LOVING AND SERVING OUR NEIGHBORS, REACHING THE NEXT GENERATION, AND REFLECTING THE DIVERSITY IN OUR COMMUNITY.

Our mission is to support local & global organizations, missions and missionaries

that align with Beechwood’s Mission and Vision.

LOCAL MISSIONS

Agshin

RCA missionary in the U.S.  Agshin works with refugees in assimilating and interpreting.  He also works with international students and immigrant churches.

Agshin

RCA missionary in the U.S.  Agshin works with refugees in assimilating and interpreting.  He also works with international students and immigrant churches.

Community Action House

Their propose is to end poverty in Holland and help families to prosper. Their mission is to provide area families and individuals with food, clothing, shelter, and opportunities to build necessary skills to achieve a stable and prosperous life.

https://www.communityactionhouse.org/

Campus Ministry at Grand Valley State University

They are a community of Christ followers called to: Engage college students with the life-changing love of God, Disciple leaders who make disciples, and Be a bridge to Jesus Christ and his local church worldwide.

https://campusministrygv.com/

 

Hungry For Christ

A Hamilton, Michigan based food gleaning organization that provides donated food for the Beechwood Food distribution and many other churches and nonprofits in the Holland/Zeeland/Hamilton area.

https://www.hungryforchrist.org/

 

 

PLSM (Power, Love, Sound Mind) led by Keith Reynolds

PLSM mission is to help students:

  • Identify and develop their national abilities to affect positive change in their environment (Power)
  • Develop a motive of love for their actions and public leadership (Love)
  • Develop critical thinking skills and the ability to respond confidently to cultural realities and issues (Sound Mind)

They do this by facilitating immersion experiences and gathering for intentional dialogue around topics related to faith, culture and leadership.

pl-sm.com

 

 

 

Beacon Ministry

A ministry started by Beechwood Church that is now run by our sister church, Alas de Aguila Holland.  They provide layettes, clothing and support to new mothers with limited resources.

https://www.ewciaa.org/beacon-ministry

Beacon Ministry

A ministry started by Beechwood Church that is now run by our sister church, Alas de Aguila Holland.  They provide layettes, clothing and support to new mothers with limited resources.

https://www.ewciaa.org/beacon-ministry

Good Samaritan Ministries

Their mission is to end poverty and homelessness. They do this by mobilizing faith-based and community partners, activating individual and community assets, and meeting immediate needs in our community.

https://www.goodsamministries.com/ 

 

Hand2Hand with our partner school Woodside Elementary

Hand2Hand provides food for kids facing weekend hunger in West Michigan.

 https://h2hkids.org/

 

Manasseh Project – Wedgwood Ministries

Wedgwood’s Manasseh Project is an outreach ministry of Wedgwood Christian Services dedicated to ending the sexual exploitation of young women and men in West Michigan. Through community education and collaboration, and Wedgwood’s Manasseh Project Trauma Recovery Center, they provide support and specialized residential treatment services for victims of sex trafficking.

http://manassehproject.org/

 

GLOBAL MISSIONS

Ben and Krista Beukema

Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf

Ben is the President of CCCD of North America and Krista is a deaf educator and curriculum director of CCCD.

CCCD exists to reach, tech and nurture the Deaf of Jamaica.  Their mission is to enable full language access and affirmation in an inclusive community whereby knowledge is empowered to know the Lord appreciate diversity and understand the functions for  the world.

https://www.cccdjamaica.org/

Ben and Krista Beukema

Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf

Ben is the President of CCCD of North America and Krista is a deaf educator and curriculum director of CCCD.

CCCD exists to reach, tech and nurture the Deaf of Jamaica.  Their mission is to enable full language access and affirmation in an inclusive community whereby knowledge is empowered to know the Lord appreciate diversity and understand the functions for  the world.

https://www.cccdjamaica.org/

Mike Kolean

Commission To Every Nation (CTEN) in church planting in Guadalajara, Mexico

Partnering with Commission To Every Nation (CTEN) in church planting in Guadalajara, Mexico.
At Iglesia Radiante, Mike oversees young adult ministry, operational responsibilities and oversees their
ministry center.
https://cten.org/missionary/michaelkolean/

R and S Peterson

RCA Missionaries in The Hague, Netherlands

The Petersons minister alongside refugees that have recently moved to the Netherlands.

Micah and Rose Rwothumio

University Christian Fellowship, Kampala, Uganda

Micah is involved in church planting among university students. His target is Uganda’s future leaders so they become disciples of Jesus and create an impact in Uganda. The church regularly has over 800 people in attendance each week. He is also involved in the training of rural pastors by running a Bible School where they can be trained.

https://www.facebook.com/UCFUniversityCommunityFellowship

Partner Ministry is Resonate Missions

Luke and Kelsey Carrig

The Carrigs are serving in the local church in the Wicklow, Ireland area through preaching and teaching, worship leading, developing ministry leaders and building relationships in which formative discipleship can happen. They are also pursuing a range of mission focused endeavors; such as, developing a network of house churches that seeks to both re-engage those who have become disillusioned with the institutional church and provide opportunity for seekers to explore the Christian faith. All the while, being attentive to the Spirit’s leading into other avenues where God is at work. 

https://www.resonateglobalmission.org/support/our-missionaries/luke-and-kelsey-carrig

Luke and Kelsey Carrig

Partner Ministry is Resonate Missions

The Carrigs are serving in the local church in the Wicklow, Ireland area through preaching and teaching, worship leading, developing ministry leaders and building relationships in which formative discipleship can happen. They are also pursuing a range of mission focused endeavors; such as, developing a network of house churches that seeks to both re-engage those who have become disillusioned with the institutional church and provide opportunity for seekers to explore the Christian faith. All the while, being attentive to the Spirit’s leading into other avenues where God is at work.

https://www.resonateglobalmission.org/support/our-missionaries/luke-and-kelsey-carrig

Frentz and Mallery Neptune

Haiti Foundation Against Poverty, Port au Prince, Haiti

HFAP has four different aspects to their ministry:  Hope House is a licensed creche that provides respite health care for sick and malnourished children; Gift of Hope is a jobs program to train mothers to gain skills to support their family; they facilitate child sponsorships, and provide a free medical clinic.

https://haitipoverty.org/

 

Albino and Sandy Rodriguez

RCA Cusco Missionaries in Cusco, Peru

The Rodriguez’ work with indigenous youth from rural areas that move to Cusco for schooling or jobs.   They prepare them to face the challenges of modern city life by empowering them with vocational training, equipping them with biblical truth and helping them discern their calling in the world.

 https://www.rca.org/global-mission/missionaries/albino-sandra-rodriguez

GET INVOLVED

Love your city by volunteering with one of our local partners. Or join us in advancing the kingdom revolution of Jesus around the globe! We want to here from you!

Meet Our Staff

Anne VanHeest

Anne VanHeest

Connection Coordinator/Missions

Marlin Vis

Marlin Vis

Pastor of Congregational Care