PCUSA Mission Co-Worker Amanda Craft
One feature of the blog shares the work of Highland Presbyterian Church’s mission partners. In addition to the many ways church members put faith into action through mission, Highland supports a wide range of people and organizations doing working the world. Church in the World, the mission team responsible for partnerships and mission engagement, discerns the congregations call to use available mission funds. One ministry the church supports is Mission Co-Worker Amanda Craft.
Amanda serves as the Regional Liaison for the Presbyterian Mission Agency and as the Facilitator for Mexico & Guatemala. Amanda’s husband serves as the Presbyterian Border Region Outreach Ministry. As the regional liaison, she serves as a facilitator of Presbyterian Church (USA) support the denomination’s relationships with mission partners in Guatemala and Mexico and their activity in the region. As regional liaison supports PC(USA) mission co-workers in through communication, encouragement and care. Amanda grew up at Highland Presbyterian Church and the congregation is proud to support her ministry in Central America.
Amanda Craft has been called to this position, and her husband, Omar Chan, serves the Border Outreach ministry in Mexico. He facilitates faithful and effective mission at each of the six border ministry sites to enhance the opportunity for PC(USA) members and congregations to participate in mutual mission along the Mexico/US border. This work addresses three critical global issues: root causes of poverty (especially as they impact women and children), sharing the good news of God’s love in Jesus Christ, and engaging in reconciliation amidst cultures of violence.
Read Amanda Craft’s blog to keep up with her work.
Download and Read a prayer card for their their work.
Watch a video of Amanda talking about her work.
Learn more about PCUSA’s work in Guatemala.
Learn more about PCUSA’s work in Mexico.