Jorge and Ana Betsy Baños

Serving in Costa Rica | Mesoamerica

We are the Baños family! We serve as global missionaries of the Church of the Nazarene, assigned to the Mesoamerican Region, specifically in the Mesocentral Field. We live in Costa Rica.

Jorge is a graduate of Nazarene University, Evangelical University of the Americas in Costa Rica and Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, United States.

Ana is a graduate of the University of Panama (Panama), the Nazarene Seminary of the Americas and the Evangelical University of the Americas in Costa Rica.

Before entering the mission field, Jorge was Co-founder and associate pastor of the Church of the Nazarene in Zaragoza. He also collaborated in the founding of the Church of the Nazarene of Santa Tecla; both churches are in the West District of El Salvador.

While they have been married, Jorge and Ana have served in pastoral ministry in two churches on the Central District of Costa Rica (San Rafael de Montes de Oca and Desamparados). Also Ana served as Director of Sunday School in the local church, district Director of ETED (Decentralized Theological Education) and professor of the Nazarene Seminary of the Americas.

Jorge currently serves as the National Coordinator of Ministries for Costa Rica. Ana serves as Administrator and Treasurer of the Office of Mesocentral Field.

We have a 16 year-old daughter Daniela Michelle. She is studying High School.

 

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¡Somos la familia Baños! Servimos como misioneros de la Iglesia del Nazareno, asignados a la Región Mesoamerica, específicamente en el área Mesocentral. Vivimos en Costa Rica.

Jorge se graduó de la Universidad Nazarena, Universidad Evangélica de las Américas en Costa Rica y Nazarene Theological Seminary en Estados Unidos.

Ana es graduada de la Universidad de Panamá, el Seminario Nazareno de las Américas y la Universidad Evangélica de las Américas en Costa Rica.

Antes de ingresar al campo misionero, Jorge fue cofundador y pastor asociado de la Iglesia del Nazareno en Zaragoza. También colaboró en la fundación de la Iglesia del Nazareno de Santa Tecla; ambas iglesias están en el Distrito Oeste de El Salvador.

Como pareja, Jorge y Ana sirvieron en el ministerio pastoral en dos iglesias en el Distrito Central de Costa Rica (San Rafael de Montes de Oca y Desamparados). También Ana fue presidente de la Escuela Dominical en la iglesia local, Directora de distrito de ETED (Educación Teológica Descentralizada) y profesora del Seminario Nazareno de las Américas.

Jorge se desempeña actualmente como Coordinador Nacional de Ministerios en Costa Rica. Ana se desempeña como Administradora y Tesorera de la Oficina de área Mesocentral.

Tenemos una hija de 16 años Daniela Michelle. Ella está estudiando la secundaria.

Home Assignment Dates

Nov 01, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020, Costa Rica

Home Assignment Dates

Jan 01, 2021 - Jan 31, 2021, United States

Going Where the Church is Not Yet

Today there are over 4.3 billion people who live in areas where there is little to no gospel witness. 4.3 billion people who have not heard the message of the gospel, who have never heard the name of Jesus. We believe that everyone deserves to hear. God continues to call the Church of the Nazarene to spread the message of the gospel, to preach holiness, and to bring good news to the poor all over the world. The task is enormous; far too big for anyone to do alone, but together we can go where the church is not yet and see people, communities, and nations transformed. Reaching these people begins with one step, a step of obedience and faithfulness that says yes to God’s call. Take your first step and start your journey toward serving in missions today.


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