Mary Hendershott | Wycliffe Bible Translators
The Wycliffe Ministry of

Mary Hendershott

What do Music and the Arts have to do with Bible translation? Mary has had the joy of exploring that question while serving with Wycliffe in Burkina Faso. During her years there, from 1993 to 2019, she worked with local musicians in Burkina Faso and surrounding countries, helping them craft Biblically-based songs, using local music styles, instruments and dance.

Before returning to the US, Mary also worked with a group of Burkinabe musicians to create a soundtrack to be used with Scripture projects in West Africa.

Looking forward, Mary plans to join the Arts team in Dallas at CEWA (Center for Excellence in World Arts) using her skills in teaching, media, and the Arts to train and equip others. Please prayerfully consider partnering with Mary's Wycliffe ministry through your prayers and financial gifts.

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