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  • Threads of hope

    A Northbrook ministry of women and teen girls who sew, assemble, and pray over hygiene kits for at-risk girls and young women living in poverty around the world. These kits offer dignity, hope, and improved access to education. No sewing experience required!  For the date of the next gathering or if you have questions, contact Susan HERE

  • Child Sponsorship

    Sponsor an at-risk child in India, Ghana or El Salvador. Make a difference by helping to provide medical, educational, and personal care for a child in Jesus' name. Sponsorship information can be found on these web sites: (Ghana)  (India) (El Salvador)

    Or contact Pam Arbeiter, Director of Missions, 262-628-3142

  • Disaster relief

    Elmbrook Church, in partnership with Samaritan’s Purse, mobilizes ongoing teams to assist with relief efforts in areas affected by natural disasters. Northbrook attenders are invited to participate. For more information, email Mary Ann Lee at Elmbrook. You may also volunteer directly with Samaritan’s Purse, or make a monetary donation, on their web site at

  • Giving for Missions

    Northbrook's missions budget is separate from the general budget and is solely supported by your faithful giving to the missions fund. 

    Give online at our Giving page, and designate your gift to Missions.

    Or indicate Missions on your offering envelope at a weekend worship gathering

  • missions contact form/grant request

    To submit a grant request form click here

Hindustan bible institute: India

Hindustan Bible Institute (HBI) was established in 1952 in Chennai by Dr. Paul V. Gupta, when he was moved by the need for national leadership for the church and missions. The strategy that God placed in his heart was to reach the unevangelised by equipping one Indian to reach another Indian for Christ. The program at HBI focuses on practical training in evangelism and preaching God’s Word, and a spiritual emphasis on Biblical values, vision and faith.

HBI has training centers at 5 locations in India, equipping and developing indigenous leaders.

The vision of HBI expanded to work with at-risk children, through orphanages, schools, and Child Development Centers.

Northbrook's current focus with HBI is in the town of Siliguri, India. Current ministries involve an orphanage, ministry at drop-in centers in the slums, local pastoral training centers, and ministry in the red light district.

International needs Ghana

International Needs was founded in 1974 with the idea of partnering with Christians who are already doing ministry in their own countries. 

The central aim of International Needs continues to be winning people to Christ. They dig wells, build schools, and sponsor kids so they can go to school and get a hot meal each day – because Jesus cares about physical needs and scripture tells us to do the same. But the central purpose continues to be working for transformed lives and changed communities for Jesus Christ.

Northbrook Church is a key partner in ministry, with a special emphasis on the ministry in Ghana. Together, Northbrook and International Needs have supported medical teams and clinics, built a church pavilion and a six-classroom school, and helped hundreds through child sponsorship and children’s outreach programs.   

Visit to learn more about the exciting ministries of International Needs Ghana.

For all Child sponsorship matters, please go to


BrookLink serves Jesus Christ by collaborating globally with local church movements and cultivating unique friendships with international pastors, leaders, and churches. Through mentoring, coaching, learning, preaching, teaching and encouragement, leaders discover their God-given calling, grow in their knowledge of Biblical truth and gain the skills to lead with courage.

Lee Heyward is founder and president of BrookLink. He has been training church leaders in Greece, India, Poland, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Czech Republic, and Armenia, among others.  Other BrookLink facilitators are training leaders this year in Kenya, Ethiopia, Prague, South Asia and other places. 

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