Jim works with the EERN and PCOSS to ensure sustainability for clean water and sanitation at the community level and to ensure the church is a strong presence in the rural development of Niger and South Sudan and an effective advocate for the health of its people. Jodi joins EERN in its efforts to create and staff church-run health clinics and to train students in its new nursing school. She will also be working in the EERN clinic on a regular basis.
As the facilitator for the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) Chaplain Training Program, Jeremy Garbat-Welch is responsible for developing programs for training CCAP pastors and lay leaders in pastoral counseling and other skills required to effectively provide emotional and spiritual support to individuals who are hospitalized and imprisoned throughout the areas served by the CCAP. Luta works to support the implementation of Community Health Evangelism (CHE) programs within the CCAP. CHE is a strategy for addressing issues of community development, health, discipleship and evangelism through training and mentorship.
Jeremy and Luta are based in Lilongwe, Malawi, and serve with the CCAP in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.