Sub-Saharan Africa

About our Region

Here's what's Happening in our region:

  • Cote D'Ivoire (Partnership Leader: Brian Edholm & Josh Armstrong)

  • Ethiopia (Partnership Leader: Megan & Jim Pool)

  • Kenya (Partnership Leader: Gia Downs)

  • Gabon (Partnership Leader: Mark Warner)

  • Ghana (Partnership Leader: Akwasi Boakye)

  • Mozambique (Partnership Leader: Timothy Mengler)

  • Rwanda (Partnership Leader: Robert Stovall)

  • Senegal (Partnership Leader: Tim Mengler)

  • South Sudan (Partnership Leader: Jason Wallace)

  • Tanzania (Partnership Leader: Jared Boyd)

  • Uganda (Partnership Leader: Aaron Peterson)

  • Zambia (Partnership Leader: Shawn Rich)

  • Zimbabwe (Partnership Leader: Carol Befus)

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Jim Pool

Regional Coordinator for Africa
Lead Pastor, Renaissance Vineyard Church

Jim and his wife, Megan, have four adventurous children. Together they’re the Pool Party. They love living in Ferndale, an inner-ring suburb of Detroit. One of his joys right now is walking, especially if trails are involved. Jim is privileged to serve as the lead pastor of the Renaissance Vineyard Church and facilitates the US arm of the Vineyard Ethiopia Partnership. He currently serves as Regional Coordinator for Africa with Vineyard Missions.