Maple Ridge Community Church

To be a community of believers mobilized to advance Christ's kingdom cross-culturally, by proclaiming the Truth, demonstrating Jesus' love and power, interceding for His purposes, evangelizing the unsaved, building disciples, and planting and establishing self-supporting indigenous churches.

Missions is the cross-cultural ministry of the church for the advancement of Christ's Kingdom. Cross-cultural ministry includes evangelizing, discipling, planting churches, and aiding in growth and development both overseas and in U.S. subcultures which are distinct from our own. Additionally it includes the equipping, sending, and supporting of workers engaged in this ministry.

  • Mobilize church community to be engaged in advancing
    Christ's kingdom
  • Raise up disciples with a World Christian perspective
  • Send out laborers into the spiritual harvest field
  • Present the truth and love of Christ to lost cultures
  • Establish Christ's Church throughout the world
  • Speed the day of Christ's return

As part of the Christian & Missionary Alliance we have a distinct call and anointing to be engaged in the work of world evangelization. The founder of the Alliance, A. B. Simpson, expressed well the passion and commitment we are to have as believers for Jesus Christ and the expansion of His Church world-wide in an article titled, ‘The Kind of Missionaries We Want’. We desire that these same characteristics would be true of our churches and missionaries today.




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  • Monthly congregational prayer meetings in support of missions
  • Annual 24-hour prayer vigils for world-wide mission
  • On-going congregational and family prayer in support of three missionary families
  • Periodic adult missions education classes
  • Integration of missions awareness and education in children's and youth ministry
  • Ministry to international students through partnership with an university-sponsored host family program
  • Annual mission awareness and celebration conference
  • On-going personal and financial support of three missionary families
  • Prayer and financial support of Alliance missionaries through the Great Commission Fund and CAMA Services
  • Periodic church directed short-term mission trips comprised
    of teams of people from the church
  • Regular support of individual short-term mission trips conducted by college students and other members of the church.