GBGM Missionary Katherine Parker Tackles Bureaucracy, Problem of Alcoholism

July 28, 2009

"Friends," writes Katherine Parker, a General Board of Global Ministries missionary assigned to Cambodia, "I am on the road this week for visits with a few provincial ministers of agriculture . . . . I would appreciate your prayers, since this process of government relations is new to me and I find it a bit daunting.


"The devastating problem of alcoholism really hit home for me during a church visit last week. You can read more at


"Thanks for your continued support of CHAD [Community Health and Agricultural Development] that allows us to keep offering opportunities for learning and sharing like this through"


Parker is a member of the California-Nevada Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Her home church is Mt. Tamalpais UMC in Mill Valley, California.