Jacqueline Okon Agré is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries working as an educator with the Christian community in Tunis, Tunisia. The Christian population in Tunisia is growing through immigration from south of the Sahara Desert. Her husband, Issac, is also a missionary. Tunisia is part of the Switzerland-France Annual Conference of the Central Conference of Central and Southern Europe.
Jacqueline grew up in Côte d'Ivoire, where she was born in Alepé Province into a Methodist home. Baptized as a child, she came to know Christ through Sunday school, and in high school and college was active in the Association of Christian Youth. "These activities allowed me to recognize Christ as the only Savior," she says.
She studied at the Lycée Classique d'Abidjan, and the CAFOP de Korhogo (a teacher's college) in the city of Korhogo. From 1999 to 2009, she worked within the national education system of Côte d'Ivoire.
As a pastor's wife, Jacqueline held many leadership positions in local churches, including Sunday school teacher and counselor with women and girls. She was active in the Association of Methodist Women and in the work of the Côte d'Ivoire Annual Conference.
Jacqueline gives "glory to God with joy for the mission that the Lord allows me to perform." She and her husband, Isaac, also a missionary, have five adult children.
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