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Kerygma USA

Kerygma USA is a movement of Catholics and other Lay Christians, building the Kingdom of God together. We are a mission sending organization, training and mobilizing young adults and the young at heart into short and long-term missions. Our special emphasis is building unity between Catholics and other Christians. Kerygma USA is in good standing with the Catholic Church and the Diocese of Tyler, Texas.

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Ministry Purpose

The purpose of YWAM Kerygma is To Know God and Make Him Known, through discipleship training, evangelization and mercy ministries, using all means and methods possible.

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Youth With a Mission

Kerygma is a ministry within Youth With a Mission (YWAM). For over 50 years, YWAM has given lay people the opportunity to grow in their faith through discipleship training and then put it into action through hands-on short-term and long-term missions, locally and globally.

Meet Our Staff

Alan and Lori Harris

Alan and Lori Harris

Alan and Lori Harris have demonstrated radical Christian living in a fallen world, raising seven children and mentoring many others. In the 2000’s they become Catholic and YWAM Lay Missionaries. They have a passion for living a conscious, daily relationship with Jesus and leading others of all ages to do the same.

Antony Elliott

Antony Elliott

Antony Elliott is a veteran of working with Kerygma around the world. He has come to the U.S. to help introduce our ministry of unity in our discipleship schools.  Antony, a native of England, has spent the past several years directing Kerygma Uganda.

Joy Connery

Joy Connery

Joy is a veteran of missionary work beginning as a pioneer in the Jesus Movement. She has begun another chapter of missionary life sharing her experience as part of Kerygma in the U.S.

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