Brochures and cards
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Ruth Brown. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Ruth is a food security and development specialist working with the Presbyterian Community of Congo (CPC). She assists the CPC development staff as they seek to expand services throughout the Kasai region. She and her Congolese partners help church members and communities build and maintain coalitions, assess community conditions and implement programs that promote health, education, justice and peace. They facilitate these community development goals by offering Christian education together with training opportunities and ongoing support. “I’m thoroughly ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Sanford and Emiko Taborn. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Sanford and Emiko serve with the United Church of Christ in Japan. Sanford teaches English and biblical studies and helps plan campus religious activities at Kinjo Gakuin University, a school founded by Presbyterian missionary Annie Randolph. He and Emiko are involved in many church and community outreach activities, including service with the Asian Health Institute, a Christian-based organization that offers training opportunities for community leaders and health workers. In all their work, the Taborns seek to provide ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Sarah Henken. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Sarah was appointed regional liaison for the Andean region in July 2010, continuing a journey of mission service Latin America. She has previously served as a Young Adult Volunteer in Uruguay and as coordinator of the Colombia Accompaniment Program, where she was inspired by the possibilities for the church to be a prophetic witness to Christ’s peace. Based in Bolivia, Sarah supports partner ministries, implements regional strategies, and strengthens the work of mission personnel by ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Sharon Bryant. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Sharon coordinates volunteers who come to Thailand on short-term mission assignments to teach English. They serve Thai students in grades K-12 who attend the 25 Christian schools of the Church of Christ in Thailand. In addition to teaching, the volunteers share their lives of faith and leave a lasting impact on the schools and the surrounding communities. Those who lead the Thai church today have stories of such volunteers in their past. Sharon’s goal is to help the ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker The Rev. Esther Wakeman. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Esther is vice-president for spiritual and community life at Payap University in Chiang Mai, the first Christian university in Thailand. “This is a time of great social stress and change, and the privilege of helping prepare young leaders for the country is a great responsibility and honor,” she says. “Most of our staff and students are not Christian, but we live and work together in an educational institution established in the name of Christ ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Tim and Marta Carriker. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Tim and Marta seek to encourage the Brazilian missionary movement, which has more than 5,000 personnel serving around the world. Their work involves development, teaching, writing, consulting, accompaniment of PC(USA) mission trips and conference speaking. Most of their ministry is with the Independent Presbyterian Church of Brazil, but they also work with other church bodies.
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Timothy and Gloria Wheeler. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Tim and Gloria serve with Heifer International. Gloria facilitates mission teams from the United States and hosts study tours that teach participants about the root causes of poverty, the challenges of development programs and the hope of transformation taking place in community projects. She also has an ongoing relationship with a Presbyterian Church in Tegucigalpa, a congregation that strives to show love with actions through social outreach. Tim provides support to Heifer programs in the region, helping ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Tom and Judy Harvey. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Tom is academic dean of the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (OCMS) in England, a critical center for global Christianity and mission. Judy serves in team ministry. OCMS was founded by church leaders from Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The founders saw the need for informed engagement to better understand and facilitate the growth of the church worldwide and to address the manifold issues facing Christians globally, including hunger, famine, disease, development, justice, war ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Tracey King-Ortega. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
As regional liaison for Central America, Tracey helps create better communication among World Mission staff, mission personnel, partner churches and PC(USA) congregations interested in ministry in this region. She facilitates the visits of short-term mission groups, consults with partners and helps organize and sustain country mission networks. She works with all Presbyterian mission co-workers in Central America, supporting and encouraging them in their ministries. “Having my hands and heart in many different places and ministries ...
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