Brochures and cards
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Dr. Martha Sommers. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Martha is a family physician at Ekwendini Hospital, a ministry of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian’s Synod of Livingstonia. She cares for patients, supervises junior clinicians and trains staff and interns. She serves as a site coordinator for the Malawi College of Medicine and as a senior adjunct lecturer for Mzuzu University. “I believe God hears the cry of the poor, and we should use our skills to care for the poor,” Martha says. Poverty, she ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Dr. Robert Daniell and Elizabeth Turk. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Serving in partnership with the Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar (FJKM), Dan and Elizabeth work to improve the lives of the Malagasy people. Elizabeth trains village health workers, helps communities develop safe drinking water sources and educates church leaders and youth about AIDS prevention. Dan has helped the FJKM develop an extensive fruit tree program that includes a fruit tree nursery and extension work with farmers. He also does environmental education, helping people live ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Farris and Thelma Goodrum. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Farris and Thelma serve at the Center of Theological Formation Richard Shuall, a ministry of the United Presbyterian Church of Brazil. They teach Christian education, administration, evangelism, music and pastoral ministry. The Goodrums say that God has used them in many ways and that they have been learners as well as teachers, a reflection of the true meaning of mission in partnership.
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Frank and Nancy Dimmock. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Frank works with church partners to establish and maintain community- or congregation-based programs that support children, and he advocates for the rights of children in Christian Health Association forums and with various African departments of health and social welfare. He works in Lesotho, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Madagascar, and Cameroon. Nancy cares for vulnerable children one or two or three at a time, providing crisis or ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Jacob and Aliamma George. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Jacob and Aliamma teach at Giffen Institute of Theology in Malakal. Jacob teaches Bible and preaching and Aliamma teaches health-related subjects. They also are involved in Community Health Evangelism, a program that seeks to transform individuals and communities by integrating community-based development, evangelism and discipleship. “I believe the gospel can change communities and eventually the nation,” Jacob says. Before entering mission service, the Georges, who are natives of India, lived in Houston, Texas, where Jacob served as ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers James & Jodi McGill. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Jim coordinates the clean water and sanitation work of the Synod of Livingstonia, a regional body of the Church of Central Africa, Presbyterian. He works to ensure sustainability at the community level and to make sure that the church is a strong presence in Malawi’s rural development. He also assists PC(USA) church partners with water and sanitation development in South Sudan and Congo. Jodi is the synod’s coordinator for primary health care ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Jane Holslag. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Jane teaches “Introduction to Bible” to college sophomores from more than 20 countries in Eastern Europe. While most of her students have “never cracked the book” before entering her class, Jane senses a strong call to introduce them to the treasures contained in the Bible. “It is a roller coaster ride like unto none other, but I love it and have been reminded again and again that God’s word in written and spoken form and ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Janice Heckler. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Jan works with the Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar, facilitating strategic planning and organizational development. The church is heavily involved in health and rural development ministries, evangelism, environmental concerns, HIV/AIDS prevention, Christian education and leadership development. Jan entered mission service in 2012 and brings experience from the fields of education, public health, mental health and social service. Her background includes service with a non-governmental organization devoted to improving education in the developing world. As a volunteer, she ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Jed Koball and Jenny Valles. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Jed and Jenny’s ministry has impact both in Peru and in the United States. Jed accompanies the Joining Hands network in Peru as they identify and interpret root causes of poverty in Peru, such as mining contamination, global warming, and unfair trade agreements. In this capacity, Jed facilitates the relationship between the Joining Hands network in Peru and PC(USA) congregations as they develop strategies together to address these daunting problems. Jenny ...
Use this card as you pray for Jeff and Christi Boyd. The card includes a photo and an overview of their work.
As regional liaison for Central Africa, Jeff Boyd facilitates support for the relationships, programs and activities of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) partners in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, and Equatorial Guinea. He also resources PC(USA) mission personnel and helps connect partner churches with PC(USA) congregations that want to be involved in ministry in the region. Besides the Congo, Christi works in three other French-speaking African countries, Madagascar, Niger, and Rwanda, and one non-French-speaking ...