Brochures and cards
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 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 ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Dr. Barbara Nagy. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Barbara, a board-certified physician in both pediatrics and internal medicine, serves at Nkhoma Hospital, an institution of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian’s Nkhoma Synod. “I feel God has called me to live out the gospel of his love for everyone by working in a healing ministry in Central Malawi, where death and disease limit the lives of fellow Christians, and keep them from attaining all God intended for them,” Barbara says. “We are ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Dr. Eric and Rebecca Hinderliter. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Eric and Becky are classroom teachers in daily, face-to-face contact with young people from post-Soviet states. LCC serves an international community; LCC students come from Lithuania, Latvia, Russia, Belarus, Albania, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Moldova. Eric and Becky’s hope is that they teach more than the narrow subjects from the college catalogue: “Students watch us very closely; we witness with our lives more than our words. We hope that our students catch something about how to ...
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-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 Les and Cindy Morgan. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.
Since 1989 Les and Cindy have been the PC(USA)’s only mission co-workers in one of the world’s most economically impoverished and most densely populated countries, Bangladesh. They have served in hospitals, they run village clinics, and they have worked on controlling tuberculosis and leprosy. The Morgan’s live in the capital city of Dhaka, where they serve as advisors for the Church of Bangladesh’s health ministries.
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 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 ...