This year was unlike any other, but at CMF we continued to see God’s faithfulness.
In 2020, I saw amazing CMF missionaries and local Christian partners around the world adjust to meet the needs in their communities. I relearned that we have amazing CMF office staff in the U.S. who worked with the flexibility we normally expect from our missionaries to keep everything going smoothly.
I also relearned that we have amazing partners like you who continued to partner with us in uncertain economic times so that CMF ministries could continue to operate. Most of our missionaries remained in their ministry locations and continued their work with resources made available through our CMF Covid-19 relief and Where Needed Most giving efforts. Thank you!
Here are some of my highlights in our 2020 Annual Report:
As you read through our Annual Report, I pray that you will find your own highlights of the ways God worked as we partnered together in God’s mission in 2020. I’m so grateful for faithful partners like you that support all that all we do through CMF!
Peace of Christ,
CMF Executive Director
Seventeen years ago, CMF missionaries began partnering with Mary and Wallace Kamau in a holistic, community-based preschool for 50 children in Nairobi, Kenya. At the time, we never imagined the transformational path God would lead us down through this partnership. In 2020, we celebrated the creation of MOHI’s own dedicated team in the U.S., now separate from CMF, to serve the needs of MOHI’s growing programs ministering to the families and communities of more than 21,000 children.
As our partnership evolves, we celebrate how CMF missionaries will continue to be a vital part of MOHI ministries for years to come. Over the next 10 years, MOHI plans to be in multiple countries, starting churches and schools that reach the communities of 100,000 children, and CMF missionaries will be part of the teams that help make this vision a reality.
We will also continue to partner with MOHI on specific projects. One such project, led by CMF missionaries Keith and Kathy Ham, is to open a Discovery Discipleship Camp off the Kenyan coast. The camp will provide MOHI students with the chance to see God’s goodness through creation while participating in an intentional discipleship curriculum that invites them to explore creation care. In another current project, CMF and MOHI are partners in the development of a Sports Ministry and playing fields that will provide safe space for children in the slums to play and be discipled through a biblical-based sports curriculum.
MOHI’s story is a perfect example of the increased ministry potential when God’s people come together in true partnership — missionaries and local Christian leaders serving out of their giftedness and calling, and supporters like you generously giving to God’s work through Christian organizations like CMF and MOHI. From 50 children in 2004 to 21,000 children today, the ripple effects of transformation through our partnership will be seen for decades.
Meet the CMF missionaries who serve with MOHI!
Go here for more information about the MOHI transition.
CMF seeks to foster your trust by wisely managing the resources you invest in this ministry and by being transparent in reporting on how your ministry funds are used and the ministry impact you made. Thanks for your partnership and for the role you play in CMF’s mission.
Total Expenses: $20,885,844
Total Revenue: $23,890,873
2020 By the Numbers
CMF board members visit our teams on the field
Our board of directors is composed of volunteers who represent our partner churches.
Board member Warren Miller and his wife Anne met with church planters in Tanzania in 2014.
Board member Ron Kastens visited the Globalscope ministry El Pozo in Puebla, Mexico, in February 2020.
Board Member Nancy Pace made a friend in Southeast Asia during a visit in 2014.
Board Member Drew Depler was part of a mission trip to Turkana, Kenya, in June of 2011. The team built a school, drilled some wells and Drew had the privilege of preaching.
Board member Liz Acosta was part of a 15-member team that traveled to Cuba in March 2020.
Board Member David Case, his wife Julie, Randy and Tina Senz and Julie Carrasco made several home visits in the Mathare Valley slum of Kenya in 2015.
Board Member Kristen Hodge organized a group fundraising hike of Mount Kilimanjaro to benefit the MOHI Sports Ministry.
Board Member Dale Sachtleben helped register MOHI students and staff for dental and medical treatments, as part of a church mission trip.
Board member Craig Hanson met his sponsored child at Missions of Hope International in Kenya in 2016.
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