Bringing Hope through Jesus

Are you bringing Hope to your world?

March 8 through 10, 2019

Our Mission Celebration weekend is an opportunity to celebrate what God has been doing around the world through our partner missionaries and organizations, as well as what God is doing right here in our own community. Come for one event or the whole weekend. Learn how we are bringing Hope to the world through Jesus, and how you can do the same in your world!


Calendar of Events

March 8, 2019 | 10:00am Ladies Brunch with Missionaries

March 8, 2019 | 6:00pm Florida-style BBQ with Missionaries

March 9, 2019 | 7:30am Men’s Breakfast with Missionaries

March 9, 2019 | 9:00am Kids Around the World Meal Packing with Missionaries

March 10, 2019 | 9:00am & 10:30am Sunday Services with Special Guest  Dr. Lloyd Kim

March 10, 2019 | 6:00pm Ice Cream Social celebrating local missions


Missionaries and Organizations

We are delighted to have many of our missionaries attending our celebration. Check out the list below and check back often to see if any names are added. Pray even now for our missionaries as they continue their work around the world!

Peter & Diane Bakelaar MTW - Japan

Dave Gilman Crossroads Prison Ministries

Pastor Sainvil Dorsainvil El Shaddai of Grace Church, Naples

Jan & Dottie Werson Equipping Leaders International

Andy & Sarah Lee Young Life (Wyld Life) - Marco Island

Quentin & Karen Nantz Psalm 78 Teachers - Worldwide

Lucas & Bobbilee Tanner Reformed University Fellowship (FGCU)


Individual Event Information

Below is further information about each of the individual events. If you have further questions, please contact the church office at 239-394-8186.

March 8, 2019 at 10:00am | Women’s Brunch with Missionaries

Friday morning all ladies are invited to join us for a casual brunch in the Fellowship Hall with Diane Bakelaar (MTW Missionary to Japan) and Rebecca Knaebel (MNA Church Planter) who are attending our weekend celebration. They will share how they are working to bring Hope to their world and what God is doing in and through them as they serve here in the US, as well as around the world. There is no cost to attend this event; however, please call the church office or sign up on the connect card during services to let us know that you will be coming.

March 8, 2019 at 6:00pm | Florida-style BBQ with Missionaries

Friday evening we will come together and share a meal in the outside courtyard of the church. We will be blessed by the music team from Pastor Sainvil Dorsainvil’s church, El Shaddai of Grace in Naples, leading us in worship. We will also hear from our mission partners throughout the evening. Tickets for this event are $20, which includes a full meal from Texas Tony’s Rib and Brewhouse. Tickets are available in the lobby on Sunday mornings or in the church office throughout the week.

March 9, 2019 at 7:30am | Men’s Breakfast with Missionaries

Saturday morning all men are invited to join us for a casual breakfast in the lobby of the Main Building with Peter Bakelaar (MTW Missionary to Japan), Dave Gilman (Crossroads Prison Ministries) and Chris Knaebel (MNA Church Planter), who are attending our weekend celebration. They will share how they are working to bring Hope to their world and what God is doing in and through them as they serve here in the US, as well as around the world. There is no cost to attend this event; however, please call the church office or sign up on the connect card during services to let us know that you will be coming.

March 9, 2019 at 9:00am | Kids Around the World Meal Packing

Saturday morning everyone…men, women and children!…are invited to join us in the Fellowship Hall to pack 100,000 meals for Kids Around the World, one of our mission partners. We will be joined by our local Marco Patriots, who helped us last year, as well as our missionaries. Come see whose table can pack the most meals in the quickest time! There is no cost to attend this event; however, please call the church office or sign up on the connect card during services to let us know that you will be coming, so that we know how many tables to set up.

March 10, 2019 at 9:00 & 10:30am | Sunday Morning Services

Dr. Lloyd Kim, the coordinator for Mission to the World (MTW), will be our keynote speaker for the weekend. Join us for our normal services and hear all God is doing through this amazing Presbyterian Church of America (PCA) organization.

March 10, 2019 at 6:00pm | Ice Cream Social Celebrating Local Missions

Sunday evening everyone…men, women and children!…are invited to join us in the Fellowship Hall to hear about the local missions of Marco Presbyterian Church, and how you can join in on the ongoing mission of bringing Hope to the world through Jesus. There is no cost to attend this event; however, please call the church office or sign up on the connect card during services to let us know that you will be coming, so that we have enough ice cream for everyone!

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