Sweden: Jim & Lynn Jarman

The vision of Jim & Lynn's ministry is to revive the city of Stockholm for Christ by helping the Swedish church facilitate prayer, evangelism, discipleship and church planting movements. This includes helping New Life Church Stockholm plant 20 churches in Stockholm by 2020 and 10 more in university cities.

National: Nick Hall

Nick and his wife Tiffany, live in the Twin Cities where Nick founded "PULSE", a prayer based evangelistic ministry that includes collaborations for large events on the campuses of colleges and universities.  Nick has preached to over 1 million people in live audiences of the past two years.

Twin Cities: New Life Family Services

New Life Family Services is a nonprofit Christian social service agency licensed by the State of Minnesota. We serve more than 10,000 women, men, and children each year through pregnancy related and adoption services.  Website
Our free services include:

  • Pregnancy testing and counseling

  • Ultrasounds

  • Licensed adoption services

  • STD Testing & Treatment

  • Parenting classes and education

  • Abortion recovery groups

  • Maternity clothes and baby items

  • Single parent and adoption support groups

International: Madan and Deepali Valvi

The Valvi's live in Bloomington, and attend Hillside where Madan is also an Elder.  They serve with CRU (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ.)  Madan works with executive ministries, discipling those in the workplace.  He leads Bible studies and prayer times on the campuses of various corporations in the Twin Cities.  He also leads Madan Valvi Ministries, an growing ministry of prayer, evangelism, broadcasting and leadership training in India has assumed a new and greater priority for Madan in the last sixteen months.  The work is primarily among the Dalit populations (“Untouchables”) along the border between the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra.

Honduras: Greenfield Children's Home

In June of 2004, over 70 adults and teens from Hillside Church (then Bloomington Baptist), helped build a portion of the Home's facility.  A ministry of Sandy Bay Lighthouse Ministries, their mission is to demonstrate and teach the love of Jesus Christ by using God's provisions to meet the spiritual, physical, emotional and educational needs of children residing in it and to impact the community for Christ.  

Newsletter - April, 2015 - pictures


Africa: Karen Setterberg

Karen, a long time member of the Hillside family, serves with SIM International as support staff and mobilizer of outreaches to children of greater Nairobi through the Children in Need Ministry and Dorcas Ministry.

South America: Steve and Debra Rowe

The Rowes minister in Brazil through their sending organization, Converge Worldwide. They engage in outreach and compassion ministries at Boldrini Children's Cancer Hospital where they serve as Chaplains.  They also provide help through the Hospitality House established to aid families of children undergoing cancer treatment.   
Steve continues to train future leaders at the Seminary in Campinas.

India: P.R. and Anju Misra

P.R. is the Director for South Asia, and Missionary-at-Large based in Orissa for Advancing Native Missions, India.

Japan: Jeff and Barb Chapman

The Chapman's are planting the first cell-church in the Japan Baptist Church Association Rengo, in Japan's third largest city - the town of Ikoma, just outside Osaka. It is called Christ Community Church and currently meets in a house.  In response to the desire of the Japanese to learn English, Jeff and Barb teach English classes.  Their sending organization is Converge Worldwide.

Asia: David and Carol Jahnke

The Jahnke's travel extensively from their home in St. Paul, MN.  David serves as International Field Director for Converge Worldwide in Asia, building strong foundations for 140 workers in 26 nations, building bridges with national partners, and opening doors to new areas of work.

Our mailing address is:
Jahnke Doodles
1389 Eustis St.
St. Paul, MN 55108

Bloomington: Jamie Miller

Jamie and his wife Gretchen live in Bloomington where Jamie leads the Normandate Community College, chapter of InterVarsity Metro, Twin Cities.  InterVarsity exists to see college students and faculty transformed by the Gospel.  Jamie is also on the ministry team of Consumed Ministries. (Picture: front - Macie, left to right - Tori, Isabelle, Gretchen, back - Jamie)


April 6 - It was a bit chilly at the Lake Nakomis Beach yesterday morning in Minneapolis but that didn't stop us from celebrating the resurrection of Jesus! He is alive and reigns as King! I hope you had a wonderful weekend celebrating everything Jesus has done for us through his life, death, resurrection, and promised return.
CHURCH RETREAT - My community of believers is heading to the Timber Bay Retreat Center for our annual church retreat this weekend. God always does great things in our midst when we gather together away from the distractions of every-day life. We would appreciate your prayers on our behalf as we pursue Christ and His mission together.
Have a wonderful week!