World Mission staff contacts (Call 800-728-7228 and add the extension provided below):
Ellen Sherby, coordinator for Equipping for Mission Involvement, email@example.com; ext. 5612
Stephanie Caudill, mission associate for Equipping for Mission Involvement, firstname.lastname@example.org; ext. 5279
Mission co-workers serving in
Muslim majority contexts
Mission co-workers are “bridges to the world” for Presbyterians in the U.S. Learn more from those serving in Muslim-majority contexts and invite them to visit your congregation.
- Farsijana Adeney-Risakotta—email@example.com | Read about the Adeney-Risakottas’ ministry in Indonesia.
- Michael and Rachel Ludwig—firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com | Read about the Ludwigs’ ministry in Niger.
- Elmarie and Scott Parker—firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com | Read about the Parkers’ ministry in Syria, Lebanon and Iraq or follow Scott’s blog.
- Victor and Sara Makari—firstname.lastname@example.org | Read about the Makaris’ ministry in Israel-Palestine.
- Johua Heikkila—email@example.com | Read about Josh’s ministry in Ghana.
Related Mission/Partnership Networks
A mission or partnership network is a collegial partnership between various PC(USA) entities, governing bodies and associations working together around a specific region, people group or program area of international mission.
- Egypt Partnership Network; contact: Alfred Graise
- Iraq Partnership Network; contact: Joanne Sizoo
- Israel/Palestine Mission Network; contact: Rev. John Anderson and Rev. Marietta Macy
- Syria/Lebanon Partnership Network; contact Tim McCalmont
- Niger Mission Network; contact Don Dawson or Greg Cohen
- Connect with a local mosque or Islamic center. Visit the Hartford Institute for Religion Research online database of Masjids, Mosques and Islamic Centers in the U.S. to search by your state.
- Join a Daughters of Abraham Women’s Interfaith Book Club. The website provides suggested book lists as well as guiding principles and ground rules.
- Learn more about peaceful co-existence and faithful Christian dialogue by visiting PROCMURA’s website.
- Islamic Society of North America
- Islamic Circle of North America
- The Near East School of Theology (NEST) is a high-level theological seminary located in Beirut. NEST is committed to providing top-quality education and training to Arab, Armenian, other Middle Eastern, African and European church leaders. NEST prepares individuals for pastoral, academic and other church leadership positions throughout the region. They do work in Christian-Muslim teachings, dialogue and relations. Contact NEST Islamic Studies Professor Dr. F. Peter Ford.
- For additional ways to connect with your brothers and sisters, visit the Act page.