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Partnership Opportunities

Like-minded individualsorganizations, and churches that collaborate with Joni and Friends to minister to people affected by disability in the U.S. and around the world.  

Ministry Associates

Capturing the passion, giftedness, and calling of God upon those who desire to minister to families affected by disability, this program provides the avenue for Friends to become self-supporting “missionaries” or “Christian workers” to the disability community.

For more information, please contact Jen Lopez at (818) 575-1722 or

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Joni and Friends partnership with Ministry Associates provides opportunities for self-supporting individuals to become part-time or full-time missionaries to people affected by disability around the world. Learn more about our Ministry Associate Program. 

Following is a list of Joni and Friends Ministry Associates:

Dan and Melynda Adragna 
Bayside Church 
8191 Sierra College Blvd., Suite 440 
Roseville, CA 95661 
Home Phone: 916-746-8697 

Don Bania, Jr. 
19110 253 Avenue NW 
Big Lake, MN 55309 
Home Phone: 763-263-1097 
Cell Phone: 763-478-6099 

Tait Berge 
510 N. Royer St. 
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 
Home Phone: 719-520-1645  

Elizabeth Colcol 
Cal State University, Fullerton 
800 N. State College 
Fullerton, CA 92831 
Phone: 657-278-7582 

Richard (Rick) Eastin 
1300 E. Shaw Ave., Ste. 136 
Fresno, CA 93710 
Office: 559-244-0105 
Cell: 559-439-4311 

Rev. Alfonso "Al" Feria 
14 Caton Terrace 
Caldwell, NJ 07006-4809 
Home: 973-226-0393 
Cell: 862-485-5393 

Kara Ferris 
10621 Ford Lane 
Palo Alto, CA 96073 
Cell: 530-258-1573 

Dick and Judy Ford 
443 Rockwood Dr. 
Martinsburg, PA 16662 
Phone: 814-793-7952 

Mark and Cheryl Haggard 
Under the Hood Ministries 
10665 W. Gloxinia St. 
Star, ID 83669 
Phone: 208-286-9089 

Rick Hohn 
Spirit Wheels Ministry 
2300 East Valley Parkway, #132 
Escondido, CA 92027 

Janine Hults 
PO Box 3121 
Clovis, CA 93613 
Home Phone: 559-349-5929 

Debbie Kay 
6824 SVL Box 
Victorville, CA 92395 
Phone: 951-522-8320  

Beverlee Keck 
206 W. Ash St. 
Brea, CA 92821 
Cell: 562-556-1084 

J.D. Kim 
J.D. Kim Ministries 
18241 E. Flora Pl. #A 
Aurora, CO 80013 

Joy Mall 
4235 Kedvale, #1A 
Chicago, IL 60641 
Home Phone: 773-794-9293 

Hillary Marides 
8614 Woodley Ave., #105 
North Hills, CA 91343 
Phone: 818-893-3133  

Bonnie Nakasuji 
3408 Federal Ave. 
Los Angeles, CA 90066 
Office: 310-337-7115 x124 
Home Phone: 310-397-3117 

Mary Jane Ponten 
1406 Rainier Dr. 
Colorado Springs, CO 80910 
Phone: 719-633-4083 

Diane Prairie 
174 Moody St., Apt. 253 
Waltham, MA 02453 
Home Phone: 781-891-5907 

Judy Siegle 
620 Main Ave., Ste. 405 
Fargo, ND 58103 
Phone: 701-388-6315 

Iris Smith 
In His Steps Ministries 
PO Box 358 
Enfield, NH 03748 

Dawn Traficanti 
150 S. Monaco Pkwy., G710 
Denver, CO 80224 
Phone: 303-888-5292 

Dr. Robert Trautloff 
46 Jonathan Dr. 
New Ulm, MN 56073 
Phone: 507-354-4291  

Jane Wampach 
Ability Bible Series 
6901 Magda Dr. 
Maple Grove, MN 55369 
Phone: 763-533-6040 

Ministry Affiliates

No one organization or person can fulfill Luke 14:12-24 Mandate, but in alliance with the Body of Christ we can! The Ministry Affiliate program equips, resources and empowers non-profit ministries to carry the banner of disability ministry.  

For more information, please contact Jen Lopez at 818-575-1722 or

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Joni and Friends Ministry Affiliate Program affords like-minded organizations the opportunity to enter into ministry collaboration with Joni and Friends to minister to people affected by disability in the U.S. and around the world. Learn more about our U.S. Ministry Affiliation Program. 

Following is a list of Joni and Friends Ministry Affiliates:

Alternative Designs for Special Education (ADSE) 
Julie M. Lane 
1201 24th Street #261 
Bakersfield, CA 93301 
Phone: 661-374-4530 

Bondi Ministries 
Renee Bondi 
PO Box 759 
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92693 
Phone: 800-795-5757 

Elder Source 
Stan Means 
PO Box 4848 
Greenville, SC 29608 
Phone: 864-292-6592 
Toll-Free: 866-827-2710 

God Cares Ministry 
Chaplain Bill Goodrich 
515 Moore Road, Suite 3 
Avon Lake, OH 44012 
Phone: 440-930-2173 

His Love Ministries 
Marty McKenzie 
PO Box 30513 
Savannah, GA 31410 
Office: 912-398-0573 

Hurdling Handicaps Speaking Ministry 
Larry Patton 
PO Box 725023 
Berkley, MI 48072 
Office: 248-544-7731 

International Christian Centers for the Deaf 
Tom Turner 
PO Box 540 
Cloverdale, VA 24077 
Phone: 540-966-3345 

International Therapy Outreach Teams 
Dawn Weidemoye 
231 Adrian Court 
Lansdale, PA 19446 
Phone: 267-218-1712 

Life Compass Ministries 
Kim Fletcher 
5719 Crown Terrace 
Hickory, NC 28601 
Home Office: 828-327-6702 

Life Without Limbs 
Nick Vujicic 
PO Box 2430 
Agoura Hills, CA 91376 
Phone: 818-706-3300 

Mission to Unreached Peoples 
S. Kent Parks, Ph.D. 
PO Box 860548 
Plano, TX 75086 
Phone: 972-424-8551 

Tom and Sherry Bushnell 
PO Box 310 
Moyie Springs, ID 83845 
Phone: 208-267-6246  

Need Project 
Robert West 
PO Box 88406 
Colorado Springs, CO 80908 
Phone: 866-611-7141 

New Commandment Mission COGIC 
Disability Ministry 
Eddie L. Miller, Director 
808 Stone Street 
Jacksonville, AR 72076 
Phone: 501-241-0025 

Ramp Up 
David Crown 
6464 Sunset Blvd, Suite 710 
Los Angeles, CA 90028 
Phone: 313-255-9400 ext. 224 

Rest Ministries, Inc. 
Lisa Copen 
PO Box 502928 
San Diego, CA 92150 
Toll-Free: 888-751-7378 

Paul Miller 
267 Morwood Rd 
Telford, PA 18969 
Phone: 215-721-3113 

Standing With Hope 
Peter Rosenberger 
PO Box 159115 
Nashville, TN 37215 
Phone: 615-481-9964  

The Rick Copus Band 
Rick Copus 
10202 Crandon Park, Dr. 
Bakersfield, CA 93312 
Cell: 661-342-6999 

Thru the Roof Ministries 
Harold Lawrence 
8415 Starwan Rd S 
Jacksonville, FL 32211 
Phone: 904-881-4975  

Voyages International 
27 West Anapamu, Suite 206 
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 

Strategic Alliances

Joni and Friends equips, resources, and trains churches and ministries around the world to help them discover and accomplish God’s purposes for their ministry in accordance with the Luke 14 Mandate. Joni and Friends has strategic alliances with such organizations as Global Media Outreach, the Evangelical Free Church of America, Moms in Touch, Woodman Valley Chapel of Colorado Springs, First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena, CA, and Calvary Community Church of Thousand Oaks, CA. 

For more information please contact Eric Jones, Vice President of Field Services at