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Global Missions Ministry

The Missions Committee main purpose is to help fulfill GVBC’s Mission Statement of “helping people discover Jesus and become his fully devoted followers” through our missionaries domestically and internationally.  We do that through financial and ministry support and also through short-term missions. We support many different organizations including churches, school ministries, orphanages like Hope Unlimited, and outreach organizations like ITDF in Thailand.

Members of the Global Missions Committee

Ken Kawahara, Chairman

Linda Hayashi, Treasurer

Kate Bun, Short Term Missions Director

Sanaye Nagami

Emi Osato

Wayne Tofukuji

Brandon Tsukamoto

Craig Morioka

Teresa Matsushima

Bob Matsushima

Contact: Ken Kawahara


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GVBC will be sending out teams to Brazil (June 21 - July 3) and Japan (July 31 - August 13) this summer! The Brazil team will be working alongside Phil and Corenne Smith with Hope Unlimited minister to the youth and staff at Hope Mountain and City of Youth campuses. The Japan team will be assisting Oasis Chapel Rifu members with a Kids Camp and a unique opportunity for a community outreach event in partnership with the city of Rifu. The deadline to submit applications and referrals is Saturday, February 24. Applicants must be 18 years or older and be a member of GVBC.


Learn more about the missionaries we support:

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