Brochures and cards
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Dr. Martha Sommers. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Martha is a family physician at Ekwendini Hospital, a ministry of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian’s Synod of Livingstonia. She cares for patients, supervises junior clinicians and trains staff and interns. She serves as a site coordinator for the Malawi College of Medicine and as a senior adjunct lecturer for Mzuzu University. “I believe God hears the cry of the poor, and we should use our skills to care for the poor,” Martha says. Poverty, she ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Rev. Timothy Stone and Rachel Stone. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Tim and Rachel are excited to partner with Zomba Theological College in training the next generation of pastors and teachers in Malawi. Though it is just the size of Pennsylvania, Malawi is home to more Presbyterians than live in the entire United States, yet there is only one trained pastor for every 5,000 church members. Tim, an Old Testament and Hebrew professor at Zomba, has always wanted to study the Bible and help people ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Rev. Dr. Rebecca Young. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Rebecca integrates the two aspects of her ministry, teaching at the seminary and overseeing Presbyterian Disaster Assistance’s tsunami response. The seminary teaching provides an opportunity to help students be faithful and respectful witnesses to their faith, as they go out to serve in a country of many religious traditions where Christianity is a small but strong minority. Rebecca seeks to model an active form of witness through her work with PDA, in which she frequently goes ...
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 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 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-workers Dr. Larry and Inge Sthreshley. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Larry works with partner churches and organizations to help them develop their capacity and technical approach to do health ministry in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Sudan. This has enabled our partners to run large internationally-funded health programs that have greatly impacted health in these countries. Larry says his goal is to help the church “effectively demonstrate the love of Christ through health ministry.” Inge gives oversight to the Methodist Presbyterian Hostel, which is ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Rev. Dr. Carolyn Weber. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Carolyn teaches at Mekane Yesus Theological Seminary. “God has called me to equip, nurture, challenge and inspire these seminary students to be even more compassionate and effective church servants, growing daily into the likeness of Christ,” she says. Carolyn and the seminary seek to mold leaders with tools to reduce poverty, preach and teach the word accurately and effectively, encourage women and girls to develop their full potential, and promote wholeness and reconciliation for all. She works ...
Use this card as you pray for Leisa Wagstaff. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
After nearly 30 years as a mission co-worker, Leisa has accepted an assignment in her fifth African country, South Sudan. While in college, she visited what is now South Sudan and experienced a call to global mission and fell in love with Africa. Leisa will help the Presbyterian Church of South Sudan (PCOSS) strengthen its educational ministry by facilitating the repair and construction of primary schools, developing in-service teacher training programs, and nurturing community participation in education.
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Rev. Sadegh Sepehri. The card includes a photo and overview of his work.
Sadegh Sepehri serves in Berlin as a pastor with the Iranian Presbyterian Fellowship in Europe. He says Jesus’ Great Commission to preach the gospel to all people motivates his mission service. “This is why I have given my life to preach the gospel, the word of salvation,” Sadegh says. “Preaching the word of God makes me happy and strengthens me. The word brings hope to people and these days most of the people need this hope, so as ...