After a brief prayer time at Grace Brethren International Missions headquarters in Winona Lake, Indiana, this morning, Tina Walker (right) and Tim and Ginger Hock left today for missionary service in the Central African Republic.
Tina Walker is returning to Central African Republic as a term missionary. Tina has been part of a team that provided HIV/AIDS educational seminars and utilized “True Love Waits” and “True Love Stays” programs in Africa.
Tina has also been involved in several short-term projects connected with the C.A.R. She attended Grace College where she double-majored in French and Business Administration. She is the daughter of retired GBIM missionaries Dr. William and Donna Walker.
Tim and Ginger Hock, career missionaries to the C.A.R., are key workers in the Project Hope & Charité orphan care ministry. Ginger serves as the liaison between the children and their sponsors, and Tim is one of two builders constructing PH&C’s orphan welcome center.
Tim, who was in service/sales in the tire industry, uses his mechanical skills and knowledge to help in any way needed on the field. He has also been very involved in rescue mission work.
Ginger was a teacher and principal at a Christian school and is involved in a variety of music ministry opportunities. The Hocks have two sons and two grandchildren and have been living in Winona Lake while preparing to return to Africa.