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Missionaries in the United States

Arrieta-Ramos, Juanita
#550001 - Juanita Arrieta-Ramos is the coordinator of Latino Ministries for the Louisiana Conference Annual Conference.
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 ...
Banks-Shackelford, Evelyn
#982939 - Church and Community Worker with the Marianna Larger Parish in Arkansas.
Bishop, Gregory
Advance #3022110 - Gregory (Greg) Bishop is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year ...
Bishop, Kimberly
Advance #3022103 - Kimberly Bishop is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term o ...
Bohol, Joy Eva
Advance #3021829 - Joy Eva A. Bohol is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church assigned as a mission a ...
Boone, Richard
Advance #3022049 - The Rev. Dr. Richard Boone is a Church and Community Worker missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries serving as the H ...
Booth, Jamie
Advance #3022076 - Jamie Booth is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term of se ...
Brown, Gretchen
#3021971 - Gretchen Brown is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, serving a two-year term of service. S ...
Calhoun, John
#13970Z - The Rev. John Calhoun is serving as director of St. Luke's United Methodist Church’s Family Center in Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine.
Copley, Stephen
#982019 - Church and Community Worker serving with Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON) in Little Rock, Arkansas.
De Arco, Soraya
#3021137 - Soraya De Arco is Church and Community Worker in 2009, assigned to Esperanza Viva (Living Hope) Community Center in Mason, Ohio, which is p ...
deBos, Rachel Michelle
#3021350 - Rachel Michelle deBos is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving as a mission advoc ...
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 ...
Duran, Cesar
Advance #3022066 - The Rev. Cesar M. Duran is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving through ...
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.
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 ...
Erbele, W. Terence
#10831Z - Rev. Terence Erbele is a pastor with Ketchikan First United Methodist Church, Alaska.
Feezor, Amber
Advance #3022063 - Amber Feezor is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term of s ...
Figueroa, Irma
#951231 - Irma Figueroa a missionary for Hispanic and Latino ministries in the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference.
Flannery, Kayla
Advance #3022104 - Kayla Ann Flannery is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year ter ...
Gladstone-Highland, Mary
#982022 - Mary Gladstone-Highland is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving as a Church and C ...
Gomes, Marcelo
Advance #3022065 - Marcelo Gomes is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, assigned through the Nati ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Henneman, Greg
Advance #3022046 - Greg Henneman is a Church and Community Worker serving at HEAL.
Henneman, Jennifer
Advance #3022137 - Jennifer Lynn Henneman, BSN, RN, is a Church and Community Worker (CCW) missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries serv ...
Hildebrant, Randy
#982961 - Randy Hildebrant is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church assigned as a Church and Communi ...
Howard, Brynne Leah
#3021279 - Brynne Leah Howard is Church and Community Worker assigned as an attorney to work with Iowa Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON).
Hundley, Sarah
Advance #3022080 - Sarah Hundley is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term of ...
Innis, Janjay
Advance #3021836 - Janjay K. Innis is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church assigned as an advocate ...
Jeffrey, Paul
#09541Z - Rev. Paul Jeffrey is a writer, photographer, and media specialist documenting the work of the church around the world.
Joaquim, Edney
The Rev. Edney Joaquim is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving as Brazilian ministries past ...
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 ...
Kastner, Andrew
Advance #3022070 - Andrew Kastner is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term of ...
Kastner, Caitlin
Advance #3022071 - Caitlin Kastner is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term o ...
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 Advoc ...
Kenaston, Connor
Connor S. Kenaston is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, serving a two-year term of service. He was c ...
Kvalheim, Emily
Advance #3022060 - Emily Kvalheim is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term of ...
Lahr Lewis, Janet
#14183Z - Janet Lahr Lewis is the liason between ecumenical groups, Israel and Palestine.
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 ...
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 ...
Louder, Ceewin
Ceewin Louder is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, serving a two-year term of service. She was commi ...
Luna, Sonya
#3019618 - Sonya Luna is serving through the National Plan for Hispanic and Latino Ministries in the Detroit Annual Conference.
Lynch, Wilma Frances
#982950 - Fran Lynch is a deaconess and missionary assigned to the Willow Church and Community Ministry in Alaska.
Madison, Margaret
#982943 - Church and Community Worker with Community Development for All People (CD4AP) in Columbus, Ohio
Magalhaes, Lourdes
#3019619 - Rev. Lourdes Magalhaes is serving through the National Plan for Hispanic and Latino Ministries with a Brazilian congregation in Harrison, N ...
Mairena, Miguel
#12877Z - Miguel Mairena is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving with his missionary wife, ...
McCurdy, Nan
#10801Z - Nan McCurdy is a United Methodist missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries. She and her missionary husband, Miguel Mairena, ar ...
McKenzie, Marcharkelti
Marcharkelti F. McKenzie is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, serving a two-year term of service. Sh ...
Morgan, Dwaine
#982923 - Church and Community Worker assigned to the Mission Response Center (MRC) in the Western North Carolina Conference.
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, ...
Padilla, Manuel
Manuel Padilla is a missionary of the General Board of Global Ministries serving as a missionary for strategy and ministry of the National Plan for Hi ...
Parsons, Rebecca
#3021143 - Becky Parsons is a Church and Community Worker assigned to the United Methodist Community Outreach Program in Roanoke, Virginia.
Perdue, James
#150298 - James Perdue is serving with the Desert Southwest Conference and the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries for Immigration and Border ...
Peterson, Kathleen
#982942 - Kathleen E. (Katie) Peterson is a deaconess serving as a Church and Community Worker with the General Board of Global Ministries of The Unit ...
Pewo, Donna Chaat
#3021377 - Donna Chaat Pewo is a missionary serving as a Church and Community Worker at the Clinton and El Reno Church and Community Ministry of the O ...
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 ...
Purdom, Amy
Advance #3022042 - Amy Purdom is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving as a Church and Commu ...
Purscell, Koni
#982931 - Church and Community Worker serving in the Big Stone Gap District of the Holston Annual Conference in Southwest Virginia.
Quigg, Gail
#07995Z - Gail Z. Quigg is a missionary assigned to church aviation ministries.
Quigg, Stephen Paul
#07994Z - Stephen Quigg is the coordinator of Global Ministries-related aviation ministries.
Ramirez, Carlos
#3021528 - The Rev. Carlos Ramirez is a missionary serving as coordinator of Hispanic/Latino Ministries in the Oklahoma Annual Conference.
Ramos-Gallardo, Oscar
#140638 - Rev. Dr. Oscar Ramos-Gallardo is serving the Louisiana Annual Conference through the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries.
Rodriguez, Jorge
#933001 - Jorge Rodriguez Flores is serving with the National Plan for Hispanic and Latino Ministries in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference.
Roemer, Sarah
Sarah Roemer is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, serving a two-year term of service. She was commis ...
Shaw, Adam
#3021347 - Adam Shaw is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving as a mission interpreter for y ...
Shaw, Catherine
Advance #3022108 - Catherine Shaw is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term of ...
Shawcross, Charissa
#982983 - Charissa Bredow Shawcross is serving as Mission Advocate for the denomination’s North Central Jurisdiction.
Sigmon, Vickie
#982916 - Church and Community Worker working with social justice issues in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Smoot, Tyler
Tyler Smoot is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, serving a two-year term of service. He was commissi ...
Spyres, Chelsea
Chelsea Spyres is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, serving a two-year term of service. She was comm ...
Stanford, Nicholas
Advance #3022131 - Nicholas H. Stanford is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year t ...
Stanford, Victoria
Advance #3022130 - Victoria Wrobel Stanford is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-ye ...
Stransky, Linda
#803004 - The Rev. Linda Stransky a Church and Community Worker, serving as director of new ministries development at Project Crossroads in Marion, Vi ...
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 ...
Ternes, Rachel
Advance #3022074 - Rachel Ternes is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term of ...
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 ...
Townsend-Jones, Shirley
#982995 - Church and Community Worker, Bennettsville-Cheraw Area Cooperative Ministry in South Carolina.
Trager, Christina
Advance #3022111 - Christina Trager is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term ...
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 ...
Vaca, Brenda
The Rev. Brenda Vaca is a missionary of the General Board of Global Ministries serving as a Western Jurisdiction National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Min ...
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 ...
Vazquez, Jaime
#3021376 - Rev. Jaime Vazquez is serving as a National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries missionary to the Desert Southwest Annual Conference.
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, Carla
#13031Z - Carla Jean Pease Warnock the nurse/coordinator of Global Ministries' Missionary Health Ministry Wellness Program.
Warnock, Theodore
#13030Z - Ted Warnock works with the United Methodist Committee on Relief on special health projects in Africa.
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 ...
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 ...
Whitlatch, Ronald
#150786 - The Rev. Ronald Whitlatch is a missionary serving the annual conferences of the Northeastern Jurisdiction as mission interpreter.
Wilcox Smoot, Sarah
Sarah Wilcox Smoot is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, serving a two-year term of service. She was ...
Williams, Chelsea
Advance #3022062 - Chelsea Williams is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term ...
Wrona, Katherine
Katherine Wrona is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, serving a two-year term of service. She was com ...