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Ministry Experience, Education, and Training

Ministry Experience, Education, and Training

jeff-elizabeth-b-w-200Jeff:
  • InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Small Group leader (inductive Bible studies) and Executive Committee member, Pacific Lutheran University, 1990-1993
  • West Side Church (Richland, WA) "Summer Trainee" program 6/1990-8/1990; worked with children's ministry, trained and discipled by older members and leaders in the church
  • Short-term mission to Yucatan, Mexico, with IVCF, 6/92-8/92; lived in rural Mexican villages and taught Vacation Bible Schools in Spanish
  • Tacoma Urban Project, Student leader, 6/93-8/93; inner city ministry immersion program
  • Hollywood Urban Project, "City Dweller" intern, 10/93-7/94; worked with children and youth while living in an inner city neighborhood
  • Christian Medical Dental Association, student leader, Tulane Medical School, 1994-1996
  • Irish Channel Christian Fellowship, New Orleans, LA, Sunday school teacher, secretary, mens' group leader, 1994-1999
  • In His IMAGE Family Practice Residency, Tulsa, OK, Domestic Missions Coordinator, 2000-2002
  • Medical Doctorate, Tulane Medical School, 1999
  • Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane School of Public Health, 1999
  • Medical Director of Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc., Arkansas Valley Region, 2002-2009; did full-spectrum Family Medicine with operative obstetrics; restarted obstetrical practice in a community health center
  • Chair of Departments of Family Practice and OB/Perinatal, Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center, intermittently 2003-2008
  • Senior Clinical Instructor, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center; served as a rural preceptor for 3rd year medical students and family medicine resident physicians
  • Emergency Room physician, Schumacher Group/Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center, 2003-2011
  • Medical Director, His House of Hope - Bet Eman Hospital for Women & Children, Yei, South Sudan, 2007-present

 

Elizabeth:
  • InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Small Group leader (inductive Bible studies) and Executive Committee member, Occidental College, 1990-1993
  • Summer mission with Bayshore Christian Ministries, East Palo Alto, CA, 1991; working with children and youth while living in an inner city neighborhood south of San Francisco
  • Hollywood Urban Project, "City Dweller" intern, 10/93-7/94; worked with children and lived in an inner city neighborhood
  • Irish Channel Christian Fellowship, New Orleans, LA, Sunday school teacher, VBS coordinator for 100 inner city children for 2 years, 1996-1999
  • Family medical mission trip (with Jeff and 4 children) to Nuevo Laredo, Mexico; June 2004, In His IMAGE physician group
  • BA in Political Science, Occidental College, 1993
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT); worked in urgent care/workman's comp clinic and emergency room at Loma Linda University Medical Center, 1994-1996
  • Master in Health Education, Southeastern Louisiana University, 1999
  • Trained Lactation Educator
  • Experience as a public and private middle school Health/Science teacher in New Orleans, LA, 1997-1999
  • Homeschooling mother of nine children, 1999-present
Our Mission:

Share the gospel of Jesus Christ and strengthen His Church through medical care and education, discipleship, and loving the people of South Sudan as a family.

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Exciting Bridge Jeff and Elizabeth had to cross
Filtering water one bottle at a time
Moyo District - our new home
Our property with Mango and Avacado trees and a soccer area for kids to play once we mow.
Hazel in our new kitchen.  Here you have to provide everything:  cabinets, counters, applicances
Exciting Bridge Jeff and Elizabeth had to cross
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