Erin Powers

“Do not be afraid to be holy!” 

-St. Pope John Paul II

Where I serve

The Lord has graciously called me to serve at Bemidji State University! I am so excited to answer the Lord’s call in this way. Keep in touch to see how a Missouri girl fares the Minnesota winter!

My Story

At the beginning of my college career, I was searching for fulfillment. There are many ways a college student will try to fill this gap, but luckily I ran into a FOCUS missionary and my life changed forever. After four years of having a missionary walk with me, I am excited to be the missionary who walks with others. Much of my story involves the sacraments, especially daily mass. I started going as a Senior in high school, and never looked back!

I spent my last four years at the University of Missouri (fight tiger!) growing in intimacy with the Lord and conviction of the Gospel. St. Pope John Paul II says that, “Life with Christ is a wonderful adventure.” and I could not agree more. I have been on some of the most wonderful adventures, and I am so excited to see what adventure is next!

Your Impact

When I answered the call to join FOCUS, I made the decision to rely on the spiritual and financial support of mission partners to help me through this mission. I’ve been blessed with the most amazing people who have journeyed with me as I serve on campus. If you are interested in partnering with me, please let me know of the best way to reach you and I will schedule an appointment. I’d be honored to share this mission with you.


Feel free to contact me at 636-236-7440 or [email protected]

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Teach Others to Share Christ

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