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Stephen & Yvonne Delong

Stephen & Yvonne Delong

Bolivia

Stephen and Yvonne DeLong are currently serving as full time missionaries with EFM in the country of Bolivia. They are overseeing the ministry and working in the area of leadership development.

They currently have three children living: Hannah, Daniel, and Jonathan. One child, Joanna, went home to be with Jesus in 2009.

Stephen & Stephanie Gibson

Stephen & Stephanie Gibson

EFM President

Stephen Gibson has served as international director of HPM since January, 2011. Gibson is married, with six children and seven grandchildren.

His previous ministry included pastoring, foreign mission work, Bible college teaching and administration, Christian school teaching and administration, and writing.

Eric & Rachelle Himelick

Eric & Rachelle Himelick

Urban Ministries

Eric and Rachelle Himelick are currently serving as the Director of Urban Ministry and Development for EFM. They live with their six children in Upland, IN at Victory Acres Farm.

They currently have six children: Kaylynn, Rebecca, Sarah, Samuel, Esther, and Karissa.

Angel & Gloria Leiva

Angel & Gloria Leiva

Dominican Republic

Angel and Gloria Leiva are currently missionaries with EFM serving in the Dominican Republic. After arriving in February 2018, they have been visiting the churches to know them better, preaching and teaching the word of God. They are currently working to develop spiritual leaders willing to serve the Lord and to increase spiritual growth in each of the churches. They want to expand the work of Holiness in the Dominican Republic.

Daniel & Tiffany Melton

Daniel & Tiffany Melton

Honduras

Daniel and Tiffany Melton have served as missionaries with EFM since April 2003. They lived and served on the field in Honduras for 13 years. They currently live in South Carolina. Daniel oversees the ministry in Honduras through extended trips several times a year. He has become a frequent “trouble shooter,” travelling to other Spanish-speaking fields to solve problems and to develop opportunities. EFM is honored to have them as an integral part of our ministry team.

Joe & Joanna Reimann

Joe & Joanna Reimann

Urban Ministries

Joe and Joanna Reimann are currently serving as Urban missionaries with EFM in Cincinnati, OH. Joe completed an internship with Victory Inner-city Ministries in 2004 before starting a ministry in the Price Hill community of Cincinnati in 2005. They joined our Urban Ministry Division in February 2016.

They have four children: Avery, Kyra, Nia, and Lincoln.

Caila Rice

Caila Rice

Guatemala

Caila Rice is currently serving as an English teacher and missionary wtih EFM in Jalapa, Guatemala.

At 12 years old, she sensed the Lord asking her if she would be his missionary. “I never had a specific calling to a particular place,” she says, “but have discovered through life's journey that my calling is wherever God leads me. I serve the people God allows my path to cross no matter if it is in the USA or abroad. I find it a great privilege and adventure to be in the work of the Lord!”

Keith & Crystal Schaper

Keith & Crystal Schaper

Guatemala

The Schaper family are currently serving as missionaries with EFM in Jalapa, Guatemala. They oversee Hope Evangelical Bilingual Academy with 82 students enrolled grades PreK through 6th grade.

They currently have five children: Kristyn, Owen, Megan, Jeren, and Ashlyn.

Tonweya & Judy Sherman

Tonweya & Judy Sherman

Urban Ministries

Tonweya and Judy Sherman are currently serving as Urban missionaries with EFM to the city of Detroit. They have been serving since September 2015, planting the church and pastoring New Beginnings Fellowship.

They currently have two children: Aiden and Krishana.

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