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Africa

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Scott & Natasha Edinger
Scott & Natasha Edinger

Scott and Natasha Edinger provide pastoral care for FM missionaries in Africa. This role includes encouragement and spiritual nurture via emails, phone calls and field visits; special care in emergencies or times of crisis; and organization of prayer support.Pray For...

Rufus Kahn
Rufus Kahn

Rufus Kahn is superintendent of the Liberia Provisional Annual Conference and serves as an international missionary for the new work in Sierra Leone. Rufus is just finishing a master’s program and is looking forward to having more time to devote to his leadership in...

Glenn Lorenz
Glenn Lorenz

Glenn Lorenz began serving as the Africa Area Associate Director in October 2022. His work will focus on recruiting, onboarding, training, and coaching missionary teams to live in Africa and support the national church leaders. This revitalized focus will strengthen...

Emmanuel & Rachel Nzungize
Emmanuel & Rachel Nzungize

Rachel and Emmanuel will be serving as associate missionaries at Kibogora Hospital in Rwanda. They hope to arrive on the field in late 2022. Both Rachel and Emmanuel are nurses and plan to work at the hospital while also assisting with responsibilities at the mission...

Mike & Vickie Reynen
Mike & Vickie Reynen

Mike Reynen works on the formation of churches in Africa by collaborating with African leaders to develop the various aspects of well-rounded church life. Church planting and ministerial education are vital. Mike and Vickie both encourage the missionary team in...

Moisés & Jacione Souza
Moisés & Jacione Souza

Sent by the Free Methodist Church in Portugal, Moisés and Jacione Souza serve as international missionaries to the islands of São Tomé and Príncipe off the west coast of Africa. They launched the first Free Methodist church in São Tomé in January 2019 and now work...

Dosseh Takpale
Dosseh Takpale

Dosseh Takpale is the superintendent of the Togo Provisional Annual Conference. As an international missionary, he now assists in supervising four other countries: Guinea, Ivory Coast, Guinea Bissau and Mali. In addition, Dosseh serves as the regional administrative...

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Asia

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Becca
Becca

Becca desires to train leaders for involvement in church planting and evangelism with their own people groups. She works with the Lukai tribal district of the Taiwan FM Conference, conducting training workshops, leading discipleship groups, and preaching and...

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Bryan & Tammy

As missionaries-in-residence, posted at a Free Methodist Church in Michigan, Bryan and Tammy serve as critical members of the FMWM- Asia leadership development team, working to mobilize 10,000 leaders through the Gethsemane Leadership Training pathway. Through the...

Thom & Sherry Cahill
Thom & Sherry Cahill

Thom and Sherry Cahill work in spiritual formation and leadership development in Asia. They help recruit teachers, coordinate Gethsemane Leadership Training modules, work with the Leadership Lift video training, and mentor/coach leaders. Additionally, the Cahills edit...

David & Sarah Clemente
David & Sarah Clemente

The Clementes are currently U.S.-based missionaries 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 serves as an Asia Area Assistant Director overseeing FMWM...

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Darin & Jill

Darin and Jill have ministered in Asia since 2009. Darin serves as Asia Area Associate Director, and Jill fulfills various mentoring and administrative roles. Their ministry focus is training and credentialing Free Methodist leaders across Asia through the Gethsemane...

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Eric & Virginia

As Asia Area director, Eric has three strategic priorities. He oversees the FMWM missionary team in Asia. He partners with national leaders to build support strategies that will help expand the church. And finally, he works to purposefully connect FMC-Asia with...

Trevor Foley
Trevor Foley

Trevor Foley is an affiliate missionary with FMWM serving persecuted Christians through Voice of the Martyrs Korea (VOMK) and working with FMWM Asia to re-establish a viable Free Methodist presence  in South Korea. He is a Conference Ministerial Candidate in the...

Gene & Minori Hall
Gene & Minori Hall

Gene and Minori Hall began serving in Japan in August 2019. With Christians comprising only 1% of the population, there is an urgent need for the gospel in Japan. The Halls serve in the area of leadership training in Southeast Asia and Japan, working to equip...

Roger & Ellen Haskins
Roger & Ellen Haskins

Roger and Ellen have served the Free Methodist Church for 40 years in various ministry roles – including Roger’s eight years of service as a bishop of the FMC-USA. As they retired from pastoral ministry in the U.S., they began a new area of ministry and service. In...

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Jason & Wendi

Jason and Wendi have been serving with FMWM in Asia since 2011. In June 2022, they will join the SE Asia leadership team to assist in the region’s overall needs. Jason will come alongside others in training and equipping future FMC-Asia leadership by developing...

Tim Kinkead
Tim Kinkead

Tim Kinkead and his wife, Lily, currently co-pastor the Chung Lin FM Church in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Tim also directs the English ministries. He teaches English classes, assists with discipleship training, makes pastoral visits and preaches once a month.Pray For greater...

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Mark & Lena

Mark and Lena’s ministry focus is working regionally among ethnically CA populations in Asia. In countries where CA ministries already exist, they are engaged with ministry leaders in leadership development through training and discipleship. In countries where CA...

Mark & Judi Morrison
Mark & Judi Morrison

Mark and Judi Morrison were married in 1980; they have four children and 11 grandchildren. Mark has served in full-time pastoral ministry since 1977. Today he and Judi lead Shepherd Ministries, which is reaching out to university students, ministering to those who...

Corey & Connie Persing
Corey & Connie Persing

The Persings serve full-time in Southeast Asia with a focus on the ministries of Thailand. Corey serves as the national coordinator of ICCM work in Thailand, including the Lahu children’s hostel and other projects across Thailand. He also serves on the Asia Area...

Roger Stone
Roger Stone

Roger Stone has been an affiliate missionary since 2008. He and his wife, Vangie, are involved in consulting with the local Bible translation committees for Ayta languages as they translate the Old Testament and help distribute the newly published New Testaments in...

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Susan

Susan currently chairs a nonprofit organization that serves as a platform for churches, government and non-governmental organizations in Taiwan and Creative Access Asia - IA. This group is active in sharing love, hope and faith with migrant workers, international...

Seth & Hlawn Hlawn Van Tifflin
Seth & Hlawn Hlawn Van Tifflin

Seth and Hlawn Hlawn Van Tifflin and their three children reside in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Seth serves as the events and new connection coordinator for FMWM-Asia and the executive director of In Better Hands (an affiliate ministry partner of the FMC-USA). In Better...

Chris & Yuko Wilkins
Chris & Yuko Wilkins

Chris and Yuko Wilkins are FMWM missionaries with a vision to encourage discipleship in the church and help believers be involved in kingdom building. In 2022, Chris and Yuko are training pastors and laity to multiply their faith. Train & Multiply is an...

Laurie Yost
Laurie Yost

Laurie is not new to Free Methodist World Missions. She and her family served in Mexico from 2006 to 2015. She and her husband, Brian, have recently moved to Mount Pleasant, Michigan, where he is the lead pastor of the Central Michigan Free Methodist Church. In her...

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Creative Access Asia

“Some workers serve in countries that are considered creative access, countries in which the public proclamation of the gospel is restricted. Evangelistic efforts in these countries can pose dangers to one’s life, well-being or freedom.” Urbana for God’s Global...

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Europe

Europe Area Homepage

Cathy Alford
Cathy Alford

Cathy Alford is a credentialed coach with the International Coach Federation, a certified CliftonStrengths® coach and a certified Daring Way Facilitator. She is a former corporate trainer and a recognized leader. Cathy has a passion for helping others discover their...

Eduardo & Cindi Angelo
Eduardo & Cindi Angelo

Cindi and Eduardo Angelo have planted and pastored churches near Lisbon since 1999. They focus on planting pioneer churches, reaching the lost, and training and releasing new Christians to be leaders of small groups and future churches. They were instrumental in...

Raul & Abigail Araña-Santana
Raul & Abigail Araña-Santana

Raúl and Abigail (Abi) Araña-Santana are appointed as international missionaries to Spain. Raúl serves as lead pastor for the Light & Life Free Methodist Church in Rivas-Vaciamadrid and as national director of the Spanish FMC. Raúl also oversees the John Wesley...

Algent & Erjona Bregu
Algent & Erjona Bregu

Algent and Erjona Bregu are appointed as international missionaries in Albania. Algent works bi-vocationally as a barber and engages his community through cycling, fishing, and camping ministries. Erjona is a certified primary teacher. The Free Methodist Church in...

Eric Casteel
Eric Casteel

Eric serves as regional director of Northern Europe. He and his wife, Dr. Amy Casteel, live in Leuven, Belgium. Amy and Eric are both FM elders from the East Michigan Conference and have a passion for growing and multiplying the church by developing and mobilizing...

Josh & Susy Fajardo
Josh & Susy Fajardo

Josh Fajardo serves as the Europe area director. Susy serves as director of the Mosaic Cultural Centre based in Rivas-Vaciamadrid, a suburb of Madrid. The center is a nongovernmental organization (NGO) encompassing an afterschool program and compassionate ministries....

Chance & Dee Dee Galloway
Chance & Dee Dee Galloway

The Galloways currently reside in Kyustendil, Bulgaria. Their primary ministry objective is to encourage, empower, teach and train national leaders. They continue to work with church-planting initiatives throughout Bulgaria, North Macedonia and Serbia with 42 churches...

Erin Kingsley
Erin Kingsley

Erin Kingsley graduated from Spring Arbor University with a bachelor’s degree in visual arts education. In 2018 she received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Eastern Michigan University. Part of Erin’s educational training included student teaching at Morrison...

Michael & Maria Long
Michael & Maria Long

The ongoing refugee crisis has changed the focus of Michael and Maria Long’s ministry. The FM Church of Thessaloniki is multicultural and multilingual, with Muslims regularly visiting since Easter 2016. Currently, there are separate meetings in English and Farsi. The...

Cida Matos
Cida Matos

Cida Matos has served as a missionary in Portugal since September 2000, supporting church-planting work and developing leaders. As an ordained elder in the Free Methodist Church, she leads the cell-group network in Portugal. She also teaches at the theological...

Gerry & Kati McNamara
Gerry & Kati McNamara

An Irish missionary, Gerry McNamara serves as both Hungary team leader and regional director of Central and Eastern Europe for FMWM. He also leads supervision of the ministerial education and guidance process across Europe. Kati is involved in full-time ministry in...

Michael & Tanya
Michael & Tanya

Michael and Tanya have served the orphans, disabled and elderly since 2003. They and their two children live among the people, transforming the lives of their community. Michael and Tanya serve with local Christians to spread the gospel and provide necessities to the...

Camilo & Magaly Mora
Camilo & Magaly Mora

Camilo and Magaly Mora were appointed to Europe and moved to Madrid, Spain, in September 2019. They are part of the training center helping implement the Community Church Planting strategy through the Impact Europe Network, where national leaders are developed to...

Philip More
Philip More

Philip More graduated from Marrara Christian School in the Northern Territory of Australia and received an associate diploma in environmental biology. He has worked as a baker, librarian and web programmer and now serves as director of the Vis de Copil foundation (A...

Mitch & Lynn Sue Pierce
Mitch & Lynn Sue Pierce

Since taking the role of FMWM pastoral care for Europe in 2019, the Pierces have been able to travel to Europe only once. It has been challenging to build relationships without visiting, but they are thankful for what the internet has allowed. Their primary task is...

Moisés & Jacione Souza
Moisés & Jacione Souza

Sent by the Free Methodist Church in Portugal, Moisés and Jacione Souza serve as international missionaries to the islands of São Tomé and Príncipe off the west coast of Africa. They launched the first Free Methodist church in São Tomé in January 2019 and now work...

David & Jill Sweet
David & Jill Sweet

David and Jill Sweet currently live in Kyustendil, Bulgaria. Since their arrival in the summer of 2017, the Sweets have been assisting with church planting, pastor training and hosting short-term mission teams from around the world. They also help with the St. John’s...

Larry & Katie Winckles
Larry & Katie Winckles

Larry Winckles serves as the Europe Area associate director, working closely with Josh Fajardo, Europe Area director. As associate area director, Larry helps resource and equip developing FM ministries within continental Europe. He also serves as secretary of the...

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Latin America

Latin America Area Homepage

Guy & Betsy Crawford
Guy & Betsy Crawford

Guy and Betsy Crawford provide pastoral care and support to FM missionaries in Latin America. Their role includes encouragement and spiritual nurture via emails, phone calls and field visits; special care in emergencies or times of crisis; and organization of prayer...

J.R. & Becky Crouse
J.R. & Becky Crouse

Based in Quito, Ecuador, the Crouses assist the Free Methodist Church in Ecuador and the Latin America Area (LAA) through leadership development, education and transformational development. J.R. serves as the field coordinator for short-term missions (VISA) teams,...

Daniela DaCunha
Daniela DaCunha

Daniela DaCunha is passionate about Community Church Planting (CCP). As a successful CCP trainer in Paraguay, she moved to Maldonado, Uruguay, in 2021 to form and train new CCP teams. She is a mentor for the CCP network leaders in the southern cone.Pray For God’s...

Kay Stotts Godoy
Kay Stotts Godoy

Kay Stotts Godoy serves as Latin America regional coordinator for International Child Care Ministries (ICCM). Based in the U.S., she works alongside ICCM national coordinators with their teams of FM children’s workers and elementary school teachers. Together with the...

Ricardo & Beth Gómez
Ricardo & Beth Gómez

Based out of Medellín, Colombia, Ricardo Gómez serves as area director for Latin America. He oversees the U.S. missionaries and national leaders in 17 countries as they implement the shared vision to participate with God in the restoration of Latin America by...

Shane & Katie Jewell
Shane & Katie Jewell

Shane Jewell was called to full-time missionary service as a young boy. He and his family are now preparing to transition to Bogotá, Colombia. They deployed to Colombia in August of 2022 and will be assisting in planting transformational churches. Shane plans to use...

John Jairo Leal & Susana Castro
John Jairo Leal & Susana Castro

John Jairo Leal and Susana Castro are ordained pastors in the Colombian Mission District and have served as pastors and church planters in Medellín. Currently, John is director of Community Church Planting with Impact Latin America. Susana is the pastor of Camino de...

Dennis & Kyle Leon
Dennis & Kyle Leon

Dennis and Kyle Leon moved to Esterillos, Costa Rica, with a vision to see everyone in every community have access to a living church by multiplying disciples, workers and churches. God has used them to lead to Christ and disciple many new believers, resulting in a...

David & Ginegda López
David & Ginegda López

David and Ginegday “Yeya” López are international missionaries who relocated to their home country last year. David is an ordained elder with a successful track record of multiplying disciples, leaders and churches. He is the coordinator for multiplying committed...

Glenn Lorenz
Wendy Lorenz

Wendy Lorenz serves the Latin America Area as the care coordinator for Third Culture Kids (TCKs), working with missionary kids and parents throughout Latin America. She also gives direction to the Free Methodist TCK global team.  As an additional responsibility, Wendy...

Paul Olver
Paul Olver

Paul is president and board chair of Impact Latin America (ILA), which plants God’s peace by mobilizing resources to equip Latin American leaders to multiply disciples, leaders and churches. ILA supports the Latin American Free Methodist Church through Community...

Dan & Hope Owsley
Dan & Hope Owsley

Dan and Hope Owsley have served in four major regions of Brazil over the past three decades, helping to start churches and organize conferences. Their ministry has included teaching Bible and theology to church leaders, mentoring men and women in ministry, sharing the...

Juan Carlos Rodriguez & Yaneth Aguirre
Juan Carlos Rodriguez & Yaneth Aguirre

Pastor Juan Carlos and Yaneth have faithfully served the Free Methodist Church in Mexico in various roles, including church planters and pastors. Juan Carlos also served as conference superintendent for eight years. The Lord has now stirred their hearts to serve at an...

Casto Rojas
Casto Rojas

Dr. Casto Rojas is a pediatrician by trade who has served the FM Church for over XXX years. The church he pastored became the largest and fastest-growing church in Latin America. Pastor Casto has a track record of training, mentoring, encouraging and empowering...

Thad & Nikki Roller
Thad & Nikki Roller

The Rollers live and minister in Cajicá, just outside Bogotá, Colombia. They are passionate about seeing leaders, disciples and churches multiplied in their community and throughout Latin America. Thad’s primary role is to help train, mobilize and support pastors,...

Rodrigo & Tanya Rosado
Rodrigo & Tanya Rosado

The Rosados live and serve in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where they lead a new project – The Harbor. The Harbor seeks to be a vibrant international community where there is biblical transformation and student leaders are empowered through holistic strategies leading to...

Rich & Laurie Sheriff
Rich & Laurie Sheriff

Rich and Laurie serve in San Pedro de la Paz, on the edge of Concepción, Chile. Rich is an elder in the Keystone Conference. After years of pastoring in the U.S. and leading short-term mission teams to various parts of the world, the Chilean Conference of the FMC...

Dan & Dee Ann Snyder
Dan & Dee Ann Snyder

Dan and Dee Ann Snyder currently serve as associate missionaries to Haiti. While involved in a Michigan medical practice, Dan raises funds and annually makes several trips to Haiti Claire Heureuse Hospital in Dessalines. Dee Ann works in support ministriesPray For...

Andrea Tinsley
Andrea Tinsley

Andrea Tinsley lives and serves in Medellín, Colombia. She is an ordained elder in the New South Conference and a veteran youth pastor. Andrea is utilizing her passion for retelling the stories of the kingdom of God in her role as the Latin America Area communications...

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Middle East

Middle East Area Homepage

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Dale & Dawn

Dr. Dale is area director for the Middle East region. In this capacity, he is also executive director of Impact Middle East, through which the FMC serves in this region of the world. Dr. Dale and his wife, Dawn, have served with the FMC for 37 years as members of the...

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Hany & Joanne

Hany and Joanne work in church planting and leadership development with Impact Middle East. Hany founded a training center, the Noor Center (Noor in Arabic meaning “light”), to work with refugees. The Noor Center’s mission is “Bringing Healing, Light and Hope to...

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Global

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Kevin Austin
Kevin Austin

Kevin Austin is an FM missionary working domestically and globally through the Set Free Movement to end human trafficking. With roots in the 19th-century abolitionist movement, the Free Methodist Church is again championing the cause of holistic freedom. Now, as then,...

Art and Sylvia Brown
Art and Sylvia Brown

For nearly 10 years, the Browns served as pastors to the missionary team in Africa. In 2022, they passed this role on to Scott and Natasha Edinger. Art and Sylvia have now assumed a support role for our team of missionary care couples – Scott and Natasha Edinger...

Debra Gilmore
Debra Gilmore

Beginning April 1, 2022, Debra Gilmore began a new role as a missionary trainer and coach for FMWM, using the Support Raising Solutions principles and contextualizing them for FMWM missionaries, international missionaries and national leaders. She will do training in...

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