Brochures and cards
This brochure outlines details of a faith-based tour to Uruguay and Argentina, hosted by the American Waldensian Society.
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker The Rev. Esther Wakeman. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Esther is vice-president for spiritual and community life at Payap University in Chiang Mai, the first Christian university in Thailand. “This is a time of great social stress and change, and the privilege of helping prepare young leaders for the country is a great responsibility and honor,” she says. “Most of our staff and students are not Christian, but we live and work together in an educational institution established in the name of Christ ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Chenoa Stock. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Three questions guide the ministry of Chenoa Stock. What does it mean to live as a child of God? To be part of a connected, world community? To love my neighbors down the street and across the ocean? She asked these questions as a Young Adult Volunteer in India and as a mission co-worker in Sri Lanka. They continue to guide her in her current role with the Joining Hands network in Bolivia, where she works ...
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 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 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-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 Sarah Henken. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Sarah was appointed regional liaison for the Andean region in July 2010, continuing a journey of mission service Latin America. She has previously served as a Young Adult Volunteer in Uruguay and as coordinator of the Colombia Accompaniment Program, where she was inspired by the possibilities for the church to be a prophetic witness to Christ’s peace. Based in Bolivia, Sarah supports partner ministries, implements regional strategies, and strengthens the work of mission personnel by ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-workers Tom and Judy Harvey. The card includes a photo of them and an overview of their work.
Tom is academic dean of the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (OCMS) in England, a critical center for global Christianity and mission. Judy serves in team ministry. OCMS was founded by church leaders from Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The founders saw the need for informed engagement to better understand and facilitate the growth of the church worldwide and to address the manifold issues facing Christians globally, including hunger, famine, disease, development, justice, war ...
Use this card as you pray for Mission Co-worker Brenda Harcourt. The card includes a photo of her and an overview of her work.
Brenda provides leadership training in small churches and villages in eight presbyteries. She serves people who lack the financial and/or educational opportunities that are available in the cities. Brenda offers classes for pastors, elders, evangelists, deacons, church school teachers, committees, and leadership teams for church related institutions. “Whatever the need, I find trainers or I do the training myself,” she says. “We start with prayer and rely on God to guide the plans.” The courses ...