John's Gospel tells us "For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him." (John 3:17) The Son- Jesus- sent and continues to send his followers into the world with these words, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age." (Matthew 28:18-20)
FUMC Carlsbad is committed to reach beyond the walls of our buildings into all the world with the good news of the grace and love of Jesus Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit.
If you have a heart for reaching others through international missions please call Rev. Dan Boyd at (575) 885-3142 to discover ways to live out the passion of your heart.
MOST RECENT TEAMS TO REACH BEYOND OUR WALLS
The Zambia Mission Team shared their experiences during the 2016 Summer Mission Night #1 on Monday, June 27th.
Listen to the 4 audio recordings of their stories:
Our 2016 Catalyst Student Ministry Mission Team traveled to the Dominican Republic June 19th-26th to meet the two Compassion International kids the Catalyst Ministry supports and serve in related ministries.
They will share their experiences on Wed. July 20th during the Summer Mission Night #2 as the whole church joins Catalyst Ministry for SPEAK.
BRIEF HISTORY OF WORLD MISSIONS FOR FUMC CARLSBAD
Over the past 10 years members of our church have participated in mission activities in Mexico, Vietnam, and Puerto Rico. Most of our recent mission activity, however, has centered around China and Africa. The video below celebrates the times we have shared with people of different countries, cultures, and beliefs as we endeavor to spread the good word of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
MISSIONARIES SUPPORTED BY FUMC
In addition to supporting those of our congregation that wish to "Go into all the world preaching the gospel", we proudly support David and Lorna Joannes through their organization, Within Reach Global, and JD and Tricia Brown through the missions organization they work with, Overland Missions.
David and Lorna Joannes
David and Lorna oversee Within Reach Global, an mission-focused company operating in China, Southeast Asia and the Asian Pacific islands. Their main thrust has been to disciple previously unreached people groups and to train pastors and leaders to be the hands and feet of Jesus in Asia. Read more about Within Reach Global here.
JD and Tricia Brown
JD and Tricia Brown are passionate for the unreached of Africa and Asia. Their affiliation with Overland Missions allows them to not only try to reach these people, but to help others learn how to do the same. To read their blog, describing their adventures around the world, click here.
To find out more about the work of and opportunities with Overland Missions, click here.
FUMC REACHES BEYOND OUR WALLS IN NEW MEXICO