Brochures and cards
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 ...
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 Coworker Leslie Vogel. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.
Leslie is serving in Guatemala as an intercultural encounter facilitator with the Evangelical Center for Pastoral Studies of Central America (CEDEPCA). She helps CEDEPCA provide North Americans immersion opportunities that enable them to work alongside Guatemalans and experience everyday life in the country. It’s a position that draws on her passion to build relationships with people who are suffering, marginalized, and seeking justice and offer them presence, accompaniment, and solidarity. “My sense of call has always been expressed ...