Brochures and cards
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-worker Rev. Judy Chan. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Judy serves as executive secretary for communications for the Hong Kong Christian Council. This position involves being producer for the council’s ecumenical broadcasting ministry and serving as editor of the council’s English language publications. More recently she has been working in the area of environmental advocacy through the Hong Kong Christians for Eco-Concern network. Judy says that God has blessed her to serve in a variety of areas and ways, offering her gifts to further the ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Karla Ann Koll. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Karla is professor of history, mission, and religions for the Latin American Biblical University (UBL), a PC(USA) mission partner that has been training church leaders from throughout Latin America for over 80 years. She teaches at the Evangelical Center for Pastoral Studies in Central America (CEDEPCA), a UBL-affiliated institution in Guatemala. “I have the joy of guiding women and men into deeper understandings of their faith in Christ as I and my colleagues provide ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Rev. Kathleen Griffin. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Katie teaches at the Instituto Superior Evangelico de Estudios Teologicos (ISEDET) in Buenos Aires, a school that serves nine denominations. In addition to serving at ISEDET, Katie has taught theology to aboriginal people in Chaco and Formosa provinces. Her special concern for the plight of women in Argentina is reflected in her vocation as a professor and her commitment as a Christian believer.
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Kristi Van Nostran. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Kristi is the facilitator for the Joining Hands network in El Salvador, an initiative of the Presbyterian Hunger Program. She nurtures the relationships between a network of churches and other groups in El Salvador with Presbyterians in the United States. Together, they strive to promote sustainable agriculture practices, reverse the growing dependence on imported grain and multinational seed companies, reduce hunger and strengthen rural economies. Faced with the challenge of a national food crisis in El Salvador, Kristi ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Leisa Toni Ann Wagstaff. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Leisa, a mission co-worker since 1984, says her call to mission “is still afresh and as strong as ever.” After working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho and Zimbabwe, she began teaching at the Presbyterian Teacher Training College in Cameroon in 2004. She also serves at a related secondary school. Leisa has written and evaluated curriculum, developed a school and community computer program, lectured at the seminary level and coached a gymnastics team. “More importantly ...
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 ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Marta Bennett. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Marta chairs the Department of Leadership Studies at the Nairobi International School of Theology/International Leadership University (NIST/ILU-Kenya). Marta trains Christian leaders for service in churches, parachurch organizations, business, and government, integrating leadership with discipleship and mentoring. Students come to NIST/ILU from all over Africa to study at the certificate, diploma, undergraduate, master’s, and soon the doctoral levels. “While evangelism continues to be crucial,” she says, “even more strategic is discipleship and professional ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Nadia Ayoub. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Nadia serves as a trainer in an early childhood education program that serves as an outreach of the Reformed Church in Carpath-Ukraine to the Roma people. The Roma are one of the most marginalized groups in Europe. “I believe through the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the leading of the Holy Spirit I was called and enabled to serve Christ among unreached people,” Nadia says. “I believe that teaching the very little ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Nancy Collins. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
As regional liaison for East Central Africa, Nancy facilitates PC(USA) relationships with partner churches and institutions in Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, and Zambia. Nancy’s special focus is on partners’ work related to evangelism, leadership development, and church-growth. Nancy also provides support for PC(USA) mission personnel in the region and assists PC(USA) congregations and presbyteries that are or that want to be in a relationship with partners in East Central Africa. She helps mission ...