WORLDWIDE MISSION PARTNERSHIPS & SPONSORSHIPS
Bill Massaquoi is sponsored by Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC)/International Theological Network (ITEN) as a missionary in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Kenya. His mission goal is to train pastors and church workers in Muslim dominated regions. He works at a Christian university and for a non-profit organization that helps families get good housing and education services. Bill’s plans include engaging in church planting and developing a pastor mobile training institute/program, working with ITEN in faculty development and library development at Gbaranga School of Theology, doing ITEN team training in Sierra Leone, and doing ministry in Nairobi, Kenya.
Daystar University is an interdenominational Christian center of higher learning located in Nairobi, Kenya. They offer undergraduate and graduate degrees. Their goal is to educate and develop African leaders who are instilled with faith, integrity and high ethical standards. Graduates are prepared to be leaders in government, business, education and churches throughout Africa
Doug and Gordana Sjostedt serve with Campus Crusade for Christ. Doug is currently the Global Production Team Leader for the JESUS Film Project. His main responsibility is to oversee all production work of dubbing their products into new languages throughout the world. So far, they have completed dubbing the JESUS film into 1,148 languages. Gordana’s current ministry is evangelism and discipleship through blogging (http://hiswriter66.blogspot.com). They serve at the Campus Crusade for Christ HQ in Orlando, FL where Doug has been on staff for 30 years and
Good Shepherd Hospital operates as the Christian Medical Institute of the Kasai (IMCK) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is a 150 bed reference/teaching hospital. Affiliated with the hospital are nursing and lab technician schools. It is one of the most advanced health care and educational facilities in the province and a primary means of reaching out to the sick while demonstrating God’s love in tangible ways.
Gwendolyn Davies serves with Wycliffe Bible Translator Sign Language Support Team for Latin America. She has served deaf translation teams in multiple countries. Gwen attended Fremont while a student at CSUS in the mid-1980s and has been a member of Fremont since 1994. She has served with Wycliffe in various capacities beginning in 1999, including service in Mexico and Southeast Asia.
Healthy Mothers/Healthy Children is a community health program established by Dr. Mike and RN Nancy Haninger at Good Shepherd Hospital. The program focuses on the malnutrition issues facing residents due to lack of resources and extreme poverty.
International Christian Development Mission (ICDM) – Haiti ICDM has been working for over a quarter century to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ to the unreached in Bayonnais, Haiti. Through its primary school, pastor training, school of evangelism, and church services, ICDM -- Haititi teaches the people in this remote mountain valley the truth of God’s love and grace. Fremont comes alongside ICDM – Haiti with regular mission trips to help better equip them for their Mission.
Near East School of Theology is an interdenominational Protestant seminary serving the evangelical churches of the Middle East. Established in 1932, it is located in Beirut, Lebanon. They offer undergraduate and graduate degrees. They have a history of building understanding and advocating for peace and justice in a volatile part of the world.
Shekkacho Ministry is Fremont’s long partnership with the Shekkacho, a peoples’ group in Ethiopia. They are affiliated with the Ethiopian Evangelical Mekane Yesus Church. Ministry areas include Bible translation, education, evangelism, microenterprise, outreach and water system development. Fremont partners with the Maasha and Yeki Presbyteries in Ethip]opia.
Ste. Croix Hospital in Leogane, Haiti, provides a regional healthcare program. It is affiliated with the FSIL nursing school and coordinate community health workers and village clinics. They are rebuilding after the 2010 earthquake using earthquake and hurricane-resistant materials and methods.
Witnessing Ministries of Christ are changing the lives of Dalit Christians (formerly known as untouchable) through education. They provide bus and van transportation so children can attend schools. They have been sharing the gospel through the Exodus Christian Presbyterian Church in India for over 25 years.
For more information, please contact Pastor Dan Willson at Dan@fremontpres.org.