fruit orchards, and vineyards. While Dallas is significantly larger than most communities served by Village Missions, it still has a small-town feel. PRAYER REQUESTS: The VM headquarters hosts six essential gatherings …

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