Religion, Spiritual Development

Congregation Yahshua Messiah Gathering UCCMA

  • Smethport, PA
  • http://www.ThinkYah.org

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to spread the good news of Yahshua Messiah and salvation in His name through good works, community service, weekly prayer and spiritual services, and missions world wide through good works in Yahweh's name.

Main Programs

  1. Worship & Prayer Services Facilities
  2. Faith Radio Ministry
  3. Walter T Merrick House
  4. Yah's Way TV
  5. Missions and Community Service
Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Our primary area is Bradford PA USA in the McKean County Smethport area. Walter T Merrick house is located in Bradford PA.  TV & Radio Ministry can be heard and viewed in the Buffalo NY and Cleveland OH area on TCT TV network and is also on the internet at http://www.YahsWayTV.org  Our Online missions outreach and social networks for the Messianic Jewish Faith can be found at http://www.YahsSpace.org
 
We support missions in Central America, Africa, Philippines , and in Asia.

ruling year

1993

Principal Officer since 1993

Self-reported

Dr. Daniel Merrick Pastor

Co Principal Officer since 2010

Self-reported

Paul Fish

Keywords

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Yah, Yahweh, Yahshua, Jesus, God, Christ, TV, Radio, Ministry, Messianic, Messiah, Jewish, community, service, homeless, Daniel, Prophesy, Merrick, Media, Salvation, Saved, reborn, help, Israel, Jew, Christian,

EIN

27-3465670

 Number

4020967005

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Religious Media, Communications Organizations (X80)

Jewish (X30)

Temporary Shelter For the Homeless (L41)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a church.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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Our goals and impact is to reach the world for messiah. We do this through Walter T Merrick house and working with other nonprofit organizations in the local community and through TV and Radio ministry and missions world wide.

Programs

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Program 1

Worship & Prayer Services Facilities

Weekly Services and community outreach

Category

Religion

Population(s) Served

Adults

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$4,800.00

Program 2

Faith Radio Ministry

Weekly Radio Broadcasts

Category

Religion

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Budget

$5,200.00

Program 3

Walter T Merrick House

Homeless Center Halfway house facility

Category

Housing

Population(s) Served

Homeless

Budget

$72,800.00

Program 4

Yah's Way TV

Yah's Way TV is a ministry and missions outreach program which airs weekly on TCT TV network. It serves as a community awareness and education show for the Messianic Jewish faith (Followers of Yeshua Yahshua Messiah). The program consists of ministry in music, teaching, and public awareness of the ministries of Congregation Yahshua Messiah Gathering and features guests from the messianic community world wide.

Category

Religion

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Adults

Budget

$97,000.00

Program 5

Missions and Community Service

Missions and community service within the structure of the congregation provides food bank services, bibles, missionary donations, and world wide ministry outreach to save the lost people of the world. Our missions also participate in doctors without borders type programs with other groups and missions to provide clothing, food, and local worship leadership.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Homeless

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$48,500.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Our primary area is Bradford PA USA in the McKean County Smethport area. Walter T Merrick house is located in Bradford PA.  TV & Radio Ministry can be heard and viewed in the Buffalo NY and Cleveland OH area on TCT TV network and is also on the internet at http://www.YahsWayTV.org  Our Online missions outreach and social networks for the Messianic Jewish Faith can be found at http://www.YahsSpace.org
 
We support missions in Central America, Africa, Philippines , and in Asia.

Social Media

Blog

Funding Needs

CYMG has funding needs to complete work on Walter T Merrick House homeless half way house and to continue outreach with our world wide partners and missionary work. To facilitate our financial goals, CYMG is seeking grants, contributors, and projects to raise funds for our ongoing ministry and needs.

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Leadership

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Principal Officer

Dr. Daniel Merrick Pastor

Co Principal Officer

Paul Fish

BIO

Dr. Merrick has served as the president of RDJC, Inc. and served in the US Army as an officer. Dr. Merrick has a posted biography on the web and on his web site at www.rdjcatalog.com

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"Pastor Merrick serves as our minister and voice in the public arena for outreach to the world for Messiah. As the Executive Director Dr. Merrick refuses a salary and prefers to see all funds and contributions go for good works and ministry rather than personal gain.
 
Dr. Merrick retired from the US Army in 1992 and has served as an assistant pastor in Elizabethtown KY, has worked in missions, and also served in Ken Gaub evangelistic ministry as a radio announcer and producer of weekly world wide radio outreach. Dr. Merrick has a Ph.D. in Biblical linguistics, a Masters in Education Training, and 2 BS degrees in Psychology and in Biblical Missions & ministry."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Capt. Daniel W Merrick Ph.D.

Merrick Foundation Org

Term: Jan 1993 - Oct 2017

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