Brochures and cards
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Rev. Dr. Robert and Keiko Butterfield. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Bob and Keiko serve three small Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Portugal congregations. Bob leads worship, preaches and teaches mid-week Bible studies. Keiko concentrates on the congregations’ poor and elderly women. She sits with them, visits them, listens to them, exchanges gifts with them, cooks with them/for them and is the good friend they desperately need. Part of the Butterfields’ work also involves laying the groundwork for community organizing, helping people come together to meet ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers the Rev. Gordon and Dorothy Gartrell. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Gordon and Dorothy work in partnership with the United Presbyterian Church of Brazil in ministries of church planting and leadership training in Belem, Brazil. They are helping a small church grow through a ministry of leadership development. Once that church is stronger, they will begin work in church planting. They realize this is a long process, but their patience is fueled by a strong love for the Brazilian people. “We are called to share God ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Rev. Janet Guyer. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Southern Africa is the part of the world that has experienced the greatest impact from HIV and AIDS. Janet’s calling is to walk with our partner churches as they respond to the impact of HIV and AIDS in their congregations and communities, to provide technical support especially to the HIV and AIDS coordinators in our partner denominations, and to help people in the United States understand how their African brothers and sisters are being impacted by this ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Rev. John Haspels and Gwenyth Haspels. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
John and Gwen do church planting and evangelism among the Suri people and Baale people of Southwest Ethiopia. Their work is in the context of a development project that includes a clinic, water projects, road building, health teaching and outreach, and education. The Suri Church now has about 300 members and indigenous leadership. The Haspels want to plant a church among the Baale who live to the west of the Suri in response to the ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Rev. Joshua Heikkila. The card includes a photo and overview of his work.
Josh is the PC (USA)’s regional liaison for West Africa, where he facilitates partner relationships, implements regional strategies and supports the work of other mission personnel. “When we strive to live together as brothers and sisters in Jesus Christ, our faith is deepened and strengthened, despite our cultural differences, and we become better disciples of Jesus Christ,” Josh says. “In partnership, not only do we learn how the Holy Spirit has given us gifts to use for ...
Use this card as you pray for Kay Day. The card includes a photo and an overview of her work.
Kay prepares men and women for pastoral ministry by teaching English and practical theology at the Protestant Institute of Arts and Sciences (PIASS). The school places a special emphasis on equipping students to facilitate reconciliation, mutual respect and societal development in Rwanda, a country still scarred by the 1994 genocide.
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers the Rev. Mark Adams and Miriam Maldonado Escobar. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Bridging cultural, economic, political, and linguistic differences, Mark and Miriam support the ministry of Frontera de Cristo in sharing the good news of Jesus Christ in word and deed on both sides of the border. They and their partners seek to put flesh on the gospel through participation in new church development, permaculture, health ministries, and community and economic development. Recognizing the potentially divisive issues surrounding the border and immigration ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Rev. Mark and Ashley Wright. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Mark and Ashley work with 20 churches of the Presbytery of Honduras in the mostly rural and poor central and southeastern parts of Honduras. Mark teaches biblical concepts, Reformed theology and church organization to pastors. Together they work to develop relationships between Honduran Presbyterians and North American churches and non-governmental organizations, and they facilitate the work of mission teams from the United States. Serving alongside their Honduran brothers and sisters in Christ, they seek to promote ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Rev. Michael Weller and Rachel Weller. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Rachel supports the work of health clinics and facilitates Community Health Evangelism (CHE) projects and trainings in the Gambella region of Ethiopia. CHE programs seek to transform individuals and communities by integrating community based development, evangelism and discipleship. Michael serves as the PC(USA)’s regional liaison for the Horn of Africa working with partners in Sudan and Ethiopia. Together, Michael and Rachel share the privilege of serving Christ in partnership ministries that empower marginalized ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Rev. Phyllis Byrd. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
As site coordinator of the Young Adult Volunteer Program in Kenya, Phyllis seeks to create a space that helps the volunteers live in a different culture not on their own terms but on the terms of the community that has so graciously invited them. They develop meaningful relationships based on mutual understanding and respect. “We spend our year asking ourselves, ‘What does God require of us?’” she says. “We consider issues of poverty, justice, violence, over consumption, environmental ...