U.S. Partnering Committee
Marsha is a member of Pleasantview Family Church. She has served as a board member of the church, and for several years served as the Missions Coordinator. Marsha is the Chairman of the US Partnering Committee.
Marsha met Joseph in 2010 and invited him and Jane to come to the US where Joseph would attend Moody Theological Seminary. They always had the desire to return to Kenya and open the WOT Training Center. Joseph & Jane returned to Kenya and started the training center in 2015.
Marsha and her husband Al coordinate PIEI-WOT/DOWM short term mission trips to Kenya.
Rene Gaylor serves as the treasurer of our U.S. Partnering Committee. She has made two trips to help with the WOT Ministry in Kenya.
Rene is retired from Family Fare in Delton where she worked as the customer service manager.
Rene is married to Todd Gaylor. She is the mother of three sons and one foster son. She and Todd have been blessed with nine grandchildren.
Adine is the wife of Pastor John Fulton. They are the parents of five children.
Adine is very involved with ministry at Bedford Bible Church where she and her husband attend and serve. Adine also helps out at the Bedford Bible Church School.
Her skills obtained from serving in the church and school have proven to be a great benefit for her role as secretary of this WOT committee.
Member at Large
Lois and her husband Ross are long time members of First Baptist Church of Bellevue, MI. Lois serves on the Social Committee, sings in the choir and works with the children's Wednesday night program. She is also a supporter of the church's mission projects.
Lois has made two trips to Kenya, attending the WOT graduation ceremonies in 2018 and 2019.
We are happy to have Lois with us on the US DOWM committee.
Serving the Lord
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord. I Corinthians 15:58
Pastor John Fulton is married to Adine and together they have five children. Pastor John is the Associate /Youth Pastor at Bedford Bible Church. He has been a huge part of the Bedford Bible Church Mission Program, implementing new missionaries and encouraging his church in their personal outreach.
Pastor John has made two trips to Kenya to visit Pastor Joseph, his family and the ministry.
Pastor Steve serves as the Sr. Pastor at Pleasantview Family Church. From 1978 - 1998 Pastor Steve, his wife Lynne and their four children served with New Tribes Mission in both West Africa and Venezuela. In 1998 they returned to the states where he became Pastor at Pleasantview.
Pleasantview Family Church served as the home church for the Wainainas while in the states. It became their sending church as they returned to Kenya.
Pastor Steve has made three trips to Kenya to visit the Wainaina's and the WOT Ministry.
Photographer/Member at Large
Nick is a member of Bellevue First Baptist Church where he has served with the Praise Team and Mission Committee for several years. He is a licensed insurance agent and is building a business within Symmetry Financial Group.
Nick got to know Joseph on a mission trip to Kenya in 2021. He is looking forward to another trip to Kenya to serve. In the meantime he looks forward to being of service to this WOT committee in the US.
Nicholas is the photographer for our US Partnering Committee. We Are happy to have him on our team.
Member at Large
Nate Barnes, is a member of Bellevue First Baptist Church where he has attended his whole life. He is a deacon of the church. Nate enjoys serving in the sound booth, and running their livestream.
Nate is an Insurance professional working together with his brother Nick in their Father's insurance business.
Nate and Pastor Joseph met when Joseph spoke at Bellevue First Baptist Church.
In 2021 Nate visited Kenya on one of our mission trips. He looks forward to serving on our mission trips in the future.
We are excited for the value Nate will provide to this committee and to the WOT Ministry.