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COM Continues to Grow!
We have added several new staff and affiliates in the last few months! Please join us in welcoming and praying for these new staff members.
Please continue to keep us in your prayers, as we seek those who are called to build His work here at COM. There are so many to reach, and the needs are urgent. As ministry partners, you are also a part of our mobilization team. Please keep your minds and hearts open for those He may lead to His service here at COM. You may be His chosen instrument to bring knowledge of His work here at COM to those who would be called to be new workers in His fields!
Brenda Harris joined COM as a new staff member in October. Brenda is currently a teacher in Southern California and plans to begin serving on a campus in the Eastern Los Angeles area in the summer of 2017. Brenda has considerable experience working with
foreign students in the U.S. She and her husband, Ralph, have hosted a Chinese student in their home, and Brenda has been teaching students of many ethnicities for over 22 years. They have been married 29 years and have two grown children. Brenda is currently studying Mandarin Chinese with a goal towards fluency. Please pray for Brenda as she prepares to relocate to begin her ministry and as she builds her support network.
Lu (Rena) Jiang had been serving as a volunteer with our team at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul prior to joining COM as a tentmaker in December. Rena is active in personal ministry, leading gospel-centered study groups, blogs and chat groups that focus on marriage and family for the wives of visiting scholars. Rena recently earned a Certificate in Theology Studies from Bethlehem College and Seminary. As the wife of Jie, a visiting scholar, and the mother of three young children, Rena is well equipped to serve on the University of Minnesota team. Please pray for Rena as she shares Christ with scholars’ families and seeks God’s wisdom in balancing family life and ministry.
Yali Yang was accepted in January as a fulltime staff member raising support. For the past two years, Yali has served as a volunteer with the team at Portland State University in Oregon. She has extensive experience serving scholars and has worked in the university’s International Affairs Office.
In March, Yali completed a Master’s Degree in Post-Secondary Adult and Continuing Education. During her time at Portland State, Yali has been involved heavily in campus outreach activities, including leading worship, translation assistance and participating in a WeChat care group. Please pray for Yali as she develops her ministry skills, works with local mentors and develops her ministry.
China Outreach Ministries
555 Gettysburg Pike, Suite A-200 Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Phone: 717-591-3500 | Fax: 717-591-0412 | 1-800-269-7815 | firstname.lastname@example.org