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Home Missions

UPCI Home Missions (domestic missions) efforts are supported by WV UPCI churches through this department, as missionaries are aided in church planting through funding, training, and resources (including property/building assistance and printed materials for distribution) and local churches access resources encouraging this important aspect of world missions.

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Record-shattering missions offering via CFC!

We’re so pleased to tell you that without including pledges that are on their way in, the WV District is almost 92% of the way toward setting an all-time record in missions giving through Christmas For Christ, and with pledges, we will be beyond the old record! The amount needed for reaching the goal (not including pledges) is now only: $2,793.82. Praise the Lord!

We’re shooting for 100% participation, regardless of a church’s offering amount, large or small. It appears that several sections will have 100% participation once the pledges arrive that are currently on their way to us. Can you send something for Christmas For Christ? If so, please mail your check out today, made out to “WV NAM”, mailed to:

Pastor David Forsythe
PO Box 3068
Wheeling WV, 26003.

  • God bless the Riverside Apostolic Church, Morgantown, WV, Pastor David M. Hudson, for an excellent offering of $3020.13.
  • God bless the First United Pentecostal Church, Ravenswood, WV, Pastor David T. Johnston, for an excellent offering of $1,415.00.
  • God bless the St Albans United Pentecostal Church, St Albans, WV, Pastor Stephen Neese, for an almost twofold increase over last year, with an excellent offering of $1,013.00
  • God bless the Pennsboro Apostolic Church, Pennsboro, WV, Pastor David Simons, for an excellent offering of $600.

There are more we’ll thank in a future message.

Churches, please tally up and mail your offering today, to:

Pastor David Forsythe
PO Box 3068
Wheeling WV, 26003.

Because of your giving, we are setting a new record while changing the climate for church planting across North America. Please join us in prayer that God would send forth laborers to help plant new churches in WV and western Maryland.

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Currently almost 95% of way toward a new record! + Thanks to churches

Excited greetings from North American Missions and WV Missions!

We’re so pleased to tell you that currently the WV District is almost 95% of the way toward setting an All-Time Record in missions giving through Christmas For Christ!  The amount needed for reaching the goal is now only: $1,767.72. Praise the Lord!

We’re shooting for 100% participation, regardless of a church’s offering amount, large or small. Can you send something for Christmas For Christ? If so, please mail your check out today, made out to “WV NAM”, mailed to:

Pastor David Forsythe
PO Box 3068
Wheeling WV, 26003

  • God bless the First United Pentecostal Church, Ravenswood, WV, Pastor David Johnston, for an excellent offering of $1,415.00.
  • God bless the Apostolic Pentecostal Church, Job, WV, Pastor Claude Chaney, for a more-than-twofold increase over last year, with an offering of $500.
  • God bless the Calvary Apostolic Church, Hurricane, WV, Pastor Doug Peters, for a generous offering of $100.
  • God bless the Marmet Community Church, Marmet, WV, Pastor S.A. Konkle, for a generous offering of $50.

There are more we’ll thank in a future message.

Churches, please tally up and mail your offering today, to:

Pastor David Forsythe
PO Box 3068
Wheeling, WV 26003

Again, thank you! Because of your giving, we are setting a new record while changing the climate for church planting across North America. Please join us in prayer that God would send forth laborers to help plant new churches in WV and western Maryland.

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WV District poised to set an all-time record in missions-giving

It is not yet a given, but it is very, very doable, and getting closer all the time to being ready for the history books! Earlier we reported the progress was at 76%. When we started this morning, that was the case. However, as the day has progressed, quite a few more churches in WV and western MD have conveyed their willingness to give, such that currently (as of 6:25 pm, on February 5, 2013) the WV District is over 93% of the way toward setting an all-time record offering to missions through Christmas For Christ! We’re also shooting for 100% participating, regardless of a church’s offering amount, large or small. Can you send something for Christmas For Christ? If so, please mail your check as soon as possible, made out to “WV NAM,” and addressed to: Pastor David Forsythe, PO Box 3068, Wheeling WV, 26003.

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Update on missions giving via Christmas For Christ

Heartfelt greetings from North American Missions and WV Missions!

Currently (as of Feb. 5) the WV District is at 76% – now over 93% (as of 6:25 pm, Feb. 5) — of the way toward setting an All-Time Record Offering to missions through Christmas For Christ! We’re shooting for 100% participating, regardless of a church’s offering amount, large or small. Can you send something for Christmas For Christ? If so, please mail your check out right away, made out to WV NAM, mailed to: Pastor David Forsythe, PO Box 3068, Wheeling WV, 26003.

  • God bless the Abundant Life Tabernacle, Wheeling, WV, Pastor Forsythe, for topping their best offering ever, setting an all-time record for their church, giving $520.
  • God bless the Pentecostal Lighthouse, Hartford, WV, Pastor Randy Parsons, for a more-than-twofold increase over last year.
  • God bless the First Christian Apostolic Church, Tunnelton WV, Pastor Frankhouser, for a 20% increase over last year.
  • God bless the Gateway Apostolic Church, Parkersburg, WV, Pastor Steve Joy, for an excellent offering of $628.
  • God bless the First Apostolic Church, Nitro, WV, Pastor Mark Ayers, for a generous offering of $100.
  • God bless the Greater Life Pentecostal Church, Logan, WV, Pastor A.G. Lilley, for a generous offering of $100.
  • God bless the United Pentecostal Church, Webster Springs, WV, Pastor Paul Rounds, for a generous offering of $100.

There are more we’ll thank in a future message.

Churches, please tally up and mail your offering on or before Wednesday, February 6 to:

Pastor David Forsythe
PO Box 3068
Wheeling, WV 26003

Because of your giving, we are changing the climate for church planting across North America. Please join us in prayer that God would send forth laborers to help plant new churches in WV and western Maryland.

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All hands on deck! — Missions-giving update (CFC)

Dear Friend of Missions

Now is the time to pull out all the stops, drop what you’re doing, and make a few phone calls to pastor friends in WV or western MD, on behalf of Christmas For Christ! Here is the latest update from WV Missions / North American Missions:

  • Currently the WV District is at 74% of the way toward setting an All-Time Record Offering to missions through Christmas For Christ!
  • We’re shooting for 100% participation, regardless of a church’s offering amount.
  • Can your church send something for Christmas For Christ?
  • If so, can you mail that check out in the next day or so?
  • Checks should be made out to “WV-NAM”, mailed to:

Pastor David Forsythe
PO Box 3068
Wheeling WV, 26003

On behalf of missionaries planting churches all across the US and Canada, thank you!

Because of your giving, we are changing the climate for church planting across North America. Please join us in prayer that God would send forth laborers to help plant new churches in WV and western Maryland.

Sincerely,
Pastor Doug Joseph
Director

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Thankful update on sacrificial missions giving for reaching WV and North America!

From beautiful north-central WV, this is Doug Joseph, with heartfelt greetings to our WV District fellowship, from North American Missions and WV Missions.

We deeply appreciate the sacrificial Christmas For Christ giving of our churches. With about nine days to go until the deadline for post-marking offerings, the churches of WV and western Maryland are already over 43% in participation (the goal is 100%) and already over 57% of the goal of $33,333.33. Praise the Lord!

  • God bless the Chesapeake Apostolic Church, Pastor Phillip Priddy Priddy, for a twofold increase over last year!
  • God bless the New Beginnings Apostolic Church, Huntington, WV, Pastor Todd Mills and Bishop Norman Mills, for a massive increase over last year!
  • God bless the Apostolic Faith Chapel, Spencer, WV, Pastor Jeff Jett, for a more-than-twofold increase over last year, with an offering of $1000!
  • God bless the Calvary Tabernacle, Accident, MD, for an excellent offering of $500!

There are more we’ll thank in a future message.

Finally, just a quick reminder to churches: Please tally up and mail your offering on or before Wednesday, February 6, 2013 to:

Pastor David Forsythe, NAM-WV Secretary
PO Box 3068
Wheeling, WV 26003

Because of your giving, we are changing the climate for church planting across North America. Please join us in prayer that God would send forth laborers to help plant new churches in WV and western Maryland.

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