Missions Partners

Weston, FL

Wendy and Kurt Urbanek

Kurt and Wendy Urbanek have served as missionaries with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention for over 26 years. They started their missionary career in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and currently serve in Cuba. They have worked in Cuba over 21 years. In the Dominican Republic, they served as Church Planters and helped start five new churches, four with Spanish-speakers, and one in Creole with Haitian cane workers and their families. Kurt now serves as the Strategy Leader over Cuba and Wendy serves with women, specifically pastor’s wives, and women involved in ministry. Kurt completed his Ph.D. in Missiology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Wendy has a B.S.N. in Nursing from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. She worked as a Labor and Delivery nurse in Texas and in the Dominican Republic as well. They have three children. The Urbaneks have been members of FBW for over 21 years.

Eastern Cuba

Worship Ministries
Eastern Baptist Convention of Cuba

We have a long-standing relationship and partnership with the Eastern Baptist Convention of Cuba. We send a team of worship leaders and musicians down each year to teach and train hundreds of Cuban worship leaders through the worship division of the convention. We support them financially, with leadership development, professional musical expertise, instruction, and through mutual encouragement.