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Barbara Thomas leads Habitat build in Portugal

by Heather Prince Doss

Mission report by Barbara Thomas: Thank you for your prayers during my team’s recent Habitat for Humanity mission to Braga, Portugal. In early April, our group of 14 gathered in Braga from eight states, Washignton (DC), and Halifax, Nova Scotia. We were one of the teams renovating the ancestral home of Maria Augusta and her […]

From the Gartrells: Family Month

by Heather Prince Doss

May was a special month in the United Presbyterian Church of Brazil. It was family month. We began the month by having daily meetings in different homes. Each night was led by a different person, so each had its own “flavor.” It was fun to have a different Bible study each night with a variety […]

Meet Andy and Mardi Steere

by Heather Prince Doss

We’re the Steeres. We live in Kenya. You see, in 2005 we encountered God’s heart for people trapped in a systemic cycle of oppression and violence. It was an experience of a grief deeper than words, and a love so intense it took our breaths away. We’ve never been the same. We began to ask, […]

Meet Gordon and Dorothy Gartrell

by Heather Prince Doss

Mission Committee Introduces Dorothy and Gordon Gartrell Dorothy and Gordon have been Mission co-workers (PCUSA) in Brazil since 2012. (They previously served 1990-2008) They are serving with the United Presbyterian Church of Brazil to expand its witness. They aid church growth efforts, help develop plans for church planting, and train people for ministries in evangelism […]

Caroline Davis leaves for Uganda

by Heather Prince Doss

Check out the latest email from Caroline Davis. She leaves for Uganda on Monday, December 16. Please hold her in your prayers! Hi friends! For the past eight weeks. my team has been preparing for the outreach phase of my school in Rosarito, Mexico. We have gone through so many awesome weeks of lecture, and […]

Caroline Davis: Y-WAM Discipleship Training School

by Heather Prince Doss

Sea Island’s own Caroline Davis has discerned God’s call to attend a discipleship training school sponsored by Youth With a Mission (Y-WAM). Here’s the story of what she’ll be up to, in her words: Hi! I am Caroline Davis. I am going to a Youth With a Mission (YWAM) Discipleship Training School in Mexico. Starting […]