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Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Barbara Jo Easton. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Sharing the “living water” (“Kwassui”), Barbara teaches general English language courses and Christianity classes at the Kwassui Women’s University which is affiliated with the United Church of Christ in Japan. She also speaks in chapel services in Japanese and English. While most students come from Buddhist backgrounds, she says many come to believe God watches over them. Barbara leads an after school Bible study group in English and a Bible class at Nagasaki Church ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Barbara and Larry Moir. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Barbara and Larry teach at Bethel Evangelical Secondary School (BESS) in Dembi Dollo, an institution of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus. At BESS, Christian and Muslim students learn together in an environment that bears witness to Christ’s concern for every area of life. BESS offers a highly regarded academic program as well as vocational courses that equip students for careers. The spiritual life of BESS is nurtured through chapel services, Bible studies ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Brenda Harcourt. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Brenda provides leadership training in small churches and villages in eight presbyteries. She serves people who lack the financial and/or educational opportunities that are available in the cities. Brenda offers classes for pastors, elders, evangelists, deacons, church school teachers, committees, and leadership teams for church related institutions. “Whatever the need, I find trainers or I do the training myself,” she says. “We start with prayer and rely on God to guide the plans.” The courses ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Carlton “Cobbie” Palm. The card includes a photo and overview of his work.
Working alongside the United Church of Christ in the Philippines, Cobbie reaches out and witnesses to Christ in three ways. First, he leads seminars for pastors and lay leaders to enhance their skills in evangelistic preaching. Second, he works to enable development projects such as clean water, waste and sanitation and leads value formation seminars for youth in conflict with the law. Third, he promotes peace and reconciliation through his role as a curriculum writer for the Philippine ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Carol and Leith Fujii. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Leith and Carol Fujii witness daily to Christ’s loving message in a country in which Christians make up less than 1% of the population. Leith is an instructor in theologyand evangelism at the Bangkok Institute of Theology (BIT). He also assists with a program for lay theological training. Carol teaches English to the entering class at BIT and is also involved in outreach ministries with Thai congregations. They say their purpose in Thailand ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Chenoa Stock. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Three questions guide the ministry of Chenoa Stock. What does it mean to live as a child of God? To be part of a connected, world community? To love my neighbors down the street and across the ocean? She asked these questions as a Young Adult Volunteer in India and as a mission co-worker in Sri Lanka. They continue to guide her in her current role with the Joining Hands network in Bolivia, where she works ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Cobbie and Dessa Palm. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Dessa coordinates the Theater for Evangelism and Advocacy, a ministry of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), which seeks to train church workers and members to creatively communicate the gospel and bear witness to the transformative role of a caring and compassionate church. Cobbie serves as a mission facilitator for the UCCP, leading seminars throughout the Philippines that seek to enhance pastors’ skills in church development and revitalization. He also develops curriculum and teaches ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Dennis and Maribel Smith. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Dennis cultivates the PC(USA)’s relationship with more than a dozen mission partners in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Dennis shares their stories with congregations in the United States and also shares with partners what he has learned in more than 30 years of ministry in Latin America. In addition, he is a resource to other mission co-workers serving in this region and to the many PC(USA) presbyteries and congregations that ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker(s) Don and Martha Wehmeyer. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Don teaches at the San Pablo Seminary in Merida, Yucatan, a seminary of the National Presbyterian Church of Mexico. He also leads retreats at the Gethsemane Retreat Center, offers workshops in local churches, and helps with church planting efforts. Both he and Martha assist short-term mission teams that travel to southern Mexico from the United States. Martha also works with women of the church, leads a hand bell choir, and teaches Sunday school.
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Doug Tilton. The card includes a photo of him and an overview of his work.
As regional liaison for Southern Africa, Doug facilitates the PC(USA)’s relationships with its partners, supports other PC(USA) mission personnel and works with a growing number of presbytery and congregational partnerships. He also helps partners gain access to scholarships for leadership training and helps them find ways to meet one another’s needs. “I am excited and grateful when we are able to help each other to discern and apply our respective gifts to ...