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Associate Missionary Ministers in Karamoja, Uganda

Daughter of Providence ruling elder Matt Folkert, Amy Folkert, has recently returned from an academic year of service as an OPC missionary associate at the OPC medical and missions compound in Karamoja, Uganda. Amy taught missionary children and led Bible studies for Karamojong children in the villages surrounding the compound where OPC missionaries David Okken and Al Tricarico pastor and conduct the ministry of the Word.

Providence has been blessed since its earliest days with a God-given heart for missions and evangelism both at home and abroad. Ruling elder Al Hanna was the first officer raised up from among the members of the Covenant, OPC, church family in Amsterdam, New York, when it was planted as a mission work of the OPC. Ruling elder Ron Pohler and his wife, Donna, where leaders in the planning and coordination of foreign missions conferences at OPC congregations in New Jersey where they were members for decades before moving to Bradenton in 2009.

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