The World Mission Offering 2018 videos are now available for streaming and download in English with Spanish subtitles.
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.
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.
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.
The Rev. Dr. Rodney Ragwan was recently selected as director of Mission Mobilization for International Ministries. He began his service in this key leadership position on June 1.
International Ministries has received an emergency relief grant of $8,500 from One Great Hour of Sharing to respond to the critical needs in Latin America following the deadly volcanic eruption in Guatemala and the violence in Nicaragua.