Local Missions

Biblical counseling, care for those in need, adoption and practical life skill development describe some of the local agencies that Parkview supports.  Sharing the gospel through assisting the work of faithful ambassadors around the region provides an opportunity to impact the area for Christ.

 


 

Bethany Christian Services

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Bethany Christian Services provides many services including adoption, foster care, pregnancy counseling, infertility ministry, and more. They care for vulnerable children in the United States and worldwide by bringing together new families and strengthening existing ones. Bethany’s Rapid City Executive Director, Renae Eggebraaten, is a Parkview member who has been serving with Bethany since its Rapid City branch started 25 years ago.

 

Cadence International

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Cadence International is an evangelical missions agency dedicated to reaching the military communities of the United States and of the world with the Good News of Jesus Christ. Cadence serves all branches of the military in American and overseas locations.

Parkview supports Doyle and Chris Spader who have served in military ministry for more than 30 years. The Spaders have served with Cadence in Spain, Germany, Colorado, and currently in Rapid City, SD at Ellsworth Air Force Base.

 

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Campus Ventures is a ministry disciples high school and college students, equipping them to be firm in their faith and enabling them to share it with others.

Micah and Brenda Lewis serve with Campus Ventures at Black Hills State University, building relationships with students through evangelism & discipleship.

 

Christian Life Ministries (CLM)

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CLM is a non-denominational, Biblical counseling and training center located in Rapid City, SD. One-on-one Bible-based counseling is provided for anyone in need. Courses and training are intended to equip the body of Christ to better meet the needs of hurting Christians.

Parkview supports two counselors at CLM:

Linda Johnson – Click here to go to her webpage.

Mark Theissen – Click here to go to his webpage.

 

Cornerstone Rescue Mission

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The Cornerstone Rescue Mission is the main provider of shelter and the only ongoing free source of meals for the homeless in the Black Hills region. The main facility houses as may as 160 homeless men nightly and feeds twice that many.

 

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Cru – also known as Campus Crusade for Christ – connects people with Jesus Christ worldwide. Kate Maxey serves full time with Cru on the campus of University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD.

 


International Students Inc.

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ISI exists to share Christ’s love with international students and to equip them for effective service in cooperation with the local church and others. Kevin & Heather Fannin have faithfully led this ministry for years, serving international students at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Parkview supports this ministry financially as well as through their meals ministry. The church body provides meals for the students regularly on Friday nights for International students.

 

Jews for Jesus

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Jews for Jesus exists to make the messiahship of Jesus an unavoidable issue to the Jewish people worldwide.

David and Arielle minister to Jewish children, teens and young adults through camp programs, teen events, Shabbat dinners and a resident mentorship program. They also lead one on one Bible studies with Jewish people (believers and unbelievers) and street outreach in the city of Chicago.

Email: David.randle@jewsforjesus.org

Email: Arielle.randle@jewsforjesus.org

 

 

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Know the Covering works to awaken the hearts of men to fierce dependency on Jesus Christ. Using author Cliff Graham’s Lion of War book series as the backdrop, Mike Altstiel uses the companion Cover Me “Battle Books” to lead men into a deeper understanding of the daily need for God’s guidance, strength and wisdom through the Holy Spirit’s ‘covering.’  Mike started Know the Covering in 2013 and is a member of Parkview Church.

 

Converge Heartlandwolds

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Converge Heartland spans from North Dakota through Oklahoma and works to start and support churches in that region. Former Parkview members, Jim, along with Carol’s support, is the Director of Pastoral Care for the organization. They help and encourage people facing difficult realities by caring for churches, pastors, and families of pastors.

 

Love, Inc.

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Love in the Name of Christ works to mobilize churches to transform lives and communities in the Name of Christ. It is a network of Rapid City churches working together to show God’s love by helping people in need. In addition to Life, Inc. classes, Love, Inc. organizes the Clothe-A-Kid and Cases for Kids programs.

Parkview’s Love Inc. representative is Beth McCoy.

 

Navigators

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Mark and Leigh Ann Looyenga serve as counselors & supporters to the staff of Navigators.  Mark was called from his role as an assistant pastor to join Navigators’ staff in a role designed to strengthen and support other Navigators serving on the front lines in ministry.

Click here to go to Mark and Leigh Ann’s webpage. 

 

Rainbow Bible Ranch

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Rainbow Bible Ranch serves kids & youth through camps it hosts on a working ranch near the Black Hills of South Dakota.  Larry & Robin Reinhold lead this ministry. The Reinhold family has been connected with Parkview for many years.

 

 Table in the Wilderness

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Director Dan Wahlgren and his wife Sandra founded Table in the Wilderness in 1995 to share Christ with students through serving them the way Jesus served those around Him.  Their camp facilities in Centennial, WY are occupied most of the year by campers of all ages. They also lead various mission trips and partnered with Parkview Church for the Mexico Mission Trip in 2015.

 

Young Life

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For more than 10 years Young Life has shared the good news of Jesus Christ with high school students in Rapid City, SD and the surrounding area.  In recent years Young Life has expanded to include outreach to middle school students as well as college & career age students.

Seth & Kagney Mosteller from Parkview are involved with Young Life working with college & career aged young adults who may lack a church home for strengthening their faith.

 

Rocky Mountain EFCA

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Parkview is part of the Rocky Mountain District of the Evangelical Free Church of America.  EFCA has numerous missionaries serving worldwide.