Catherine Nold
Catherine Nold
Communications Specialist
The BG family | Los BGs Comienzan un Nuevo Ministerio en Colombia, Suramérica

Ministerios Internacionales (MI), inscrita como la Sociedad Misionera Foránea Bautista Americana (ABFMS, por sus siglas en inglés), se complace en anunciar que los misioneros de MI Carlos Bonilla y Mayra Giovanetti serán los primeros servidores globales de MI que servirán en Colombia, Suramérica, desde que ABFMS fue organizada en 1814. Ellos comenzarán su asignación este mes y planean vivir en Cartagena, una ciudad portuaria en la costa caribeña de Colombia. La iglesia madre de la familia es la Primera Iglesia Bautista de Caguas en Caguas, Puerto Rico.

The BG family | The BGs Begin a New Ministry in Colombia, South America

International Ministries (IM), registered as the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society, is excited to announce that IM missionaries Carlos Bonilla and Mayra Giovanetti will be the first IM missionaries to serve in Colombia, South America. They will begin their service this month and plan to reside in Cartagena, a port city on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. The family’s home church is Primera Iglesia Bautista de Caguas in Caguas, Puerto Rico.

Worship at Song Sawang Church in Thailand | Inspiring New Videos in Spanish and English

The World Mission Offering 2018 videos are now available for streaming and download in English with Spanish subtitles.

| Two New Development Staff Join IM

Joyce Bagiraneza and the Rev. Marc Kirchoff, D.Min. joined the IM staff as Donor Advisors on August 1, 2018. As part of the Development team, they join current IM Donor Advisor Karen Horsman of Plainfield, Indiana and Senior Director of Development the Rev. Ray Schooler of Amherst, New York.

| A long wait, yet now grateful for a place to call home in Nepal.

IM-sponsored short-term mission trip to Nepal: The darkness inside the small home stood in stark and gloomy contrast to the beautiful expanse of the towering Himalaya mountains, endless blue skies and rolling fields just outside the front door. The Bonjon family of seven invited us into their home to shelter us from a sudden downpour outside.

| Chemical Engineer from California Endorsed for Global Mission Service in South Africa

Faye Carol Yarbrough of Gardena, California, has been endorsed to serve as an International Ministries missionary in King Williams Town, South Africa, as a teacher of math and science.