Joel & Jessica Rinn
Ministry Area: Italy
Responsibilities: Church planting and translation
E-mail Address: jandjrinn [at] gmail [dot] com
Latest Newsletter (PDF): December 2017
Joel graduated from Covenant with an M.Div. in 2003 and is ordained in the International Presbyterian Church, a small European denomination. Jessica has a BA in Bible Theology and is a native Italian. Besides taking care of their children and opening their home for ministry, Jessica does translating and editing work when possible.
Joel and Jessica are living in Verona. Verona is a fairly large city in northern Italy best known as the hometown of Romeo and Juliet. Although there was historically a Protestant presence in the city, currently there is little in terms of Evangelical witness.
Joel has also been helping plant an international church in Vicenza called Trinity Church Vicenza. www.trinityvicenza.org Trinity has recently called a full-time pastor, Bill Nikides.
Joel and Jessica moved to Verona to plant a gospel-centered Presbyterian church.
Joel and Jessica have 5 children: Nicolas (19), Emeline (16), Anaelle (13), Etienne (10) and Theodore (6).
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