Brochures and cards
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 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 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 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 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-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 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 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-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 ...