Steve and Kari Shirley received their missionary appointment in 1988 after a two-year Associates In Missions appointment to the Leeward Islands. They have served as the field superintendent for the Dominican Republic since 1991. In this capacity they missionary profile administrate and supervise the national work, organize district events, regional and national conventions and camps. They supervise and teach in the Bible school program at the main campus in Santo Domingo and its seven extensions, as well as conduct regional ministerial and leadership seminars around the country. This term they pastored at the headquarters church and remodeled the Bible school and headquarters complex. Bro. Shirley has hosted various church building groups and has been involved in building more than forty churches. They have been appointed as the field superintendent for the Leeward Islands as well. The fall of 2016 will begin their sixth deputation.