Sheona Chisholm

Sheona is AIM Europe’s Mission Advisor for Scotland which is a support based role.

Before joining Africa Inland Mission as a long term missionary in 2015, Sheona worked in nursing and midwifery for over 30 years. In 2016 she returned to the UK from serving on an AIM team in the Indian Ocean Islands, and studied at All Nations Christian College for a year. In that time, she was challenged to lay down her passion for maternal morbidity and mortality and instead be passionate about the gospel.

Sheona began serving with Africa Based Support (ABS) in Nairobi, Kenya in 2018. She started serving at ABS as Assistant Personnel Coordinator, and then as Personnel Coordinator.

Located in Nairobi, Kenya, ABS is a ministry of AIM. It exists to coordinate and provide essential support services to enhance the ministries of missionaries from AIM and several other like-minded organisations.

AIM and ABS place high value on caring for missionaries to ensure they are thriving in their cross-cultural life and ministry. Having people specifically working to provide this care is vital.

Sheona’s work with ABS was very varied, and she provided support for missionaries in a number of different areas. She provided administrative support and ensuring that systems and processes were followed.

Sheona returned to the UK in July 2020, and has now been appointed as AIM’s Mission Advisor for Scotland. As a member of the Mobilisation team, her principal responsibilities will be to promote the work of world mission, especially in raising the profile of AIM’s ministry. She will also encourage and advise those exploring getting involved in cross-cultural mission, as well as encourage others to support missionaries through praying and financial giving.

A lot of her role will involve building relationships with church leaders and potential AIM missionaries, wherever they are in their journey. Scotland has a long history of sending missionaries overseas, so Sheona hopes to be able to encourage churches and individuals to have a vision for reaching Africa’s unreached peoples, in Africa and beyond.

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Sheona Chisholm is AIM Europe’s Mission Advisor for Scotland. Part of her work involves making connections with churches and their leaders, and sometimes speaking about mission in church services. Please pray for Sheona as she works to raise awareness of AIM and cross-cultural mission, and as she works with those who are exploring serving with AIM. 

Please pray for the AIM France office as they grow their ministry. Pray that God will provide more personnel to work in the office, and that they will be able to better structure and divide their tasks within the office to serve AIM Europe’s French-speaking missionaries well. 

Today we celebrate Joe Morgan and all the service he has given to the AIM office team over the last 16 years as our Graphic Designer. Give thanks for all that he has given to AIM and how he has been a part of making the needs in Africa known to more people. Pray for him as he moves on to work for the NHS in a design role, that he will have new opportunities in his workplace to talk of the hope he has in Jesus. 

Please pray for the UK office’s Finance team as they test out a new finance system this month. Please pray that the tests will be successful, and that the new system will enable the team to serve our missionaries more effectively. 

This morning AIM Europe is hosting an online conference for all our missionaries and staff called AIM Europe Connex. Please pray that it will be an encouraging time and will strengthen the connection between the AIM Europe offices and our missionaries. 

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