Brochures and cards
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers the Rev. Doug Baker and Elaine Baker. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Doug and Elaine work for reconciliation in Northern Ireland alongside churches and other institutions. Doug is also the site coordinator for the Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) program in Belfast and has recently mentored his 100th YAV. In addition, Doug is the PC(USA)’s
regional liaison for Ireland and the United Kingdom, supporting the efforts of partner churches as they seek to be faithful to the great commandment to love God ...
It takes the efforts of many persons committed to diversity and inclusiveness to breathe “new life” into Committees on Representation (CORs).
The committee on representation will assist the church to move toward the goal of “wholeness in the emerging life” of the church. This wholeness is evident when all members of the body of Christ are able to use the gifts they have been given by the Holy Spirit for the equipping of the people of God. Wholeness is a part of God’s “shalom” for the world.
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker The Rev. Esther Wakeman. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Esther is vice-president for spiritual and community life at Payap University in Chiang Mai, the first Christian university in Thailand. “This is a time of great social stress and change, and the privilege of helping prepare young leaders for the country is a great responsibility and honor,” she says. “Most of our staff and students are not Christian, but we live and work together in an educational institution established in the name of Christ ...
Use this card as you pray for Long Term Volunteers James and Nancy Adams. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Jay and Nancy serve at Black Forest Academy (BFA), a school for children of people serving in mission. The parents of BFA students work in approximately 50 countries and represent more than 25 mission agencies and denominations, including the Presbyterian Church (USA). Nancy teaches English to high school students, and Jay is a senior administrator.
Use this card as you pray for Mission co-worker César Carhuachín. The card includes a photo and overview of his work.
César has been called to teach biblical studies in the School of Theology at the Reformed University of Colombia. His classrooms will be occupied by men and women who will provide clergy leadership for the Presbyterian Church of Colombia and other Protestant churches in Colombia. César says Colombia is a placed where many are searching for meaning. “In this searching,” he explains, “people find many obstacles like the lack of equal opportunities for education, unfair ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-Worker Elisabeth Cook. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Teaching Biblical studies, especially Old Testament, is what Elisabeth is most passionate about in her ministry at the Latin American Biblical University. The school seeks to train leaders for the transformation of the church and society. “Acquiring the tools to read the Bible with the new eyes in the face of poverty, exclusion, discrimination and violence in Latin America, challenges students from diverse social, economic, religious and cultural contexts as they participate in non-degree, undergraduate and graduate programs,” she ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Cindy Corell. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
As a facilitator for the Joining Hands program, Cindy connects agricultural experts in Haiti with Haitian farmers to help farmers do what they do best—grow food for others. As the country continues to recover from the 2010 earthquake, Haitians are seeking to produced more food locally and rely less on imports. Cindy goes to Haiti sensing God’s call to empower the Haitian people. “Being a farmer’s daughter, I know the joy a farmer knows when his ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Barry and Shelly Dawson. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Barry brings to mission service extensive ministry experience as a counselor and pastoral caregiver in international settings. He has serviced Presbyterian congregations in the United States and multi-cultural churches in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. “With eyes of faith, I can see that the providential hand of God has been shaping my life experiences and preparing my ministry to be used in the role of Regional Liaison for Southeast Asia,” he says. Shelly, a registered nurse ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Mark Hare and Jenny Bent. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
From their base in the Dominican Republic, Mark and Jenny are committed to serving Haitian people. Mark, an agricultural technician commutes across the Haitian border to work with Mouvman Peyizan Papay (MPP), helping Haitians learn to grow lots of food on a small amount of land. Jenny, a community health consultant, works with the Evangelical Dominican Church in the bateys, company towns largely populated by Haitian sugar workers. In his work, Mark says he strives to ...