Who We Are
ICE seeks to form, promote, assist, and strengthen Christian organizations by:
Providing gifts of finances and property
Recruiting and assigning volunteer workers
Distributing items such as food, clothing, medical supplies, Bibles and other Christian materials and literature.
Practical, Educational, Social, Medical
Elpis, founded in 1999, provides summer camps and educational programs for children, assists with social and financial needs of the poor, provides nourishing meals to children, furnishes schools, delivers relief supplies to victims of seasonal flooding, helps establish churches in rural villages, and assists in leadership development for church laity and pastors.
T.E.A. House Ministry
Teach, Embrace, Assist
The T.E.A. House Ministry, founded in 2011, helps refugee families in their goals to achieve self-sufficiency by helping them learn English and practical life skills, as well as sharing with them the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We currently provide a free internet cafe, ESL practice and assistance, computer and life-skill training, friendship, and of course, tea!
ICE Board of Directors
Founder & Director Emeritus
Our Founder & Director Emeritus, Ken started his missionary career with The Fred Jordan Mission and Young Life. After marrying Doris, they moved to Zaire in 1974 with their children to be house parents a school for missionary kids. He attended Perkins Theological Seminary and earned a Doctor of Ministry, then served 14 United Methodist churches as a pastor before retiring in 1999.
Since 1995, Ken has loved and shared the Gospel with the people of Romania. He created ICE and spent many years traveling around Romania and partnering with the Elpis Foundation to bring Christ to the region.