Brochures and cards
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-workers Jacob and Aliamma George. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Jacob and Aliamma teach at Giffen Institute of Theology in Malakal. Jacob teaches Bible and preaching and Aliamma teaches health-related subjects. They also are involved in Community Health Evangelism, a program that seeks to transform individuals and communities by integrating community-based development, evangelism and discipleship. “I believe the gospel can change communities and eventually the nation,” Jacob says. Before entering mission service, the Georges, who are natives of India, lived in Houston, Texas, where Jacob served as ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Philip and Bacilia Beisswenger. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Philip and Bacilia nurture the long-standing partnership that exists between the Presbyterian Church of Guatemala and the PC (USA). They help coordinate and plan visits by groups from the U.S., arranging for work projects and the building of covenant relationships between the presbyteries and churches of both countries. Philip also works with Guatemalan Presbyterians to resource extension programs that train indigenous church leaders. The Beisswengers say they are grateful to be able to serve as instruments ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Jonathan and Emily Seitz. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Jonathan and Emily serve at Taiwan College and Theological Seminary at Taipei, helping to prepare leaders for the Taiwanese church. Jonathan serves the school as professor of theology and missiology. The seminarians he prepares for ministry typically begin their ministries in Taiwan’s small, rural churches. In addition, he teaches lay leaders as part of the seminary’s Lay Academy and pastors who return for continuing education.
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Farris and Thelma Goodrum. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Farris and Thelma serve at the Center of Theological Formation Richard Shuall, a ministry of the United Presbyterian Church of Brazil. They teach Christian education, administration, evangelism, music and pastoral ministry. The Goodrums say that God has used them in many ways and that they have been learners as well as teachers, a reflection of the true meaning of mission in partnership.
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Dr. Robert Daniell and Elizabeth Turk. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Serving in partnership with the Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar (FJKM), Dan and Elizabeth work to improve the lives of the Malagasy people. Elizabeth trains village health workers, helps communities develop safe drinking water sources and educates church leaders and youth about AIDS prevention. Dan has helped the FJKM develop an extensive fruit tree program that includes a fruit tree nursery and extension work with farmers. He also does environmental education, helping people live ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Alan and Ellen Smith. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Ellen helps twin congregations in the United States with congregations in Russia and Belarus. The goal is to develop long-term relationships across the boundaries of history, language, culture and denomination. Once a strong relationship is established, congregations often engage in joint projects that include summer camp ministry, orphanage ministry, drug rehabilitation, and outreach to families with handicapped children. Ellen also works with the Russian and Belarusian partners who come together to develop joint social ministries for their ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Dr. John Fletcher and Gwenda Fletcher. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
John is a surgical consultant to the eight hospitals supported by the Presbyterian Community of Congo (CPC). He works with the hospitals’ staffs to improve their surgical knowledge, skills, judgment and techniques. Gwenda serves the CPC as an education consultant. She assists the CPC’s Education Department in its efforts to enhance the quality of education in the church’s 702 elementary and secondary schools. In a partnership that values mutual learning and teaching as ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Marcia Towers. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Marcia coordinates the Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) program’s Guatemala site. She enjoys helping YAVS “be attentive to their spiritual growth, live simply and sustainably and focus on relationships with others who are different from themselves.” She also works in a disaster relief ministry with Cedepca, a multi-faceted, interdenominational agency in Guatemala. “Both parts of my job allow me the grace of seeing transformation in people who are excited about living purposeful lives and being God ...
The 2012 Evangelism and Church Growth Conference will be held July 30th – August 2nd, 2012 in St. Pete Beach, Fla. Five of the ministries of the Evangelism and Church Growth area will host their individual conferences, while sharing group meals, worship, and plenary speakers with the other conferences.