Catherine Nold
Catherine Nold
Communications Specialist
| Ohio Couple Endorsed to Serve with International Ministries in Malaysia

Valerie and Aaron Osterbrock of Hamilton, Ohio, were endorsed on December 13, 2016, by American Baptist International Ministries (IM) to serve at the Sabah Theological Seminary in East Malaysia.

| Peter and Sarah McCurdy, International Ministries Missionaries, Begin Service in Costa Rica

Peter and Sarah McCurdy of Ridgeway, New Jersey, began their missionary service in Costa Rica in December 2016. The couple’s four children, ages 7 to 16, are serving with them.

| Melanie Baggao Commissioned to Serve in the Middle East

Melanie Baggao of Placentia, California, was commissioned to serve with American Baptist International Ministries (IM) in the Middle East. Baggao is IM’s third global worker to be serving in this part of the world. She departed for her field of service on October 21, 2015.

| Ebola Prevention Video Developed by IM Missionaries

While the spread of this highly-contagious disease has now been largely contained, one big question remains: What steps can be taken now to prevent more outbreaks?

| Faith Leaders Pray for Central American Children on Both Sides of Border Fence

On Friday, August 29th, American Baptist International Ministries (IM) missionaries, along with faith leaders from the Episcopal, United Methodist, United Church of Christ, Catholic and Jewish traditions, joined in a prayer service for Central American children fleeing violence.