Nancy Collins


Nancy Collins is the PC(USA) mission co-worker now serving as regional liaison for the countries of Zambia, Malawi, Kenya, and Rwanda in Africa. She normally resides on the compound of Justo Mwale University in Lusaka, Zambia.

In her role as regional liaison Nancy facilitates PC(USA) relationships with partner churches and institutions in Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda and Zambia. She also provides support for PC(USA) mission personnel and is a resource for U.S. congregations who are in a relationship with one of the PC(USA)'s partners in the region. Nancy’s special focus is on evangelism, leadership development, and church growth work for partners in those countries.

Nancy was first appointed in January 1998 to serve as a mission co-worker in Cairo, Egypt. In that assignment, she divided her time between two ministries involving social justice issues. She worked in the International Relations Department of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS), and she facilitated Egypt’s Joining Hands Against Hunger group, the Together for Family Development Network.

Nancy was born and raised in Iowa but lived in Providence, Rhode Island for twenty years. She is a member of Providence Presbyterian Church, where she served as an elder and clerk of session and where she had a leadership role in numerous church activities. Nancy holds a BA in English and history from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa and an MA in history from the University of Illinois in Chicago. After brief stints in teaching and sales, she worked at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island as a manager and director.

Nancy is the mother of one son, Charles.

Minimum Goal for 2016




Zambia, Malawi, Kenya, and Rwanda