Hanoverdale supports many different missionaries all over the world! To learn more about any of the families we support, read their bios below. You can also contact them by using their provided email addresses.
Blair and Joan McGwire
Are missionaries with Reach Global serving in Peru, evangelizing tribal people along the Amazon river. They work alongside national pastors and healthcare workers to build relationships with unreached people using riverboats. When not in Peru, the McGwires live in Pennsylvania and Florida.
Is serving with EFCA Reach Global in Mexico City. Joel grew up in the Hershey/Grantville area and is now part of a team serving on a local college campus in Mexico City, getting to know and mentor young adult men attending college. His main responsibility will be to love and serve those in the community and use the opportunities the Lord gives him to share the Gospel.
Jonathan and Kristen Smedley
Along with their five children Isaiah, Silas, Isabella, Josiah, and Leilani, serve with Ethnos 360 in a remote area of Cambodia. Jonathan is a church planter and disciple-maker. while Kristen homeschools their children. Jonathan grew up in PA and Kristen grew up on the mission field in Thailand.
Originally from Connecticut , Julia Is serving with Josiah's Venture in the Czech Republic as part of a team discipling teens and young adults to love the Lord, study, and follow God's Word. Her main responsibilities are helping organize youth Bible camps and one-on-one mentoring of students.
Mike and Fran VanBruggen
Are missionaries with Word of Life, previously in South Africa, and are now discipling teens in Michigan. Mike serves as an area director, overseeing WOL clubs in churches, discipling young adults to become leaders, and sharing at youth conferences. They currently reside in Western Michigan.
Paul and Mary Ann Beech
Are missionaries with KEYS ministries. Paul helps develop ministry partnerships for online theological and discipleship training of Christian national leaders throughout Eurasia and beyond. Although Paul travels throughout Eurasia, he and Mary Ann reside in Pennsylvania.