Brochures and cards
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 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 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 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 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-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 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 Nancy McGaughey. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work with Across, an interdenominational, international Christian organization focused on South Sudan. The card has information on how to support Presbyterian mission.