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Welcome to MissionPoland 2021

Dear Friends and Partners in reaching the Polish Nation,          June 10, 2021

God is faithful and compassionate toward us beyond our understanding.

Without your prayers, co-labor, loving fellowship, and generous financial

support, we would have given up before the first year was over. We always

thank the Lord for each of you individually and praise God for your

strength in the Lord, and that you remain in good health as He provides for

all of us..

 

“And let us not lose heart and grow weary and faint in acting

nobly and doing right, for in due time and at the appointed season

we shall reap if we do not loosen and relax our

courage and faint Galatians 6:9 (AB).

Over the years we have faced many obstacles that the Lord always used to

redirect us and to prepare us as we had to depend on Him. God Himself

opens doors that we can’t even see and our greatest challenge every day is

to have our imperfect hearts be like David’s in 1 Samuel 13:14 and Acts

13:22  “The Lord has sought for Himself a man after His own heart.”

In the middle of great military danger and King Saul jeopardizing the

whole nation of Israel by ignoring God’s commands, we see that victories

and successes come when God is the architect of our plans, even in this

two month trip to Poland. Every meeting and every person must be

affected by God’s Spirit leading us.

These past fourteen months of pandemic restrictions have caused us to

rearrange our ministry strategy for now and to produce many freshly

prepared Bible teaching videos with notes for Polish communities in

Poland and abroad. One of our faithful viewers/listeners has recently

become a dynamic on fire, born-again Christian Rafał Kowalski who

started one of the many private FB groups that approve our teaching

videos. He is a hospital medical technician and already leads many to

salvation. He will be at one of our church meetings in northern Poland.

Fourteen churches have already scheduled us for these eight weeks in

Poland, from different denominations. By the time we leave there will

probably be twenty churches all across Poland and small group meetings;

including four different ones with evangelical reformers and their close

friends in the Roman Catholic Church.

Praises & Prayer Requests

1. We are thankful that the Lord has restored our health over the years,

always provided for our family with each of you. We will need your

prayers more than ever this time as we are asking the Lord to lead us to

one or more people who will be like David in God’s hands completely.

2.  We are thankful for your prayers and giving which have always kept us

in the black. 2021 is our seventeenth full year with MissionPoland. The

Lord has kept us going, given us your support and the fellowship,

guidance, and example of our Board.

3. We need your prayers for us to belong fully to the Lord in every

encounter, even those encounters that are unplanned. Forty seven years

ago Joe came to Poland to preach the Gospel to the whole nation had no

idea how that could even happen, especially in a controlled communist

country.

There was no plan or strategy and no one in the world was expecting much

to happen, including Joe. Yet somehow the Lord brought him in close

contact with those in Poland whom everyone knew and the Lord opened

doors that began to bring the Gospel with the full force of God’s Word to

many in Poland. There are new generations to reach in Poland. Please pray

that God will be able to use us.

 
 In February and March of 2020 just before the Covid Lockdown, Anna and I
 
spent five weeks in Poland with our schedule here below these first pictures of
 
Mary's Marriage ceremony which had to be a closed family affair on the shores
 
of the Gulf Coast in April of 2020. We have waited for the restrictions to end in
 
Poland before our return which we hope will be in late June until August 18,
 
2021. 
 
 

 

 
In April, in the year of our Lord 2020, our daughter Mary and the son of 

Jeffrey and Christine  Havlock,
 
 
"tied the knot" and became one in a God honoring Christian ceremony in Gulf
 
Shores Alabama which is between Mary's home in Florida and
 
Daniel's home in Texas. 
 
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY 2020

 8.  Saturday - LONDON -

 9.  Sunday –WARSAW -  Brethren Church Morning Service – Governing Elder Paweł Ratz

10. Monday – CIESZYŃ / WISŁA - Travel, Publisher, Dentist and Rest

11. Tuesday – WISŁĄ / SKOCZÓW  - Dentist, Travel and Rest

12. Wednesday – OPOCZNO -  Brethren Church Plant Home Bible Study – Elder Pawel Ratz

13. Thursday – PALOWICE -  Brethren Church. Mid-week Service  – Gov. Elder Marian Pawłas

14. Friday – KALISZ  -  Baptist Ch. Mid-week Church Service  – Pastor Tomasz Jeżyk

15. Saturday – Travel and Rest

16. Sunday Morn. BYDGOSZCZ -  Evangelical Christian Church Service– Pastor John Tomczyk

16. Sunday Eve. SWIECIE   - Evangelical Christian Church Service – Pastor Jan Tomczyk

17. Monday -  Travel and Rest

18. Tuesday – Travel and Rest

19. Wednesday – GRYFINO  -  Pentecostal Ch. Mid-week Service – Pastor Zenon Wolek

20. Thursday – SZCZECIN – Evangelical Christian Mid-wk Church Service - Pastor Leon Dziadkowiec

21. Friday – POLICE  - Pentecostal Mid-week Service – Bishop & Pastor Mieczysław Czajko

22. Saturday – KAMIEŃ POMORSKI - Special Saturday Service  - Pastor Daniel Kowalinski

23. Sunday - NOWOGARD - Evangelical Christian Church Service - Pastor & Denomination Head Cezary Komisarz

24. Monday  – Travel and Rest

25. Tuesday – WARSAW - (Private meetings with Pastors and Ministry leaders)

26. Wednesday – JAWORZNO - Brethren Mid-week Church Service – Gov. Elder Stanisław Siodlak

27. Thursday - KRAKÓW - Pentecostal Mid-wk. Church Service  - Pastor Wiesław Didoszak 

28. Friday  - KRAKÓW – Emmanuel Grammar School Evangelism  (Hour each for 3 age groups) Rector Andrzej Witek 

29. Saturday – KRAKÓW - Dinner Seminar for Women - Anna  Łosiak & Dorota Sochacka

29. Saturday - KRAKÓW - Church Of God Homeless Church Service  - Pastor Jurek Konieczny

MARCH 2020

1.  Sunday Morn. – KRAKÓW - Pentecostal Church Service - Pastor Paweł Sochacki

1.  Sunday Eve – KRAKÓW N.H. - Independent Church. “Home of Mercy" Pastor Jerzy Kłoda

2.  Monday  -  Rest

3.  Tuesday  – KIELCE - Evangelical Christian Mid-week Church Service - Pastor Leszek Masłowski

4.  Wednesday –  LUBLIN – “Epiphany Movement” with Former Oasis Movement leader Ryszard Mordrzejewski

5. Thursday – LUBLIN – “New Way Student Movement” Catholic University  KUL w/ leader Anna Biękowska

6. Friday – MODLIBORZYCE  - Special Farming Community Weekend Service - Pastor Jacek Duda

7. Saturday – OLSZTYŃ -  Women's Prayer Breakfast with Anna Łosiak & her sister Monika Wiereńko

8. Sunday – OLSZTYŃ -  Baptist Church Morning Service – Pastor Gustaw Cieślar

9. Monday – Flight from Poland to America                                                                                              

LUTY

 9.  Niedziela –WARSZAWA KWCh – Nabożeństwo – Przewodniczący Starszy Paweł Ratz

10. Poniedziałek – CIESZYŃ / WISŁĄ – (Prywatne spotkań)

11. Wtorek – WISŁA / SKOCZÓW / KRAKÓW - (Prywatne spotkań)

12. Środa – OPOCZNO – KWCh Misja - Studium Biblijny

13. Czwartek – PALOWICE KWCh – Nabożeństwo – Starszy Zboru Marian Pawłas

14. Piątek – KALISZ KChB – Nabożeństwo  – Pastor Tomasz Jeżyk

15. Sobota – Jazda i Odpoczynek

16. Niedziela  (rano) – BYDGOSZCZ KECh  – Nabożeństwo – Pastor Jan Tomczyk

16. Niedziela (popołudniu) – SWIECIE KECh – Nabożeństwo – Pastor Jan Kowalski

17. Poniedziałek - Odpoczynek

18. Wtorek – Jazda i Odpoczynek

19. Środa – GRYFINO KZ – Nabożeństwo – Pastor Zenon i Lydia Wolek

20. Czwartek – SZCZECIN - KECh ‘Betel’ Nabożeństwo – Pastor Leon Dziadkowiec

21. Piątek – POLICE KZ – Nabożeństwo - Biskup i Pastor Mieczysław Czajko

22. Sobota –  KAMIEŃ POMORSKI   KZ - Nabożeństwo   - Pastor Daniel Kowalinski

23. Niedziela – NOWOGARD KECh - Nabożeństwo - Prezbiter Pastor Cezary Komisarz

24. Poniedziałek – Jazda i odpoczynek

25. Wtorek - Odpoczynek

26. Środa – JAWORZNO KWCh 17:30 – Nabożeństwo – Starszy Zboru Stanisław Siodlak

27. Czwartek - KRAKÓW KZ 18:00 - Nabożeństwo - Pastor Wiesław Didoszak 

28. Piątek – KRAKÓW  Szkoła Emmanuel  (Ewangelizacja) 3 Spotkanie - Rektor Andrzej Witek 

29. Sobota - KRAKÓW KZNH 17:00 - Spotkanie dla Kobiet ... Dorota Sochacka i Ania  Łosiak

29. Sobota - KRAKÓW KB 18:00 - "Dom Łazarza" Nabożeństwo - Pastor Jurek Konieczny

MARZEC

1.  Niedziela  10:00 rano - KRAKÓW KZNH - Nabożeństwo ... Pastor Paweł Sochacki

1.  Niedziela 17:00 - KRAKÓW KN "Nowa Huta Dom Miłoszerdzia" Pastor Jerzy Kłoda

2.  Poniedziałek - Odpoczynek

3.  Wtorek – KIELCE KECh  - Nabożeństwo o 17:00 Pastor Leszek Masłowski

4.  Środa – LUBLIN – Ruch Epifania (Rozmowa o Bożego Plan Zbawienie) Ryszard Modrzejewski

5. Czwartek –LUBLIN – Ruch Studencki  ‘Nowa Droga’ na KULu – Dyrektor Anna Biękowska 

6. Piątek  – MODLIBORZYCE - KECh - Nabożeństwo - Pastor Jacek Duda

7. Sobota – OLSZTYŃ - Spotkanie z Śniadaniem dla Kobiet  Ania Łosiak i Monika Wiereńko

8. Niedziela – OLSZTYŃ KChB – Nabożeństwo – Pastor Gustaw Cieślar

9. Poniedziałek – Odlot

 

 

MESSAGE TOPICS GIVEN IN THE CHURCHES

 

 

1. DEITY OF JESUS CHRIST – According to the Prophets,

John the Baptist, Apostles, His Enemies  & Jesus.                                                                                                                                                                               

2. THE NEW BIRTH and SALVATION – According to

Jesus and the examples He gave (Nicodemus, Samaritan

woman, Leper, Paralyzed man, Publican tax collector, Thief

on the Cross) the Gospels.                                                                                                                                                                                        

3. MINISTRY of the HOLY SPIRIT – Revival, Awakening

and Victorious sin - less living come from the Holy Spirit

who is also Christ in us to guide, protect and empower us

daily.  

                                                                                                                                                                  

4. JUDGEMENT SEAT OF CHRIST  - All we have done as

believers in the power of God or in the power of the flesh

– good and bad will be judged before Christ

(1 Cor. 3:12-17; 2 Cor.5:9-21; Heb.11&12; Matt.6:20; 25;

1 Thess.2:19)                                                                           

5. SECOND COMING OF CHRIST(Gospel of Matthew

24/25 Revelation & Over 1000 O. T. prophecies)

 

6. PREPARING for YOUR CALLING  Your

Mission/Vocation, Preparation as a learner in God’s Word,

Practical Training and Victorious living. (The Gospels &

Letters toTimothy)                                                                                                                                                                                                        

7. WHAT IS THE CHURCH? Jesus gave the Church it’s

name, it’s ordinances and its mission. The Apostles defined

the offices of service and requirements.

(Gospels & 1 Timothy)                                                                                                                                                                                              

8. THE WORLD, the FLESH and the DEVIL – It’s always

good to know your enemy  and how to always resist him. 

  ( 1 John 2:15-17; 1 Peter  5:8-9; James  4; Matt. 4:1-11)                                                                                                                                                                                                          

9. HEALING – PHYSICAL & BONDAGE BREAKING

Physical healing in the Church age and overcoming sin in

our lives. (James 5:13-18; Galatians &

Ephesians)                                                                                                                                                

                                                                           

10. PREDESTINATION is for the BELIEVER  "Whom

He Fore KNEW He has predestinated and Elected"

(Romans 8:28-39; 1 Peter 1:2; 2 Peter 3:9; 1 Tim. 2:4;

Matthew 7:21- 23)                                                                                                                                                                                            

11. THE ROYAL PRIESTHOOD of all BELIEVERS Our

mission.(1 Peter 2:9; Revelation 1:5-6; Hebrews 10-12)                                                                                                                                                                   

12. LETTER to the FIRST CHURCH  in  ROME

(The Fall of man, Grace of God, Obedient Faith, Justification

by faith, Sanctification, Predestination and our mission)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

13. THE RESURRECTION  of  JESUS CHRIST ( The

 

Gospels, the Book of Acts & 1 Cor.  15)

                                                                                  

 14. BOOK OF HEBREWS STUDY (Participation with or

without faith)                                                                                                                                                       

15. GOD, FAMILY, CHURCH, MINISTRY, VOCATION (Matthew 10:37; Ephesians 5:25; Colossians

3:23)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

16. WOMEN’S MEETINGS with ANNA - (Renewing our

minds as believers and

homeschooling)                                                                                                                                                                        

17. BOOK OF PHILIPPIANS STUDY

(What is the Local Church to be like)

 

 

 
        
 
 
 
 
 ANNA'S MINISTRY TO THE WOMEN OF POLAND
 
    
 
 
 

 

 

The Lord has prepared us for over 59 years for Joe and 39 years for Anna.

   

 

   

Our main messages to believers center on the three aspects of salvation (justification, sanctification & glorification) .

 

"...For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ... "2 Corinthians 5: 9-11

 

At the end of April 2018 Anna was serving at the fifth Polish Christian

Women' s conference in Chicago. www.polskakonferencjakobiet.org

 

 

 

 It’s not better methods or gifted teachers;  It is the preaching and

living out of the Gospel that was “once for all delivered to the saints.” (Jude 3)

 

 

   

 

 In the early 1970’s, Joe left for Poland and helped begin Campus Crusade for Christ (CCC) in Poland.

The entire Catholic youth movement in Poland “Oaza” was affected by the Gospel

One of those Oaza leaders affected was Anna.

In 1990, Joe and Anna met in Chicago and soon they became inseparable.

 

A ministry of Christian radio, camps, concerts, festivals and training conferences were held throughout the city of Chicago

They now have three grown children (Mary - 27, Lukas - 25 and Konrad - 23)

In late 2004, Joe and Anna started MissionPoland.

God has protected and provided for us all these years and we trust

Him to continue, as we keep His word, love the Lord, honor His name

and have His purpose.

 

  

 The vision for creating a new Polish ministry began while we were members at Moody Church in Chicago in the 1990's.

We had a Polish Christian Bookstore and with that opened up a radio program, many children's camps.

Joe was the Sunday School Director at the time in the 1990's.

Several Elders of the church encouraged us to form an official 501 c 3 corporation.

Several years later MissionPoland started procedures in 2006 to become a 501 c 3 non profit ministry. Ten of our original board members listed under WELCOME on the side bar are still with MissionPoland and two have gone ahead of us to Glory in Heaven. 

By January of 2007 we were a 501 (c) 3 corporation.

 

Anna was led to organize ministry events for Polish

women in Chicago as well. 

 

  

www.polskakonferencjakobiet.org 

 

Pictured here are some of the great accomplished

pastors and teachers who were placed in my life

over the course of fifty five years. There are dozens

of others, but these men certainly changed the world.

In 2020 we will add pictures of

 

 

Bill Vesely and John Kopecky of the Lawndale Emmanuel

Baptist Church, Randall James of the First Baptist

Church of Orlando,  Marty DeBoer, Steve Kovic,

Howard Ball,  Dick Sanner

Conrad Koch of Campus Crusade for Christ and

Krzysztof Bednarzyk of the Krakow Baptist Church. 

       

 

               

Our ministry in Poland is built on almost thirty years of Anna and me

building trust relationships with believers in Poland. It was also built

on earlier ministry that is still bearing fruit from the 1970’s with

Campus Crusade for Christ, when I was living in Poland.

The Lord has prepared us over many years. For me, even before I

entered Poland for the first time in 1974, the eleven years of intensive

Bible and ministry training came from many great teachers between

October 31, 1962 and September of 1974, which continued into the

1990’s at the Moody Church in Chicago and ministry to Poles that

included even more preparation with associations like Harold O.J.

Brown who attached himself to our early Polish ministry and traveled

with Joe in Poland before he was called home. Dr. Brown was our first

MissionPoland boardmember. Pastor Jim Henry also joined our board

in the beginning and is still with us. I can list fifty more teachers and

mentors as we were given the best for the work we are called to do.

The Lord has blessed us with great board members since 2006 when

we started to form the MissionPoland board. 

 

 

 Ministry in Poland over the past 28 years has been mainly to

about 100 local churches in Poland and continues in 2021. 

Copyright 2009 by MissionPoland