Jill Lowery studied economic and community development at Cal State Bakersfield and the University of South Africa. She is a former IM global servant to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, along with her husband and three children. She served for over 26 years in ministries to vulnerable/at-risk women and children. She speaks French, Lingala, and Kikongo. Jill now serves as a donor advisor with International Ministries’ working to strengthen relationships with IM’s partner churches and donors, and helping churches mobilize for the fulfillment of God’s mission.

International Ministries, also known as the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society, works cross-culturally to invite people to become disciples of Jesus Christ and to proclaim, through both word and deed, God’s reign of justice, peace and abundant life for all creation.