Mission & Vision
Evangelism – Pan-American Missions is committed to door to door visitation and witnessing; church revivals and evangelistic events.
During a service in one of our first Church plants in the 1960’s.
An evangelistic service at Emmanuel Church.
Children evangelism – Pan-American Missions helps organize VBS (where churches from the U.S. have participated).
VBS conducted by a Church in Houston, Texas.
VBS conducted by Gateway Church in San Diego, CA.
Church planting – Pan-American Missions has directly started 4 churches and helped to start many others in the areas of Tapachula and Puerto Madero, Chiapas, Mexico.
One of the first Church plants in the 1960’s. Charlie Cook seen in the bottom right corner in the striped shirt.
Another Church plant in early or mid 90’s. Mark Jappe is the one wearing blue!
Our biggest church today, Emmanuel Church in Puerto Madero.
Emmanuel Church’s congregation.
Church development – Pan-American Missions assists in the development of church members through workshops, seminars with the support of U.S. churches.
Dr. Ketchum speaking on “giving, educating, disciple and prayer” in a seminar in the state of Oaxaca.
Charlie Cook leading a Men’s Bible study
Over 300 people attending conferences on Missions.
Compassionate Ministries – Pan-American Missions strongly believes in showing God’s love through donations of clothing, school supplies, food, medicine and shelter to those in need.
Providing children with vitamins
Feeding them through our breakfast ministry
We constantly assist them with school supplies
They need shoes!!!
Music Ministry – Pan-American Missions is committed to and encourages worship that is God-centered, Christ-exalting, and Word-focused. Pan-American Missions emphasizes that true worship is based on Romans 12:1. Pan-American Missions has helped/helps churches start their music ministry by helping to obtain instruments; sound equipment, and music training.
Our worship team at Emmanuel Church.
Marin, Victor Gunn (Gateway Mission Trip 2009) and Charlie Cook leading worship at a Sunday service.
Emmanuel Church’s worship team leading worship in the border town of Ciudad Hidalgo (Mexico – Guatemala) about 200 young people attended the youth revival week.
Music ministry workshop with David from Beallwood Baptist (Georgia).
Pan-American Missions’ facilities – The Pan-American Missions’ facilities in Puerto Madero, Chiapas are used for: church retreats, church leader retreats, youth camps, children camps, and prayer retreats.
Back view of Pan-American Missions’ facilities in Puerto Madero .
Front view of Pan-American Missions’ facilities in Puerto Madero.
Pan-American Missions’ facility being used for a Pastor’s retreat.
Pan-American Missions’ facilities being used for a youth camp this 2011, with the help of San Diego and South Dakota mission team.
Our vision is to be an effective and constant tool used by God in the area of Tapachula – Puerto Madero, Chiapas, Mexico, to reach out to the lost souls making them His disciples; looking after their Christian development in order for them to also be faithful, useful and effective co-workers in our geographical area in His work for His honor and glory.
•Biblical – Following a common statement of faith and Jesus’ command to go into the world and preach the Gospel.
•Inclusive – Ministering alongside all sectors of evangelical Christianity.
•Holistic – Focusing on service to every aspect of a person’s life.
•Empowering – Equipping the church and training leaders.
•Partnership oriented – Promoting U.S. Evangelical churches to be involved in Missions in the areas of Tapachula and Puerto Madero, Chiapas, Mexico together with Pan-American Missions.
•Committed to excellence – Applying administrative integrity and quality missiological principles.
•Strategic – Working where the need is greatest, favoring ministries that multiply the action of evangelism, training and networking.