Mike and Vickie Reynen

Reynen Family


The Reynens recently relocated from Kenya to Togo, West Africa. This move is to enable them to be involved with the start-up and operation of a missionary training institute for African Free Methodists. Mike and Vickie both continue with their supervisory responsibilities. As Africa Area Director, Mike’s work is currently focusing on developing a stronger collaboration among the Africa missionary team, with renewed attention to disciple-making. He also continues to work with national leaders for vitality in their FM work. Vickie is now one of two Regional Coordinators for ICCM in Africa. She works with four Country Coordinators for effective ministry to children in each country. Their children reside in the states: daughters Kelly and Kenzie, and Kenzie’s husband, Jamie, live and work in Indiana; Kyle and his wife, Maddie, live in Michigan.

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Pray for:

• continued progress with French study, which is necessary for their ministry in Togo
• the Wesley Missionary Institute – construction of the first two buildings, legal clearance to move forward and God’s continued blessing to meet the goal of opening in 2018
• church leaders in nine West African countries to have the vision God wants them to have for preparing and sending missionaries; nine of the eleven countries under FMC-USA supervision are in West Africa
• protection for the Reynens as they travel throughout Africa
• the Lord’s provision for their stateside family


Mike: January 5
Vickie: November 29


August 17

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  • Strangers no more..but fellow citizens

      “So then you are no longer strangers and sojourners but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God.”   Ephesians 2:19   Not long after Mike and I moved to Kenya, we learned there was a community of FMC Congolese refuges living here in the greater Nairobi area. […]

  • Highlights of Ethiopia trip

    Hello Friends! Happy Easter! Not sure about you–but the first three months of this year have been incredibly busy–but extremely fun! Some of this would be considered “Old” news…but since you’re hearing it for the first time (maybe?!)..it’ll be new to you! Ashley Woods, daughter of the famous FMC couple, Dale and Dawn Woods–and sister […]

  • This time last week….

    ….I was in Mombasa, attending the FMCK Women’s seminar (Highland Conference).  I enjoyed teaching, and learning as others taught. We had a great time together–and those women certainly knew how to dance! The conference ended with the Sunday Worship service…and afterwards, since we were on the coast…there were several of us who headed to the […]

  • Music to my ears…

    I couldn’t help but smile as I approached the big blue container at church a few weeks ago. As I got closer, I could hear the humming of machines..sewing machines that is! And it was music to my ears—praise music! Earlier this year, we received a very generous gift to help fund setting up a […]

  • Rebuilding the Walls

    A few weeks ago, I  (Vickie) had the opportunity to travel w/a team from Moundford FMC in Decatur, Il., to the town of Meru.  Our ministry there included rebuilding the parsonage of the church which had been totally destroyed by fire. Though I’m not a “construction” person, per se, I did in fact, help with […]

  • Pedaling with our hands…

    On Friday, four of us (Daniel Shanzuh, Benard Kimanzi, Jill Parsons and myself)  made a “quick” (NOT!) trip to Gilgil area (about 1 1/2 hours from Nairobi) to visit a school where they are using the Better Water Maker as a way of providing clean water for their students. We (ICCM) are considering purchasing some […]