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Yvonne is serving in northern Ghana, where she is involved in helping Christian business people put the gospel into practice in their daily lives.

    Read Yvonne Mildred’s full profile

    Watler and Ella are part of a small Serving In Mission team in Zimbabwe. Walter is trying to galvanise the southern African church to send out mission workers and both he and Ella run a Christian nursery school.

      Read Walter and Ella Madimutsa’s full profile

      Victor and Rachel are long-term mission workers in Mseleni, South Africa. Victor is a doctor at the local hospital, while Rachel runs an orphanage and children’s home.

        Read Victor and Rachel Fredlund’s full profile

        Tom and Jemma are both teachers at Bingham Academy,, Ethiopia. They have always wanted to share their faith through their work but found that impossible in the UK – they both see it as a huge joy that they are able to do that at Bingham.

          Read Tom and Jemma Fifield, Ellie May and Mim’s full profile

          Tim is involved in mission training in Russia and the UK. He is sent by Danbury Mission Evangelical Church in Essex.

            Read Tim McMahon’s full profile

            Tim is our Engage Coordinator, helping bring cross-cultural workers into UK churches from overseas.

              Read Tim Barrow’s full profile

              Tim and Rachel are both doctors serving in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Tim is a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon at the CURE Hospital and Rachel is training family practitioners at Addis Ababa University.

                Read Tim and Rachel Nunn, Matthew, Rebekah and Joel’s full profile

                Theresa lives in Addis Ababa, where Theresa is a history teacher at Bingham Academy, a Christian school teaching the children of mission workers, the international community and Ethiopian families. She is sent by Hamilton Baptist Church.

                  Read Theresa’s full profile

                  Tim and Hannah served in Kenya, where Tim was part of the communications team. A talented photographer and videographer, he covered several major stories of how God is working through SIM during their time in Africa.

                    Read The Colemans, (Tim, Hannah, Reuben, Makena and Beatrice)’s full profile

                    Ted and Rachel Watts, with their two boys are sent by Beeston Free Evangelical Church to work in Madagascar, at the Good News Hospital of Mandritsara.

                      Read Ted and Rachel Watts’s full profile

                      Steven and Jo Wheatley with Sarah, supported by St Mary’s Church, Maidenhead, are currently serving in Blantyre, Malawi.

                        Read Steven and Jo Wheatley, with Sarah’s full profile

                        Steve is Serving In Mission’s UK Director, responsible for leading the agency and its staff since March, 2014. For the previous four years, he had led Grace Church, a growing Co-Mission church plant in Worcester Park, south London.

                          Read Steve Smith’s full profile

                          Simon leads the dental team at a clinic at the Eternal Love Winning All (ELWA) Hospital in Monrovia. Grace is a nurse and supports medical staff and patients at the same hospital. The couple are sent by St Gregory’s Church, Crakehall, north Yorkshire.

                            Read Simon and Grace Stretton-Downes’s full profile

                            Simon and Ally, along with their children Samuel, Mia and Madeline, plan to serve in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from July 2022. Simon will be using…

                              Read Simon and Ally Harrison’s full profile

                              Sarah serves at Mekelle Youth Centre in Mekelle, Ethiopia, where she is learning Tigrinya and helping disciple young people. She is sent by St Andrew’s Church, Oxford.

                                Read Sarah Dorman’s full profile

                                Samuel is a doctor and bio-medical scientist, who works short-term in Galmi Hospital, Niger. He is supported by Gracemead Church, Hatfield.

                                  Read Samuel Boadi’s full profile

                                  Sam and Katie are serving in Central Africa. Both children of mission parents, they have had a lifelong desire to serve God in Africa. They are sent by four churches from the UK and another from France and have two sons and a daughter.

                                    Read Sam and Katie’s full profile

                                    Ruth Guinness has been working with Serving In Mission since 2000. After a year spent immersed in language and culture, Ruth began teaching at the Evangelical Bible College of Malawi.

                                      Read Ruth Guinness’s full profile

                                      Ron and Irma are working to disciple church pastors in South Africa. Ron teaches at two Bible schools and Irma leads Bible study groups.

                                        Read Ron and Irma Kock, Danielle and Emily’s full profile

                                        Roland and Liesbeth are serving in West Africa among nomadic cattle herders.

                                          Read Roland and Liesbeth’s full profile

                                          Rob Eldred serves as our People Care Coordinator

                                            Read Rob Eldred’s full profile

                                            Ram and Keshari serve in Rochdale among refugees, asylum seekers and South Asian people groups.

                                              Read Ram and Keshari’s full profile

                                              Phil and Chris are serving in Addis Ababa – Chris is teaching at Bingham Academy, an international school which teaches the children of mission workers and some Ethiopians; Phil is a doctor at SIM’s headquarters in Addis, helping provide medical care for our huge team there.

                                                Read Phil and Chris Griffin’s full profile

                                                Phil and Carolyn are involved in Bible translation and medical work for West Africa.

                                                  Read Phil and Carolyn Reid’s full profile

                                                  Peter, Gillian and family, currently residing in the UK serve with HowWillTheyHear and Quest Academy.

                                                    Read Peter and Gillian’s full profile

                                                    Peter and Claire-Lise are serving in Paris, France where Peter is in leadership at Église Protestante Baptiste Du Val D’Europe and Claire-Lise is a midwife.

                                                      Read Peter and Claire-Lise Judkins, Keziah and Naomi’s full profile

                                                      Sent by Holy Trinity Church in Norwich, Penny is SIM Ghana Director and leads the multi-cultural team there.

                                                        Read Penny Bakewell’s full profile

                                                        Paul and Tricia Todd are seconded by SIM Nigeria to work as Senior Editor of African Christian Textbooks (ACTS) a Nigerian-based Christian publishing and retailing company.

                                                          Read Paul and Tricia Todd’s full profile

                                                          Paul and Hilary serve in Windhoek, where Paul teaches at Namibia Evangelical Theological Seminary and Hilary teaches at a local school whenever she gets the opportunity.

                                                            Read Paul and Hilary Gunning’s full profile

                                                            Pam works in Sandema, northern Ghana, where she encourages local churches with youth and children’s work.

                                                              Read Pam Boothman’s full profile

                                                              Nicky is a key member of the City Ministries team in Nigeria, where she works with orphans and vulnerable children.

                                                                Read Nicky Brand’s full profile

                                                                I have been serving in South Africa since 2004. I am involved in an evangelical and Anglican Christian theological college through the ladies chaplaincy department…

                                                                  Read Naomi Jones’s full profile

                                                                  Naomi is teaching the children of mission workers in Mandritsara, Madagascar. Most of their parents work in a mission hospital which treats some of the poorest people on the island.

                                                                    Read Naomi Coleman’s full profile

                                                                    Michelle serves at Mukinge Hospital, Zambia where she is an anaesthetist and takes responsibility for Serving In Mission’s Zambian member care.

                                                                      Read Michelle Proctor’s full profile

                                                                      Megumi and Helen were sent jointly by Millom Baptist Church and North Bushey Baptist Church to Malawi in 1993. Currently, they are members of Moreton…

                                                                        Read Megumi & Helen Fazakerley’s full profile

                                                                        ‘Maureen’ works in a sensitive location as a language teacher, building relationships with students and their families.

                                                                          Read Maureen’s full profile

                                                                          Matthew and Karen serve in Blantyre, Malawi. Matthew is involved in Bible teaching, whilst Karen serves in community development in Blantyre. They are sent by Niddrie Community Church, Edinburgh.

                                                                            Read Matthew and Karen Reilly’s full profile

                                                                            Matt and Lisa and their three children Joshua, Charis and Lydia are being sent by Avenue Community Church, Leicester to serve in Jos, Nigeria.  Matt…

                                                                              Read Matt and Lisa Wallis’s full profile

                                                                              Meron (Mary) is sent by Eastridge church, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Through SIM’s Engage programme, she works alongside Inspire Saint James, based in central London.

                                                                                Read Mary Haile’s full profile

                                                                                Martin and Juliet, along with their children, are serving with SIM’s Sports Friends ministry in Thailand, which seeks to make disciples of Jesus Christ using…

                                                                                Read Martin & Juliet Thompson’s full profile

                                                                                Mark and Lucy, have been sent by Christ Church Endcliffe in Sheffield to serve in Madagascar for a year.

                                                                                  Read Mark and Lucy Hinds’s full profile

                                                                                  Mark and Helen Azzopardi are serving in Loja with SIM Ecuador. They work with the El Sendero youth ministry project that seeks to disciple young…

                                                                                    Read Mark and Helen Azzopardi’s full profile

                                                                                    Mark is part of our mobilisation team and supports ministry in West Africa, whilst Cheryl is Third Culture Kids Coordinator

                                                                                      Read Mark and Cheryl Gibson’s full profile

                                                                                      Malcolm is a former UK and International Director of SIM. Both he and Liz are now seconded from SIM to the Langham Partnership where they work as a Scholar Care Coordinator (Liz) and Associate Director for Scholar Care (Malcolm).

                                                                                        Read Malcolm and Liz McGregor’s full profile

                                                                                        Lizzie White is from Barnabas Community Church, Shrewsbury. She has been serving in Peru and partnering with a local organisation called Aidia, focussing on rural development.

                                                                                          Read Lizzie White’s full profile

                                                                                          Liffy serves in West Africa, where she teaches English and works with street women. Sent by Eden Baptist Church, Cambridge, her heart is to share the gospel with people who do not know Jesus Christ.

                                                                                            Read Liffy Gorton’s full profile

                                                                                            Lesley-Ann is our Mobilisation Support for Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and the Netherlands.

                                                                                              Read Lesley-Ann Gray’s full profile

                                                                                              Lawrence and Elizabeth serve at Harper Church, Glasgow where their main focus is on sharing the love of Christ with African diaspora, refugees and asylum seekers.

                                                                                                Read Lawrence and Elizabeth with Priscilla’s full profile

                                                                                                Serving in Ethiopia, Laurence is a Consultant serving at CURE, a paediatric hospital and Lauren is Elementary Principal at Bingham Academy.

                                                                                                  Read Laurence and Lauren Wicks, Daniel, Isaac and Sophia’s full profile

                                                                                                  June is our Scottish mobiliser and our Child Safety advocate, based near Edinburgh.

                                                                                                    Read June Beveridge’s full profile

                                                                                                    Jonny and Olga serve in the new Quechua communities on the edge of the city of Sucre in Bolivia.

                                                                                                      Read Jonny and Olga Anderson, Joel, Joanna and Jonah’s full profile

                                                                                                      Sent by Long Crendon Baptist Church in Aylesbury, John and Abi Hunt have been serving in Jos, Nigeria for many years. They are involved in Bible teaching and literacy work.

                                                                                                        Read John and Abi Hunt’s full profile

                                                                                                        Jim and Megan served abroad for many years but are now based in Scotland. Jim is involved in training pastors in Benin, while Megan is SIM’s point person for education.

                                                                                                          Read Jim and Megan Patterson’s full profile

                                                                                                          Jill Ireland is from St Andrew’s Church, Oxford. She has worked with Sports Friend’ in Thailand since 2008 and is now Interim Country Director.

                                                                                                            Read Jill Ireland’s full profile

                                                                                                            Jenny is serving in Jos, Nigeria where she is currently home schooling an MK with Autism during the COVID-19 lockdown. She will be taking part…

                                                                                                              Read Jenny Clarke’s full profile

                                                                                                              Janetta manages the SIM guesthouse in Cochabamba, and also serves in a children’s home and an organisation that produces Sunday school resources.

                                                                                                                Read Janetta Fokkema’s full profile

                                                                                                                Irene serves as a nurse in Lubango, Angola, primarily involved in the care for obstetric fistula patients.

                                                                                                                  Read Irene Westendorp’s full profile

                                                                                                                  Hilary and Marc Deneufchâtel (with Simon, Benjy and Eve) served in Benin from 2009 to 2020 where they were working in church development amongst the Monkolé people. Marc taught in the Monkolé churches, and Hilary coordinated the project translating the Bible into the local language.

                                                                                                                    Read Hilary and Marc Deneufchâtel, Simon, Benjy and Eve’s full profile

                                                                                                                    Helen serves as the Personnel Director in the International Leadership Team and the International Operations Teams of SIM.

                                                                                                                      Read Helen Heron’s full profile

                                                                                                                      Hannah is Mobilisation Team Leader and our Mobiliser for central and south west England.

                                                                                                                        Read Hannah Boxall’s full profile

                                                                                                                        Graham is the Deputy Finance Director for SIM UK and treasurer for SIM Switzerland, whilst Trudy is working remotely for as SIM Ghana treasurer.

                                                                                                                          Read Graham and Trudy Brown’s full profile

                                                                                                                          Florence is our new Mobilisation Support for London/South-East of England, and the central/South-West regions assisting enquirers with the journey to their placements, working alongside Hannah and…

                                                                                                                            Read Florence Suberu’s full profile

                                                                                                                            Esther is a nurse, currently serving in Ghana, looking after children in care that are from different religious backgrounds.

                                                                                                                              Read Esther Enwezor’s full profile

                                                                                                                              Emma runs the university outreach programme for SIM worldwide from her base in South Africa. Sent by Trinity Church, Exeter, she lives in Cape Town and is developing opportunities for people to serve in a wide range of university ministries.

                                                                                                                                Read Emma Brewster’s full profile

                                                                                                                                Donald and Ruth have served in Nigeria since 2013. Donald serves at JETS, a Bible school. Ruth serves the SIM team in personnel and is also involved in educational support at City Ministries, a centre for orphans and vulnerable children.

                                                                                                                                  Read Donald and Ruth Garvie’s full profile

                                                                                                                                  Donald and Becky serve with their family in central Mexico, helping train up local church planters to see lives changes and communities transformed by the gospel.

                                                                                                                                    Read Donald and Becky Kamese, Ben and Elliot’s full profile

                                                                                                                                    Deborah is Personnel Director of Serving In Mission UK, having served the South Sudan team.

                                                                                                                                      Read Deborah Agnes’s full profile

                                                                                                                                      Sent by Kells Presbyterian Church in Northern Ireland, Debbie serves in Madagascar in the ‘Together in Bible Translation’ project currently based in Toliara, a town in the southeast of the country.

                                                                                                                                        Read Debbie Simpson’s full profile

                                                                                                                                        David, Maribel and their family are serving in a part of Mexico called the ‘circle of silence’, to proclaim and share the gospel faithfully, helping…

                                                                                                                                          Read David and Maribel Easton’s full profile

                                                                                                                                          The Smithers family live and work in a multi-cultural area of a northern city in the UK. They’re involved with a new church plant, where they’re focused on building relationships and engaging with the local community.

                                                                                                                                            Read Dave and Helen Smithers, Daniel and Amy’s full profile

                                                                                                                                            Darren plays a vital role in the smooth running of Serving In Mission, by acting as Finance Director. Ruthie’s role involves encouraging and equipping prayer coordinators across the SIM world. The family, who are supported by Cheam Baptist Church, are based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

                                                                                                                                              Read Darren and Ruthie Campbell, Abigail and Isaac’s full profile

                                                                                                                                              Claire Robinson has been working with Serving In Mission since 2010 and is now head teacher at Mukinge Hill Academy in Zambia.

                                                                                                                                                Read Claire Robinson’s full profile

                                                                                                                                                Chris and Jackie with their daughter are sent by their church in Northern Ireland to work among one of the largest unreached people groups in…

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                                                                                                                                                  Cat and Somchai serve with SIM’s Sports Friends ministry, which seeks to make disciples of Jesus Christ using the powerful platform of sport.

                                                                                                                                                    Read Catherine and Somchai Tongkao’s full profile

                                                                                                                                                    Sent by New Life Bible Church in Wealdstone, Bev is Personnel Coordinator for the SIM Ghana team, based in Accra.

                                                                                                                                                      Read Bev Howell’s full profile

                                                                                                                                                      Beth is the Mobiliser for Ireland, based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She works with enquirers and churches.

                                                                                                                                                        Read Beth Jennings’s full profile

                                                                                                                                                        Ben works with Sports Friends International as the Director of Training. Sandeep is a Pharmacist Manager in a Private Hospital in the UK

                                                                                                                                                          Read Ben and Sandeep Wildman’s full profile

                                                                                                                                                          Angus serves as Mobiliser for London and the South East, working with enquirers, churches and workers.

                                                                                                                                                            Read Angus Reid’s full profile

                                                                                                                                                            Andrew and Helen Curry, Thomas and Esther, supported by St Luke’s Church Hampstead are serving in West Africa. Andrew works with university students whilst Helen serves at a medical clinic.

                                                                                                                                                              Read Andrew and Helen Curry, Thomas and Esther’s full profile

                                                                                                                                                              Sent by churches across the UK, Andrew and his family are involved in a wide variety of ministries in West Africa from Bible translation to strengthening groups of local Christians.

                                                                                                                                                                Read Andrew and family’s full profile

                                                                                                                                                                Al and Rachel serve in Greece with their family. After a period of language study Al will work with European Christian Mission (ECM) as Country Coordinator and Rachel serves as Lead Mobiliser for the HowWillTheyHear refugee ministry collaboration.

                                                                                                                                                                  Read Al and Rachel MacInnes, Charis and Lois’s full profile