PNWC Global Church Engagement


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KEVIN AUSTIN
FMC USA Missionary
Abolitionist Movement/Set Free Movement

Pastor Kevin Austin is a Free Methodist missionary working domestically and globally to end modern-day slavery through the Set Free Movement. The Free Methodist Church, with roots in the 19th century abolitionist movement, is again championing the cause of holistic freedom. Then, as now, Free Methodists have a special preference for the poor and those who are vulnerable to injustice. In the past, Kevin and his family served for seven years as missionaries with the FMC in Thailand.

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e-mail kevin1austin@gmail.com
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RICARDO & BETH GOMEZ
Colombia
Education- Latin America

The Gómez family is based in Medellín, Colombia, where their ministry responsibilities are threefold. Locally, Dr. Ricardo and Beth work with a team of key leaders to develop an urban church planting initiative and open FM churches in Medellín. Nationally, they work with Director Libni Gasca to develop a similar initiative in strategic cities throughout Colombia. Internationally, Ricardo continues to assist with ordination of FM pastors and serves as a part-time, volunteer professor at the Seminario Bíbilico de Colombia, a nondenominational seminary training leaders.

email gomezministry@gmail.com
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DARIN & JILL LAND
Philippines

Appointed career missionaries in June 2015, Darin serves as Asia Regional Assistant for Leadership Development. Once the Lands have secured adequate financial support, they expect to live in Manila where they have served faithfully since 2009. While Darin and Jill will continue their connection with Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary (APNTS), their primary work will be helping to develop and implement a strategy to train and credential Free Methodist leaders across Asia. They will also help support and launch a new outreach ministry to young adults in metro Manila.

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e-mail darinland@gmail.com
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DELIA NÜESCH-OLVER & PAUL OLVER
Latin America
Delia: Area Director
Paul: Coordinator of Pastoral Formation

Dr. Delia Nüesch-Olver serves as Area Director for Latin America, overseeing the Free Methodist Church in 13 countries. She coaches and supervises North American missionaries and national leaders to fuel and sustain a biblical movement to reach Latin Americans for Christ, with priority on empowering leaders, planting churches in strategic cities and developing sustainable systems. Dr. Paul Olver, Delia’s husband, works to develop a team and a system to multiply leaders and prepare people for ordination.

wb latinamericaarea.com
e-mail dradelia@me.com, pastorpso@gmail.com
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tw @DeliaYES
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 ERIC & VIRGINIA SPANGLER
Asia Area Director

As the Asia Area Director since June 2014, Eric oversees the missionary team in Asia; partners with Asian national leaders to build and support strategies that will grow the church; and works to more purposefully connect FMC-Asia with the FMC-USA, building partnerships and connections that will be mutually beneficial. Although they travel in Asia several months each year, home base for the Spanglers is in the Seattle area to better facilitate an alliance between the church in Asia and the U.S. Helping to manage the home office and traveling, Virginia offers support and care to Asia ministries and missionaries.

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e-mail eric4asia@gmail.com   virginia4asia@gmail.com
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DON & KATHY WILLIAMS
Thailand
Grace International School; Asia Leadership Team; Mission Thailand, CBSI Thailand

Don and Kathy serve in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Don, having transitioned from the role as superintendent of Grace International School, is the Country Team Leader for all FMWM personnel in Thailand and Organizational Development Consultant throughout Asia. Don will travel several times a year, providing educational, leadership and organizational consultation for Free Methodist ministries. Kathy hosts and coordinates two Community Bible Study classes, co-leads Grief Share and assists with International Child Care Ministries (ICCM) in Thailand. Four of their adult children live in the U.S.; a daughter and son-in-law will teach in Bangkok at beginning fall 2016.

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kathykwms@gmail.com  donewms@gmail.com
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JULIE YERGER
Rwanda
Medical service at Kibogora Hospital

Julie has had several roles at Kibogora Hospital. Currently, her goal is to help decrease the hospital’s infant mortality rate, focusing on education and mentoring for the nurses in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). In future phases she will work with nurse midwives at the hospital and then with community nurses. Julie also helps with the program for poor senior citizens in the community.

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