Pat and Melenda Edmiston are missionaries with Wycliffe – Partners in Bible Translation, nondenominational mission organization dedicated to translating the Scriptures and teaching people to read and write in their own language. Pat and Melenda serve in the country of Papua New Guinea (PNG). Here’s an excerpt from their latest newsletter:

Travel Update
Pat’s trip back to PNG is still on hold as both Australia and Papua New Guinea continue to restrict the entry of international travelers. PNG will reassess its travel ban on July 31. They have only had eight reported cases of Covid-19 and 0 deaths so far. Pray that we will have wisdom in making any travel plans if the ban is lifted.

Melenda’s Mom passed away in May
Margaret Jane Casselberry, 95, of Casselberry, passed away on May 24, 2020. A graduate of Winter Park High School, she began her journalism career on the staff of the school newspaper and yearbook and writing a Girl Scout column for the Winter Park Herald. While majoring in art at Rollins College, Jane was encouraged to write by her English professor Nina Oliver Dean, a syndicated columnist. During World War II, she was a volunteer with the American Red Cross. In 1944, she married her high school sweetheart Leonard Casselberry at the Beaufort, South Carolina Naval Air Station where he was stationed.

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