Kathryn Chatman

My name is Kathryn, and I’m a Program Director with FOCUS, serving the South Area Team!

“Until you know deep inside that Jesus thirsts for you, you can’t begin to know who He wants to be for you, or who He wants you to be for Him.” — Mother Teresa

Where I serve

After serving as a campus missionary for 2 years at Auburn University, God has called me to serve the South Area as Program Director! The South Area helps to lead the college campus teams and parish teams in eleven states–Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Kentucky. I am overjoyed by the Lord’s invitation to continue serving this mission on the national team.

My Story

I grew up in Central Louisiana and was born and raised Catholic. I attended Catholic schools, received my sacraments, and was involved in youth groups and campus ministry. However, I struggled interiorly with believing in God’s personal love for me. In high school I wanted to be seen, known, and loved in extracurriculars. In college, I put all my identity in Greek life. It wasn’t until a missionary invited me to a FOCUS conference in Phoenix, AZ that the Holy Spirit softened my heart to know the Lord’s thirst for me and who He was calling me to be for Him.

As I began intentionally living as a disciple of Christ my senior year of college, FOCUS missionaries were there to form and accompany me. My longing to accompany others in their faith journeys grew, and God, being such a loving Father, called me to serve as a campus missionary at Auburn University. Dedicating my young adult years to this service of the Lord has only further transformed my life. My love for the One who loved first grows everyday, and as long as He asks me to make a gift of myself through this missionary apostolate, I am delighted to serve Him in this way!!

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.

Phone: (318) 880-3569

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