Previous Missions

Work Team History

Since 1990 ACMissioNZ has sent Short-Term Work/Ministry Teams to fields within the Asia-Pacific region: India, Philippines and more recently Thailand.
To date we have sent 84 people from 3 nations on 12 separate, approximately 3-week-long Teams. The oldest member to date was 85 years old and the youngest to date 12 years old.

#13 – 2016/2017 Thailand

PROJECT BARNABAS Team
Christian Mission Ban Naratchakwai, Nakhon Phanom
Team Members: Bonnie Schache; Dennis Wilkinson; Ernie Schache; Garry Schache (Team Leader); Jesse Fuemana; Mitchell Schache; Patrick Forbes (USA); Rebekah Alexander.

 

#12 – 2011/2012   Thailand


GEN.12:1 Team
Christian Mission Ban Naratchakwai, Nakhon Phanom
Team Members:
Alex Bird (USA); Ernie Schache (Team Leader); Garry Schache; Jason Boyette (USA); John and Jody Fenlason (USA); Jonny Burge; Mitchell Schache; Patrick Forbes (USA); Ron and Jan Thomas (USA); Tarnya Burge Wessels.

#11 – 2008/2009 – Philippines


“The Western Wall”
Oro Bible College, Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao.
Project by Proxy:
Because of generous donors from New Zealand and United States of America the project was completed using paid, local tradesmen late in 2009.

#10 – 2006/2007 – Thailand “Project Nehemiah”


Christian Mission of Ban Naratchakwai, Nakhon Phanom.
Team Members:
Alex Dane (Philippines), Amy Moorcroft, Camille Lameroux (USA), Don Twist, Ernie Schache, Garry Schäche (Team Leader), Glenda Twist, Lewis Marson, Pam Mjeldie (USA), Tori Reynolds (USA)

#9 – 2004/2005 – India “The Great Wall of Guindy”


American Advent Mission in India, Guindy, Chennai.
Team Members:
Adrine Swamy (USA), Don Twist, Garry Schäche (Team Leader), Glenda Twist, Jojo Sabalerro (Philippines), Pat Forbes (USA), Raj Swamy (USA), Reniel Comajig (Philippines), Richard Jebb, Tori Reynolds (USA). Paul Schlotjes went to Chennai 3 months in advance and began the project solo.

#8 – 2002/2003 – Philippines


Oro Bible College, Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao.
Team Members:
Alan Bolton, Dan Hatch (USA), Eamon Sullivan, Grant Aldridge (Team Leader), Josh Spoelstra (USA), Pat Forbes (USA), Paul Look (Project Leader), Russell Carle (USA) (Chaplain), Scott Tremaine, Sharlene Bolton.

#7 – 1999/2000 – Philippines


Oro Bible College, Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao.
Team Members:
Alan Bolton, Alan Raney (Project Leader), Bob Leslie, Carl Josephson, David Sadgrove, Grant Aldridge (Team Leader), Grant Cameron (Chaplain), Joe Ayers, Kerryn Josephson, Lyn Cameron, Rachel Henderson, Richard Jebb, Scott Tremaine, Vivienne Raney.

#6 – 1998/1999 – India


College of Evangelism, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu.
Team Members:
Beryl Ching, Bronwyn Taylor, Ernie Schache (Team Leader), Grant Aldridge, Grant David Taylor, Patricia Carr, Paul Schlotjes, Ross Duxfield (Project Leader), Russell Carle (Chaplain).

#5 – 1995/1996 – Philippines


Oro Bible College, Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao.
Team Members:
Bronwyn Aldridge, Dennis Tipper, Glen Carter, Jarrod Angove, Julie Aldridge, Leno Hellisoe, Luke Williams, Paul Look (Team Leader), Rowena Luxton, Russell Carle, Warwick Aldridge

#4 – 1994/1995 – India


College of Evangelism, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu
Team Members:
Bronwyn Aldridge, Doug Kern, Ernie Schache, Grant Aldridge, Grant Cameron, Greg Laing, Lynette Long, Murray Long, Nichole Laing, Patricia Carr, Rob Carr (Team Leader), Vivienne Gilling.

#3 – 1993/1994 – Philippines


Oro Bible College, Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao.
Team Members:
Bronwyn Aldridge, Dean Fenner, Doug Kern, Ernie Schache, Glenn Carter, Grant Aldridge, Irene Downes, Janice Aldridge, Janine Schache, John Nicholls, Paul look (Team Leader), Sharon Josephson, Warwick Aldridge, Wayne Schache.

#2 – 1991/1992 – Philippines


Oro Bible College, Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao.
Team Members:
Andrew Cameron, Doug Kern, Grant Aldridge (Team Leader), Grant Cameron, Paul Look, Sharon Josephson, Val Berthelson, Warwick Aldridge. Ernie Schache (serving 6 months as OBC Administrator at the time), Helen Schache (organised the Work Team and went to join Ernie mid-term)

#1 – 1990 – Philippines


Oro Bible College, Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao.
Team Members:
Don Twist, Doug Kern, Ernie Schache (Team Leader), Gavin McIntosh, Glen Warner, Grant Aldridge, John Nicholls, Mark Page, Rita Kern, Vivienne Gilling, Warwick Aldridge.