UB Global comes alongside a number of missionaries from United Brethren churches who serve with other organizations. By granting “endorsed” status, UB Global is basically telling the UB constituency, “These are missionaries you should consider supporting.” They are grouped according to the country where actually live, though some living in the USA have a focus on a specific country.
RON AND BRENDA ANDERSON
Ron and Brenda Anderson serve in Spain with European Christian Mission, International. Ron facilitates church multiplication movements around the world.
Jaime Clore serves in Spain with SEND International and works with local youth. He is from Banner of Christ UB church in Byron Center, Mich.
AREK & DONNA DELIK
Arek and Donna Delik serve with Operation Mobilization in Kutno, Poland, a city of about 54,000 people with very few evangelical Christians. They have planted a church and minister among alcoholics and the poor. Donna is originally from our Hong Kong Conference.
KURT & BEKAH SIEGAL
Kurt and Bekah Siegel serve with Resourcing Christian Education International in Saint Petersburg, Russia. They are teachers at the International Academy of Saint Petersburg.
ASIA AND AFRICA
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SCOTT & NOEL HARDAWAY
Scott and Noel Hardaway are preparing to work among an unreached language group in Papua New Guinea with World Gospel Mission. Scott, an ordained UB ministers, was a UB pastor in Michigan for 12 years.
SETH & BECCA MALLAY
Seth and Becca Mallay serve with World Medical Mission, the medical arm of Samaritan’s Purse, in Togo, West Africa. Seth is a doctor.
FRASER AND SHERRY CHURCHILL
Fraser and Sherry Churchill serve the Canadian national office of Operation Mobilization in Port Colborne, Ontario. As International Advancement Director, Fraser coaches, trains, and mentors leaders in the areas of financial development, sustainability, and strategic planning. He also engages in conference ministry focused on the missions DNA of the local church. Sherry is active with the hospitality ministry for visiting missionaries.
RICK & DIANE TYLER
Rick and Diane Tyler coordinate short-term mission efforts with Christian Missions Resource Centre, based in Ontario.
JASON & RACHEL
Jason and Rachel and their two children work with Operation Mobilization in Canada. They produce Christian media for a sensitive part of Central Asia with a team of believers from a Muslim background.
RIGO & CHRYSTI ANDINO
Rigo and Chrysti Andino serve with Commission to Every Nation in La Ceiba, Honduras. Rigo works with construction teams, well-digging, and other community projects. Chrysti works part-time as a women’s health nurse.
ROGER & MARILYN REECK
Roger and Marilyn Reeck work with Wycliffe Bible Translators. They personally worked on translating the Bible into two languages, and now do consulting and training. They are based in Honduras and travel from there to several other countries.
DAVID & TERESA ROBERTS
David and Teresa Roberts serve with Cornerstone Foundation in Balfate, Honduras. David works in the maintenance shop to help keep the hospital, school, and children’s center running. Teresa teaches at El Camino Bilingual School.
BRIAN & CATHY BIRDSALL
Brian and Cathy Birdsall serve with Cru, formerly known as Campus Crusade for Christ. They served many years in Russia and Ukraine. They now live in New York, where Brian directs Cru work among United Nations ambassadors.
Sarah Bonner serves in Greenwood, Ind., in the international office of One Mission Society. She is administrative assistant to the director of Every Community for Christ, which focuses on church planting.
DAVE & CATHIE DATEMA
Dave and Cathie Datema serve in Pasadena, Calif., with Frontier Ventures, the umbrella organization for a number of mission agencies, including the US Center for World Mission. They are based in Pasadena, Calif.
Dr. Abigail Farmer is a member of Otterbein United Brethren Church in Greencastle, PA. She is a Wycliffe Bible Translators missionary working with Dallas International University as Distance Education Instructional Designer.
Jessica Hollopeter works in the One Mission Society home office in Greenwood, Ind., and supports a successful church multiplication program called Train & Multiply. She began working with OMS in July 2010.
JIM & HEIDI OLINGER
Jim and Heidi Olinger are based in Highland, IL where Jim serves as the President of the Nicaragua Christian Education Foundation (NiCE). The foundation serves churches and Christian schools through student sponsorships, FEED NICARAGUA meal packing projects, and short-term missions teams.
DOUG & RUTH WEBER
Doug and Ruth Weber serve with Sonset Solutions. They spent 20 years in Ecuador with HCJB Radio, and since 2012 have served in the United States. Doug is currently the Creative Director and leads the PR/Communications team and Ruth serves in a local school.
DAVE & BECKY SPENCER
Dave and Becky Spencer serve in North Carolina with JAARS, the technical arm of Wycliffe Bible Translators. They served many years as Wycliffe missionaries in Brazil.
SEAN & KATHY COFFEY
Sean and Kathy Coffey serve with Churches in Missions in Chambersburg. Pa. This organization focuses on assisting pastors and churches with short-term mission trips. They are from Mount Pleasant UB church in Chambersburg, Pa.