Brochures and cards
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Gary Payton. The card includes a photo and overview of his work.
As regional liaison for Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Armenia, and Poland, Gary senses a strong call to work toward peace and reconciliation between people in the United States and the former Soviet Union. “For decades, we were divided by politics, military alliances and fear,” Gary says. Today, he helps bring people together through the unity they share in Christ. Based in the United States, Gary serves as a bridge between partner churches (Orthodox, Baptist, Lutheran and Reformed) and other mission ...
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 James & Jodi McGill. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Jim coordinates the clean water and sanitation work of the Synod of Livingstonia, a regional body of the Church of Central Africa, Presbyterian. He works to ensure sustainability at the community level and to make sure that the church is a strong presence in Malawi’s rural development. He also assists PC(USA) church partners with water and sanitation development in South Sudan and Congo. Jodi is the synod’s coordinator for primary health care ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Jane Holslag. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Jane teaches “Introduction to Bible” to college sophomores from more than 20 countries in Eastern Europe. While most of her students have “never cracked the book” before entering her class, Jane senses a strong call to introduce them to the treasures contained in the Bible. “It is a roller coaster ride like unto none other, but I love it and have been reminded again and again that God’s word in written and spoken form and ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Janice Heckler. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Jan works with the Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar, facilitating strategic planning and organizational development. The church is heavily involved in health and rural development ministries, evangelism, environmental concerns, HIV/AIDS prevention, Christian education and leadership development. Jan entered mission service in 2012 and brings experience from the fields of education, public health, mental health and social service. Her background includes service with a non-governmental organization devoted to improving education in the developing world. As a volunteer, she ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Jed Koball. The card includes a photo of him and an overview of his work.
Jed’s ministry has impact both in Peru and in the United States. He accompanies the Joining Hands network in Peru as they identify and respond to the root causes of Hunger in Peru. Jed also facilitates the relationship between the Peruvian Joining Hands network and PC(USA) congregations. Together, they are working to effect change for families, such as working to clean up the Andean town of La Oroya, which has been identified as one ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Jeff and Christi Boyd. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
While their roles are diverse, Jeff and Christi share a common commitment to seeing others experience Christ’s fullness of life. Jeff is regional liaison for Central Africa and nurtures relationships between Presbyterians in the United States and African partners. He enables joint ministries of evangelism, education, health, community development, justice and peace. Christi, facilitator for the Presbyterian Hunger Program’s Joining Hands initiative in Cameroon, links U.S. Presbyterians with the Cameroonian organization ...
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 ...