World map showing the locations of missionaries supported by Brandywine Valley Baptist Church.Brandywine Valley Baptist Church partners with churches, mission boards, and other parachurch organizations in local and cross-cultural outreach. Below is the list of missionaries supported by Brandywine Valley Baptist Church. Missionaries are listed in alphabetical order by last name.

Gabe & Judy Agostini
Mission Organization: SALT and Ripe for the Harvest
Location: Delaware, United States
Gabe is the Director of SALT (Support and Leadership Training) Ministries and SETE (Seminary of Theological Education by Extension). These ministries train/teach church leaders in Latin America and South America and facilitate short-term missions trips.

Steve & Rochelle Anderson
Mission Organization: Prison Outreach of Delaware, Inc.
Location: Delaware, United States
Steve ministers at two correctional facilities in Delaware where he leads programs and Bible studies with an emphasis on making disciples for Jesus Christ. Steve also leads an aftercare group that meets weekly to provide support for men recently released from prison.

Swede & Judy Anderson
Mission Organization: Cru
Location: Colorado, United States
Swede and Judy minister to students at Colorado State University.

Jeana Beno
Mission Organization: InterVarsity (IV) Christian Fellowship
Location: Delaware, United States
Jeana is the Director for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in Delaware and the Eastern Shore. She recruits, coaches, and mobilizes staff and student leaders to grow Bible Studies and outreach as well as developing rapport with administration at the University of Delaware, Del Tech, Wilmington University, Delaware College of Art and Design, and other colleges and universities in the Delmarva area.

Kathy Bergmen
Mission Organization: Wycliffe Bible Translators
Location: Michigan, United States
Kathy is a typesetter for New Testaments and other scripture translations in the indigenous languages of Peru.

Ron & Char Bystrom
Mission Organization: Cru
Location: New Jersey, United States
Ron and Char serve college students and staff in the Mid-Atlantic Region with a focus on international missions sending. Ron also helps provide oversight to the 79 university ministries and a specialist focus to six international partnerships around the world.

Colleen Caskey
Mission Organization: InterVarsity (IV) Christian Fellowship
Location: Virginia, United States
Colleen is the Mid-Atlantic Regional Coordinator for InterVarsity’s sports ministry at colleges in the Mid-Atlantic region, including the University of Delaware.

Thangi Chhange
Mission Organization: Converge Worldwide
Location: India
Thangi is a linguistic consultant and makes alphabets for people groups who do not have a written language. She also trains translators and assists churches in production of Christian and educational literature.

Keith & Marti Franchois
Mission Organization: WEC International
Location: Pennsylvania
Keith and Marti work with various Middle East organizations, concentrating on getting the gospel to the more transient / nomadic people groups.

Al & Mary Ginter
Mission Organization: Entrust
Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Al and Mary are involved in a training ministry to neighboring countries to help equip local pastors to be able to better serve their people.

Valik & Natasha Grushetskyy
Location: Ukraine
Valik is the Pastor of our sister church in Reya, Ukraine.

Pattie Harris
Mission Organization: Cru
Location: Delaware, United States
Pattie is the Northeast Regional Rep and Prayer Development Specialist for the Great Commission Global Prayer Movement. She mobilizes and trains people and churches to expand the discipline of prayer. Pattie also works with Global Media Outreach, a ministry using the internet for evangelism.

Jim & Lynne Head
Mission Organization: WorldTeam
Location: North Carolina, United States
Jim is the Pastoral Care Coordinator for WorldTeam missionaries serving in North and South America. He also offers pastoral care online for practical help and support. Lynne travels with him and assists when missionaries come to their home for help.

Kristen & Rodney Huffty
Mission Organization: Young Life
Location: Scotland
Kristen and Rodney are the Country Directors and Developers leading the Young Life Scotland team. Their mission includes training, mentoring and nurturing Young Life Scotland staff; growing volunteer leaders; developing strong relationships with Bible believing churches; participating in ministry to secondary and university students; and creating a culture of generous giving.

Liz Kealy
Mission Organization: Cru
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Liz is the Leadership Development Director for the Cru in the Northeast region. She ensures that gospel living and leadership development is happening at every level among the interns and staff; and recruiting and developing new team leaders.

Sidney Langston
Mission Organization: El Rophe Center, Inc.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Sidney is the co-founder and Director of Counseling for El Rophe Center, Inc. In addition to overseeing client care, she conducts individual, marital and family counseling, crisis intervention and mediation. Sidney also hosts Journey to Wholeness, El Rophe’s daily radio program.

Allen & Sharon Mercer
Mission Organization: Pioneers
Location: Hungary
Allen is a leader of a multinational church-planting team in Northeastern Hungary, which seeks to equip Hungarians to lead a dynamic church planting movement. Allen serves as a pastor/mentor and assists in other ministries. Sharon is a full-time mom and part-time mentor for women in her church.

Steve & Mary Njenga
Mission Organization: David’s Hope International
Location: Kenya
Steve works in the village of Eburru, Kenya with Camp Brethren Ministries (CBM). Much of this work is focused in church planting, care for the destitute and orphans, education through the CBCS Elementary and High School, health services through CBM Medical Center and discipleship ministry training.

Esperandieu & Dianne Pierre
Mission Organization: Cru
Location: Haiti
Pierre is the National Director of Haiti for Cru, overseeing Cru staff and ministries. His ministry also includes evangelism and discipleship through English as a second language (ESL) and humanitarian projects. He and Dianne founded Nehemiah Vision Ministries reaching Haitians through compassion projects including a Christian school.

Jay & Kelley Reapsome
Mission Organization: Cru
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Jay and Kelley are part of Cru’s Bridges Ministry at Penn State University. Their ministry focuses on reaching, building and equipping international students for Christ.

Tim & Gervais Santa Barbara
Mission Organization: Prison Outreach of Delaware, Inc.
Location: Delaware, United States
Tim is the Aftercare Associate and ministers to men recently released from prison. He also runs a weekly Bible study called Broken Beginnings.

Juan & Melissa Santafe
Mission Organization: Avant Ministries USA
Location: Colombia
Juan and Melissa are building relationships and working with small groups and house churches in the hope of eventually planting a church in Colombia grown from these small groups.

Tim & Kathy Sheetz
Mission Organization: Handi*Vangelism Ministries, Int.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Tim is the Founder and Director of Handi*Vangelism, Ministries Int., a ministry to people with disabilities and their families. They provide discipleship, provide opportunities for fun and fellowship and help bereaved parents through the grieving process. Kathy is editor of the newsletter, teaches Bible at Handi*Camp and provides hospitality for support groups.

Rio & Renata S.
Mission Organization: International Partnership Associates
Location: Southeast Asia
Rio and Renata develop partnerships of churches and mission agencies in reaching Muslims in Southeast Asia with Interdev Partnership Associates. Rio is also the pastor of a small congregation in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Scott & Jen Thomson
Mission Organization: Cru
Location: Connecticut, United States
Scott and Jen are the Directors of the Cru ministry at the University of Connecticut. During the school year, they lead staff, interns and students seeking to introduce others to Jesus, helping them grow in their faith and sending them out into the world to do the same. When school is out, they create ministry opportunities to help students develop a heart for the world.

Percy & Carol Valiente
Mission Organization: Serving in Missions (SIM)
Location: Peru
Percy and Carol are church planters involved in starting a new church called “Christian Community for the Family.” Percy ministers to men through The School of Biblical Manhood while Carol leads a women’s Bible study and is a children’s Sunday school teacher.