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    Eric & Cheryl Elmer

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    Agency:
      Bibles International
    Year began service:  1970
    Ministry:  Coordinating Bibles International translation projects in Asia and the pacific.  Involved in research of people groups and languages.

    Background:
    Eric grew up in a Christian home and dedicated his life to Christ as a young child, but a life-changing decision came at the age 17.  Eric graduated from Purdue with a degree in civil engineering and has a graduate degree from Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary.  Cheryl accepted the Lord when she was 8 years old.  She too graduated from Purdue with a  degree in Elementary Education and has a graduate degree from Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary.  Eric and Cheryl spent the first 26 years of their missionary life working in the Central African Republic before moving back to the states and joining Bibles International.  Kossuth Street Baptist Church was their original home and sending church, but once they began ministry at Bibles International they transferred their membership to Calvary Baptist in Grand Rapids, MI.

    Address:
    609 36th Street SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49548
    Phone:
    616-942-7712

    E-mail:
    Anniversary: June 12
    Birthdays: Eric Sept. 28; Cheryl Aug. 3

    Prayer:
    • We would walk worthy of the calling
      to which we are called.
    • We would continue to take time in the
      word and in prayer.
    • Pray for our coworkers around the world.
    • Pray for the Central African Republic
      which is struggling with rebels