Global Outreach

Ends of the Earth


Ministry Partners

International Center for Hope (Russia)

Program Description:

Galina Alieva is the director of International Center for Hope (ICH), the Russian mission that our own Terry and Syble Park started. Galina would greatly appreciate hearing from you.  You may send her card or note of encouragement to:
Russia 426039
Yl.Udmurtskaya 161-68
Alieva Galina
Russia      (in this order)

Volunteer Opportunities:

Help pack boxes of goods to be sent to Russia

Missionaries and Missions We Support:   

Church in Sochi (Russia)

Rhett Thompson (Panama)

Rev. Rhett Thompson is in his 27th year serving as missionary in the Republic of Panama and, for most of those years, Huntsville FUMC has been one of his supporting churches. Rhett has a web page where you can access his latest newsletters:

In addition to his pastoral duties, Rev. Thompson has coordinated efforts of the church to strengthen its outreach into the surrounding low-income neighborhood through a day-care program and other projects.

Rhett also serves as the National Coordinator of Volunteers in Mission Program in Panama, helping mission teams from the UMC in the selection of projects as well as with all of the logistical details involved. Projects include construction and medical services.

Rhett will be visiting our congregation at Huntsville First in the fall of 2013.  Until then, you can write him at
Rhett Thompson

Apdo. 0830-00070

Panama, Rep. of Panama
Or encourage him through an email at

David and Lori Persons (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Dr. David Persons is a missionary serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as a dean and professor of Biblical Studies and missions at the Faculte Methodiste de Theologie in Mulungwishi, Katanga.  Lori is serving as the director of the Doris Bartlett Women’s School for seminary wives.  David and Lori especially treasure handwritten notes.  You may send them a card to:
David and Lori Persons
PO Box 20219
Kitwe, Zambia
Or email:


Africa ELI - Sudan

El Ayudante - Nicaragua

Life in Abundance, Int'l

Samaritan's Purse - Operation Christmas Child


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Chairs, Missions to
the Ends of the Earth

David and Kay Jacobson