Welcome to CEF of Ponderosa Chapter

Posted On May 30th, 2008 in General CEF News by admin

Serving Central Oregon in Deschutes, Jefferson, Crook Counties and the Crescent/Gilchrist area (located in Northern Klamath County).

Child Evangelism Fellowship is committed to helping local churches and individuals reach out to the lost with the wonderful news of Salvation through Jesus Christ.  We do this through a variety of  outreach ministries which include Good News Clubs®,  5-Day Clubs®,  Camp Good News®,  Party ClubsFair Ministry and many more.

Click on any of the ministries above to learn more about them.

Click on the Wordless Book to learn more about how the Good News of Salvation through Jesus Christ is shared using this simple tool.

Please browse through our web site for more information about us and about opportunities to partner with us in evangelizing the lost in the ripe mission field of Central Oregon.

2017 Christian Youth in Action

Posted On February 6th, 2017 in General CEF News by Jim ♥ Lorella Monroe

CYIA Photo 2016Christian Teens – Central Oregon is a needy mission field!  Is God calling you to help fill the need?  Now is the time to start planning for Christian Youth in Action!  A summer missions opportunity right where you live! You can join this group of teens who are faithfully responding to the call.

Central Oregon pre-training weekend is April 7th – 9th.  Which prepares you to attend the June 17th through 23rd State CYIA Training week.   For more information on CYIA log onto www.ceforegon.org/cyia/

You may download the brochure here


Christian Youth in Action! (CYIA)

Posted On February 4th, 2016 in General CEF News by Jim ♥ Lorella Monroe

An amazing opportunity for Christian teens to impact their world, their community with the Good News of Jesus Christ.  Go to the CYIA page to get information on 2016 Christian Youth in Action.

Leslie Isitt is Back!

Posted On May 4th, 2015 in General CEF News by Jim ♥ Lorella Monroe

Leslie Isitt graduated from Children’s Ministry Institute in June!!!  She has returned to Central Oregon and applied for Ponderosa Chapter’s Summer Intern Position.  We are so very thankful for young people who recognize the importance of reaching children with the Good News of Jesus Christ and look forward to serving with Leslie and the Christian Youth in Action teens this summer!  If you would like more information about joining Leslie’s prayer and financial support team contact the Ponderosa CEF office.

Table Sponsors for Celebration Dinner!

Posted On May 4th, 2015 in General CEF News by Jim ♥ Lorella Monroe

We appreciate the following businesses and/or individuals who have sponsored one or more tables at Ponderosa Chapter’s “Volunteer Celebration Dinner” on May 15th:

New Life Radio 97.5 and 104.9 fm; Earls Shell/Highlander Motel, LaPine; Dana St. John; Katherine Fischer DBA Katz Massage, Madras; McPheeters, Butch and Sharon and Willems Chiropractic offices in Madras and Bend.

Rev. David Ra, Director of Asia-Pacific Region of CEF, will be our guest speaker.   We look forward to an evening of celebrating what the Lord is doing through His faithful servants in Central Oregon and the Asia Pacific Region.

Teen Missionary Training

Posted On January 28th, 2015 in General CEF News by Jim ♥ Lorella Monroe

2015 Christian Youth in Action (CYIA) – summer missionary training for teens who love the Lord and understand the importance of reaching children in their neighborhoods with the Good News of Jesus Christ.  Pre-training is required for any teen who desires to attend the full week of Oregon State CYIA Training in June.  Ponderosa Chapter pre-training will be April 10th through 12th at Camp Morrow.  Click here to down load a pre-training brochure.  Applications must be received prior to March 31st.

2014 CEF International Conference

Posted On May 19th, 2014 in General CEF News by Jim ♥ Lorella Monroe

Opening with flags

Over 1400 CEF workers, from 81 of the 188 countries that CEF has an active work in, were present for this conference. What a blessing to hear how the Lord is working in the hearts of children throughout the world!

Betty had the privilege to meet Jan Johnson, Ponderosa Chapter Good News Club missionary for the past school year.  Jan is amazing woman!  She lives out of a suitcase 11 months out of the year as she travels throughout the Asia Pacific area training workers to reach children for Christ.  “It is all for the children” Jan humbly stated.

Jan Johnson  me

2014 Volunteer Appreciation Celebration

Posted On May 19th, 2014 in General CEF News by Jim ♥ Lorella Monroe

“It felt like the Lord was in the room” was stated from a volunteers husband who attended.  He was in the room!   The Lord’s Spirit is evident in the lives of those who faithfully serve – reaching Central Oregon children with the Good News of Jesus Christ.

TeensSix of eight Ponderosa Chapter Christian Youth in Action teens were present to serve and help clean up.  They also shared why they want to attend CYIA training.  What a blessing to hear their heart to reach the lost.


Brian D.

Brian Davelaar presented Ponderosa Chapter Committee with a copy of the picture on the screen.  Brian and Linda were Ponderosa Chapter missionaries supported in prayer and with Good News Club offerings as they served the Lord in Namibia, South Africa.  Brian shared that over 7000 children were counseled to receive Christ during he and Linda’s 12 years of serving in Namibia.

Tony Villanueva, CEF of Oregon Assistant State Director, entertained with music.  Tony also shared his heart for reaching children throughout Oregon with the hope we have in Christ.

Tony V.

Leslie Isitt-continues service as 2014 Summer Intern

Posted On April 24th, 2014 in General CEF News by Jim ♥ Lorella Monroe


Leslie has faithfully served as Ponderosa Chapter Field Missionary since September 2013.  She will continue being on staff as Summer Missionary Intern from June through August.  It is a joy to serve with young adults who love the Lord, understand the importance of reaching children with the Truth of Jesus Christ and are willing to give of their time to as missionaries right here in Central Oregon!

Leslie needs your prayer and financial support.  Please consider helping this young lady as she so unselfishly gives to the Lord’s service.

2014 Christian Youth in Action!!!!

Posted On April 24th, 2014 in General CEF News by Jim ♥ Lorella Monroe

47 teens from several CEF of Oregon Chapters joined us at  Christian Youth in Action (CYIA) pre-training in April!  For teens interested in attending the  CYIA State Training week in June there is still opportunity to attend pre-training in the Salem or Roseburg areas in May.  Call our office for information.  Brochures and applications are available for State CYIA Training week  on the CYIA page!  Check it out!                                                                                                   Pre-training group

Good News Club® Fall Kick-Off

Posted On April 23rd, 2014 in General CEF News by Jim ♥ Lorella Monroe

Saturday, September 6, 2014  9:00 am-3:30 pm

Anyone planning to teach or help in a Good News Club this fall needs to attend this Fall Kick-Off .   It is free to attend, and here’s what you’ll find:

  • Preview of the 2014-2015 GNC curriculum and materials
  • Preview of GNC songs
  • Fresh ideas to make GNC‘s fun and exciting!
  • Valuable Training for GNC teachers and helpers
  • Prayer – a vital part of this outreach ministry

Potluck lunch. Drinks and desert will be provided.  Hope you can join us as we prepare to reach children with God’s love and the Good News of a Savior!

Call or e-mail to RSVP please.