Madelyn Bauer

Hi, I’m Madelyn! I’m a FOCUS missionary!

Where I serve

God has called me to know, love, and serve the students of Virginia Tech! Go Hokies!

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My Story

I am blessed to say that I was born and raised Catholic. Growing up, I knew who Jesus was but was always trying to find what He wanted for my life. It was during my time as a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where I encountered the person of Jesus Christ and was led into deeper relationship with Him. Through the gift of authentic friendship, I was loved and taught how to love others. My sophomore year, I joined a bible study led by a FOCUS missionary and later on, entered into discipleship with her. It was through these that I began to understand my identity as a beloved daughter of God and that He has created all of us to spend eternal life with Him. Now, I desire to know, love, serve, and lead others to Christ!

“To always be close to Jesus, that is my life plan.” – Blessed Carlo Acutis

Your Impact

When I accepted the Lord’s call to being on mission full time with FOCUS, I also said yes to fully relying on the financial and spiritual support of my mission partners. If you are interested in joining me on mission, please let me know the best way to get in contact with you and I will set up an appointment to chat with you! It would be an honor to have you on mission with me.

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