New Area Executive for Africa Named
Global Ministries is delighted to announce the selection of Rev. LaMarco Cable as the Area Executive for the Africa Office.
Global Ministries is delighted to announce the selection of Rev. LaMarco Cable as the Area Executive for the Africa Office. Rev. Cable is an ordained minister in Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He brings an extensive background in advocacy and grass-root community organizing to this position. His work experience includes serving as Deputy Director of Organizing for Bread for the World. He led staff in the Southern Region of the United States in creating synergy and work strategies for the Organizing Department; evaluated and prepared legislative agendas, built coalition support for the organization’s legislative agenda, led presentations on hunger, justice, poverty and represented Bread for the World at coalition meetings. Also, his work included providing advocacy and policy training to regional staff and grassroots members of Bread for the World, as well as the cultivation and development of relationships with congregational donors.
Rev. Cable served for 4 years with Global Ministries in several different capacities. He served as the Program Associate for Advocacy and Education, where he developed public advocacy positions on global issues important to Global Ministries and its partners in Africa and Latin America. He researched and wrote regular mission stories related go global advocacy to share with constituency via the web, e-mail updates, and multi-media presentations. He led overseas advocacy fact finding trips, traveled overseas to work with partners to develop priorities and strategies, and planned annual advocacy and educational symposiums.
In addition, Rev. Cable administered the Short-term Volunteer program and the Global Mission Intern Program. Also, he served as interim Mission Personnel Executive with primary responsibilities of recruiting and screening fully supported missionaries.
Rev. Cable comes to us with pastoral experience. He pastored Broadway Christian Church in Winchester, KY from November 2005 to March 2008.
Rev. Cable received his undergraduate degree from Transylvania University and his Master of Divinity degree from Lexington Theological Seminary.
He will begin his ministry on October 1, 2014 with French language training. We are excited to have this new addition to our staff as one reference stated, “He will bring a new network of young leaders to engage with Global Ministries.”