• Reaching the Unreached

    Following Jesus lead in reaching people

  • “Turn-Key” Solutions for Missions

    Helping the Church reach people

  • Making Disciples of All Nations

    Helping others in completing the Great Commission

Connecting people to finish the task

JOY Ministries was founded in to serve the Body of Christ in finishing the task Jesus started. Over 25 years of experience connecting churches with unreached people groups to make disciples of Jesus.

Opportunities
Basque Church Plant


An International Gathering

In 2018, JOY Ministries participated in an international church service in Donostia. It was led by a number of pastors who have hosted Basque students for many years and have traveled to Basque Country to experience their culture and get to know their families. The international church service was precipitated by the comments pastors kept hearing from their students and parents, “If we could have a church service (in Basque Country) like you have them in the United States, we would come.”

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El Camino del Norte Adventure

Join us in 2021 for a 10 day adventure in Basque Country.

The trip will have you walk the Camino for three days and spend three days touring and experiencing the Basque Culture.

Today, the Camino del Norte is the third most popular way to Santiago, according to information gathered by the pilgrim’s office in Santiago. It is a great alternative for first-time pilgrims who strive to get away from the crowd while still benefiting from the well-developed service infrastructure along the way.”

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Dahlia Sale Benefit

JOY Ministries in selling dahlia tubers to raise money for the non profit. The money will go towards the Olabe Project (see Facebook page) and other initiatives in Basque Country.

Friends of Rick Walker, Joseba and Joanna Attard, are restoring a 400 year old Basque Farm to help people “disconnect to reconnect.” The farmhouse will be their home and a hostel open to anyone who is looking for answers to purpose, faith and Jesus.
Tubers – $5 each, Grab Bag of 6 for$20 (Click here to view and select the tubers).
Tubers donated by Syd and Wendy Brown
 

We can bring the tubers to you. to select – order online here
PICK UP AT HALE”S BARRELHOUSE PARKING LOT  APRIL 24th – Noon to 2pm or let us know how we can get them to you! info@joyministries.net

Hale’s Barrelhouse
1509 N Wycoff Ave
Bremerton, WA 98312
Olabe – live and serve abroad

Until recently, Olabe was a 400 year old abandoned farm on the wild Basque coast. New owners Joseba and Joanna Attard have a clear vision to breathe new life into these ancient stones, converting Olabe and the surrounding land into a vibrant cultural hub – a place to be used for conferences, retreats, camps, courses, rural skills workshops, glamping, creative events and community activities.

Olabe is looking for financial investors to finish the project and support the mission in creating a place where people can “disconnect to reconnect” through using the farm to reconnect with nature and the Creator.

For more information: Contact us here 

Follow on Facebook and Instagram as olabeproject

Please consider contributing to the Olabe restoration project – click here.

Cross Culture Surf Project

It is our desire to have short term excursions to Basque Country to serve and surf. Living and serving among the Basque people stirs their curiosity and builds friendships. In return, we would like to host our Basque friends in the US.
The Cross Culture Surf Project is to build relationships with Basque people and better understand each other’s culture. Discover ways for our Basque friends to experience the hope and love of Jesus.

“Turn Key” Solutions for Missions

We have nearly 30 years of experience plugging churches into cross cultural missions. Our solution gives individuals and families the opportunity to grow in their faith and have a life changing experience engaging with an unreached people.

Who We Are
Our Values

We are in the business of designing and developing a mission organization that has…
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Our Name

Our name, JOY Ministries, was chosen intentionally and contains an acrostic and two words that embody “The Dream” we believe Jesus has for our mission.                        Read more.

Our Dream

JOY Ministries exists to expand the Kingdom of God by “making disciples” among all peoples of the world in obedience to Jesus’ Great Commission in Matthew 28:18-20 and according to the pattern in Acts 1:8.        Read more.