Whitney Klym

Hey! My name’s Whitney. I’m glad you’re here.

Where I serve

God has called me to serve college students at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, IA! UNI is in its fourth year of having FOCUS missionaries on the campus. It was a gift to be one of the first missionaries here, and I can’t wait to go back for year four as the Team Director! Jesus has invited me to deeply love the students at UNI, however, He was first teaching me how to love others during my time at the University of North Dakota. 

My Story

When I began college, I thought I could grow in my faith and live the “typical college lifestyle” of parties and countless friends. However, I quickly noticed my Catholic faith take a backseat in my life. I found myself wondering how I had gotten to this place and why I felt so lost. Thankfully, my FOCUS bible study leader continued to invest in me, and eventually, invited me to make Jesus the center of my life. Since this time, He has taken me on a great adventure that I never would have guessed was possible. As a missionary, my greatest desire is to lead all students to Christ, and show them the great adventure He has planned for their lives too! 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. In His ministry on earth, Jesus humbled Himself to meet us on our level, taking on our humanity, and spent most of His time investing deeply in a few. I look to Jesus own example to find the best method of reaching the world. I can’t wait to begin investing in a few at UNI to reach the whole world for Jesus!

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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