Elizabeth Tecklenburg

Hey! My name’s Lizzie. I’m a FOCUS missionary.

Where I serve

I am so excited to be returning to the University of Pittsburgh for my second year! 

            My amazing teammates Amanda, Marykate, Shane, Ben, and Keith!

My Story

As a missionary, my greatest desire is to lead all students to Christ. My life has been transformed by Jesus and I want nothing more than to bring this joy to others and introduce them to the life-changing message of the Gospel. I used to think that my story was too boring for God to use, but I have come to believe that He turns even the most ordinary of people into great Saints. I encountered the Lord in simple but profound ways as a student at Iowa State University. I was and am still being continuously transformed through the sacraments, a daily prayer life, and holy, authentic friendships. 

I have found that the most extraordinary thing I could ever do is invite Jesus into my ordinary life, and I am excited to see how the Lord continues to reveal Himself to me and the students I am walking with through the holy ordinary. My hope is that everyone has the chance to encounter Jesus Christ in the ways that I have been blessed to as a college student, which is why I said yes to being a FOCUS missionary!

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.

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