"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the nameof the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all thingsthat I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, [even] to the end of the age." Amen.
Matthew 28:19-20

Fifth Avenue Chapel has a long-standing commitment to missions work in both North America and overseas. The following individuals, all members of our fellowship, have been sent out or “commended” to full time service for the Lord.

Christian Missions in Many Lands, Inc. (CMML)
Wall Township, NEW JERSEY

All of our foreign missionaries are sent out through the auspices of Christian Missions in Many Lands, Inc. Founded in 1921, Christian Missions in Many Lands, Inc. (CMML) is a faith-based, nonprofit, missionary service organization ministering to U.S. assembly missionaries commended to other countries. CMML is located in Wall Township, New Jersey, and includes a missionary guest home, an office for staff and volunteers as well as a clothing center to serve missionary needs. Many individuals from our assembly are employees or volunteers at CMML and are actively engaged in ministering to missionaries. Visit CMML.us to support CMML and our missionaries. 

David & Beth Wilson
Waterford, IRELAND

The Wilsons were commended by Fifth Avenue Chapel in 1997 to the Lord's work in the Republic of Ireland. Originally involved in the work in Kilkenny, they relocated to Waterford where they are involved in Bible teaching, evangelism, and church planting.

Jane & Terry Gilpin
Port Shepstone, SOUTH AFRICA

Dr. Terry Gilpin was commended to the Lord’s work by the assembly in Bangor, Northern Ireland in 1969, and for many years was involved as a physician and administrator of Murchison Mission Hospital. Upon her marriage to Terry, Jane was commended to the work in 1997 by Fifth Avenue Chapel. Together they have been involved in the local assembly, the Emmaus prison ministry, Zulu ministry, hospitality, and assisting with area Bible studies. The Gilpins recently refocused back to New Jersey and are in regular fellowship at Fifth Avenue Chapel.

Joel Clark
Lima, PERU

Joel was commended by Fifth Avenue Chapel in 1986 to the Lord's work in Peru. He is involved in pastoral work and Bible teaching in the capital, Lima, primarily with the assembly in Covida. He also ministers in other Spanish speaking countries.  

Teresa and Manuel Brown-Nino

Commended in August of 2016, Teresa is Fifth Avenue Chapel's newest commended missionary. Teresa serves at El Camino Academy, an English-speaking Christian school in Bogota, Colombia, as a secondary math teacher. She is also involved in discipleship through youth and women's ministries among the assemblies in Bogota. In 2019 she married Manuel, a Colombian believer, and together they serve in their local assembly and in a variety of evangelism initiatives.

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  • 10:30 AM  Fellowship
  • 11:00 AM  Family Bible Hour
  •   6:00 PM  Small Groups
  • Thursday
  •   7:00 PM  Prayer Meeting and Bible Study



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