Expanding and Nurturing the Kingdom of God in Central America and the Caribbean...

Don & Kathy Shire

Don Shire offers his unique trumpet styling in concerts and meetings worldwide.  Reverend Shire was ordained as a minister of the Gospel by Impact International in 1994.  In ministry, Don has previously served as an Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor and the Minister of Music.  As a businessman, Don has been the president of two computer related businesses.  In 1995, he responded to God's leading to leave the business arena.  He currently is the featured guest in concerts, mission conferences and evangelistic outreach throughout the United States, Canada, Central America, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.  He also coordinates short term mission trips, such as this Mission Cruise, for church groups and individuals to places like Central America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and the Venezuelan jungle.  Don is married to Kathy, his wife since 1974 and they have 3 grown children.  Kathy often travels with Don and works with the administrative duties of the ministry.

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Dan & Jane Pierson

Dan & Jane Pierson currently live in Lakeville, Minnesota where Dan works as a self employed general contractor and Jane works in the public school for 6th - 8th grade special needs students.  They have 2 grown children and one grandchild.  Dan is a nephew of Kathy and Don.  Following the prompting of the Holy Spirit, they partnered with Don and Kathy in 1999 to co-lead the Mission Cruises.  Jane orchestrates all the travel arrangements and Dan cares for many of the administrative duties.

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John & Diane Windle

John & Diane have been serving on staff with Camp Forest Springs in Westboro, Wisconsin, for 40 years.  They spend the summers at camp, ministering to young and old alike.  During the rest of the year, they travel as an outreach team throughout United States as well as overseas.  They present a variety of programs featuring music and puppets.  Their programs also include women's retreats where Diane is often a Bible teacher.  They have been traveling with Don Shire Ministries on Mission Cruises since early 2002 and this past year have made their 16th trip.  John and Diane live in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and have 2 grown children.

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