Brochures and cards
Use this card as you pray for Liz Searles. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Liz’s work will be, first to help develop capacity-building programs for orphaned children in Romanian state institutions, and for the youth and adults these children become. Second, she will work with older women on subsistence pensions and with Roma of all ages. This work is critical ministry that seeks to address root causes of poverty, break human trafficking links, and bear witness in presence and action to the unconditional love of Jesus Christ for all people.
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 the Revs. Shelvis and Nancy Smith-Mather. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work with RECONCILE (Resource Center for Civil Leadership), an indigenous ecumenical Christian organization, which promotes “peace-building.” RECONCILE provides training in trauma recovery, conflict transformation, and civic education in areas of high inter-ethnic conflict. The card has information on how to support Presbyterian mission.
Use this card as you pray for Ingrid Reneau Walls. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
As a Research Fellow at the Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture (ACI) in Ghana, Ingrid will be combining her Ph.D. skills and training with those of her five years’ experience in South Sudan working with Across (a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Global Partner), to pursue research and teaching. This will permit Ingrid to contribute to development of Christianity and Christians in the fundamentally primal cultures of South Sudan’s cattle-keeping communities.
Use this card as you pray for Stephen and Brenda Stelle. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Brenda will teach English at the Bethel Evangelical Secondary School (BESS) in Ethiopia. Experienced in high school and college English teaching, she will seek to give students a greater fluency and understanding of the English language. It’s a skill that will help them find viable careers and follow the paths God has chosen for them. Stephen will teach pastors, helping the fast-growing Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus fill a need for well-trained clergy.
Use this card as you pray for Kari Nicewander and Joel DeJong. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
“We have good news to share,” write Kari and Joel. “We follow a God who loves us and cares for our spiritual, physical, and emotional health; a God who wants us to be whole.” In Zambia, they work in Community Health Evangelism, focusing on holistic health programs that address public health issues as a form of discipleship, while nurturing church growth through respectful and authentic evangelism. Kari and Joel believe that God wants everyone to be full of ...
Use this card as you pray for Long Term Volunteer Meg Knight. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Called to play a unique role in the nation’s healing and reemergence, leaders of the Presbyterian Church of Rwanda are working to build a community of spiritually strong and socially engaged Christians. But, until they are fluent in English, the language of Rwandan, East African, and global communication, these moral and spiritual leaders will struggle to be heard. I teach English as a second language at the denominational headquarters in Kigali.
Use this card as you pray for Long Term Volunteers Rochelle and Tyler Holm. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Rochelle Holm manages the University of Mzuzu’s WatSan Centres, which are committed to increasing the availability of clean water and sanitation in northern Malawi and beyond. The centers are supported by the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian’s Livingstonia Synod, which is a primary provider of clean water in northern Malawi. Tyler teaches theology to future pastors at the University of Livingstonia, one of the synod’s institutions.
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Eric and Becky Hinderliter. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Eric and Becky are classroom teachers in daily, face-to-face contact with young people from post-Soviet states. LCC serves an international community; LCC students come from Lithuania, Latvia, Russia, Belarus, Albania, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Moldova. Eric and Becky’s hope is that they teach more than the narrow subjects from the college catalogue. “Students watch us very closely; we witness with our lives more than our words. We hope that our students catch something about how to live ...
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 ...