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Under the Shadow of the Cross
It is very important to take a step back from our highly competitive, fast-paced, over-consuming, rat race and take a second look at ourselves and ponder over the meaning of life and where we are headed. The Lenten season provides an occasion for that. The cross of Jesus Christ and his life, which led up to it provides a frame for a proper perspective on our life and its preoccupations.
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 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. This card includes a photo and overview of their work.In addition to her responsibilities as Regional Liaison, 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. Alan focuses on evangelistic outreach to minority peoples in Eastern Europe ...
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 Tracey King-Ortega. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
As regional liaison for Central America, Tracey helps create better communication among World Mission staff, mission personnel, partner churches and PC(USA) congregations interested in ministry in this region. She facilitates the visits of short-term mission groups, consults with partners and helps organize and sustain country mission networks. She works with all Presbyterian mission co-workers in Central America, supporting and encouraging them in their ministries. “Having my hands and heart in many different places and ministries ...
Use this card as you pray for Jeff and Christi Boyd. The card includes a photo and an overview of their work.
As regional liaison for Central Africa, Jeff Boyd facilitates support for the relationships, programs and activities of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) partners in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, and Equatorial Guinea. He also resources PC(USA) mission personnel and helps connect partner churches with PC(USA) congregations that want to be involved in ministry in the region. Besides the Congo, Christi works in three other French-speaking African countries, Madagascar, Niger, and Rwanda, and one non-French-speaking ...
Use this card as you pray for Kay Day. The card includes a photo and an overview of her work.
Kay prepares men and women for pastoral ministry by teaching English and practical theology at the Protestant Institute of Arts and Sciences (PIASS). The school places a special emphasis on equipping students to facilitate reconciliation, mutual respect and societal development in Rwanda, a country still scarred by the 1994 genocide.
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-workers the Rev. Doug Baker and Elaine Baker. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Doug and Elaine work for reconciliation in Northern Ireland alongside churches and other institutions. Doug is also the site coordinator for the Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) program in Belfast and has recently mentored his 100th YAV. In addition, Doug is the PC(USA)’s
regional liaison for Ireland and the United Kingdom, supporting the efforts of partner churches as they seek to be faithful to the great commandment to love God ...