Serving in Latin America
Bruno and Kathleen have served with CBM since 2006, first as GFS in Rwanda and since 2014 as Latin America Team Leaders. Bruno and Kathleen Soucy support CBM’s Field Staff, church partners and programs in Bolivia, El Salvador, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic and Cuba. They also are developing new partner relationships, especially in El Salvador and Guatemala. After living for four years in Bolivia, they are currently based in San Lucas, Guatemala. Bruno and Kathleen are passionate about working with local churches in Latin America to develop sustainable growth and transformational impact in their communities. With our Canadian churches they are working to help develop their mission efforts and church engagement, locally and globally, through meaningful short-term mission experiences and partnership possibilities in Latin America.
Bruno has broad experience in technical and management roles in Agricultural Credit in many areas of Canada. He has a passion to help program staff and partners grow in their understanding of the local church’s role for increased impact and transformation in their community.
Prior to joining CBM, Kathleen worked in agricultural research, in Pregnancy Resource Centers in Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick, and as an area manager for the Canadian Cancer Society in New Brunswick. She has a passion for global discipleship, especially helping to develop appropriate short-term mission programs for donors and churches.
Bruno and Kathleen have three married children – Caroline & Jonathan Selig, Laura & Jonathan Vokey and Benjamin & Elissa Soucy, and seven grandchildren.
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"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me..…whatever you did for one of the least… you did it for me." Matt 25:35-36, 40 In April, I (Kathleen) was blessed with to participate in a Trauma Healing course in La Paz, a course put on by The Trauma Healing Institute of The
Back in Bolivia, we are in the last days before summer vacation. During the first week of December each year Baptist pastors from all over the country gather (this year at the Seminary in Cochabamba) to take part in a week of continuing education. During the first week of December each year Baptist pastors from all over the country gather (this year at the Seminary in Cochabamba) to take part in a week of continuing education. The theme for this year’s program has been Strengthening the Family with daily sessions on family topics and evenings set aside
"The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the word. He was in the world and the world was made through him... “John 1:9,10 Anniversary celebrations are an important part of preparing for "summer vacation" and the Christmas season. At Jireh, a church based ministry to working children and their families, children received books for their new library. Colleagues Tim and Kallie Hutton spearheaded this initiative as they work alongside our partners. As a librarian, Tim is committed to supporting a reading culture especially among children, much to the delight the families attending the