Melissa and Mark
Leadership and Education
“Being able to walk along alongside people is what really sparked our hearts when we read the mission statement of Many Hands. And we thought, well, that’s something we could get behind.“
With a passion for missions, Mark and Melissa have felt called to serve together as husband and wife. Hearing the call to Haiti, they plan on using their previous experience to walk alongside mothers and leaders in the community.
Mark worked at Unity Christian for 44 years in Orange City, Iowa, where he was a science teacher and coached girls’ athletics. His recent global experiences have included trips to Haiti and Ethiopia on behalf of the Luke Society and educational work in Liberia with One Body One Hope.
Melissa worked in education for over 35 years, with experience as a grade school and special education teacher. She also has previous global mission experience, working with organizations in Mexico, and Uganda. In Uganda, Melissa went with teams working with children and villages and as a board member.
Working with our Spiritual Shepherds, Mark will be impacting lives through his role as U.S. Lead of Leadership Development, facilitating training and materials for local leaders. Melissa will be working as U.S. Lead for the First 1,000 Days programs, staff and families who attend programs held at our Love in Action centers.
How You Can Partner
If you feel called to support Mark and Melissa as they continue the work God has called them to do, there are three ways you can help:
Keep Mark and Melissa in your prayers as they grow communities and walk alongside the people of Haiti.
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Mark and Melissa Kauk
3170 Airmans Dr. MH4H # 1045
Ft. Pierce, FL 34946
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