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TiPS for Missions (Together in Prayerful Supplication)

TiPS LogoApril 1, 2020

Mailing Address:
CCCU Global Ministry Center
Missionary Department
1553 Lancaster Pike
Circleville, OH 43113

Missionary Department

Michael Tipton HeadshotDear Prayer Supporters,

Thank you for your fervent Great Commission prayers! The prayers of the Church are the primary fuel for all missionary endeavors. Please join us in prayer for the needs of our missionaries below. Passionate prayer changes the world.

Trusting Him,

Michael Tipton
General Missionary Superintendent

American Indian Field

~Steve & Debbie Cartwright - Please continue to pray for Debbie’s mom, Sharon, who is battling pneumonia and COVID-19. She was placed on a ventilator Sunday night. She has shown some slight improvement, and they were able to reduce her oxygen marginally.
-Please pray for Debbie's brother who has also been diagnosed with COVID-19.
-Thank you for praying. Your prayers are appreciated more than you know.

The Americas Region

~David & Debbie Hawk - We have been in contact with all of our fields during this time of social distancing by phone, video, and WhatsApp. We are thankful for this technology since we cannot be present physically.
-Our Global Workers are doing a great job of being innovative in their ministry approach as they “shelter in place.”
-Please continue to pray that God would open up new doors of ministry for our missionaries during these challenging times.

Updates and Continued Prayer Requests

-All of our missionaries are safe and in good health. Thank you for praying for them!
-Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the CCCU Missions Banquet, scheduled for April 18th, 2020, has been postponed.
-Please continue praying for the 2020 MMM Annual Project which focuses on bringing hope to families in Vlashaj, Albania. You can learn more about the 2020 Annual Project at
-Please look for communications on the banquet in the coming days. If you have any questions, please contact the General Missionary Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 740-474-8856.

Missionaries available for services, events, & small group meetings:

-Tim & Aleyda Spetnagel (Honduras) 740-207-9753
-Davis & Joy Thomson, Creative Access (Call Missionary Department at 740-474-8856)
-Tom Amlin (American Indian Field) 937-631-0122
-Mike & Donna Brown (Bolivia) 765-603-0179
-Butch & Leatha Jenkins (Special Assignment) 740-601-0942
-Greg & Teresa Leeth (Pastors to Missionaries) 740-804-1084
-Gene Mattox (Papua New Guinea) 614-207-4823

 Other Available Missionary Speakers:

-Dr. Mary Hermiz (Interim Missionary Supt. and former missionary) 740-777-7661
-Rev. Bob Jones (former missionary to Papua New Guinea) 740-710-8493
-Rev. Steve Palmer (work team leader) 740-412-1224
-Rev. Scott Polley (168 IF ministry leader) 614-558-3790
-Rev. Michael Tipton (General Missionary Superintendent) 740-474-8856

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