Hannah Jackson

Sent from St Nicholas’ Church, Sevenoaks

Hannah is going to join a TIMO team working among the unreached Swahili and Wangindo peoples of Likawage, southeast Tanzania.

Hannah trained as a teacher and taught Geography in the UK for a number of years before spending a year on AIM’s short term programme in Korr, northern Kenya.

Since then, she has worked with Oak Hall Expeditions planning Christian holidays and conferences, and Hannah now serves with St Nicholas church, Sevenoaks as a ministry trainee. This role enables her to continue studying by attending the Proclamation Trust’s Cornhill Training Course.  

TIMO (Training in Ministry Outreach) is a hands on missionary training programme designed to equip men and women for church planting among unreached people groups, providing practical hands on training while engaging in real, transformational ministry. 

Hannah will be joining a small multinational team of new missionaries serving under experienced Tanzanian team leaders and working with the African Inland Church of Tanzania (AICT). The team will learn the local language (Kiswahili) and gain a deep understanding of the culture of their host community as they build relationships and share Christ among their new neighbours and friends. 

Hannah is excited to continue learning as the team work through TIMO’s specialised curriculum. The kinds of ministry she might end up being involved with may include teaching (in high school or teaching English in the community), children’s work, Bible storying, or reading the Bible with people. 

Could you partner with Hannah in this work?

Latest Prayer News

Please pray for Hannah Jackson as she raises support to be able to join a TIMO team working among the unreached Swahili and Wangindo peoples of Likawage, Tanzania, this autumn. If you are able to give towards Hannah’s support, you can give online via her webpage here. 

Following the death, last Wednesday, of John Magufuli, President of Tanzania, please continue to lift the nation of Tanzania in your prayers. Pray for the new President, Samia Suluhu Hassan as she assumes her role in difficult circumstances, and leads the nation in a time of national mourning. Pray particularly for continued peace in Tanzania.

Please pray for more workers for the south coast of Tanzania, especially for leaders for teams in new areas. Many areas have requested workers, but we need leaders to help us take advantage of these open doors.

Please pray that Tanzanian immigration would grant the Africa Inland Church an exemption for work permits for missionaries, so as to ease the immigration delays and rejections that workers wanting to work in Tanzania are experiencing.

Please pray for a new Training in Ministry Outreach (TIMO) team in Tanzania. AICT (Africa Inland Church Tanzania) pastors, Musa and Merciana Luzali, will be leading the team and have moved from their current ministry among the Alagwa to Likawage to prepare for the team. Pray for them, and for team members to join them. 

Tanzania

Tanzania is one of the world’s poorest nations; agricultural subsistence dominates its economy. Health and education sectors require massive investments.There is freedom of religion; all major faiths have the ability to share and propagate their faith. Christianity makes up 54% of the population with Islam totalling 31%. LEARN MORE

TIMO

TIMO is Training In Ministry Outreach. It is a two-year programme that trains new cross-cultural workers from around the world to do ministry in Africa. LEARN MORE
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