Two missionary couples are available to speak about work in the Philippines and in Japan in July and August. Revs. Grace and Jay Choi, missionaries to Harris Memorial College and Union Theological Seminary in the Philippines will be itinerating in Cal-Pac July 2 to July 12. Debbie and Ronald Julian, missionaries to Japan, will be itinerating July 28 to August 12 and in Hawaii August 14-August 18. If you would like either of the missionary couples to visit your church in the morning, afternoon, or evening during any of the dates above, please contact Kay Grimmesey, coordinator of missionary visits, at (909) 482-4640 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a missionary visit.
Rev. Jay Choi serves in the Philippines at Union Theological Seminary with the Center for Geocentric Ministries of the seminary where issues on land justice and ecology are researched and taught. Rev. Grace Choi is a community health worker to several community outreach programs of Harris Memorial College. She also teaches piano and voice at the music department of the school.
Ronald Julian is a chaplain with the International Seafarers Ministry in Yokohama. Devorah Anne Umipig-Julian (Debbie) is a social worker for the Christian Coalition for Refugees and Migrant Workers in Tokyo.
You may find full biographies of both missionary couples on the Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church website at www.umcmission.org. Missionaries are global, and the home country of Revs. Grace and Jay Choi is Korea, and of Debbie and Ronald Julian, the Philippines.