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David Clemente

Assistant Director – Philippines / Creative Access Asia - IA / Oceania



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David Clemente is currently a U.S.- based missionary serving Asia. As a member of the Asia Leadership Team, Dr. David Clemente regularly travels to consult with pastors and supervise selected Asian leaders. He is an Asia Area Assistant Director overseeing FMWM interests in the Philippines, Creative Access Asia-IA, and the Oceania region. David has a vision for mobilizing partnerships and encouraging support for FMWM-Asia’s vision of influencing a million Asians for Jesus. David’s wife, Sarah, also served as an FMWM missionary in Asia until 2024, when she began serving as the Director of Christian Education for a local church in Illinois.

Children: Carmen, Jacob

Pray For

  • wisdom as David helps train Free Methodist leaders in cross-cultural work
  • guidance in the work of supervising selected Asian missionaries
  • compassion as David leads seminars on the global witness of Christianity
  • travel safety
  • FM groups in Asia as they continue to expand their vision for cross-cultural ministry and become vibrant witnesses to their local communities
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