The Buchanans

God First

About us

Derek & Melissa

Whether we are assisting missionaries overseas or helping launch churches in the states, we are seeking to make Jesus’s name known to all.


Recent Adventures

Church Launch – Virginia

Spending a year to help launch a new church in Danville, Virginia.

Shelter Construction – Ukraine

Building temporary shelterns in 2022 to help those who lost their homes in the war. We were able to bring hundreds of New Testament audio devices in the Ukrainian language.

Missionary Service – Georgia

Traveling to Tblisi for a few weeks to help missionaries from our church!


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