At the heart of LakeRidge UMC’s mission is “impacting our world” – and we know this means both near and far. That’s why our church supports a number of domestic and international missions. Read about them below.

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Burundi Youth for Christ

Transforming our nation as we raise up a generation that fears God and loves their fellow human beings. Taking in orphans to join orphanages and schools to change their lives physically, emotionally and spiritually. Missionary: Freddy Tuyizere.

Four Corners Native American Ministry

Serve Native Americans on Navajo Reservation in the Four Corners area through on-site construction projects and distribution of clothing, coats, shoes and new socks and underwear for children.

Mission Aviation Fellowship

Sharing the love of Jesus Christ through aviation and technology so isolated people may be brilliantly and spiritually transformed. This ministry flies into remote areas where no one else will attempt to fly. Missionaries: Timo and Laura Harken.

New Life Children’s Home

Christian home, school, medical and dental clinics for Guatemalan children and locals. Missionaries: Kendon and Wendy Wheeler.

Safina Street Ministries

Tanzania-based ministry that provides medical care, regular meals, love, and Christian education to street children and orphans. Missionary: Andrea Hellman.

Servant’s Hearts Ministries

Install water purification systems and assist in a children’s breakfast program in Rio Bravo, Guatemala. Missionaries: Bob and Georgette Kornegay.


Mission Station includes K-12 school, university and seminary. They provide a nutrition program to feed children in the area and a clinic which provides medical care on an” ability to pay” basis. The Northwest Texas Conference has a sister relationship with Katanga Conference in which the mission station is located. Missionaries: David & Lori Persons

Wesley Foundation at Texas Tech University

Dedicated to raising up generations of Christians who lead. Inviting real people into real ministry in the real world. Contact: Al Martin.