Global path to leadership
Of 83 young adults who did global ministry from 1999 to 2004 through the ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission program:
• 16 are in seminary
• 12 carry out church-related work—five ofâ€¨ them for ELCA Global Mission
• 8 do social work (broadly defined)
• 4 work for corporations
• 3 are teachers
• 4 attend college or graduate school
Have you ever considered serving the church in
another part of the world and the difference that would make for you,
your family and the church? Here are five people who did so:
• Rachel Evans is a former Lutheran Student Movement member who spent a year in the ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission program. While serving a congregation in La Plata, Argentina, she said she discovered that “life is just as rich when there’s not money involved.” Today she works for Hispanic Communications Network in Washington, D.C., leads a Spanish-language Bible study and spends more time with her family.
The rest of this article is only available to subscribers.
© 2015 Augsburg Fortress, Publishers