• Began work in inner-city Portland in 2006, planted Agape Church of Christ
• Working with adults who are homeless or combating domestic violence
• Hosts “Agape Blitz”, short-term teams who join in serving communities
• Both published authors; Ron teaches at George Fox University
The Park has supported the Clark Family since 2006. Short-term mission teams from Park have participated in the annual “Agape Blitz” since 2007.
Mission Leader: Jerame Jackson
CHARLES & ANGELA MARSALIS
New Orleans, Louisiana
• Planted Hollygrove Church of Christ following Hurricane Katrina in 2007
• Ministers to adults in one of the poorest neighborhoods of New Orleans
• Began an after-school program for school-age children
The Park has supported the Marsalis Family since 2008. Park sends short-term teams 2-3 times per year to serve in the community and build relationships, including an annual neighborhood fish fry. Park teams have helped organize VBS.
Mission Leaders: Clint & Amy Emerson