steps Ministries is a dynamic, family-based ministry dedicated to urban impact through both teaching and living the principles of Jesus. The team works ut of an old storefront that has been refurbished into a youth center, nestled right in the center of the Seneca Babcock neighborhood of Buffalo, near downtown. Their goal is to reach those who have not been reached by the traditional church.
Steps Ministries – Ben & Ruth Tagg
STEEL CITY CHURCH
LACKAWANNA, NY – USA
This new church plant in Lackawana, NY is reaching this community and growing quickly! This community is built on blue-colar work ethics and rugged authenticity. They are people driven by life-changing, messy, Jesus-centered relationships. Their church doesn’t exist in the walls that surround them, but in the relationships that they are forming with God, each other and with their community.
Steel City Church – Dan & Stephanie Cudmore / John & Emily Wroblewski
MIKE & SHARON MASTERS – CROSS TRAINING
NEW YORK – USA
Their mission is to provide youth with an opportunity to develop into a “Total Athlete & Person” through the game of Cross-Training Football. This league is designed to train athletes focusing on the physical (conditioning & skill), mental (attitude, communication), and Spiritual (building Christ-like character); Ministering to many high school sports coaches and their teams.
Cross Training Football – Mike Masters
BUFFALO, NY – USA
SonRays Ministries was borne out of a deep desire to uphold respect for life at all stages, from the womb to eternity. We lovingly assist and educate the hurting in our communities through crisis pregnancy assistance, follow up to women, men and their families that are faced with an unplanned pregnancy. We offer free, private childbirth classes; monthly fellowships for single mothers to learn healthy parenting skills, and senior services.
Jonathan is an Assemblies of God equipping” missionary, teacher, evangelist, consultant and resource specialist. He helps pastors and churches maximize their God-given potential by equipping them to “work smarter, not harder.” Jonathan has been in full-time ministry for 30 years since being saved in 1969, by God’s mercy, out of the counter-cultural/rock scene of Haight Ashbury.
AL & DEB WARNER
BUFFALO, NY – USA
Set Free is a networking ministry connecting business, governmental, and church leaders to build relationships as agents of change for personal, economic, and societal transformation. To accomplish this they serve and connect pastors to pray together and build authentic relationships; Link, train, and mobilize intercessors and worshippers. Network and pray with business and political leaders, thus empowering them to be ministers in their workplace.
REV. ROBERT STEARNS
EAGLES WINGS MINISTRY – USA
Eagles’ Wings is a global missions community based outside of Buffalo, NY, with hubs in the New York City area; Karlsruhe, Germany; and Jerusalem, Israel. Our diverse network of relationships spans the globe, and includes nearly 40 full-time team members and an international family of partners, volunteers, and friends.
TEEN CHALLENGE OF WESTERN NEW YORK
BUFFALO, NY – USA
Teen Challenge is the Faith Based Solution for the Adult Drug Epidemic because they provide sound Biblical instruction. It is our heart’s desire and goal to build up believers who become excellent lovers of God.
BUFFALO, NY – USA
Operation Exodus is an organization called by God to help Jewish people return to Israel in fulfillment of Biblical prophecy. Our humanitarian aid program provides practical support and comfort to the poor and needy in the Jewish communities of the former Soviet Union, Israel and elsewhere
NATALIE HILL – CHI ALPHA CAMPUS INTERN
College-age men and women earnestly following Jesus. Our mission is to reconcile students to Christ, equipping them through spirit-filled communities of prayer, worship, fellowship discipleship, and mission to transform the university, the marketplace and the world.
MESSIANIC JEWISH ISRAEL FUND
A ministry that helps Jewish believers within the Messianic body in Israel. We function as a vehicle for Messianic believers living outside Israel, and our Christian friends to join hands with Jewish believers in the Land of Israel helping to provide the assistance and support they desperately need.
JEREMY & AMY ZIEGLERS – CHURCH PLANT
METRO NEW YORK CITY
We are a new church launching in central Westchester County (just north of NYC). It is our desire to form a loving community centered in God’s grace, to be a witness to the good news of Jesus in our words and deeds, and to live out God’s mission of bringing redemption to the world…starting here in Westchester!
JOHN & CAITY GINNAN
NEW YORK CITY, USA
Youth Alive® provides local churches with the leadership, the network and the resources to grow a movement of middle, junior high and high school age campus missionaries for the social and spiritual renewal of every school.
NORTHTOWN PREGNANCY CENTER
BUFFALO, NEW YORK – USA
Northtown Pregnancy Center exists to empower people to make informed decisions about their pregnancy. They do this through compassionate counseling, sharing the love of Christ, and connecting clients to the support and resources they need. They know the answer to the needs of the hurting world is Christ Jesus and they present Him in love to all who come through their door.
JONATHAN & NICKI BURGIO – BASIC COLLEGE MINSITRY
NORTHEAST – USA
BASIC stands for “Brothers and Sisters in Christ.” We are a network of college students and churches in the Northeast that meet to enjoy life together, learn about God, and make a difference in the world. Jonathan is the Executive Director and Nicki is the Office Manager.