People in mission
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Aaron Stanbury, Kenya
Connecting with children and helping them with basic literacy, setting them on a path for an education that will help them out of poverty
Anthea and Martin Gordon, DR Congo
Martin is working with the Diocese of Goma in mission, education and theological training. Anthea has a regional role in Programme Funding for Tearfund.
Ben and Katy Ray, Tanzania
Showing God’s love and changing attitudes in the community through providing training and employment for disabled people
Bisoke Balikenga, DR Congo
Provincial youth worker investing in young people through encouraging them in their education and peacemaking and raising up new leaders
Caroline and Dick Seed, South Africa
Training Bible teachers in key theological institutions across the African continent and beyond
Chris and Suzy Wilson, Ethiopia
Working in reconciliation and peacebuilding with local Christian leaders.
Christine and David Torrance, Tanzania
Teaching at Kondoa Bible College and coming alongside local Christians in discipleship and ministry.
Dismas Ngendabanga, Rwanda
Preaching, guiding and counselling, and helping Christians in their discipleship journey through providing materials and teaching
Florent Lahitody, Madagascar
Developing the discipleship ministry of the Diocese of Toliara; preparing discipleship materials and equipping leaders to disciple others
Heather Johnstone, Tanzania
Helping to empower the most disadvantaged women and children in Mara through the Rehema Project.
Helen Kisakye, Uganda
Bringing a message of love, hope and inclusion for people with disabilities in Uganda through leading SPLASH inclusive dance group.
James Hassan, Sudan
Assistant bishop of Kadugli diocese, training church leaders and young people, preaching the word and serving the church
Jeff Sikabwe, DR Congo
Country coordinator involved in CMS-Africa’s training courses, mentoring and advocacy
Joseph Noel Sati, South Sudan
Church leader and country coordinator, working to build the capacity of local churches in Sudan and South Sudan using CMS-Africa’s courses
Josias Nkusi Sebujisho, Rwanda
Coordinates CMS-Africa’s activities in Rwanda, teaches on CMS-Africa courses and supports around 100 champions and trainers
Judith Murungi, Uganda
Coordinating CMS-Africa activities in Uganda and training and mentoring leaders for effective holistic discipleship
Kenneth Ambani Buluku, Kenya
Pastor in a local church, helping train lay pastors in the area to serve effectively for the transformation of their communities
Lynn Treneary, South Sudan
Now back in the UK, having been encouraging and strengthening people while teaching English at Chaima Christian Institute, working with evangelist teams and Mothers’ Union.
Malcolm Pritchard, Uganda
Theological college tutor, helping to promote spiritual development and a faithful understanding of the gospel in college life.
Meshack Okumu, Kenya
Training pastors and church leaders using CMS-Africa’s courses and encouraging churches to love others with the resources they already have
Michael Aban, South Sudan
Teaching at Nile Theological College, teaching CMS-Africa courses and pastoring a local congregation
Neil and Sue Browning, Uganda
Neil works as a surgeon at the local government hospital in Moyo and Sue as a lecturer at Kajo-Keji Christian College (KCC).
Nicci Maxwell, Uganda
Providing paediatric and neonatal medical care to the community, and providing training, mentorship and support to local healthcare workers.
Representing CMS-Africa in Burundi, coordinate its activities, organising meetings and trainings, and advising on the placement of the people in mission and volunteers in Burundi.
Patricia and Peter Wyard, DR Congo
Patricia is a palliative care doctor teaching and supporting local medical staff. Peter teaches students preparing for ministry in Aru.
Paul and Regina Lueth, South Sudan
Church planting, training pastors and evangelists and teaching theology at St John’s Theological College in Wau
Paul Kibona, Tanzania
Country coordinator who teaches, trains, disciples and mentors new leaders for the expansion of the kingdom of God
Rachel Karanja, Kenya
Working to see God transform communities through innovative businesses, including biogas programmes, faith-driven farming groups and more
Salvator Nkorerimana, Burundi
Pastor facilitating CMS-Africa’s activities in Burundi and coordinating Matana diocese’s health and HIV/AIDS department
Sam Malish, South Sudan
Partnering with local churches to offer trauma healing in the refugee camps and coordinating children’s ministry across multiple agencies
Sarah and Simon Cawdell, Uganda
Coming alongside local Christians, helping them to grow in their faith, teaching theology to local leaders and building self-sufficiency.
Stephen Hatch, Tanzania
Working as maths teacher and head of the science department and supporting the headmaster and chaplain at St John’s Seminary.
Tom and Verity Clare, Uganda
Tom works to improve the health of locals and refugees. Verity looks after our children and hopes to work in peacebuilding or teaching English.
Mission associates serving Africa
- Anna and Dave Bishop, Uganda
- Ian and Shelagh Baird-Smith, Uganda
- Irene and Malcolm Crawford, Uganda
- Jane and Nick Cook, Rwanda
- Janet Phythian, Mozambique
- Janie Robson, Uganda
- Judy and Tim Rous, DR Congo
- Karen Terry, Kenya
- Lizzie and Simon Guillebaud, Burundi
- Margaret Mockford, Kenya
- Melita and Stephen Gordon, Malawi
- Michael Hunter, Burundi
- Paul Darrall, Great Lakes region
- Sue Bird, Malawi
- Susan Essam, Nigeria
- Wendy Fry, South Sudan
Andrea and Andrew Young, Nepal
Providing vital pastoral care to United Mission to Nepal (UMN) in Kathmandu, Tansen and Okhaldhunga.
Catherine Lee, Taiwan
Working with the Taiwan Episcopal Church, supporting the church, chaplaincy and kindergarten ministry of the Diocese of Taiwan.
Eric and Sandra Read, Philippines
Demonstrating natural farming models alongside equipping churches in holistic mission for real community impact.
Gopal and Susma Tamang, Nepal
Equipping and training local church leaders for ministry and mission
Helen Avadiar-Nimbalker, Thailand
Advocating against human trafficking and counselling victims, walking alongside women as they leave the sex industry and start a new life.
Hemkhomang Haokip, India
Serves at a theological college that strives to equip lay leaders in the church as well as up-and-coming leaders in the Church and society.
Indira Thapa, Nepal
Leader of the National Mission Commission of Nepal (NMCN), a Christian, indigenous social organisation.
Isaac Goh, Malaysia
Mobilising urban churches and young people to serve rural indigenous communities
James Pham, Laos
From a neighbouring country in the Mekong region, James shares the gospel with those from his home country and supports the Lao church.
Jason and Tracy Day, Thailand
Seconded to OMF, Jason is an area personnel manager and Tracy is a mum, Sunday school team leader and part-time child safety officer.
Liew Hoi Yan, Malaysia
Secondary school teacher, field worker and home guardian at a centre for refugees
Pastor J, Indonesia
Serving and reaching out to an unreached people group
Peter and Vasantha, India
Creating quality video material for schools built on biblical values
Peter Bui, Vietnam
Works to reach unreached people groups and equips local trainers in different people groups to train and reach their own people for Jesus.
Poline Yean, Cambodia
Training leaders in evangelism, discipleship and church planting and making ‘every church a Bible school’
Russell de Alwis, Sri Lanka
Church relations officer and training coordinator at LEADS, which works with abused and traumatised children.
Tim Lee, Philippines
To improve the lives of families living in poverty in the Philippines by supporting Jigsaw Kids to become a sustainable organisation.
Mission associates serving Asia
- Craig and Elaine Watson, Nepal
- Dan and Phillipa Munday, Nepal
- Nigel Hallett, Pakistan
- Rod and Ruthie Gilbert, Britain and Asia
Europe, Middle East and North Africa
Alison Giblett, Ukraine
Leads the Genesis ministry, which helps people grappling with addictions to shed destructive habits and learn to rely on God
Ann-Marie Wilson, Britain
Working to end FGM and violence against women and girls, specifically across Africa and the diaspora where FGM is practised.
Anna and Chris Hembury, Britain
Sharing life with people on the margins and supporting them to connect with themselves, each other, the planet and God.
Anne Plested, Israel/Palestine
Teaching English and supporting the team at Bethlehem Bible College.
Anya Manchuliak, Ukraine
Coordinates church and ministry connections, develops partnerships with other churches and missions, trains youth and shares the gospel.
Audrey and Colin Gibson, Lebanon
Now back in the UK after working with A Rocha Lebanon on creation care projects, Colin as national director and Audrey as education and church liaison officer.
Berdine van den Toren-Lekkerkerker, Netherlands
Resourcing Christian leaders in Africa and Asia through mission education, so that they can resource others for a life of mission.
Emil and Reem Bourizk, Lebanon
Providing education for refugee children and offering pastoral care for non-church people and Iraqi Christian families.
Felipe and Sarah Yanez, Spain
Bringing hope and sharing Christ with people from all walks of life through work with food banks, Bible studies and informal discipleship.
Festo and Grace Kanungha, Britain
Supporting and resourcing local churches in their ministry to children and young people, working closely with St Martin’s Liskeard
Fiona and Joel Kelling, Jordan
Working alongside local churches to care for vulnerable groups and strengthen the mission of the Church in the Middle East.
Garry Ion, Britain
Supporting and connecting with people on the margins, especially men, through practical work in Community Shed groups.
Habeeb Kamal, Egypt
Shares the gospel with unreached people groups in Egypt and Sudan, teaches and disciples believers.
Jennifer and Kevin Cable, Israel/Palestine
Working to re-open the historic Anglican church in Jaffa and strengthen the presence of Christ in the Middle East.
Lea and Petra Williams, Czech Republic
Leading the Anglican congregation in Brno and developing a vibrant Christian community where people can meet Jesus and grow as disciples.
Nabil and Sarah Shehadi, Lebanon
Nabil is Alpha Levant coordinator. Sarah manages the hospitality and administration side, and runs courses with Nabil.
Noel Diaz, Spain
Pastoring a small church plant, coordinating Bible study groups and continuing to evangelise and draw new people to Jesus.
Phil and Sylvie Good, Lebanon
Supporting multiple organisations discipling new believers across the MENA region and fundraising to bring the good news across borders
Ruth Radley, Britain
Providing spiritual care and support to children and families as part of the multi-faith chaplaincy team at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.
Ruth Sayers, Britain
Church worker showing Christ in the community through helping people get back into work, assisting with Bible studies, pastoral care and more.
Sergiu Brădean, Romania
Pastors an evangelism-focused church in an ethnically diverse area.
Valery Alymov, Ukraine
Sharing Jesus with others, preaching the gospel, making disciples and planting churches.
Manager of a Jesus-centred rehab centre, spending time with and discipling rehabilitants.
Mission associates serving Europe, the Middle East and North Africa
- Alistair and Rachel, Britain and Middle East
- Derek and Mary Fairfield, Britain and India
- Hilary Marshall, Britain
- Joan and Nigel Bull, Britain
- Louise Barclay Johnson, Belgium
- Rebekka Stredwick, Germany
Director of the Rural Bible Institute, based in the region of Araucanía, teaching and training new leaders
Agustín and Teresa Maidana, Paraguay
Bringing the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ not only in our immediate environment, but also to the indigenous communities of our country
Alf and Hilary Cooper, Chile
Working to see churches planted and multiplied in Chile and beyond through pastoring La Trinidad de Las Condes church.
Andrew and Lisa Peart, Bolivia
Partnering with the local church to strengthen its missional outreach to schools, residents and businesses.
Andy and Kati Walsh, Brazil
Working with churches and NGOs in Florianopolis towards social justice for the marginalised, helping people find hope in Jesus.
Anna Sims, Peru
Supporting female, English-speaking inmates and ex-offenders in Lima through prison ministry Walking in Liberty.
Azaria Spencer, Guatemala
Coming alongside and discipling at-risk children and young adults and empowering them to pursue their dreams.
Bev Cannon, Paraguay
Sharing the gospel contextually through working as a school chaplain at Colegio San Andres (CSA), developing the next generation of leaders
Catherine Le Tissier and Nick Drayson, Argentina
Nick is Primate of the Province of South America and Bishop of Northern Argentina. Catherine coordinates the AMARE women’s organisation across the Province.
Christian Donoso Castillo, Chile
Leading a church planting team and making disciples in urban Chile
Crisanto Rojas, Argentina
Travel in indigenous areas, supporting pastors, teaching, presiding over meetings and working with the diocesan bishop
Daniel and Sarah Brito Medeiros, Brazil
Working with ReVive, a safe house for girls at risk, Sarah as a dance therapist and Daniel as an advocate for at-risk children.
Evaldo Reid Rodrigues, Brazil
Lawyer advocating for adoption and fostering for children on behalf of ReVive, which works with abused and at-risk children.
Flavio Adair, Brazil
Rector of Agua Viva church, developing the leadership and mission vision, planting churches and starting a study centre for training lay people and clergy
Franklin Cuenca, Bolivia
Assistant pastor, with responsibility for discipleship and all the teaching aspects of the church.
Gabriel Parra, Chile
Developing the ministerial strategic plan of the church plant while serving as assistant pastor in a larger nearby church and teaching about Christianity in a local school
Gaston Perez, Argentina
Pastoral apprentice, teaching and serving in the local church and studying theology
Katia Rocks, Brazil
Through a church I helped start, I encourage people, particularly women, to connect with Christ.
Lindsey and Steve Poulson, Honduras
Mentoring, creating safe spaces for at-risk children and young people to grow and supporting local project development.
Marcio Ciechanovicz and Noemi Celeti, Brazil
Connecting with people beyond the reach of traditional church, sharing the gospel in new ways and ministering to people’s physical needs.
Marcos Humacata, Argentina
Leading an urban church planting team in northern Argentina and supporting the training of rural indigenous church leaders
Mark and Rosalie Balfour, Guatemala
Providing pastoral support for workers in urban ministries, especially Street Kids Direct and partner projects in Guatemala and Honduras.
Mateo Alto, Argentina
Travel in indigenous areas, supporting pastors, teaching, presiding over meetings and working with the diocesan bishop
Mechi Tarragona, Uruguay
Coming alongside and training groups in local communities, especially families and leaders
Mirna Paulo, Argentina
Sharing the good news of Jesus, nurturing believers and helping to lead a pioneering women’s movement
Paul and Sarah Tester, Peru
Paul is working to establish a truly Latin American mission movement for Latin America and Sarah serves in children’s ministry.
Rosie and Stu Bayford, Brazil
Meeting people at the edges with the hope of getting alongside them on a journey of faith.
Sharon Wilcox, Ecuador
Working with people with learning disabilities, teaching them life skills and seeking to enable them to become independent.
Tim Curtis, Paraguay
Building up the body of Christ through writing, translating and producing discipleship training and study materials in the Énxet language.
Walter Toro, Bolivia
Anglican Bishop of Bolivia, the first Bolivian national to take on this role
Mission associates serving Latin America
- Ali Young, Brazil
- Alison and Chris Hawksbee, Paraguay
- Christopher and Michelle Hays, USA
- Ed and Marie Brice, Argentina
- Myrtle Martin, Peru