Mission Partnership Teams

Mission teams that serve alongside our partners in Congo, Mexico, Russia, and Southeast Asia are organized throughout the year. Join a team or take the initiative to lead a team. Dee Stickley-Miner, Director of Connectional Mission and Justice, together with committed leaders in West Ohio, will work with you to organize and plan your mission. Together with the power of God's Spirit, YOU can be a witness to the transforming love of Jesus Christ!


Construction Teams

Team Leader Opportunities

Toledo, Ohio

The Urban Mission Project is a community service opportunity for local and out-of-town youth groups to serve with Toledo home owners who are unable to perform light maintenance and upkeep on the exterior of their homes due to financial and/or physical l


Esther Gitobu

A native of Meru, Kenya, Esther Gitobu is a member of Chimwemwe United Methodist Church in Kitwe, Zambia. She holds a diploma in business administration from Kenya Polytechnic Institute, and was chief cashier at the Central Bank of Kenya in Nairobi before entering the mission field in 1999.


Ut To & Karen Vo-To

Karen Vo-To attended Emmanuel Bible College in Kitchener, Canada, earning a BRE degree in pastoral studies. She received her MDiv from Methodist Theological School in Ohio. An ordained elder in the Detroit Annual Conference, Karen spent four years as an associate pastor at Cass Community UMC in Detroit. During that time, she served on the Commission on the Status and Role of Women and the Ethnic Local Church Concerns Committee.