our director

about our director

Rev. Alma Thompson is a graduate of Houghton College (NY) and was ordained as a Free Methodist elder in the Genesis Conference in 2004. She and her husband Brent are parents of a mixed-ethnicity family formed through adoption. Together they have served as pastors, as a missionaries for church planting and community development to Honduras, and for the past 4 years, as Co-Superintendents of a 5-state region.

Alma has been appointed to serve as Director of International Child Care Ministries. Anyone who has heard Alma preach knows that she’s a passionate communicator. She’s also a strategic leader and an outstanding developer of people. She’s known as a creative mentor and community networker.

Her life is always and intentionally cross-cultural. Behind the scenes, Alma and Brent live in Columbus, Ohio where they share a home with a family from the Congo, and fill their life with neighborhood children and teenagers, on a mission to see a neighborhood community transformed by the power of heaven coming to earth.

Rev. Alma Thompson has served as Director of International Child Care Ministries since 2019. She is an ordained elder in the Free Methodist Church. Most recently she served as co-superintendent alongside her husband of the Ohio Conference.