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Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat are Encompass' office hours?
Our office hours are 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

What is Encompass' purpose/focus?
See About Us to learn more about Encompass World Partners.

Why is there no missionary information on the website?
To keep our missionaries and their ministries safe, we do not publicize their names or location on our website.

Where can I get missionary contact information, photos and biographies?
Each year, all Grace Brethren Churches receive a CD of all the missionaries’ current photos, biographies and ministry plans. In addition, missionary contact information is in our Prayer Guide which is updated annually. If you would like to request a prayer  guide, or if you need additional information, call Encompass at 574-268-1888 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

How can I get my church more involved and excited about missions?
Visit the Send section of our website to learn more about getting your church involved with missions.

Pray

How can I get current prayer requests?
PrayNow is a daily email service sent out with current prayer requests. Sign up to receive PrayNow by clicking here. Current prayer requests are also posted on the news section of our website.

Give

Where can I send gifts?
Gifts can be sent to our check processing company at:
Encompass World Partners
PO Box 80065
City of Industry, CA 91716-8065.

My receipt had an error on it. Whom shall I contact?
Contact Gloria Starrett at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 574-268-1888 x18.

I want to start supporting a missionary. What should I do?
To learn about various ways to give, visit our Ways to Give page. If you plan to regularly support a missionary and his or her ministry, you can contact Gloria Starrett to let her know about your intention. You can contact her at 574-268-1888 x18 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

I’m setting up my will and want to include Encompass. Who should I contact?
Contact Dave Lewis at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 574-268-1888 x29.

How can I learn which missionaries need more support?
Contact Casey Richey at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 574-268-1888 x15.

For more Giving FAQs, click here.

Go

I want to go on a short-term trip. Who should I contact?
Most of our short-term trips are organized through local churches, but we do have a few that are organized by Encompass. To get information on upcoming trips, contact Samantha Muntz at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 574-268-1888 x49.

For more questions about GO Teams, click here.

I want to be a missionary. What should I do?
Check out the GO section on our website to learn how to get started, available opportunities, ways to serve, and much more.

For more questions about being a missionary, click here.

Resources

How do I sign up for publications?
Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter, World Partners Update (formerly Kairos), by filling out this form or request World Partners Update or any other publication by contacting Larry Hubartt at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 574-268-1888 x30.

How can I cancel my World Partners Update (formerely Kairos) subscription?
Contact Larry Hubartt at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 574-268-1888 x30.

How can I change my mailing address?
Contact Larry Hubartt at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 574-268-1888 x30.

What resources do you have for churches?
Visit our resources page for details about available resources.

What resources do you have for children?
The best resources for children are KidsMission PowerPaks, a mission curriculum for elementary age children that includes videos, worksheets, games, and much more. They can be used at home or in a church setting. Visit our resources to learn more.