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North America

North America encompasses great political, economic, and religious diversity with Canada, Mexico, and the United States as its major countries. With the exception of a few projects that cross the U.S.-Mexican border, Mexico is considered regionally part of Latin America. While the United States has the most advanced economic and technical capacity in the world, issues such as poverty, limited opportunities, and racial-ethnic discrimination persist. These projects and United Methodist missionaries seek to break the cycle of poverty and to open opportunities for all.

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Missionaries in North America

Jeffrey, Paul
#09541Z - Rev. Paul Jeffrey is a writer, photographer, and media specialist documenting the work of the church around the world.
Nichols, Elizabeth
#982953 - Elizabeth (Lisa) Lamb Nichols is a deaconess and Church and Community Worker serving as the executive director of Henry Fork Service Center, ...
Montano, Soraya
#3021137 - Soraya Montano is Church and Community Worker in 2009, assigned to Esperanza Viva (Living Hope) Community Center in Mason, Ohio, which is p ...
Rodriguez, Jorge
#933001 - Jorge Rodriguez Flores is serving with the National Plan for Hispanic and Latino Ministries in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference.
Harrell, Becky
#15141Z - Becky Harrell is the Mission Interpreter for South Central Jurisdiction.
Copley, Stephen
#982019 - Church and Community Worker serving with Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON) in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Oliveira, Erica
#3021491 - Erica Oliveira is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, initially serving with The S ...
Erbele, Evelyn
#10832Z - The Rev. Evelyn Erbele is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church currently assigned as copa ...
Gomez, German
#721537 - German Gomez is serving with the National Plan for Hispanic and Latino Ministries at San Juan Mission in Clanton, AL, in the Alabama-West Fl ...
Purscell, Koni
#982931 - Church and Community Worker serving in the Big Stone Gap District of the Holston Annual Conference in Southwest Virginia.
Dean, Rebecca
#3021501 - Rebecca L. Dean is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church assigned to Alabama Rural Mi ...
Sigmon, Vickie
#982916 - Church and Community Worker working with social justice issues in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Tristán, Sergio
#541002 - Rev. Sergio Felipe Tristán is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church assigned to the Great ...
Innis, Janjay
Advance #3021836 - Janjay Innis is a missionary through the US-2 young adult program of the General Board of Global Ministries. Commissioned in August ...
Bishop, Heather
Heather Bishop is an active CCW
Williams, Molly
Advance #3021854 - Molly Williams is a missionary through the US-2 young adult program of the General Board of Global Ministries. Commissioned in Augu ...
Luna, Sonya
#3019618 - Sonya Luna is serving through the National Plan for Hispanic and Latino Ministries in the Detroit Annual Conference.
Whitlatch, Ronald
#150786 - The Rev. Ronald Whitlatch is a missionary serving the annual conferences of the Northeastern Jurisdiction as mission interpreter.
Plotas, Stephanie
Advance #3021848 - Stephanie Plotas is a missionary through the US-2 young adult program of the General Board of Global Ministries and is assigned to ...
Montiel, Saul
#3021360 - The Rev. Saul Montiel is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church assigned to work with the ...
Schaefer, Kelly
#3021506 - Kelly Schaefer is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving at the Servant Commun ...
Torres, Kim King
#982904 - Kim King Torres is assigned as a Church and Community Worker and director of Branches, a ministry of Florida Urban Ministries in Florida Cit ...
Panizo-Valladares, Rosanna
#3019710 - The Rev. Rosanna Panizo-Valladares is a United Methodist missionary through the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry, serving as past ...
Johnson, David
Advance #3021860 - David (Dave) R. Johnson is a missionary through the US-2 young adult program of the General Board of Global Ministries. Commissione ...
Howe, Amanda
Amanda Howe is a missionary serving as a Church and Community Worker in the East Central District of the Florida Annual Conference.
Devoid, Alexander
#3021333 -Alexander D. Devoid is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, serving initially at Acc ...
Maupin, Cynthia
Advance #3021843 - Cynthia Maupin is a missionary through the US-2 young adult program of the General Board of Global Ministries. Commissioned in Augu ...
La Van, Elaine
#3021514 - Elaine M. La Van is a US-2 missionary serving at the Women’s Shelter at the Navajo United Methodist Center in Farmington, New Mexico. ...
Mudge, Sarah
Advance #3021845 - Sarah Mudge is a missionary through the US-2 young adult program of the General Board of Global Ministries. Commissioned in August ...
Wang, Fuxia
#3021191 - The Rev. Fuxia Wang is serving as a Church and Community Worker with the Chinese community in Norman and South Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Warnock, Theodore
#13030Z - Ted Warnock works with the United Methodist Committee on Relief on special health projects in Africa.
Davis, Katelyn
#3021488 - Katelyn (Katie) Davis is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving with the Worke ...
deBos, Rachel Michelle
#3021350 - Rachel Michelle deBos is a missionary through the US-2 young adult program of the General Board of Global Ministries of The Unite ...
Dunlap-Grace, Mariellyn
#3021171 Mariellyn Dunlap-Grace is assigned as a Church and Community Worker to serve as patient services coordinator of the Charitable Pharmacy of Ce ...
Atchley, Brooke
Brooke Atchley is a missionary of the General Board of Global Ministries serving as a Church and Community Worker at the Tazewell District Cooperative ...
Danielsons, Elisabeth
#3021510 - Elisabeth Danielsons a US-2 missionary assigned as coordinator of curriculum and community engagement at Project Transformation in Dallas, ...
Sai, Mistead
#3021526 - Mistead T. Sai is a US-2 missionary serving with Interfaith Worker Justice in Chicago, Illinois.
Lesure, Gayle
#982965 - Gayle Lesure is a Church and Community Worker and Deaconess serving with the Greater Clarksburg Cooperative Parish in the West Virginia Annu ...
Shaw, Adam
#3021347 - Adam Shaw is a mission intern serving as a human rights and conflict transformation organizer at the Cal-Pac Immigration Task Force, a mini ...
Watkins, Pat
#3020927 - The Rev. Pat Watkins is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church. He is pioneering the churc ...
Locklear, Gary
#982955 - Gary W. Locklear, Church and Community Worker and Home Missioner, is currently assigned to the North Carolina Annual Conference in the Rocki ...
Tripp, James
Advance #3021858 - James M. Tripp is a missionary through the US-2 young adult program of the General Board of Global Ministries. Commissioned in Augu ...
Tracy, Anita
#3020816 - Serving with the Richwood-Craigsville-Webster Cooperative Parish in Richwood, West Virginia
Prim, Joy
#3021344 - Joy Prim is a mission intern serving initially with Mission for Migrant Workers in Hong Kong, SAR, P.R. of China.
English, April
#3021485 - April Marie English is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving at the Murphy-Ha ...
Banks-Shackelford, Evelyn
#982939 - Church and Community Worker with the Marianna Larger Parish in Arkansas.
Pierce, Lyda
#09542Z - The Rev. Dr. Lyda Pierce serves as a United Methodist missionary for Hispanic/Latino Ministry Development in the Pacific Northwest Annual Co ...
Shawcross, Charissa
#982983 - Charissa Bredow Shawcross is serving as Mission Interpreter for the denomination’s North Central Jurisdiction.
Norton, Ashley
#3021340 - Ashley Norton is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, serving initially with Haitia ...
Zigbuo, Mary Randall
#10721Z - Mary Randall Zigbuo is a missionary serving as a fundraising and communications coach for other missionaries.
Fink, Elizabeth
Advance #3021833 -Elizabeth Fink is a missionary through the US-2 young adult program of the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodis ...
Keech, James
Advance #10841Z - James (Jim) Keech is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving a Mission Inter ...
Magalhaes, Lourdes
#3019619 - Rev. Lourdes Magalhaes is serving through the National Plan for Hispanic and Latino Ministries with a Brazilian congregation in Harrison, N ...
Arrieta-Ramos, Juanita
#550001 - Juanita Arrieta-Ramos is the coordinator of Latino Ministries for the Louisiana Conference Annual Conference.
Ramirez, Carlos
#3021528 - The Rev. Carlos Ramirez is a missionary serving as coordinator of Hispanic/Latino Ministries in the Oklahoma Annual Conference.
Perdue, James
#150298 - James Perdue is serving with the Desert Southwest Conference and the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries for Immigration and Border ...
Figueroa, Irma
#951231 - Irma Figueroa a missionary for Hispanic and Latino ministries in the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference.
Gonzalez-Santiago, Olga
#3021524 - Olga E. González-Santiago is assigned as a Church and Community Worker serving as program director of the Syracuse Westside Urban Mission ...
Maupin, Lisa
#3021274 - Lisa Maupin serving as a Church and Community Worker assigned to United Methodist Ministries—Missouri River District, a project of th ...
Pauley, Clifford
#3021343 - Clifford K. Pauley is a mission intern assigned to the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute Foundation in Davao City, Philippines.
Becker, Jerrica
#3021512 - Jerrica Becker is a US-2 missionary assigned as assistant chaplain for the Murphy-Harpst Children’s Centers, Inc. in Cedartown, Georg ...
Peters, Whitney
#3021496 - Whitney Peters is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving at the Hinton Rural L ...
Logston, Darlene
#3021516 - Darlene J. Logston is a US-2 missionary assigned as garden coordinator at the Primavera Foundation in Tucson, Arizona.
Kenn, Brad
#3021490 - Bradley (Brad) Kenn is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving with the Gator W ...
Madison, Margaret
#982943 - Church and Community Worker with Community Development for All People (CD4AP) in Columbus, Ohio
Ramos-Gallardo, Oscar
#140638 - Rev. Dr. Oscar Ramos-Gallardo is serving the Louisiana Annual Conference through the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries.
Bowman, Emilie
Advance #3021830 - Emilie Bowman is a missionary through the US-2 young adult program of the General Board of Global Ministries. Commissioned in Augus ...
Allman, Kharissa
Advance #3021828 - Kharissa C. Allman is a missionary through the US-2 young adult program of the General Board of Global Ministries. Commissioned in ...
Norton, Stephanie
#3021341 - Stephanie Norton is a mission intern serving initially with Haitian Artisans for Peace International (HAPI) in Mizak, a mountainous section ...
Wood, Michelle
#3021507 - Michelle Wood is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving with the Servant Commu ...
Varnado, Earnestine Andrews
#982905 - Earnestine Varnado is a deaconess and missionary serving as a Church and Community Worker at St. Andrew's Mission, located in McComb, Mi ...
Pate, Diamond
Advance #3021847 - Diamond Pate is a missionary through the US-2 young adult program of the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist ...
McRill, Elizabeth
#3021504 - Beth McRill is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, serving at the Servant Communit ...
Townsend-Jones, Shirley
#982995 - Church and Community Worker, Bennettsville-Cheraw Area Cooperative Ministry in South Carolina.
Greathouse, Gordon
#07695Z - Gordon Greathouse is a United Methodist missionary now serving as Missionary in Residence at the General Board of Global Ministries in New Y ...
Junker, Hebert
#3021182 - The Rev. Hebert Junker is a missionary assigned through the National Plan for Hispanic and Latino Ministries to the Greater New Jersey Annu ...
Kerr-Carpenter, Emma
#3021508 - Emma Kerr-Carpenter is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving at the Family Su ...
Erbele, W. Terence
#10831Z - Rev. Terence Erbele is a pastor with Ketchikan First United Methodist Church, Alaska.
Miller, Tara
#3021511 - Tara Lynn Miller is a US-2 missionary assigned to Mary’s Place and the Church of Mary Magdalene in Seattle.
Rios Martinez, Javier
#542001 - Javier Rios Martinez is serving with the National Plan for Hispanic and Latino Ministries in Topeka, Kansas, as Director of the Fellowship a ...
Quigg, Stephen Paul
#07994Z - Stephen Quigg is the coordinator of Global Ministries-related aviation ministries.
Crawford, Kara Johansen
#3021332 - Kara Johansen Crawford is a mission intern serving initially with Centro Popular para América Latina de Comunicación (CEPALC), based in Bo ...
Heptas, Dee Ann
#3021785 - The Rev. Dee Ann Heptas is serving as a Church and Community Worker (CCW) with the United Methodist Coalfields Ministry in West Virginia.
Taylor, Hillary
#3021492 - Hillary Taylor is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving with Branches, the so ...
Peterson, Kathleen
#982942 - Kathleen E. (Katie) Peterson is a deaconess serving as a Church and Community Worker serving as director of the God's Country Cooperativ ...
Edwards, Donald
#982026 - The Rev. Donald E. Edwards is serving as a Church and Community Worker with the Shalom Zone: Grace Ministries in Roanoke, Virginia.
Hildebrant, Randy
#982961 - Randy Hildebrant is a Church and Community Worker at the Rural Revitalization Project of the Elkhorn Valley District of the Nebraska Annual ...
Powell, Brandon
#3021515 - Brandon Powell is a US-2 missionary assigned as a caseworker and donations coordinator of the N.O.A.H. Project, a mission of Central United ...
Gore, John Daniel
#3021335 - John Daniel Gore is a mission intern serving initially with the Wi'am Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center in Bethlehem.
Wise, Laura
#3021498 -Laura K. Wise is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, serving as a mission communica ...
Parsons, Rebecca
#3021143 - Becky Parsons is a Church and Community Worker assigned to the United Methodist Community Outreach Program in Roanoke, Virginia.
Stransky, Mark
#803003 - Mark Stransky is a Church and Community Worker serving as director of housing at Project Crossroads in Marion, Virginia, in the Holston Annu ...
Berry, Rachel Rebecca
#3021331 - Rachel Rebecca Berry is a mission intern serving with the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Warnock, Carla
#13031Z - Carla Jean Pease Warnock the nurse/coordinator of Global Ministries' Missionary Health Ministry Wellness Program.
Thorson, Kristina
Advance #3021852 - Kristina Thorson is a missionary through the US-2 young adult program of the General Board of Global Ministries. Commissioned in Au ...
Dwyer, James
#09390Z - The Rev. James Dwyer is currently serving the annual conferences of the Western Jurisdiction as mission interpreter.
Whitaker, Meridith Kay
#982994 - Reverend Meridith Whitaker is a Church and Community Worker serving as the director of Cookson Hills Center United Methodist Mission, a miss ...
Gill, Anna
#3021486 - Anna Gill is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving with Branches, the social ...
McKay, Sarah
#3021517 - Sarah McKay is a US-2 missionary serving as campus and community liaison for mission and justice at the Wesley Foundation serving Florida I ...
Keeney, Debbie
#982014 - Debbie C. Keeney is a Church and Community Worker serving as director of the thrift, vintage, and fair-trade shop of United Methodist Minist ...

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