Roger and Shelly Ishii

Navigators at University of Maryland

Country of Service – USA

Ministry – International Students Ministry (ISM)

College students and other Navigators

Joined GFC’s Family – 1995

Roger and Shelly Ishii serve with the Navigators at the University of Maryland.  They are part of the International Students Ministry (ISM), serving students and scholars studying in the US from other countries.  Roger is the Northeast Regional Leader for ISM providing supervision, development, accountability and coaching for 12 missionaries from Virginia to Massachusetts.  Shelly works in a counseling ministry.

Additionally, Roger is a member of the Navigators Islam Focus Network Leadership Team, which serves to help coordinate and facilitate ministry among Muslim international students in the US.

Current News and Prayer Requests:
  • Pray for Roger -leading students in study that teaches trust in God’s sovereignty, wisdom, and love when we face trials and suffering. Pray that they can learn to trust God’s sovereignty and witness to others.
  • Pray for additional workers in Shelly’s Christian counselling ministry.
  • Pray for Harold and Patrick, who Roger has been witnessing to, but have lost interest in meeting with him. Pray the Holy Spirit will convict them of their need for Christ.
  • Since the beginning of COVID, Roger and Shelly have hosted a neighborhood group in their home where 2 neighbors join them for online worship weekly. Pray for the opportunity to converse about Jesus effectively with their 13 other neighbors.