Global Partners

Trip Team on prayer walk in Budapest, Hungary - 2023

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations

Matthew 28:19

New Life Assembly’s Global Partners Team believes strongly in the Great Commission as Christ gave us in Matthew 28. We look to support Global Partners (missionaries) who are fulfilling the Great Commission in some of the following ways: they create culturally relevant curriculum for adults and children, establish churches, train local Pastors and ministry leaders, prepare and train evangelists, provide children, youth and college ministry, and actively and passively combat human trafficking.  Our goal is to partner through prayer, encouragement, and financial support. We currently support over 20 partners in the US and across the globe. Our Global Partners communicate regularly with us, and we are always eager to have them present their ministry in our Sunday services, youth ministry or team meetings.

Our missions team is co-led by Amy Kehler and Jeff Strole

My name is Amy Kehler. I have been a part of New Life Church for over 20 years. I have been involved with our Partner team (Missions) for most of that time. I have been on two trips our church has taken to support partners. You go on these trips to help people, and God grows you in ways you might be stretched at home. I am currently the Co-Lead of the Global Partners team. I have the privilege of being the contact person for current and future Global Partners. My passion is to support and encourage our partners as they follow God's calling. 
Jeff lives in Ellensburg with his wife Cindy. He first became interested in missions after traveling to Guatemala when he was in his early 20s, and has maintained a strong interest in missions since then.

Active Global Partners

Bill and Melissa Chappel

They have 3 kids Will, Logan, and Victoria. They serve in Budapest, Hungary. They are church planters. They work with a team at Riverside Church. This church serves multiple services in different languages.

Will and Logan are attending university in the states.

Alex & Amy Krutov

Their kids are Levi and Jayden. They work with The Harbor at St. Petersburg. They help orphans who have aged out of the state system in Russia. They offer several programs to reach people. Jesus & Sports, Vocational Training Center, "Pearl" Mothers Program, and School of Rap.

Sierra Hawthorne

She works with Awakening Ministries International (AMI).She is the Phillip Project Coordinator. She is currently raising support for living in Guinea.
She graduated from CWU and attended our church.

Glen & Dana Johnsen 

Their kids are Benjamin, Nathaniel and Laura. They are administrators at Continental Theological Seminary in Belgium.

Ryan & Angela McCullough

The McCulloughs are currently planting churches in Wales

Matt & Debbie Mann

They are currently in Botswana. But in Feb will be moving to South Africa. They will be working with the Healthy Pastor Healthy Church team. They will help to see healthy pastors thriving in life and ministry leading healthy churches.

Ben & Natalia Allion

They serve in Panama and have an adorable daughter named Julietta. They serve as pastors at an international church focused on Global Partners.

Mike & Kari Ness

They serve as the Area Directors  for Central Africa covering 7 countries; Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, and Democratic Republic of Congo.

Tony & Melissa Nguyen

This is Tony & Melissa Nguyen. Their kids Tyler and Annabelle.They are on staff at CWU Chi Alpha.
Melissa is the co-Lead of the Intern program.

Alex & Amanda Rixie-Pacheco

This is Alex & Amanda Rixie-Pacheco. Their daughter's name is Bianca.They are serving in the Dominican Republic. They work with College & Children's Ministry.
Amanda graduated from CWU and attended our church.

Bill & Sonja Shaw

They are in Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). They work at church planting and Leadership Training.  

Jay & Cheryl Taylor

They are in Kenya. They work at Pastoral Leadership Training.
They are Preaching, Teaching Seminars and Conferences, Children's Crusades, and help with Medical Clinics.

Adult & Teen Challenge

The outreach coordinator is Javier Guzman and the director is Frank Gomez. They serve people who are living in crisis and help people find freedom from addiction.
You can find their Facebook here

Brandon & Meredith Davis

Brandon & Meredith are both Central Washington University Chi Alpha (XA) Alumni, they live in Ellensburg with their daughter Emma. They are currently serving as the CWU XA directors.

Dan & Becky Guenther

Hannah and Caleb, are their children, Hannah just started college and Caleb is doing Running Start.
Dan is the Northwest Director of Chi Alpha (XA). And Becky oversees Staff Care.
They are at these campuses:
Central Washington University
University of Alaska Fairbanks
University of Alaska Anchorage
Western Washington University
Whatcom Community College
Skagit Community College
Bellevue College
Washington State University
University of Idaho
Oregon State University
University of Oregon
Linn Benton Community College

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As a congregation we believe missions to be inseparable from the work of God and bringing his Kingdom to every tribe, tongue and nation. Each year it is our desire to send a local team of various ages to assist a Global Partner in their ministry. This may include street outreach, children's ministry, construction, and prayer ministry.

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