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Scott Gallagher - Lead Pastor - Calvary Bible Church - Grass ValleyChuck & Doni Antone - Kona Coast Chaplaincy - Kona, Hawaii and Taiwan

Chuck and Doni began attending CBC in 1969. They were involved with Bible study, choir, teaching, Good News Clubs and organizing social events. In 1981 they moved to Hawaii to join the Waikiki Beach Chaplaincy, an evangelistic ministry that reaches out to the residents and the visitors. In 1992 they started the Kona Coast Chaplaincy on the Big Island. Chuck serves there as the Pastor/Director and Doni as Co-Director/Administrator.
 
They also minister in Taiwan several months each year - teaching, preaching and giving musical concerts.

 
 
 
 
 

Chris Jackson & Family – Wycliffe – Cameroon

Chris and Carolin Jackson serve with Wycliffe in Cameroon, Africa.  They work together on dual projects: children’s Sunday school curriculum and teacher training to help churches disciple children in their heart language and a literary project that helps Christ-followers learn to read their own language.  Chris’s late wife Karen was a member of CBC’s youth group as a teenager. She passed away in 2013.  Chris and Carolin were married in 2015.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Scott Gallagher - Lead Pastor - Calvary Bible Church - Grass ValleyJim & Judy Kemp - Christian Home Ministries - Brazil

Jim Kemp grew up in Nevada County.  He and his wife, Judy, went to Brazil in 1967.  In those early years, they founded a ministry for training in discipleship and evangelism.  Many of those young people are leaders in the Brazilian church today.
 
Presently, the Kemps are working with families in the Portuguese-speaking world.  They teach ten-hour seminars for couples, young people and pastors.  Between them, they have written 56 books.  They also publish a magazine on family life and wrote the devotionals for a Family Bible that is being translated into several other languages.  Jim also wrote the daily devotionals for a Teen Bible.
 
The Lord has given the Kemps three Brazilian daughters and three grandchildren. Jim is a graduate of Biola University, Western Theological Seminary in Portland, OR and was given an honorary doctorate from Biola.
 
 
 

Scott Gallagher - Lead Pastor - Calvary Bible Church - Grass ValleyJo Miller - Wycliffe - Papua New Guinea

Jo Miller has been a member of CBC since 1973 and raised her family here. Since January 2005, she has been teaching primary school in Papua New Guinea. She supports Bible translation through teaching missionary children.  Jo loves the children in her primary classes and creates a family atmosphere for these children who come from many different nations.  She is part of Wycliffe’s vision of providing the Scriptures in the heart language of each people group around the world.  Wycliffe’s sister organization, SIL-PNG, under which Jo serves, currently serves over 180 language communities in translation and literacy work in PNG.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Scott Gallagher - Lead Pastor - Calvary Bible Church - Grass ValleySteve & Mary Santos - Wycliffe – Cameroon

Steve and Mary Santos came to Calvary Bible Church in 1997 and jumped into a Young Married Sunday School class.  These California natives went to Cameroon, Africa, in September 2000 to do a construction project for Wycliffe. After the project was completed, Steve ran the Construction and Maintenance Department, which has overseen the upkeep for three centers.  Mary home schooled Spencer and Maureka and helped other missionaries by showing hospitality.
 
Steve now directs non-language related services which benefit missionaries in Cameroon (aviation, computer services, maintenance, auto repair, public relations, etc). Mary is the principal for the home school support network and an elementary school for missionary kids.
 
What started as a 2-year venture with Wycliffe turned into the opportunity for a lifetime!
 
 
 
 

Scott Gallagher - Lead Pastor - Calvary Bible Church - Grass Valley

Jeff & Linda Stout -Wycliffe - Papua New Guinea

Jeff and Linda Stout moved to Nevada County in 1983 and have been part of CBC since their arrival. They joined Wycliffe Bible Translators in 1993 and have served in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Jeff is a family physician and Linda is a nurse. They are both assigned to the clinic at the SIL (the part of Wycliffe that does translation work) Center in the PNG Highlands. The clinic provides health care services to all SIL missionaries in PNG, their families, and a large population of local people. Jeff and Linda appreciate the opportunity to serve on the large team God has called to provide the scriptures to the peoples of PNG in their heart languages.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Scott Gallagher - Lead Pastor - Calvary Bible Church - Grass ValleyCarolyn Velloso - OC International - Brazil

Carolyn joined OC International in May of 1970 with Ary, her husband.  Carolyn first went to Brazil at the invitation of Jim and Judy Kemp.  She played piano for the Vencedores team, one of the Kemps' ministries.  While there, she met Ary.

They concentrated on evangelism, church planting an one-to-one discipleship for forty-two years in Brazil. On April 25, 2012, Ary went home to be with the Lord. Carolyn has been transferred to the United Kingdom mission team by OC International. She is working in the multi-cultural city of Birmingham, England.

Carolyn grew up attending CBC as the daughter of Dick and Norma Jones who founded Wolf Mountain Camp.  Carolyn says her best training for the mission field was ministering alongside her parents at camp.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Scott Gallagher - Lead Pastor - Calvary Bible Church - Grass Valley

Sergio & Miriam Ramirez - CAM International - Spain
 
Sergio is from Guatemala. He trusted Jesus as his Savior as a child and committed his live in His service at the age of twenty.  He met Miriam at seminary in Guatemala.   She is from Mexico. After some years of ministry, the family moved to Dallas to further Sergio’s Bible training. Returning to Guatemala, the Lord impressed their hearts with the spiritual need in Spain. Raising their support to go to Spain as missionaries with CAM International, they met Craig and Barbara Prather who introduced them to Calvary Bible Church in 1984.
 
Sergio and Miriam have served in church planting in Spain since 1985, first in Bilbao and then in Santander. Miriam taught the Bible in the Spanish public schools for sixteen years and Sergio teaches the Bible in several cities.
 
 
 
 
 

Dan and Linda Iles - Indigenous Ministries International - California and the World

Dr. Dan Iles serves as the Director of Educational Development with Indigenous Ministries International.  He and Linda serve where missionaries have limited access such as India, Indonesia and the Middle East.  Their goal is to encourage, strengthen and support the indigenous Christian leaders.  IMI provide conferences for pastors, micro-finance loans, and financial support for Bible colleges and church planters.  The goal is to give a helping hand for a specific length of time to encourage independence rather than dependence.

Dan came to Calvary Bible Church as a summer intern in 1975.  He was called by CBC to serve as Pastor of Youth and Christian Education in 1976 and was ordained by CBC.  God called Dan and Linda to be the first pastor of Combie Bible Church at Lake of the Pines as a missions’ project of Calvary Bible. Dan and Linda have had a passion for missions in each of the churches they have served and are excited that God is using them to help nationals reach nationals.

 

 

Scott Gallagher - Lead Pastor - Calvary Bible Church - Grass ValleyChina Radio

China Radio is a ministry that One Challenge International (OCI), began in 1982. Their program, entitled the Voice of Friendship Seminary (VFS), provides Bible training to pastors and Christian leaders in China. These people pastor churches in China with little or no training, often in spite of great opposition. These leaders have no opportunity to go to seminary or Bible College.
 
Far East Broadcasting Company (FEBC) broadcasts this program into China. The VFS, as it is known, is the largest program FEBC broadcasts into China and regularly receives about 2,000 responses a month. 
 
Dick Hillis, who founded OCI in 1951, was the instigator of this program.
 

 

 

Daniel And Rachel Jamison & Family – Kellerman Foundation – Uganda

Daniel and Rachel Jamison met at Moody Bible Institute where they studied International Ministry, Applied Linguistics and Bible. They were married in 2008 and returned that same year to Grass Valley following graduation. Rachel has called Calvary Bible Church her home since birth and Daniel became a member after moving here. They have two young children, Willow and Ansel.

The Jamison’s have a heart to serve the poor and are moving to Uganda in the spring to join the work of the Kellermann Foundation providing hope and health for the people of Bwindi and surrounding regions. Daniel will manage and help operate the guesthouse, as well as facilitate Bible studies for the many groups and individuals who come to Uganda to volunteer in the hospital and community. Rachel is a midwife and will join the staff at Bwindi Community Hospital
serving women, babies and families, as well as teaching in the nursing school.

 

 

Nate and Darlene Huntsinger Wycliffe Bible Translators – Senegal, Africa

Nate Huntsinger started attending Calvary Bible Church in 1981, after his family moved to Grass Valley.  From his early days in the nursery to Mexico mission trips with the high school group, CBC and their focus on missions has had a huge impact on his life.

Nate and Darlene joined Wycliffe in 2015 and will be serving in Senegal, Africa.   Knowing that Bible translation takes a team pf people with many different skill sets, Nate and Darlene are excited to use their accounting and business service backgrounds to help accelerate the process of Bible translation.  Nate will be serving as the Support Services Manager and Darlene will be an account for the Senegal branch.

Wycliffe has committed to see a Bible translation program in progress in every language that still needs one by 2025.  Nate and Darlene are thrilled to be a part of this vision.

 
 

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