Julia Zelaya

“As you go, make this proclamation;

‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.'”

Mt 10:7

Where I serve

Praise be Jesus! I am serving at Benedictine College as Associate Team Director. After serving with FOCUS for two years in California, I am excited to move to back to Kansas. Please pray for me and my team!

placement day officalMy team; myself, Chase, Blake, Marie, Matt, Hannah, Daelyn, and Lina at Placement Day 2024! 

My Story

Throughout my time in college, Jesus was on a gentle journey to win my heart. After straying far from his mercy and love, he came after me. Through an encounter with him in the Eucharist and being pursued by the FOCUS missionaries at the University of Colorado, Boulder, I surrendered totally and completely to his divine will. Shortly after, I led a bible study of Greek women where the Lord very clearly revealed to me that I was called to be on mission for His Church.

I am a FOCUS missionary to bring lost children back to the warm and loving embrace of their heavenly Father. Please pray for me and my teammates to be guided by the Holy Spirit on this essential mission to reunify the lost souls at Benedictine with their true identity, as beloved sons and daughters of God.

beach photoMy team and I at the beach with students!

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.

I can be reached at 720-202-0240 or [email protected]

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