Paul and Shelley Homeyer
Paul, Shelley, Adam, Grace and Ben moved to Kampala, Uganda in the summer of 2014. Shelley and Paul are serving alongside Africa Renewal Ministries (ARM) and Africa Renewal University (AFRU).
The focus for ARM is holistic transformation through physical, emotional and spiritual wholeness. They implement this vision through their Child Development and Child Sponsorship programs. Within their thirty villages, they have established churches, schools, medical clinics and community centers.
ARM has 8,000 sponsored children who they desire to equip as future Christian leaders. Many of students at AFRU are child sponsored through ARM. AFRU was birthed in 2006 through ARM.
Having worked as an architect for twenty-three years with a firm in Houston Paul is now serving as the in-house architect for both ARM and AFRU in charge of master planning for the University’s expansion plans and for ARM’s Village Development Program. AFRU is planning a campus expansion for 4,000 students by 2024.
Shelley worked as a residential architect in Houston for seventeen years before receiving her M.Div. from Fuller Seminary. She served on the staff of First Presbyterian Church Houston for almost three years. Shelley serves as a Theology Lecturer at AFRU and a Discipleship Pastor with ARM’s main church campus at Gaba Community Church. Shelley is a Presbyterian pastor (ECO) and is working on a PhD from Oxford Center for Mission Studies.
Adam (22) their oldest son, is a Journalism and pre-med student at the University of Texas, Austin. He spent a year with his family in Uganda and the returned to the US to continue his studies at UT.
Their daughter Grace (18) is a gifted photographer and artist who feels called to work with street children. Grace will start university in the Fall of 2016 majoring in Psychology.
Ben (14) is gifted in working with younger children, especially in sports. He loves basketball and soccer and attends an International school with his sister Grace.
To donate by check to the Homeyer’s Support:
Make checks payable to The Antioch Partners, write “Homeyer Support” on memo line and mail to:
7132 Portland Ave., Suite 136
Richfield, MN, 55423