SCWC supports missionaries in our community and around the world. Our Missions department works diligently to raise funds to support the work of the outreach centers and missionaries shown on this page.

mark & tracie  |  Missionaries in Central Asia

Mark and Tracie have both served overseas individually. Mark taught middle school & high school in Ukraine and Kazakhstan and Tracie was involved in church planting with the Karis people for 11 years.  

In June of 2016 the Lord brought their stories together when they were married.  Now Mark has joined Tracing in returning to Central Asia and is contributing to the establishment of a church planting movement.  Mark continues to serve other missionary families by teaching their children at an international school, and Tracie teaches English to local people through World Hope International.  



Alpha Family Center

Alpha Family Center of Cedar Springs was opened as a satellite center of Alpha Women's Center of Grand Rapids in 1992 and moved to their current location at 6 N. First Street in 2006.  Alpha Family Center became independent from Alpha Women's Center in 2007 and organized under the name of Alpha Family Center of Cedar Springs.

Alpha offers:  Free Pregnancy Testing, a Sexual Integrity Program, Client Advocates, an Earn While you Learn-Material Assistance Program, Facilitator support studies including Path to Sexual Healing Support, Miscarriage Support & Post-Abortive Support.



Engedi youth center

En Gedi is a Christ-centered organization dedicated to strengthening the community of Cedar Springs and the surrounding areas through the building up of middle school and high school students and their families.  EnGedi wants to see every student in the Cedar Springs area positively impacted through their efforts.  Their vision is to work together with organizations already in place to help students make positive life choices.