Brochures and cards
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 ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Suzette Goss-Geffrard. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
As a facilitator for the Presbyterian response in Haiti, Suzette serves as a link between Presbyterians in the Unites States and their partners in Haiti. She coordinates groups who come to Haiti to learn more about the country and to help rebuild Haitian communities that continue to recover from the devastating 2010 earthquake. “The ministry God has called me to with the Presbyterian Church brings together a lifetime of experience and knowledge in cross-cultural lifestyle,” she says.
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 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-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-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 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.