Carlos & Caryn Benitez
Wycliffe Bible Translators – Niger, Africa
Carlos Benitez and his wife Caryn, with their two children, serve with Wycliffe Bible Translators in a predominantly Muslim country in Africa. Their work includes language study, translation, and teaching. Carlos is a native Miamian who came to know the Lord as a teenager in our Youth Group.
David Bridgman, a former pastor of the Miami Springs Presbyterian Church and himself born in China of missionary parents, now serves as Associate Director of the Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship. His duties include promoting support for the special missionary opportunities which exist in China.
Gary & Marlene Cameron
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship – UM and FIU – Miami
Gary & Marlene Cameron work with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, and have been a number of years on the campuses of Florida International University and the University of Miami.
Taik Joo & Youngkyo Kim
Taik Joo & Youngkyo Kim are PCUSA missionaries working in Almaty, Kazakhstan. This country was formerly part of the Soviet Union, and the population is largely Muslim. An unique aspect of their ministry is incorporating the Christian message in cultural presentations, largely musical, which can reach many non-Christians to whom the gospel is otherwise unavailable.
Alan & Ezia Mullins
Latin American Mission – Brazil
Alan & Ezia Mullins serve in Brazil, working with camping ministries for both youth and older persons. They work under the auspices of the Latin America Mission. Alan grew up in Hialeah and Miami Springs, FL, and went to Brazil as a PCUS Missionary, where he met and married Ezia.
Gail and Doni Lilo
Alongside Ministries, Albania
Gail Burger Lilo serves with Alongside Ministries in Erseka, Albania. She works as staff of a vital and growing evangelical Church in Erseka. Her roles include work in a large, busy camping program for children and adolescents.
Andrew and Amy Funka
Until recently Andrew and Amy Funka were staff members of Stockethill Church of Scotland (Presbyterian) in Stockethill, Scotland. While Scotland is the homeland of the Presbyterian Church, the Church is struggling there as evangelical Churches are struggling throughout Europe. Andrew and Amy’s focus was on faith development of adolescents and young adults. After serving there for a number of years they are back in the United States where Andrew is enrolled in seminary to further his education as they prepare for future ministry overseas. Andrew will be working part time on staff with Alongside Ministry.
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship – UCF – Orlando FL
Arul is on Staff with InterVarsity at the University of Central Florida. He is working primarily with outreach to South Asian Students.
Youth for Christ – Miami