On January 15, 2017, the Rev. Carmella Jones was commissioned by the American Baptist International Ministries (IM) Board of Directors to serve in Hungary.
Jones is preparing to relocate to Hungary in March 2017 and will serve as a school chaplain through IM partner Hungarian Baptist Aid.
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 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.
The Rev. Deliris Carrión-Joseph, an International Ministries (IM) missionary since 1998, began a new ministry serving at Deborah’s House in Tijuana, Mexico in January 2016.
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.