Advance Specials and Partnerships

Our Missionaries

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  1. Bartel, Andy – Senior Pastor of St. John United Methodist Church in Anchorage, Alaska.
  2. Bradley, Darla – Pastor of St. Peter the Fisherman United Methodist Church in Ninilchik, Alaska.
  3. Brower, Charles – Pastor of Community United Methodist Church in Nome, Alaska.
  4. Campbell, Phil – Pastor of Northern Light United Church in Juneau, Alaska.
  5. Carlton, Janice – Pastor of Kenai United Methodist Churches in Kenai, Alaska and North Star United Methodist Church in Nikiski, Alaska.
  6. Dammann, Karen – Pastor of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Juneau, Alaska.
  7. Doepken, James – Pastor of Seward Memorial United Methodist Church in Seward, Alaska and Moose Pass United Methodist Church in Moose Pass, Alaska.
  8. Engel, Melissa – Pastor of Douglas Community United Methodist Church in Douglas, Alaska.
  9. Erbele, Evelyn (10832Z) – Co-pastor of First United Methodist Church in Ketchikan, Alaska and Pastor of Unalaska United Methodist Church in Unalaska, Alaska.
  10. Erbele, Terence (10831Z) – Co-Pastor of First United Methodist Church in Ketchikan, Alaska.
  11. Fisher, Steven – Pastor of First United Methodist Church in Anchorage, Alaska and Pastor-in-Charge of First Samoan United Methodist Church of Anchorage in Anchorage, Alaska.
  12. Fulumua, Faatafa – Pastor of Ola Toe Fuataina Samoan Fellowship in Anchorage, Alaska.
  13. Hall, David – Pastor of Girdwood Chapel United Methodist Church in Girdwood, Alaska.
  14. Hammett, Sandra – Pastor of United Methodist Church of Sitka in Sitka, Alaska.
  15. Handlong, Doug – Pastor of Anchor Park United Methodist Church in Anchorage, Alaska.
  16. Hardenbrook, Jim – Pastor of First United Methodist Church in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  17. Hicks, Robert – Co-Pastor of Christ First United Methodist Church in Wasilla, Alaska and Palmer Fellowship in Palmer, Alaska.
  18. Hicks, Tori – Co-Pastor of Christ First United Methodist Church in Wasilla, Alaska  and Palmer Fellowship in Palmer, Alaska.
  19. Jones, Luke – Pastor of Jewel Lake Parish in Anchorage, Alaska.
  20. Keum, Won Jea – Pastor of Anchorage Korean United Methodist Church in Anchorage, Alaska.
  21. Lynch, Wilma Frances (982950) – Deaconess serving as a Church and Community Worker in Willow, Alaska.
  22. Matz, Curtis – Pastor of New Hope Methodist Presbyterian Church in North Pole, Alaska.
  23. McConville, Timothy – Pastor of United Methodist Church of Chugiak in Chugiak, Alaska.
  24. Nabua, Bennie Grace – Pastor of United Methodist Church of Sitka in Sitka, Alaska.
  25. Rapanut, Carlo – Superintendent of The Alaska United Methodist Conference in Anchorage, Alaska.
  26. Romeijn-Stout, Nico – Associate Pastor of St. John United Methodist Church in Anchorage, Alaska.
  27. Smith, Robert – Pastor of Turnagain United Methodist Church in Anchorage, Alaska.
  28. Talbott, Lisa – Pastor of Homer United Methodist Church in Homer, Alaska.
  29. Tichenor, Karen Martin – Pastor of Soldotna United Methodist Church in Soldotna, Alaska.
  30. Wilcox, Daniel P. – Pastor of Willow United Methodist Church in Willow, Alaska.

Reflection of some of the ministries being supported by churches and individuals from our Conference in 2013

Mission Contexts and Relationships

Alaska Churches
931027 – North America, United States, Alaska, Anchorage
Strengthening local church mission and ministry while launching new leadership for new programs.

Alaska Ethnic and Rural Camping and Conference Fund
931024 – North America, United States, Alaska, Anchorage
Flying Native American and Eskimo children to Christian camps for church and spiritual activities.

Birchwood Camp
931068 – North America, United States, Alaska, Chugiak
Building community on holy ground by providing program spaces and year-round staff housing.

Community UMC Sun Ministries Outreach Program

931602 – Reaching out to all of God’s children through a variety of faith based activities

Community UMC Sustainable Building & Leadership Fund

3021214 – Creating a sustainable home and developing leadership for CUMC and its ministries.

Downtown Ministries, First United Methodist Church Ketchikan
3020487 – North America, United States, Alaska
Providing a place for the homeless or temporary housing to spend daytime hours.

Girdwood Chapel United Methodist Church
931007 – North America, United States, Alaska, Girdwood
Building larger facilities to greatly increase the breadth and scope of worship and social services.

Hope Retreat Center
3020590 – North America, United States, Alaska
Replacing kitchen floor and cabinets and installing energy-efficient windows and insulation.

Nome United Methodist Church Sun Ministries Outreach Program
931602 – North America, United States, Alaska, Nome
Repairing and winterizing facilities for Inupiaq and Siberian Yup’ik Eskimo community and volunteer.

Rural Alaska Native Adult Distance Learning Program

3021099 – Providing tuition assistance for students majoring in education, human services and healthcare.

Unalaska United Methodist Church – Outreach

931855 – North America, United States, Alaska, Unalaska
Ministering to the Bering Sea Fishing Fleet, processors, stranded crew members and workers.

Willow Alaska United Methodist Church
931511 – North America, United States, Alaska, Willow
Serving poor rural communities spiritually, with basic physical needs, and with help in emergencies.

Willow Church and Community Ministry
931520 – North America, United States, Alaska, Anchorage
Providing Christian education to children in Anvik and Grayling and also responding to emergencies.