Mission Stories

  • Update from Italy

    By: Ron Dauphin Jul 15, 2019

    Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ, our brother, whose family became
    sojourners in a time of violent unrest.


  • Pray with Botswana Sunday, July 21, 2019

    By: Victoria Peagler Jul 15, 2019

    Botswana_Victoria_Peagler_IMG-20190704-WA0009.jpgLectionary Selection: Luke 10:38-42

    Prayers for Botswana:  

    You who are the Good Shepherd of your people, I pray for your people around the globe that they may experience your love and come to appreciate your abundance of peace and true justice. Oh Lord our Redeemer, this day I specifically pray for the people of Botswana and for our partners with Global Ministries.

    I further pray, Oh Lord, that you will heal...

  • Strategic Planning with LECSA in Soweto, South Africa

    By: Danielle Murry-Knowles Jul 09, 2019

    In mid-May I had the pleasure of traveling to Soweto, South Africa with members of Planning Commission of the Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa (LECSA) to assist with a Strategic Planning Workshop for church leaders and lay people in Gauteng Presbytery.


  • Welcome to Italy

    By: Fiona Kendall Jul 08, 2019

    In a city of many significant staircases, the Spanish Steps represent one of the best known.  Sweeping grandly down from the church of Santissima Trinità dei Monti to Bernini’s Barcaccia fountain, this has been a place of transit and meeting since the eighteenth century. 


  • Pray with Morocco Sunday, July 14, 2019

    By: Fritz-Gerald Joseph Jul 08, 2019

    Morocco_Fritz_Joseph_Youth_Ministry.jpegLectionary Selection:  Luke 10:25-37

    Prayers for Morocco:  

    Precious God, creator of heaven and earth, giver and sustainer of life, in You we live and move and have our beings. There is nothing we can do without you. And all that we are able to do is because of You. We are crying out to you for this beautiful land of Morocco and for all of us who dwell in it.

    The...

  • Knowledge is Power

    By: Sandra Gourdet Jul 03, 2019

    There are two things that come to mind when I reflect on my recent trip to Haiti on behalf of Global Ministries to serve in ministry and to be a presence with our partners, CONASPEH.  One is the adage that “knowledge is power."  


  • Pray with Venezuela Sunday, July 7, 2019

    By: Angel L. Rivera Agosto Jul 01, 2019

    Lectionary Selection:  Luke 10:1-11, 16-20

    Prayers for Venezuela:  

    Holy One,

    We give you thanks for our sisters and brothers in Venezuela and have heard their cries for justice and peace in the midst of a difficult time. Cover them with your peace. Make a way for reconciliation and fresh hope.

    Help us to be better neighbors to our siblings in Venezuela. We commit to you our solidarity with them. We will continue to listen to and walk with them in...Read more...

  • Pray with Mexico Sunday, June 30, 2019

    By: Cindy Moraga-Selva Jun 24, 2019

    mexico_Cindy_Moraga_Capacitacion.jpegLectionary Selection:  Luke 9:51-62

    Prayers for Mexico:  

    God the Father and Mother, you show us your love in the life and wisdom of Jesus. Teach us to follow you in your solidarity with the poorest and most marginalized in this world.

    In solidarity with those who suffer because of injustices.


  • Report #2 from Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    By: Michael Poage Jun 18, 2019

    Report #2 from Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dzemal Bijedic University

    June 9, 2019

    "I suspect that the wars of Yugoslav succession are now over. I am not yet convinced that the stability of the Balkans has been secured."

                    -- Misha Glenny


  • Pray with Zambia Sunday, June 23, 2019

    By: Maria (Charo) Breckenridge Jun 17, 2019

    Zambia_Charo_Breckenridge_IMG_20190512_091835.jpegLectionary Selection:  Luke 8:26-39

    Prayers for Zambia:  

    O, Heavenly Father, thank you for this wonderful story about Jesus healing a tortured soul. Even though most of us do not experience illness and psychological distress as “demons” anymore, the reality of such trials as these is ever present in our beloved Zambia. Children and adults here and everywhere continue to suffer the desolation and pain of mental illness. We, your creatures, Father,...Read more...

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