Who Does New Hope Partner With?

Nathan & Courtney Reynolds
Cru, East Lansing, MI

Nathan & Courtney are serving as full-time staff with Campus Crusade for Christ at Michigan State University. The mission of CCC is trusting God to turn lost students into Christ-centered laborers. Nathan & Courtney are passionate about walking alongside college students in their spiritual journeys, building them up as disciples, and sending them out to impact the world for Christ. They primarily work with students in the dorms on campus though evangelism, discipleship, and leading small group Bible studies. For updates and more information click on the links below.

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Katie Scott
Back2Back Ministries, Haiti

Katie ScottKatie has dedicated several years of her life to showing God’s love to orphaned and disadvantaged children there. Like many missionaries, Katie wears multiple hats. She uses her accounting degree in an administrative role while also serving in the daily operations of the orphanage. Back2Back Ministries provide awesome short-term trips. Veterans of these trips from New Hope can testify to returning to the U.S.A. both informed and challenged.

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Aaron and Cassie Gortmaker
Arbol de Vida, Costa Rica


Aaron and Cassie are developing a camp ministry center called Arbol de Vida (Tree of Life) in the NW province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. There is a huge need for unifying the body of Christ and restoring broken churches and families. Through camps, classes and conferences they offer resources, encourage healing and equip leaders. 

Micah, Mia, Merry, Manna and Mercy are learning alongside them how to love their “neighbors” as Christ would. Living cross-culturally offers many opportunities to grow in grace and patience with one another and those they serve.

To connect: [email protected]
Aaron WhatsApp: +506 85 81 43 38, Cassie WhatsApp +506 85 87 62 38

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Arbol de Vida’s Mission & Vision 

Sam and Kari Bruce

brucesSam and Kari Bruce have been serving in the South Pacific region since 2012. The Bruce’s living conditions are isolated and challenging. Their stories of rustic tribal life will inspire you. Sam and Kari are making great strides in learning the language and culture of the people they serve. We greatly anticipate worshipping God in eternity with tribal people who will hear of Christ through their ministry. 

Jeanne Scypinski
SIM (Serving in Mission), Niger Republic

Jeanne began working with SIM (Serving in Mission) in West Africa on Sept. 18, 1981. She currently works in Niamey, Niger Republic (directly north of Nigeria). It is Jeanne’s joy to record audio programs in local languages, including the dubbing of films on the books of Genesis, Luke and Acts. She is also involved in training a local pastor to copy and distribute the films and audio programs that have been produced. For updates and more information click on the links below.


John and Abby Kaufman
CRU, East Lansing, MI

KaufmanJohn and Abby Kaufman have recently joined CRU staff at Michigan State. John shared in a recent prayer letter that “MSU is an amazing place to start revival in Michigan! …Out of the 83 counties that make up Michigan, all 83 are represented in the student body of MSU. Along with this, out of 195 countries in the world, 140 are represented on MSU’s campus, including several countries in the 10/40 window. We have an amazing opportunity to reach people who can take the Gospel back to every corner of Michigan, and all over the known world!”

Cru at State

David and Ann Kitonga
AEM International, Kenya Africa

David’s vision for Africa Equip Mission International (AEM-I) emanates from a long-standing heart for God’s poor. His vision embraces a holistic ministry model for Community Transformation and Leadership Development based on the power of the gospel message. David is supported at AEM-I by his wife, Ann, who is the Project Coordinator for all on-site work in Kawangware. Her skills and abilities in organizing, planning and integrating the many ministry programs in Kawangware has been an enormous blessing to thousands in the Kawangware community. For updates and more information click on the link below.

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