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Before His ascension Jesus commanded His followers to make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:19) and to be His witnesses, empowered by the Holy Spirit, “in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth” (Acts 1:8, ESV). At Coastline our desire is to actively participate in the advance of the gospel through word and deed in our own “Jerusalem” (local community), our “Judea and Samaria” (region/nation), and worldwide. As a church, we dedicate ten percent of our annual income to partnering financially with gospel-centered ministries and missionaries around the globe. Coastline members also engage with the Great Commission through a variety of service opportunities, from right here in Ventura to the “end of the earth.”

 

Click the tabs below for a fuller glimpse of how missions is a part of our heart!

 

Before His ascension Jesus commanded His followers to make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:19) and to be His witnesses, empowered by the Holy Spirit, “in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth” (Acts 1:8, ESV). At Coastline our desire is to actively participate in the advance of the gospel through word and deed in our own “Jerusalem” (local community), our “Judea and Samaria” (region/nation), and worldwide. As a church, we dedicate ten percent of our annual income to partnering financially with gospel-centered ministries and missionaries around the globe. Coastline members also engage with the Great Commission through a variety of service opportunities, from right here in Ventura to the “end of the earth.”

 

Click the tabs below for a fuller glimpse of how missions is a part of our heart!

 

Local Missions

Missionaries

David Afman

Serving:  with Young Life Ventura

Ministry Activities: friendship evangelism and leading Christian clubs in homes Learn more...

 

George and Goldie Shaw    

Serving: for over 15 years in Ventura, CA with Go Ye Fellowship  

Ministry Activities: distribute Bibles and Christian literature on college campuses in Ventura and Los Angeles counties.

 

 

Ministries

Child Evangelism Fellowship

Child Evangelism Fellowship's Good News Clubs meet every week in 9 Ventura Schools.  The purpose of the Good News Clubs is to to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and establish (disciple) them in the Word of God and in a local church for Christian living. 

 

Family to Family

Family to Family is a ministry that provides free, hot meals to the less fortunate in Ventura.  Coastline sponsors a meal the first Wednesday of every month.  

 

Teen Challenge

Teen Challenge has operated in Ventura for over 50 years evangelizing and providing a free Christian rehab program for drug and alcohol addicts. 

  

Tender Life Maternity Home

Tender Life has operated out of Ventura for over 30 years providing resources and housing for less fortunate mothers and their children. 

  

Ventura County Pregnancy Center

VCPC has operated out of Ventura for over 20 years providing free pregnancy tests, Christian and pro-life counseling, and resources to women.

 

National Missions

The following national missionaries and mission organizations are supported in part by Coastline's missions budget.

 

Bible Baptist Prison Ministries

Bible Baptist Prison Ministries has operated out of Tehachapi, CA for over 30 years.  They provide church and chaplain services to prisoners.

 

Noel Colaco

Serving: with Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) for over 20 years in the San Fernando Valley

Ministry Activities:  Noel and his wife, Vaughna, work to bring the good news of Jesus to international college students by inviting them to dinner and providing them with Bibles and media about the life of Christ.  They are also working with children in Child Evangelism Fellowship Good News Clubs as well as being active in the Emmanuel Persian Church. 

 

Jason & Justine Martinez

Serving: with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) 

Ministry Activities: Jason & Justine serve at YWAM's San Francisco Training Center. 

 

International Missions

The following international missionaries are supported in part by Coastline's mission budget.

 

Carey & Holly Holmquist

Serving: with Proclaim International

 

 

mikhauluk.jpgNick & Maia Mikhaluk

Serving: in Ukraine with International Partnerships

Ministry Activities: Facilitating Bible discussion groups, seminars, camps, teaching English as a second language, and church planting. 

 

 

 

 

Bob & Becky Otten

Serving:  in Central Asia with Cru

Ministry Activities: house church planting, humanitarium projects, assist orphanages, discipleship and leadership development of local peoples, outreach to professional community.  Email the Ottens

 

 

henri_claude_robert.jpgHenri Claude Robert

Serving: in Cap Hatien, Haiti

Ministry Activities: Operating a school, church and medical clinic

 

One way that Coastline supports Haiti is by collecting used eyeglasses on an on-going basis for the Cap Haitien Eye Clinic. You may deposit your used eyeglasses in the Eyeglasses for Haiti basket located at the Information Counter in the lobby.

 

 

 

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Chuck & Ramona Shawver

 

Serving: with International Ministries in Mexico City, Mexico

Ministry Activities: Teaching in a Baptist Seminary

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Walt & Jeanine White

Serving: with Global Services of International Ministries

Ministry Activities: Assisting missionaries

Learn more...

 

Service Opportunities

VCPC baby bottles

Join Coastline's Missions Team in collecting spare change for the Ventura County Pregnancy Center.  VCPC is a local ministry that offers free pregnancy tests and counceling to women facing an unplanned pregnancy, encouraging them to choose life for their child and sharing the hope of the gospel. From now until July 30, we'll be collecting change to support this ministry in baby bottles that you can pick up in the church lobby on Sunday. 

 

FAMILY TO FAMILY

The first Wednesday of every month is Family to Family, Coastline's ministry to the less fortunate, and volunteers are always needed and welcome!  We will be serving lunch from 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. at the Catholic Charities Building, 303 N. Ventura Ave. Contact Chad Cockerell for more information or just show up to help out!

 

Remaining 2017 Family to Family Dates:

June 7

July 5

August 2

September 6

October 4

November 1

December 6

   

PROJECT UNDERSTANDING FOOD PANTRY

Coastline collects food on an ongoing basis for the Project Understanding Food Pantry. Each month we have a collection emphasis.  

 

January: All items

February: Tuna

March: Peanut Butter

April: Dry Cereal

May: Canned Beans

June: Pasta

July: Soup

August: Dry Cereal

September: Peanut Butter

October: Tuna

November: Canned Beans

December: Food Bars

 

Donations may be taken to the church office during the week or to the basket in the Worship Center lobby on Sundays.