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PAUL ALEXANDER
ABF MISSIONS CHAIRMAN

ABF MISSIONS NEWS

ABF MISSIONS NEWS has a blog format (newest at the top).
In addition to this webpage, ABF publishes a monthly ABF Missions Prayer Newsletter. Take one from the Missions display board at the rear of the Worship Center each month.

YUGO 2018 MEXICO MISSION TRIP

 PLAN  TO GO
July 8 - 13, 2018
ABF is going on a mission trip from July 8 - 13 with YUGO Ministries to build two homes in Ensenada, Mexico. The local outreach includes a children’s program, prison ministry opportunities and a sports ministry. Bring the whole family! Anyone from 7-70 years old is welcome. Cost is approximately $425 per person. Questions? Email john@agourabible.org

CIP SIRAVAN VISITS ABF FROM MOLDOVA

March 4, 2018
Interview and Prayer by Associate Pastor John Erwin.

YUGO 2018 MEXICO MISSION TRIP PLANNING


September 17, 2017
Josh Antioho interviews Adam Williford from YUGO for a short presentation about the upcoming July 2018 Mexico Mission Trip. Watch video.

MISSIONARY LILJEGRENS ANNOUNCE 2017/2018 PLANS / COMPLETED NOVEMBER TRIP

Announcement: September 13, 2017   /   Trip: November 1-13, 2017   /   Italy Youth Camp planned for July 2018
Jim and Barbara Liljegren have announced plans for a 2-week trip to Saransk, Russia, on November 1-13, 2017, and Slavic Youth English Camp in Italy in July 2018. Contact them for more information at ABF or Encouragement International, Inc. in Northridge, California.

MISSIONARIES TODD AND MELODY VISIT ABF

July 23, 2017
Prayer was given for Todd and Melody following a brief presentation by Todd in both services. Continue to pray for their ministry and for Melody's health.

YUGO 2017 MEXICO MISSION TRIP TEAM DEDICATION


July 2, 2017
Prayer and comments by Senior Pastor Scott Kegel.
The team of 42 prepared to minister to families in Mexico from July 9 to July 15, 2017.



MISSIONARIES JEREMY AND ANDREA IRELAND VISIT ABF

May 21, 2017
Ethiopia missionaries Jeremy and Andrea Ireland visited ABF in both services. Senior Pastor Scott Kegel introduced and prayed for them. (06:22)

SPECIAL RUSSIA/ITALY MISSIONS TRIP REPORT AFTER CHURCH ON MAY 21 IN THE WELL


SPECIAL PRAYER FOR RUSSIA/ITALY MISSIONS TRIP

March 19, 2017
Associate Pastor John Erwin led a special prayer for Jim and Barbara Liljegren, and the rest of the Missions Team. Update by Jim. (02:49)

MISSIONARY CIP VISITS ABF

February 26, 2017
Associate Pastor John Erwin welcomed, interviewed and prayed for Missionary Cip Sarivan from Moldova.

GLOBAL MISSIONS SUNDAY

October 2, 2016
Associate Pastor John Erwin led a special global missions emphasis which included a missions sermon. The program consisted of the Jim & Barbara Liljegren Report, the YUGO Team Report, and Pastor John's message, "The Unfinished Task...Reaching the World for Christ".
COMPLETE PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO
   Complete Global Missions Program Highlights (01:07:30)
THREE INDIVIDUAL PARTS OF THE PROGRAM
   Jim and Barbara Liljegren's Moldova and Italy Missions Report (05:27)
   YUGO Mexico Mission Team Report, moderated by Associate Pastor John Erwin (16:30)
   Global Missions Sunday Message by Associate Pastor John Erwin (42:07)

JIM AND BARBARA LILJEGREN PREPARE FOR MOLDOVA AND ITALY MISSIONS TRIP


August 14, 2016
Senior Pastor Scott Kegel prayed for Jim and Barbara Liljegren during the Sunday Worship Service as they prepared to leave for Moldova and Italy on August 21st. See 10/2/16 report, above.

MISSIONARIES JEREMY AND ANDREA IRELAND VISIT ABF

July 17, 2016
Missionaries Jeremy and Andrea Ireland visited ABF in both services. Senior Pastor Scott Kegel introduced and prayed for them. Jeremy and Andrea also gave a presentation in The Well following the second service telling of their experiences in Ethiopia. Watch video below.

ABF YUGO MEXICO MISSION TRIP TEAM DEDICATION

July 3, 2016
YUGO Team Introduction and prayer by Associate Pastor John Erwin during the Sunday services. 40 people left on Saturday, July 9th. Plans included house building, sports ministry and two VBS programs.
See 10/2/16 post-trip report, above.

TIM AND CECI RAMSEY VISIT ABF

June 26, 2016
Tim and Ceci Ramsey visited ABF in both services. Interview and prayer by Associate Pastor John Erwin.

CECI RAMSEY VISITS ABF


May 15, 2016
During both Sunday services, Associate Pastor John Erwin interviewed and prayed for (Tim and) Ceci Ramsey. Comments by Ceci Ramsey; Prayer and comments by Associate Pastor John Erwin

NATHAN & ABBY DEPART FOR ASIA PACIFIC

April 17, 2016
During both Sunday services, the church had special prayer as Nathan & Abby said farewell to ABF for another term in Asia Pacific. Prayer & Comments by Senior Pastor Scott Kegel

NATHAN & ABBY ASIA PACIFIC MISSIONARY REPORT

March 20, 2016
Nathan & Abby gave a full report in The Well during both Sunday services.

MISSIONARY CIP VISITS ABF

January 16, 17 & 19, 2016
Associate Pastor John Erwin interviews Missionary Cip Sarivan in this video during the Sunday Worship Services and concludes with prayer. Cip also ministered to children and others on Saturday at his Tae Kwon Do event and on Tuesday at AWANA.

NATHAN, ABBY AND NOAH WELCOME SHEM

 Shem:
 November 11, 2015
 22 inches, 9 pounds

NATHAN, ABBY AND NOAH VISIT ABF


Photo by Carolyn Brookman
August 23, 2015
Associate Pastor John Erwin welcomed Nathan and Abby in the first ABF worship service, and Noah joined them in the second.

HAL AND CECILIE HAYS VISIT ABF

May 24, 2015
Associate Pastor John Erwin welcomed Hal and Cecilie Hays (Encouragement International). They attended both services.

MISSIONARIES TACHEENI AND DEB SCOTT VISIT OUR ABF AWANA CLUBS

Every Year on Missions Night
Tacheeni and Deb Scott visit the Tuesday AWANA Missions Night. The children thoroughly enjoy the hot Navajo Fry Bread and presentations. The Scotts visit ABF AWANA each Winter or Spring, and are former members of ABF.

MISSIONARY GENNADY VISITS ABF

April 12, 2015
Associate Pastor John Erwin welcomed Missionary Gennady Gavrilov, who attended both services with Jim Liljegren.

JIMMY & ERIN EXCITING NEWS

March 2, 2015
Missionaries Jimmy & Erin welcomed Baby Nathan on March 2, 2015. Congratulations!

MISSIONARY CIP VISITS ABF

March 1, 2015
Associate Pastor John Erwin welcomed Missionary Cip Sarivan, and Jim Liljegren led in prayer.

MEXICO MISSION TRIPS

December 27-30, 2014
YUGO Ministries
Rosarita, Mexico
Associate Pastor John Erwin leads groups each December to Rosarita, including some from ABF. The 3rd annual trip concluded with another group from ABF ministering at Rosarita.

MISSIONARIES JIMMY, ERIN, SIENNA AND SETH VISIT ABF

August 17, 2014
Associate Pastor John Erwin interviewed Jimmy and Erin during both Worship Services. Jimmy and Erin also gave a media presentation to both 'Kids BLAST' sessions during those services.

MISSIONS COMMITTEE INTRODUCES MISSIONARY SAAZI GODFREY

July 27, 2014
ABF Special Video Presentation
Missions Committee introduction: Phil Runsten

MISSIONARIES DAVID AND JULEE SCHOCH VISIT ABF / PSKOV TEAM DEDICATION

June 29, 2014
David and Julee Schoch visited ABF and gave updates during both Worship Services. They also presented a slideshow presentation to ABF 'Kids BLAST' children at 9:30 AM.
Also special prayer for the Pskov Russia Team's July 2 - July 13 (2014) Mission Trip
  COMBINED VIDEO
   - David & Julee Schoch
   - Pskov Russia Team Dedication

CROATIA TEAM DEDICATION

    June 22, 2014
Croatia Team / June 25 - July 5, 2014
    Croatia Team Dedication at ABF  -   Dustin Arrieta and part of the team

NATHAN, ABBY AND NOAH VISIT ABF

 Worship Service Interview
 Sunday Morning, April 27, 2014

Nathan's Special Sunday Evening Presentation
Sunday Evening, April 27, 2014

NOAH

  Noah was born in July 2013. They visited ABF on Easter and April 27, 2014. See two videos, above

CIP VISITS ABF FROM MOLDOVA

   March 2, 2014
   Interview by Associate Pastor John Erwin and comment by Senior Pastor Scott Kegel
TUESDAY AWANA PHOTOS LINK

SUMMER MISSIONS TRIPS 2014

   Promotional Video
   Jim Liljegren and Dustin Arrieta

Croatia Flyer -  June 25 to July 5 
Pskov Flyer -  July 2 to July 13 

FACE TO FACE AT ABF

ABF has enjoyed meeting, greeting and hearing reports from some of our visiting ABF-sponsored missionary families in recent months during our ABF Worship Services. Most of them also visit the Children's Building to speak with our ABF 'Kids BLAST' children. Others are also listed on other parts of this webpage.

VIDEO LINK

VERY POPULAR MISSIONS VIDEOS BY DR. BOB COCHRAN







MISSIONS TRIPS - Slideshow Reports

Lessons from Thailand and Philippi (PG-13)
Dr. Bob Cochran

Rwanda Trip Report (1 hr 14 min)
Dr. Bob Cochran

RUSSIA MISSION TRIP MEMORIES PHOTO




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