New ICCM Director

paula-moriartyNEWS RELEASE – APRIL 23, 2009

The Free Methodist Church in Canada is pleased to announce the employment of Paula Moriarity as the new International Child Care Ministries-Canada Director, beginning May 1, 2009. In June this year, Vivian Hyndman, who has served ICCM with passion and dedication for 26 years, will retire.

ICCM is a child sponsorship program operating in 14 countries of the world. Through education, meals, and medical care, children in need are given an opportunity for a better life.  The Canadian Director of ICCM will provide overall leadership of a budget approaching $1 million per year, monthly sponsorships of approximately 2,500 children in the ICCM program and has primary responsibility for the ICCM program administration, promotion and marketing of the ICCM program in Canada through connecting with Free Methodist Churches across Canada and individual donors.

Paula will liaise with the ICCM International Director in Indianapolis and with National Coordinators where ICCM Canada provides financial support.  Based in the national Ministry Centre in Mississauga, Paula will work closely with Dan Sheffield, the Director of Global Ministries.

Originally from British Columbia, Paula brings to this position a background in financial planning and human resources staffing with education in business administration and economics. Paula also worked in the Canadian headquarters of Campus Crusade for Christ. Presently Paula and her husband, Dave, live in Oshawa where they attend The Freeway FMC. Paula has been a member of the National MEGAP team for a number of years.