Smoker | Ted and Julie

Ted and Julie, with their six children, serve alongside the K'ekchi' Mennonite Church in Guatemala. Ted assists in developing sustainable coffee farming and agriculture to help K'ekchi' farmers increase sales and achieve fairer prices. He also facilitates small business trainings. Together, the Smoker family builds relationships and hosts visitors to the region.

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Additional information

  • Appointment: Long-term worker
  • Location: Guatemala
  • Home congregation(s): Yorks Corners Mennonite Church, Wellsville, N.Y.
  • Scripture verse: "See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland" (Isaiah 43:19).