New missionaries from Florida commissioned

Carmen Melendez Alejandro Rodriguez
Carmen Melendez Alejandro Rodriguez

NEW YORK -- Two members of the Florida Conference were commissioned as missionaries at the annual meeting of the General Board of Global Ministries directors on Oct. 11 in New York City.

Carmen Melendez of Ocala and originally from Panama will serve in Puebla, Mexico, with her husband, Alejandro Rodriguez of Dunnellon and originally from Puerto Rico. They will oversee a food-and-empowerment ministry called Give Ye Them to Eat in an impoverished rural area of Mexico. The ministry addresses health care needs and promotes environmentally conscious construction and agricultural development.

To read more about Melendez, click here.

To read more about Rodriguez, click here.

To read a full report about the commissioning service, click here.


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