Starting from our home town of Manahawkin, it is our desire to see the message of Jesus spread throughout our region.
CB International-World Venture
After 38 years in Africa, Lithuania and Ireland in church planting ministries the Bannons have recently moved to Colorado. They will continue to serve with World Venture recruiting and mobilizing new missionaries by visiting colleges and churches throughout the North East.
Lincoln and Jenny and their twin daughters are part of the Disciple Makers Ministry on college campuses in Pennsylvania. They are currently working at both Albright College and Kutztown University. The goal of their ministry is to love college students and to teach them God’s Word. They are called by God to go to ‘lost’ students and bring them the saving message of Jesus Christ. They are involved in evangelism, large group meetings and small group Bible studies as well as welcoming students into their home and in caring for their twin girls. Lincoln is also doing graduate studies through Reformed Theological Seminary.
Bob is actively ministering in both Rio Grande Bible College and Bibleville Conference Ground under the ministry of the College. He continues to teach at the College which is for Spanish speaking students. He is active in leading Bible Studies and preaching at the Bibleville Conference Center which is for retirees. Bob retired from Latin American ministry with New Tribes Mission 25 years ago and continues to serve the Lord.
CB International – World Venture
After 31 years of church planting, leadership development and teaching in Italy with World Venture Tim and Marcia are currently serving in New York City. They are training missionary appointees for longevity and effectiveness on the field before they go. They have 15-20 students each year who are preparing to do cross cultural ministry with several different mission agencies. They teach everything from systematic theology to multicultural leadership. Tim also continues to teach in Italy via Skype. Tim and Marcia are both involved in mentoring their students.
Kyle and Leah are involved in Handi*Vangelism. Handi*Vangelism Ministries International focuses on sharing Christ’s love with those who are facing life’s challenges and to teach other to do the same. They are involved in support groups, Bible Clubs and camping/retreat programs. This April Kyle was appointed the Director of the Ministry. They have recently purchased property in Ephrata, Pa. with the goal of building a camping and administrative facility. Kyle and Leah are both involved in the ministry as well as their own family.
Tom and Carol serve with the Pioneers Missions Organization. They previously served in Thailand where Tom had oversight of the Pioneers teams serving there and Carol taught in a local Christian School. In the summer of 2021, they were asked to move to the home office of Pioneers in Orlando, Florida. Tom is part of the Orality Project, Story 4 Glory, and will be teaching Story Telling as a means of sharing the Gospel and other Scriptures to new appointees and veteran church planters who serve with Pioneers in cross cultural settings. Carol is currently teaching in the Orlando public school system.