Jillian and Gavin Fothergill - Africa Central

Gavin and Jill Fothergill are missionaries with the Church of the Nazarene serving on the Africa Middle Field.  The Fothergill’s have been assigned to Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo where they serve as DRC country coordinators, field Work & Witness coordinators, church development, pastoral and lay education, and administration.  Prior to their appointment to the Africa Region, they were assigned to the Nazarene Border Initiative serving as missionaries in the US and Mexico.

Gavin received a BA in Theology and Ministry from Southern Nazarene University in 2005 and he received his MA in Intercultural Studies from Nazarene Theological Seminary in 2007.  Jill graduated from Southern Nazarene University with a BA in Urban Ministry in 2004.

Prior to their first assignment with Global Mission, Gavin and Jill ministered through mission trips, church planting, compassionate ministries, preaching, youth ministry, and children’s ministry at a number of churches and through various other avenues.  The Fothergill’s also worked with Youth In Mission from the Global Ministry Center and during their assignment with the Border Initiative.

They were married on June 19, 2004 and have two children; Macy Paige, born on September 6, 2007 and Connor Ray, born on August 14, 2009.

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Born in United States

  • Macy
  • Conner

Home District: South Texas

Home Church: San Antonio Tezel Oaks

Home Assignment Dates:

Jul 02, 2018 - Aug 15, 2018