Pacesetters (Page 2)

Compassion & Commitment

Alejandro Dip

Alejandro and his wife Gypsy joined Balboa Union Church in September 2016, participating actively helping with the January 2017 patio sale and other events.  They have accepted the challenge of the Youth & Adult Activities ministry, and are responsible for coordinating potlucks, get togethers, and other social events for youth, adults and the general church…

Egipza Villalobos de Dip

Gypsy and her husband Alejandro joined Balboa Union Church in September 2016, participating actively helping with the January 2017 patio sale and other events.  They have accepted the challenge of the Youth & Adult Activities ministry, and are responsible for coordinating potlucks, get togethers, and other social events for youth, adults and the general church…

Colombino Headley

Colombino began attending Balboa Union Church in January 2004 and formally became a member in March 2005.  He replaced Patricia Thomas as the administrator in 2010, strongly supporting the mission committee from 2012-2015, quietly working behind the scenes. Colombino can always be found helping with the sound system on Sunday mornings or in the office…

Alexis Barria

Alexis is our caretaker, attendant, cleaner, gardener, and custodian.  He has worked at Balboa Union Church for more than 20 years, and takes great pride in our church and attached buildings! Alexis is well known in the community and regularly asked to help with odd jobs on his days off, and so can be found in…

Reynaldo Taylor

Reynaldo has been the pianist at Balboa Union Church since October 1999.  We are blessed to continue to have his support. Reynaldo is an accomplished pianist – reknowned in Panama as a classical musician and also in latin jazz.  He studied at the National Conservatory as well as the Fine Arts Faculty of the University…

Betty Britton

Betty has been with Balboa Union Church since 2001, formally becoming a member in 2005.  She has volunteered and worked in various capacities within the church:  2001 – greeter, 2007 – nursery, 2008 to date assisting with the tea and coffee after the service and actively helping with potlucks and other events. Betty is a…

Betsy Farah-Moran

Betsy has been with Balboa Union Church since 2010, and has actively participated as a member of the Worship & Ministry Committee since 2011.  In 2014 she accepted the role of Vice-President of the Council (with a lot of convincing and some understatement of what her responsibilities would be). In 2015, Betsy accepted to take…

Jillian Monaghan

In 2016, Jillian Monaghan took the role of Christian Education, an active role as Sunday School superintendent, assisted by Sherry Hansraj. In 2017 she has focused her energies on the Girl Guides group which meets at Balboa Union Church, actively serving the community.

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Phil Edmonston

Phil Edmonston first came to Panama in the 1960s with the military, as an infantry medic (1961-1964), during which time he attended Balboa Union Church.  He returned to Panama, in semi-retirement, after a successful career as a Canadian consumer advocate, writer, journalist and member of Parliament (Canada).  He is best known for his series of…

Maria Luisa Molina

Maria Luis Molina served with us in 2016 as the chair and coordinator of our Missions programs. In 2017 she has taken on a role in prayer & service, serving as a prayer warrior for our Church, behind the scenes.