Missions Team

The Harmony Missions Team oversees the disbursement of funds from our missions budget and encourages communication and interaction between our congregation and our missionaries. Each team member is in direct contact with two of our missionaries, making sure that the congregation receives updates and communication from these missionaries. Every month one missionary is honored as the Missionary of the Month with an update about them given in the morning services as well as information about their work set up in the foyer display case.

Our Missionaries

 “Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it”  1 Corinthians 12:27

Harmony Baptist Church is privileged to love and participate in the support of several missionaries. These families are reaching thousands of men and women with the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Kevin and Cami Zwart serve with African Inland Missions in Mozambique, originally a Portugese colony considered to be one of the least developed countries in the world. Kevin is from Middletown and Cami has missionary parents. In 1994 they went to Nambia working with teens. They have become involved with Theological Education by Extension (TEE) in Mozambique. After many bouts of illness (malaria) they are adjusting and learning Portugese. Contact info: email: camikevin@hotmail.com, web page: www.camikevin.aimsites.org, blog: www.camikevin.blogspot.com.

Rev. Vincent and Maryam Morgan are serving in Brooklyn, New York, reaching Russian Jews for Jesus. They have planted a church called Tserkov Voskresenye Khristova, (Church of the Resurrection of Christ), which has three cell groups in Canarsie, Coney Island and Staten Island. Vincent is field director for Christian Fellowship in Israel, overseeing 2 pastors. This outreach distributes free used clothing, Bibles and Christian books and has been one of the most aggressively persecuted in Israel. They lead one to two ministry trips to Israel a year. Contact info:  email: vincentwmorgan@gmail.com.

Rev. Michael and Debbie Bannon are working with World Venture in Galway, Ireland. This is a new adventure for them after being in Lithuania for 15 years and for 14 years in Kenya before that. Their goal is to restore Christ to a country and an area that have a wonderfully long history of, but currently low numbers of, people practicing a long relationship with their Savior. Please pray that this new work that the Lord has moved them towards produces the blessing that the Lord desires.  Michael is co-pastoring a very culturally diverse church in Galway. Contact info:  email: mdbannon@hotmail.com.

Northern Frontier Camp provides programs that enable mentors to guide groups of boys/young men through adventure-packed, action-filled experiences that grow young people closer to God and also equip them to be leaders of tomorrow. These programs are designed specifically for each group. Northern Frontier seeks to nurture and develop the relationship between fathers and sons. Contact Info:  email: office@northernfrontier.org, website: www.northernfrontier.org.

Camp Cedarbrook, (formerly Camp Cherith), in the Adirondacks is a nondenominational Christ-centered camp for girls which primarily complements the girls club program of Pioneer Clubs as well as other ministries of local churches that subscribe to the Pioneer Club's statement of faith. Their mission is to reach and disciple girls for Jesus Christ so that they may become all that God intends them to be and to glorify His name. Contact info:  email: office@campcedarbrook.net, website: www.campcedarbrook.net.

David and Debbie Crist have been sharing the Gospel and teaching the people of Thailand to develop their own food sources. They are considered agricultural specialists working with an organization called Sower's Hands International.  Contact info:  email: dave@dcrist.org, website: www.dcrist.org.

Marianne Steenburgh has been supported by Harmony for many years. She works through Child Evangelism Fellowship in Orange County, New York. Marianne is attempting to expand the ministry of CEF through children’s activities such as weekly Good News Clubs in homes and schools, special day programs and also Holiday parties, Bible drama and puppets. Using the Mobile Chapel, Marianne is seen every year at the Orange County Fair with many professions of faith recorded.

Rick and Diana Wilson are presently serving as Project Developers for World Venture. They are working the Mayatima Project in Kenya, the Sudan Venture in Sudan, the Ministry Center in Goma, Congo and the Phillips House in Romania. The Wilsons have spent ten years ministering in Venezuela, establishing churches there. Rick and Diana are based in Charlotte, N.C. but travel to Kenya, Sudan and Romania throughout the year. Contact info: email: rickdianawilson@msn.com, web:  www.childrenofpromiseproject.com/children.

Ron and Wanda Thompson - Ron is the new Executive Director of Tentmakers Bible Mission. TBM is a faith based mission established in 1985 with a strong focus on church planting in the United States and throughout the world. Currently TBM has thirty missionaries in five countries. After serving for 36 years with Biblical Ministries Worldwide, the Thompsons maintain strong friendships and working relationships with BMW while serving at TBM. Ron continues to serve as Coordinator for the Church Planting Consortium, (the joint vision of BMW and TBM which he helped develop in 2000.) Contact info:email: info@tentmakersbiblemission.org, website: www.tentmakersbiblemission.org.

Sam and Becky Trommler are our missionaries serving on the Paradise Valley Community College campus in Arizona. They lead weekly on-campus Bible Studies. Their ministry focuses on evangelism, discipleship and leadership training. Their request is that you pray with them as they share the truth of God with the students, that the Spirit would penetrate through the misconceptions and deceptions that blind their minds so that they may come to put their trust in Jesus Christ. Contact info:  email: Trommlers@msn.com.

 Tomoo and Kaori Koike are missionaries with Word of Life in Japan. They have two children and live with Kaori’s mother. Their ministry is in Sendai, Japan, a city with one million people. They run Bible clubs in two churches and help three others. They also run camps and other out-reach programs for non-Christians. In the summer they bring teens to Word of Life Island Camp in Schroon Lake. They are seeing teens getting saved and growing in His Word. Contact info:  email: wolkoike@yahoo.co.jp.

 John and Susan Edwards 
are our missionaries serving with SEND International. From 1993 until 2009 John and Susan along with their 3 children ministered in Japan doing evangelism among the youth. In 2009 they took a position in the Mobilization Department of SEND and returned to the United States to become mobilizers in America’s south east. John, Susan, and their daughter Esther have returned to Japan and are ministering in the Sendai area. Contact Info:  emails: johnejapan@gmail.com, suechyan@gmail.com, or send.org.