Presbyterian Mission Agency Mission Coworkers:
(Mexico) serve in the U.S.-Mexico border region near Douglas, Arizona, and Agua Prieta, Mexico. They support the binational ministry of Frontera de Cristo in sharing the good news of Jesus Christ in word and deed. They and their partners seek to put flesh on the gospel through participation in new church development, permaculture, health ministries, and community and economic development.
(Philippines) are helping global partners address issues of migration and human trafficking. The UN’s International Labor Organization estimates 21 million people are victims of coerced labor and/or forced sexual exploitation. While human trafficking is a worldwide problem, countries in Asia are increasingly vulnerable. Cathy and Juan work with churches and non-governmental organizations in Asia to help coordinate efforts to end the scourge of modern-day slavery. They also resource various programs of the Presbyterian Mission Agency and US congregations concerned about the issue.
one great hour of sharing:
The three programs supported by One Great Hour of Sharing – Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, the Presbyterian Hunger Program, and Self-Development of People – all work in different ways to serve individuals and communities in need.
Supports the PC(USA) ministry of disaster response and long-term disaster recovery to strengthen families and communities adversely impacted by disaster. PDA also engages in the ministry of assistance to immigrants and refugees.
Supports the PC(USA) ministry participating in the empowerment of economically poor, oppressed, and disadvantaged people, seeking to change the structures that perpetuate poverty, oppression, and justice.