Brochures and cards
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-worker Nancy Collins. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
As regional liaison for East Central Africa, Nancy facilitates PC(USA) relationships with partner churches and institutions in Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, and Zambia. Nancy’s special focus is on partners’ work related to evangelism, leadership development, and church-growth. Nancy also provides support for PC(USA) mission personnel in the region and assists PC(USA) congregations and presbyteries that are or that want to be in a relationship with partners in East Central Africa. She helps mission ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Marta Bennett. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Marta has chaired the Department of Leadership Studies at the International Leadership University (ILU-Kenya) since 2006, and now serves as the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Marta trains Christian leaders for service in churches, para-church organizations, business, and government, integrating leadership with discipleship and mentoring. Students come to ILU from all over Africa to study at the certificate, diploma, undergraduate, masters and soon the doctoral levels. “While evangelism continues to be crucial,” she says, “even ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Sara Armstrong and Rusty Edmondson. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Sara and Rusty are delegations and partnership coordinators. They help Presbyterian delegations from the United States and their Peruvian partners learn from each other. Sara and Rusty also help them to discover ways to work together for more effective ministry. They say their work involves building “kingdom bridges” between diverse cultures. When delegations visit, they set up in-country logistics, assist in planning the itinerary, and work with the trip leaders and the communities ...
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 Richard and Debbie Welch. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Richard and Debbie will serve as educational consultants, working with Guatemala’s indigenous people. Together with the National Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Guatemala and its presbyteries, they will strive to increase access to primary, vocational, and theological education opportunities.
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Kurt Esslinger and Hyeyoung Lee, The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Kurt and Hyeyoung will mentor Presbyterian Young Adult Volunteers (YAVs) who will spend one year living and serving in Korea. Their goal is to help the YAVs have a clear sense of their call to promote social justice, reconciliation, and evangelism as people of faith. As they guide young adults to reflect on their experience, Kurt and Hyeyoung will seek to prepare then to return to the United States to lead the church in working for ...
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-workers Bernie and Farsijana Adeney-Risakotta. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Bernie and Farsijana teach at Duta Wacana Christian University, helping prepare Christian leaders to serve the church in the world’s largest Muslim country. Farsijana is helping develop a peace studies program while Bernie works with the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies, which is the world’s first consortium that involves a Christian university, a Muslim university, and a secular university.
Use this card as you pray for Ryan and Alethia White. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Ryan and Alethia will be working with Iranian refugees in partnership with the Iranian Presbyterian Church in Berlin. They will provide pastoral care and collaborate with a number of Christian organizations and churches that serve Iranian refugees.