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ACTION Philippines’ three-prong strategy for urban ministry among the poor involves grassroots evangelism, life-transforming discipleship and innovative development. Committed to fulfilling the Great Commission of Jesus Christ (Matthew 28:18-20), ACTION Philippines networks with local churches, national organizations and other mission agencies to reach people for Christ (evangelism), train them in Christian living (discipleship), and assist them in their physical and economic needs (development). In Metro Manila alone, an estimated four million Filipinos live in "squatter areas" - locations where no one else wants to live. These people are among the poorest. Every day in Manila, more than 75,000 children play, work, beg and sleep on the streets of the city.

Mike Gingerich is the Director of ACTION Philippines. ACTION Philippines currently has 36 career missionaries, 18 staff members and hundreds of volunteers serving throughout the Philippines, focusing on street children, squatter families, professionals, influencers, pastors, Christian workers and Bible school students.

Some of the ministries ACTION Philippines missionaries are involved in are printing and distributing books to pastors and Christian leaders through BookShare, caring for children in the Home of Joy, engaging in evangelism and discipleship to inmates in a prison ministry, teaching missionary children at Faith Academy, giving guidance and training to street boys at Honest Hands, teaching life discipleship courses, caring physically and spiritually for children in need, caring for people at medical clinics, instructing poor young women in sewing skills and the Bible, holding conferences for pastors and Christian leaders, and reaching street children with love and the Gospel.

ACTION Philippines has a variety of missionary needs. They are in need of administrative assistants, bookkeepers, short-term building and maintenance teams, a business administrator, camp coordinators, a chaplain, community development workers, healthcare workers, leadership and pastoral development (BookShare) help, a midwife, a personnel administrator and short-term ministry coordinator, street children workers, teachers for missionary children, urban research missionaries and coordinators, and vocational teachers.


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Missionaries in Philippines
Jeff & Mary Ann Anderson
Matt & Becki Beack
Barbara Burchert
Mike & Tracy Burr
Shelley Conradson
Tyler Cox
Jim & Gloria Craig
Phil & Julie DeHart
Paul & Pat Ellis
Mark & Melissa Ellis
Pami Ellis
Peter & Lora Ellis
Will & Joanie Feuerstein
Seni & Lose Finau
Bill & Mary Fisher
Daryl & Sharon Germaine
Mike & Cindy Gingerich
Drs. George & Anne Harper
Ron Homenuke
Adam & Alexis Hussey
Erin Johnson
Krista Laroza
Mavis Orton
Gary & Melita Root
Greg & Sarah Seiling
Rafael & Susan Sison
Catie Smith
Wayne & Phoebe Wong


Photo Gallery

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A moment to smile Attentive children Attentive mother and child Balloon fun
Begging on the streets of Manila Birthing home checkup Birthing home staff Boy in field
Busy streets of Manila Camp Bible study time Camp games Camp group
Camp group Bible study Camp ministry for street youth Camp relationships Carl at Helping Hands graduation
Children of Manila Church worship service Contented mother and child Eating well at camp
Enjoying a free meal Enjoying camp meal Evangelistic Christmas party event Fine young men
Fish & Bread 1 Fish & Bread 2 Friends Gary teaching woodworking skills
Helping Hands students Homeless family sleeping on the street Humanitarian relief Jeff and young friends
Learning to cook Life in Manila Mary Ann& friends Meal time at youth camp
Medical clinic checkup Milkbread Feeding Program 1 Milkbread Feeding Program 2 Moment of fun
More camp games Mothers and young ones at birthing home Mustard Seed skills program Mustard Seed skills program2
Narrow streets of Manila Neighbourhood children Newborn attention Nice smile
Night garbage scavenging Night skyline of Manila Nursing students at birthing home Paper Making business
Poor children of Manila Relief for families Sitting and sniffing Smilies all around
Snack time for kids Squatter area of Manila Squatter homes along polluted river Street youth posing
Streets of Manila Teaching time Team building games at camp Visiting family
Visiting outlying area Volleyball fun at camp Working Hands auto mechanics program Working Hands class instruction
Working Hands ministry Working Hands team work Young boy and moment of prayer Young girl shopping
Youth activity


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