Long Term Missionaries
Please complete this form to request financial support from Village Church for your mission, applicants must be committing to 1 year or more and be a member of Village Church to qualify.
Jeff & Shannon Dyck
Jeff and Shannon Dyck with their 4 children, Joel, Avin, Finn and Mazzy, have been involved in ministry with the Kibaale Community Centre in Southern Uganda for the past 10 years. Jeff is the Field Director of the project, which includes five schools with over 1500 students, 200 staff, and several community projects including a medical clinic, water projects and microloans. Shannon is involved in the sponsorship program, organizing visitors and teams, photography, and homeschooling their children!
They are passionate about running a school with high-quality Christian education in this rural and impoverished area of Uganda, seeing the students’ families benefit by the sponsorship of a child, and breaking the poverty cycle in their homes.
Justine’s call is to see women understand that they are worthy and able to learn and grow as individuals. For women to rise up to the calling God has for their lives and inspire their potential in moving towards their calling. To see the next generation of women raise children who know that they can accomplish all that is on their heart. With her heart for Europe, she moved to Biarritz in France as part of Youth With A Mission to help underdeveloped women’s ministries throughout the continent. With a vision of building a ministry to train and equip women on trafficking, how to invest in women from all different cultures and backgrounds and opening safe houses as a place of shelter and transition for women who escape abuse.
The Lafleur Family
Spencer and Ali Lafleur with their 5 children, Ella, Juliette, Karis, Peter and Silas, will be serving at the Kibaale Community Centre in Uganda starting in January 2019. Spencer will be helping with teacher training, evangelism, discipleship, and hosting visiting teams. Ali will be equipping teachers, serving the community and continuing to homeschool their kids.
They are excited about serving the people in the Kibaale community and helping them to know the love of God. Spencer and Ali are passionate about discipleship and desire to see educated and fully devoted followers of Jesus become impactful leaders in Uganda.
Based out of Western Australia, Natasha works towards seeing God’s restoration enter those who are currently in, or exiting the sex industry. Working towards the abolition of slavery locally and internationally, Natasha desires to see God’s heart, love and freedom revealed to those in bondage.
In a ministry called ‘Priceless’ under Youth With A Mission, she gets to regularly minister to women working in prostitution as well as victims of human trafficking on a local and international level. She hopes to bring awareness to the issue, understanding and change to the next generation. Her team has a well rounded approach of prevention, advocacy, networking and future vision of opening a home for women exiting the industry. She has always desired to be a voice for the voiceless and bring God’s truth to those who are in slavery!