Jessica Goldschmidt-Habyarimana

Sent from Basel-Holee Mennonite Church, Switzerland

Jessica serves with the AIM French-speaking office as Communications Manager.

From 2013-2020 Jessica served with AIM in Rwanda, coordinating a life skills curriculum called WHY WAIT?. WHY WAIT? is based on Biblical principles and Jessica also worked in a youth camp ministry called 3D Christian Camps, the 3 ‘D’s’ standing for ‘Discover’, ‘Decide’ and ‘Do it’, as that is their desire for the camp participants. From 2018 until finishing in Rwanda she was also involved in mobilising for mission by helping to facilitate Kairos courses.

In 2020, Jessica finished her assignment in Rwanda and married her husband Eric. She is currently living in the Netherlands and serving with the AIM French-speaking office particularly in communication and translation work.

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Praise God for the safe arrival of baby Ineza, who was born to Jessica Goldschmidt-Habyarimana and her husband Eric earlier this month! Please pray for Jessica and Eric in these early weeks of parenthood. Pray that Ineza will grow healthy and strong, and will come to know Jesus as her saviour. 

Jessica Goldschmidt-Habyarimana works as the Communications Manager in the AIM France office. Last month she was involved in training short term missionaries on the Francophone GO programme, which equips participants with the basic skills to live and share the gospel with people who have never heard it. Please pray for the next stage of the programme as the AIM France office arrange placements in Africa for the participants.  

As part of her work for the AIM France office, Jessica Goldschmidt-Habyarimana was able to connect with some French-speaking participants at the online ‘Into Africa’ event earlier in the spring. Please pray that God will keep calling French-speaking Christians into cross-cultural mission through AIM France. 

Jessica Goldschmidt-Habyarimana began working as Communications Manager for AIM France at the beginning of the year, serving alongside Gilles and Myriam Bonvallat in the AIM France office. Please pray for her work as she serves in translation and in encouraging French-speaking supporters in their prayer for AIM and cross-cultural mission.

Praise God for all the 3D Christian Camps camps in Rwanda have done in young people’s lives. Jessica Goldschmidt shares this testimony from a former camp attendee:

“I participated in the camp in 2017 and it was one of the most memorable experiences in my life. I had not expected so much but after completing the camp I was amazed at how wonderful the experience had been. This camp taught me that in my walk with God it is very important to have discipline in everything I do. It also taught me that there is always something I can do or contribute in the kingdom of God.  

I also learnt that God always expects us to have a serving heart towards others. Afterwards, my friends and I saw the need for a Bible study at church and we immediately started one which has been going since then. I thank God because we have been able to learn the Word of God and start applying it in our daily lives.”

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