Through prayer, resources, and service, we’re partnering with a few organizations to help shine Jesus’ kingdom in the city and around the world.
H.O.P.E. works with a variety of partner organizations to develop leadership programs and education initiatives that strengthen the local church and communities.
The name HOPE stands for Help Open Paths to Evangelize. This phrase serves as the foundational principle for their work. HOPE seeks to foster programs that focus entirely on underserved communities that have severely limited access to Biblical training, healthcare and education. Through financial and structural support, they enable their partnering organizations to open new paths of Biblical training and community development.
Vision Church works with Rick and Deb Carey’s ministry in Guatemala where they’re addressing the spiritual, physical, educational, and economic needs of the people in the mountainous rural areas of Quiche.
Their mission is to declare and demonstrate God’s love through practical expressions of compassion. Through a blend of compassion ministries, practical training, classroom instruction, and networking, Father’s Heart Ministries addresses the needs of the working poor, unemployed, the homeless, immigrants and those without social or family support in our community. Vision Church teams up with the Father’s Heart primarily through their soup kitchen and food pantry program, which operates on Saturday mornings.
Intervarsity’s mission is to establish and advance witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord at colleges and universities. Intervarsity helps transform lives, renew campuses and develop world changers through their programs and conferences.
Vision Church supports the ministry of Greg Jao, Intervarsity’s National Field Director for the Northeast cluster. Greg leads Intervarsity’s undergraduate ministries from Maine to Washington, D.C – which involves over 7,300 students. He trains senior staff leaders, and preaches at college fellowships and churches. He is also the point person leading Intervarsity’s response on campuses where IV’s presence is challenged by campus administrators.
Debra serves as a campus staff member for Intervarsity at Harvard and MIT. Debra specifically serves the Asian fellowships on these two campuses. In her everyday, she focuses on evangelism and discipleship, leadership training, and teaching in the form of Bible studies and giving talks at Friday large group meetings when the entire fellowship gathers.
Pioneers’ mission is to touch the lives among the tribes with the least opportunity and the greatest need of hearing the gospel. With the support of sending churches, Pioneers Ghana works alongside the local, indigenous fellowships, to plant and strengthen communities of Christians through spiritual, medical, community, and education ministries. Vision Church is partnering with with David Y. and all the Pioneers Ghana missionaries, by engaging in the ongoing development projects in many villages, such as building a day care for children, drilling wells, water projects, and medical missions.
The mission of ISNYC is to share Christ's love with international students and to equip them for effective service in cooperation with the local church and others. Through friendship, events, and ministry programs (English conversation groups, Discovery Bible studies, Professional mentorship) international students have the opportunity to experience the deep compassion of Christ and His church.
Kenny is based at NYU which has over 15,000 international students, the most in the nation. In addition to direct ministry with international students, Kenny is also the NYC Church Mobilizer, strategically forming direct partnerships with Chinese churches.
Vision Church is partnering with Kenny and ISNYC in the Professional Mentorship Program.