Missionaries Currently Raising Support

The work of RCA missionaries is funded by you! Much of their support is raised through Partnership in Mission (PIM) shares, which provide an ongoing base of support for RCA Global Mission. (Learn more about Global Mission and about current PIM shares.) 

The missionaries listed here are currently raising support. Click on a missionary to learn more and to donate to their work.

Bob Abel 

Director of staff care for Remember Nhu in Thailand

Bob provides pastoral care and discipleship support to the international and local workers at Remember Nhu, an organization working to end child sex slavery around the world.

Joshua Bode

RCA pastor of the Protestant Church in Oman

Joshua serves at the Protestant Church in Oman (PCO), a large, multicultural congregation with three campuses. In addition to preaching and caring for the congregation, he also helps resolve conflicts within the PCO.

Chris Briggs 

Campus ministry manager for the Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf in Jamaica

Chris provides leadership and management for the ministry and staff of the Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf (CCCD) in Jamaica. He also coordinates a network of North American congregations focused on ministry to people in the Caribbean who are deaf.

Jennifer Lucking

Executive director of Restorations Second Stage Homes in Canada

Jennifer oversees the work of Restorations Second Stage Homes, which exists to provide specialized, long-term care for victims and survivors of commercial sexual exploitation. Restorations is in the process of establishing a residential care program.

Bob Oliveira

Brazil Strategic Impact Area project leader

Bob serves as a missionary liaison between North American RCA Churches and the Presbyterian Church of Manaus. Through this partnership, Bob forms and maintains strategic partnerships that support and collaborate with projects in Manaus, Brazil.

Felipe and Janelle deWaard-Silva

Ministry to youth and abused women in Romania

In partnership with the New Horizons Foundation, Felipe helps Roma youth develop life skills and character, pursue education, and come to know the love of Christ through rock climbing.  Janelle is creating an outreach program for abused women and their children.

Andy Smothers 

Associate pastor of the National Evangelical Church in Bahrain

As associate pastor of the English-language congregation, Andy oversees the church’s discipleship program and leadership development. He also helps implement the church’s vision and mission. He serves with RCA missionary Jim Harrison, the senior pastor.

Chad and Dara Vanden Bosch 

Audio Bible distribution and hospice training in Mozambique

Chad works with Audio Scripture Ministries to record and distribute audio Bibles throughout Africa so that people who cannot read can still hear God’s Word. Dara trains Mozambicans to provide hospice and palliative care for people with incurable diseases.

Lois Wanyoike

Project leader for Setshabelo Family and Child Services in South Africa

Setshabelo Family and Child Services (SFCS) helps families stay together and places children with local adoptive and foster families in Botshabelo, South Africa. Lois serves as a liaison between SFCS and RCA churches.