Schedule & Speakers
2020 World Mission Conference
Tuesday, July 14 @ 6:00pm
Global Consultant for Health, Kristy Engel visits countries in need of health assessments where she empowers local leaders and helps communities recognize their strengths and understand how to make better use of their resources.
Katherine & Wayne Niles are missionaries in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Wayne is the finance officer for several health projects that fight starvation. Katherine works with Congolese Christian health professionals and local leaders to reduce the maternal and child mortality rate.
Thursday, July 16 @ 6:00pm
Missionary in Thailand, Jeni Pedzinski works at the New Life Center Foundation where she provides administrative support, Christian discipleship, writes grants, and offers financial literacy training.
Katie & Taku Longkumer are development workers in India where they are advisors and counselors for IM’s partners. Taku strengthens mission training, offers supervision, caring, and support, while Katie’s focus is promoting worship and providing counseling training.
Tuesday, July 21 @ 6:00pm
Annie & Jeff Dieselberg, are missionaries in Bangkok, Thailand. Annie founded Nightlight, an international organization addressing the complex issue of human trafficking. Jeff serves as chaplain to Nightlight and pastors the Song Sawang Church.
Missionaries in Yokohama, Japan, Gordon & Lee Ann Hwang, have ministries of evangelism, discipleship, and education with Soshin Girls’ School. They host home fellowship meetings and teach conversational English.
Thursday, July 23 @ 6:00pm
J.D. Reed is a regional consultant for Theological Education throughout Iberoamerica and the Caribbean. Rhonda Reed is a nurse who oversees health initiatives at the House of Hope. They serve in Bolivia.
Kihomi Ngwemi & Nzunga Mabudiga are missionaries in Haiti. Nzunga teaches theology at the Christian University and trains assistant professors. Kihomi works in counseling, women’s health, evangelism, and economic development.
Tuesday, July 28 @ 6:00pm
Global Consultants Ann & Bruce Borquist work in the Asia-Pacific region in the areas of economic development, training and capacity building, servant leadership, and church-based holistic community transformation.
Missionary Madeline Flores-López identifies the strengths of volunteer mission teams and matches them with service opportunities to the Dominican Republic.