Country Statistics

    Mission District

  • Population: 46,245,297 (72% urban)
  • Evangelical Christians: 7.5%
  • FM Work Opened: 1994
  • FM Churches: 3
  • FMC Membership: 800
  • Ordained Ministers: 4
  • Ministerial Candidates: 8
  • District Leader: Thad Roller
  • Dr. Ricardo Gómez, Latin America Area Director

    Major Cities:

  • Bogotá (7.8 million)
  • Medellin (3 million)
  • Cali (2.8 million)
Colombia on the globe (South America centered)


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• means to financially sustain the ministry to Bogotá’s street children
• leaders and core groups to multiply churches throughout Bogotá and Medellín
• strength for Pastor Libni Gasca as he pastors the church in Bogotá and leads the Colombia Mission District
• the team in Medellín developing materials for Community Church Planting and pastoral formation that will be used throughout Latin America


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Funding the Colombia Church Planting and Development (CPD) will help resource the following people and strategic initiatives:

Pastor Libni Gasca, mission district leader for Colombia, an excellent, visionary leader of international caliber, as he mentors leaders throughout Colombia

Leadership development and training for ministry through a virtual program being implemented in partnership with the Seminario Biblico de Colombia in Medellin

Church planting in the key cities of Bogotá and Medellin

Ministries that serve the needs of the local church communities:

a ministry to Bogotá’s street children through a Free Methodist girl’s home whose vision is to walk with and be in the lives of each of these children until they graduate from university

Medellín’s Center for Family Development, an after school program that helps get at-risk children off the streets and provides spiritual, academic and recreational support to counteract the culture of death in which they live

a ministry in Barrancabermeja that serves to combat the spiritual the warfare and poverty that grips the city