Make your life a mission — not an intermission. ~ Arnold Glasgow
Supporting Those Who Go
Laguna Presbyterian Church members and friends support the following ministries through volunteering and financial giving. Everyone is welcome to join! Several mission trips have been organized to help assist these ministries. Interested in coming with us? Want more information?
Working with the poor to improve living conditions by providing microfinance programs, daycare and tutoring, self-esteem and nutrition classes, dental services, activities to prevent the abuse of women and children. Donations from Laguna Presbyterian Church to AMEXTRA, a faith-based Mexican organization, help support an area called Tultitlan, right outside of Mexico City.
Casa Hogar is a home in Baja California for orphans and children who cannot be cared for by their family. To learn more about this ministry, email: Don Campbell
Global Mission Project (Music Mission Trips to Cuba)
Global Missions Project is a non-profit organization. It makes it easy to send music mission groups all over the world. The goal is full service and support for your music mission trip. We support these music mission trips to Cuba for members of LPC. For more information about this ministry contact Linda White or Alice Jensen.
Tumaini Children’s Home
Located in Nyeri Kenya, Africa, Tumaini Children’s Home (TCH) is sponsored by Laguna Presbyterian Church. The Mission Outreach Committee coordinates a Child Sponsorship Program with the goal of sponsoring each child in the Orphanage. Presently there are more than 100 children sponsored from LPC and two other Presbyterian Churches which also have a Child Sponsorship Program. Mission trips to the Tumaini Home are sponsored and led by The Outreach Foundation. Many members from LPC have visited the Home on one of these trips. For more information on one of these mission trips, please contact Ken Cornelison.
Supporting Global Ministries & Mission Partners
Laguna Presbyterian Church supports the following ministries and mission partners with a monthly monetary donation. Click on the name of the organization for more information. Many of these organizations also have volunteer opportunities.
Rescue to victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression. IJM lawyers, investigators and aftercare professionals work with local officials to secure immediate victim rescue and aftercare, to prosecute perpetrators and to ensure that public justice systems — police, courts and laws — effectively protect the poor.
Works with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. WV is a program that provides child sponsorship. LPC children’s and youth ministry programs support children through World Vision sponsorship programs, as do many members of our congregation. The congregation also participates in special World Vision events and programs.
Helps people find safe refuge, start new lives, and work together to strengthen their families and communities. A support ministry of disaster response, refugee assistance, and community development sponsored by the Presbyterian Church (USA).
Supporting Our Personal Mission Partners
Laguna Presbyterian Church supports the following missionaries. We are deeply thankful for their work in sharing the Gospel message and the love of Christ in the world!
Gary and Lori Cowman
Gary and Lori are with Wycliffe Bible Translators in South Africa. Gary is the Eastern & Southern Africa Regional Director, while Lori works in accounting.
Kai and Lauren Pottenger
Kai and Lauren are missionaries with Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU), specifically reaching Latino and Hispanic college students at UCLA and USC with the Gospel. Their ministry focuses on winning students to Christ, building them in their faith, and sending them out to reach others for Christ.
Shelly coordinates Hope For Thailand, a project funded by donations through Interserve USA. Her mission assists disabled children.
Rubens is based in Londrina, Brazil and is funded through One Challenge. He works with an organization known as Evangelistic Service for Latin America (SEPAL). He trains pastors to plant healthy churches in communities in Brazil.