AMA is currently led by Captain Patrick F Jehl as the International Director based in Indiana USA . Patrick and Marianne have been married 44 years and have 7 grown children and 5 grandchildren with more on the way. Patrick has been a self employed business man for 40 years. He owns both a marketing company and a management company. His newest venture is as an artist / owner of Artisans on a Mission creating full size dinosaurs. Patrick is a renowned missionary with great deposit of experience and passion for Evangelism, discipleship, and Church growth.
African Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
The Rev. Canon Captain Richard Wanzala Mayabi is the current Africa Director and CEO of Anglican Missions Africa (AMA). A mission agency whose vision is to Nurture a Healthy and Sustainable Church in Africa and beyond. Richard brings to AMA over 25 years of rich missionary experience.
Canon Richard has served the church in various capacities. For ten (10) years he worked as a missionary evangelist in Machakos Diocese in Kenya and placed in Makueni region to pioneer new Churches. He later moved to Nairobi to take up the leadership of Mission Base Initiative (MBI) as the Director for East Africa and Great Lakes.
Bishop Francis Mboya Matua is the current board chairman of Anglican Missions Africa. He brings in knowledge and blessings spanning from his journey in the Lord and service to God. He was consecrated and enthroned as the Bishop of Makueni diocese in 2016. Bishop Francis Matui was made a deacon in 1996 and later appointed a diocesan youth organizer in 1997.
His journey has been that of faith and moving forward, in 1998 he became the Rural Dean of Mwala Deanery. He would later be appointed the diocesan administrative secretary by the Rt. Rev. Joseph M. Kanuku. In 2004, he made yet another milestone when he was appointed as archdeacon and later appointed A.C.K Machakos cathedral Canon.
Currently, Bishop Francis M. Matui is pursuing a Master degree in development, conflict management and transformation St. Paul’s University. He seats on boards of different organizations.
Bishop Francis M. Matui is married to Margaret K. Mboya and they are blessed with two children.
Currently serving as a Lecturer University of Nairobi, School of Nursing Sciences. Part time Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Aga Khan University – Nairobi. Former Lecturer Daystar University and former Assistant Lecturer Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. Has also worked as a project officer Kenya Red-Cross North Rift and Nursing Officer 1 in Kakamega County Hospital. Specialist in Reproductive Health, Consultant researcher and author.
Church: Born again in 1996 at Friends’ School Kamusinga. Member of All saints Cathedral Nairobi and St. Clement’s Church Tongaren (Diocese of Maseno North), currently Chair Trinity Couples Fellowship and Member of Kenya Anglican Men Association (KAMA) at All saints cathedral- Nairobi.
Dorcas Phelesia Atieno is a born again Anglican and a member of KAYO and a youth worker. Dorcas holds an MSc. Finance from Kabarak University & BCOM Finance from KCA University. Currently works at HAKI – Africa, a human rights organization as a Finance Officer. She previously worked as a finance and administrator at ACK Christ Church.
Dorcas is passionate about working with young people and has worked with the youth for over ten years in the youth leadership in the Diocesan and Provincial level as Organizing Secretary.
She has also done teenage counseling to help is her mission work.
Kuto is responsible for leading and directing the management of all legal issues involving AAS and has overall responsibility for ensuring that the Academy’s legal risks and compliance requirements are assessed and mitigated appropriately. She also offers governance support to the AAS Governance. Prior to joining The AAS, Christine was General Counsel at Daystar University. She has over 9 years’ experience in the Company Secretarial role and her passion is mainly in corporate governance specifically risk, policies and processes. Other previous experience has been at WFP, Across- South Sudan, Tearfund, St. Paul’s University and FOCUS. She holds a Degree in Science (BSc) and a Degree in Law (LLB), is a Certified Secretary and is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries(ICPSK).
I have been in the pastoral ministry since December, 1965. My wife and I have served country churches, suburban churches, and city churches. We have helped plant over 100 churches. We have traveled the world in renewal meetings, training the saints for their ministry, and leadership development. Our focus has always been on equipping the saints for works of ministry. That has meant bringing healing to areas of brokenness, laying foundations of faith and practice, and imparting practical skills in ministry.
I am the founding pastor of Heartland Parish, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA. We are in the Diocese of the Great Lakes, ACNA. I serve as the Dean over ADGL churches in Northern Indiana. I am the Canon for the Greenhouse Movement, a missionary church planting agency.
Taking this new role as Africa Director for Anglican Missions Africa is a humbling and exciting responsibility to work alongside Bishops and fellow priests with deep passion and desire to see Anglican Church in Africa re-focus its theology and resources to primary mission.