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Mission Partners

Friends of India

India

A ministry supporting one of the unreached people groups we have adopted. [...]

Moussa and Priscilla Bangoyok

Cameroon

Moussa and Priscilla Bongoyok were born in Cameroon. They have 3 children: two boys and one daughter. Priscilla has training in Biblical Studies, Office Management, and Nursing. Moussa holds a Ph.D. i [...]

Sam Hala'ufia

Stanislaus State University

Currently, his Stan State staff team’s vision is that students and faculty would realize and live into God’s dream for their lives. [...]

Steve and Sandy Woods

Asia Pacific Region

Steve Woods and his wife, Sandy, have been Young Life leaders since 1972. First as volunteer leaders during college, and since 1979 as full-time staff. Their ministry has included reaching out to urba [...]

Chad and Fabiola Wolyn

South Central Los Angeles

CPC was Chad’s home away from home in the late 90’s because he was living in Oregon and his parents were attending CPC. Whenever he’d come “home”, he and Fabiola would serve with Bags of Love by reac [...]

Jim and Gail Williams

Latin America

Jim and Gail Williams have been associated with the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association for over 45 years, and as of 2017 they have been supported by Central Peninsula Church for 48 years! [...]

Rob and Sandy Wertheim

San Francisco Bay Area

Rob and Sandy both grew up in Conservative Jewish homes. They both attended Hebrew school, an after school program held at their synagogues. Rob had a traditional Bar Mitzvah when he turned 13. Dur [...]

Roy and Bonita Thompson

Southeast Asia | Bangkok

Roy has spent most of his adult life in ministry traveling to various places around the world creating a safe place for people of all cultures and religions to discuss spiritual issues. Now living in [...]

The Good Samaritan Association

Spain

The Good Samaritan Association was formed in 1993, and its Rehabilitation Centre was founded in 1995. Click on the picture to see a video all about it. It is an Evangelical NGO whose founders are memb [...]

Jeffrey Pau Do Lian

Asbury Theological Seminary, Kentucky

Myanmar Pau Do Lian, known as Jeffrey, is from Myanmar. With Langham support, he is currently studying toward his Ph.D. in Philosophy - Intercultural Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary, Kentucky. [...]

Support Circle

Bay Area

Support Circle is comprised of three state-licensed medical clinics in the Bay Area committed to providing time, space, and support for women in unintended pregnancies as she makes her choice. We are [...]

Marek Sramek

Prague, Czech Republic

Marek lives in Prague, Czech Republic, works with Young Life International and is a native Czech. He’s connected with CPC thanks to his ministry associates Martin and Jane Hasik, who were previous mis [...]

Karyn Sorenson

Guam

In 2006, Karyn took a short break from her private practice as a California licensed marriage and family therapist to join her husband, Eric (a senior pastor), for a three-week trip to the Western Pac [...]

Daryl Smithgall

International

Daryl started Footsteps Missions in 1999 as a Christian Nonprofit organization to help encourage, train, and equip people in serving those in need around the world. He has traveled to over 45 countrie [...]

Beni and Maria Seican

Romania

Beni and Maria Seican are a Romanian couple, serving the Lord in Sibiu, a city of 170,000, located in central Romania. Following their training in a Bible college in Britain, where they both obtained [...]

Dr. Itengre and Rasmata Quedraogo

Niger, West Africa

I am a surgeon at Danja Fistula Center, Niger, West Africa. I was born in Burkina Faso in 1973. Our family did not have enough resources in term of finances, so I did not enjoy most of the things oth [...]

John and Elina Pisarev

Russia | Former Soviet Union (FSU)

John Pisarev serves as Area Director of Young Life in Krasnodar, Russia. His wife, Elina, is also on the Young Life team there. John was brought up with no religious influence or belief in God. He suf [...]

CJ Peterson

Spokane, Washington

CJ Peterson is the Area Director of Hillyard in North Spokane. She grew up attending Central Peninsula Church, [...]

Gary and Jeanne Parsons

Russia | Former Soviet Union (FSU)

Gary Parsons and his wife, Jeanne, have been serving Young Life since 1978. In 1992, along with their three daughters, Katie, Hannah, and Tatyana, Gary and Jeanne moved to Moscow to begin their work i [...]

Paul and Nary Nuth

Cambodia | United States

Paul was born and raised in Cambodia in a Buddhist family, where 95 percent of Cambodians still claim Buddha as their god. In 1973, Paul received the living Jesus Christ as his Savior and Lord. In 197 [...]

Fred and Anastassia Naff

Europe

Fred started going to CPC in 1978, a few months after he gave my life to Christ. When he was with InterVarsity he was the first person from CPC to go out as a missionary. Fred and Anastassia met in It [...]

Ruslan and Gul'mira Muratayev

Ukraine

In 1993 Ruslan began to study under the Bible Education by Extension (BEE) program. Sometime later, he became a BEE staff director, and worked for BEE in different cities in Ukraine. The purpose of Ru [...]

Boban and Gabi Jakimovski

Macedonia

Gabi and I come from traditional orthodox families where the teachings about Jesus and the Bible are not mentioned. My father, as part of communist movements and political parties, refused to discuss [...]

David and Carol Eckman

International Outreach

David Eckman, PhD, grew up in a dysfunctional family and came to the Lord as a teen. His emotions remained frozen through years of theological study and pastoring, until he finally gained a picture of [...]

Vince and Cathy Costa

Italy

Vince and Cathy Costa have ministered in Italy since 1975. The Costas’ ministry emphasis and purpose has been to disciple the next generation of Christian leaders in order to spread the gospel in key [...]

Chris and Sarah Chirico

Mid-Peninsula Young Life

Chris is the Area Director for Mid Peninsula Young Life. He grew up in Phoenix Arizona, graduated from Arizona State University, and moved to San Mateo to work with Young Life. He and his wife, Sarah [...]

Eric and Rachel Chen

San Jose State University Campus

Eric was born and raised in a Taiwanese-immigrant family in the Midwest. His family started following Christ through the ministry of a local Chinese Christian church. At about the age of 6, Eric took [...]

Call Primrose Center

San Mateo County

17% of children in San Mateo County live in food insecure households, meaning households in which there is limited or uncertain access to adequate food. Over 36% of children in San Mateo County qualif [...]

Joseph and Michelle Butlig

Greater Los Angeles

Michelle grew up going to Hope Lutheran Church in San Mateo with Chad Wolyn, one of our other Mission Partners. In college she spent 5 months in Kyrgyzstan where The Lord gave her a heart for the wor [...]

John and Ramie Book

UCLA Campus

John grew up at CPC. He remembers reading Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis and becoming convinced that Christianity was, in fact, true. When it came time to leave home and start his college career at [...]

Berti and Adelina Berhami

Albania

I (Berti) was born behind the iron curtain in 1972, in a Muslim family by tradition, but I was raised as an atheist under the communist regime, which strictly controlled every aspect of life. While in [...]

David and Karen Francis Baer

Medellin, Columbia

David met Pastor Mark Mitchell in a Fuller Theological Seminary class in the mid-1980s. Years later, he was reconnected with CPC by Dancie Lee, a student of his at Cambridge University and CPC’s direc [...]

Bill and Wini Babione

Eastern Europe Russia

Wini was “sent out” from Central Peninsula Church (CPC) in January of 1992 to serve long-term with Campus Crusade for Christ’s Community Health Evangelism ministry in East Africa. That summer she met [...]

Arman and Lilit Asatryan

Yerevan, Armenia

Arman grew up in very difficult times for Armenia when the Soviet Union fell so this had a huge influence in his life. He accepted Jesus through Canadian missionaries that were showing the Jesus film [...]