Missions Overview - The Bridge Bible Fellowship

Missions Overview

Director of the Missions Team:
Rich Weitzel

The Purpose of the Missions Ministry

Our purpose is to send and support disciple-making and church-planting missionaries to all nations, regardless of culture, distance, or language. Our motivation is love for and obedience to the Lord Jesus Christ. To fulfill our purpose, the Missions Team is appointed, approved, and formed under the oversight of the Board of Elders. The Missions Team assists the Board of Elders in preparing missionary candidates and then sending missionaries who are gifted, trained, experienced, and proven leaders. These leaders will plant churches, support and assist church planters, and mobilize trained indigenous leaders and pastors to be church planters. TBBF supports many missionaries both in the States and around the world.  If you would like more information on a particular missionary, please contact the church office.

Philosophy of the Missions Ministry

And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:18-20

Goal of the Missions Ministry

The goal of our missions ministry is to make disciples of all nations. Our first priority is to reach unreached people groups with the Good News of Jesus Christ in order to make disciples and plant churches.

Local Missions:

Public School Bible Clubs:

  • Canoga Park, Mon. 2:25 – 4:00 pm
  • Dyer, Wed. 2:30 – 3:45 pm
  • Hamlin, Tues. 1:40 – 3:00 pm
  • Justice, Wed. 2:40 – 4:00 pm
  • Reseda, Wed. 2:35 – 4:00 pm
  • Shirley, Tues. 1:30 – 3:00 pm
  • Tarzana, Mon. 2:35 – 4:00 pm

For more information, contact Maryanne Lapointe, 818.703.8408.

Local Ministries We Support

Short Term Missions Opportunities


 Missions Team

Our missions team meets on the first Tuesday of every month in the D Building at 7:00 pm.

TBBF missions team members

The following people serve on our missions team:

  • Joanne Woodruff (Secretary)
  • Arlene Benson
  • Toni McCurdy
  • Marlene Van Alstine
  • Jan Kolstad

Women’s Missionary Support Circles

Women’s Missionary Support Circles meet on the 2nd Tuesday of every month in the D Building. The focus of our time together is to learn about and pray for the current needs of our missionaries as well as participate in practical means of encouraging local and foreign missions.

  • Elizabeth Circle meets monthly at 9:00 am
    Contact Arlene Benson 818.345.2170 for more information.
  • Ruth Circle meets monthly at 7:00 pm
    Contact Marlene Van Alstine 818.349.2644 for more information.