SPRING MISSIONS WEEKEND - march 3 & 4, 2018

Our guest speaker on March 4, will be Chris Folmsbee who is the minister of discipleship at Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS, one of the nation's largest and fastest  growing congregations.  


Shanay Bradley, Staff Member with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Syracuse City School

Adam Bregou, Co-Founder and Director of Serve Syracuse

Emily Ramsdell, Local Director of CEF

Pam Rowntree, BCM International (Formerly Bible Club Movement)


Friday, March 2

Spring Coffee Talk with Pam Rowntree - CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Saturday, March 3

Youth Outreach in partnership with youth from the Syracuse Myanmar Baptist Church and the Syracuse Nepali Church

Sunday, March 4

Chris Folmsbee will be speaking in both services

Missionary displays will be in the lobby throughout the morning

10:30 AM - Missionary Presentations in PULSE hour in MacKinney Hall

10:30 AM - Missionary Presentations in TGP Kids

our missionaries for the weekend

  • Chris Folmsbee

    Chris is the minister of discipleship at Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS, one of the nation's largest and fastest growing congregations. He is also the president of Burlap, a ministry designed to help churches reach ad engage millennials and generation z. Chris is the author of more than a dozen books on topics such as evangelism, practical theology, spiritual growth, and parenting teens. In addition, Chris speaks to and trains thousands of pastors and leaders around the globe each year. He resides in Overland Park, KS with his wife and three teenage children.

  • Shanay Bradley

    Shanay Bradley is a missionary with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  She has coached women's basketball at the college level and worked with disadvantaged and troubled youth in New York City where she grew up. She currently works with high school coaches and athletes in the city of Syracuse. Her desire is to use sports as a segue into the lives of athletes and coaches so that ultimately, she can minister to their hearts.

  • Adam Bregou

    Adam grew up at The Gathering Place @ NSBC. Adam and his father, Lou, are co-founders and co-directors of Serve Syracuse, a Christian ministry with a heart for the city.  Serve Syracuse supports existing organizations by providing volunteers, funding, and collaboration; partners with churches who are committed to serving the community and sharing the gospel; starts or accelerates initiatives to fulfill needs in the community that are not adequately being addressed; and trains leaders who desire to make an eternal impact in their community. Adam is also a pastor at Missio Church in Syracuse and is married to Christina. They have four children.

  • Emily Ramsdell

    Emily is the Director of CEF (Child Evangelism Fellowship) in Syracuse and has been with CEF for 32 years.  She has successfully developed and given leadership to Good News Clubs throughout Onondaga County during most of that time, recruiting and training workers for outreach in schools, backyards and public parks. She is married to Jim, and together they have 2 adult children and 2 grandchildren.

  • pam rowntree

    Pam is a missionary with BCM International (Canada). She is a Bible teacher, trainer, and administrator for the ministry based in Hamilton, Ontario. Pam works with community leaders to bring about awareness of the needs of children in increasingly diverse schools and communities. Since the early 1990's she has been involved in training teachers to do children's ministry here at The Gathering Place and has frequently taken an active role with children in Missions Conferences in the intervening years. Pam's desire is to , "touch hearts and draw some towards ministry with kids, whether formally or informally." In her words, "Let's just reach kids for Jesus and answer the question, 'Does Anybody Care?'"