Family Home Ministry Contact Us
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Page last updated on: Tuesday, February 14, 2006

First and last name:
Donald Jay Ossewaarde
Wife: Ruth Ann (VanKley) Ossewaarde
Children: David Allen, Cindy Lynn, Alan David, April Marie
Birthdays and anniversary

Field or mailing address:
The address should be written in the Russian alphabet.
Click here for a graphic file that could be printed for address label.

How long does it take to receive letters, or packages:
Letters: 2-4 weeks 
Packages: 4-8 weeks

Is there any information or special instructions for mailing packages?
Most packages will be opened by customs inspectors before we get them.
It is possible that valuables could be stolen, but that has not happened to us yet.
It is a good idea to include a list of the contents so we can tell if anything is missing.

DO NOT send cash or checks to our field address.
Those should be sent to our mission board instead.

Field city, province, country, postal code
city: Oryol
province: Orlovskaya oblast
country: Russia
postal code: 302040
Field phone number (including country access code), fax number:
Our apartment: 76-01-71
area code: 4862
country code: 7
To dial from the U.S.: 011-7-4862-76-01-71
USA Fax: (forwards to me wherever I am) - (708) 575-5444
Sending mission board:
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)
P.O. Box 9215
Chattanooga, TN 37412
Phone: (423) 344-5050
Fax: (423) 344-4774
Website: www.bimi.org
Sending church name & address:
Faith Baptist Church
1280 Armour Rd.
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Phone: (815) 933-9400
Website: www.fbcbourbonnais.com
Furlough Address:
Faith Baptist Church
1280 Armour Rd.
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Furlough Phone Number:
(815) 773-4673
E-mail address:
russia@donossewaarde.com
Biographical Sketches:
Don's
Ruth's
Home Church:
Faith Baptist Church
1280 Armour Rd.
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Are you on deputation for the first time or between terms:
We are currently on the field of Oryol, Russia
Total monthly amount needed to go on the field:
We finished deputation in July, 1999
Amount committed to date:
100%
Amount still needed:
0%
Project departure date to field:
We left for the field July, 1999

Main objective once you reach the field:
Language study, then church planting

Practical plans to meet that objective:
University language course, Soulwinning, Baptizing, Training converts
Number of years on the field:
Since July, 1999