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Laura O'Day

My Story

I have been interested in overseas teaching and MK education since high school. After college, I taught for 8 years in public schools in the Chicago area. God brought Seth and me to Manila and Faith Academy in 2010. Since the birth of our first child in December 2012, I am teaching part-time while also learning how to be Mom.



Ministry Focus:

I teach middle school and high school. My subject areas are French, English, and Drama. My current classes are high-school French. My ministry is to my students-- kids from many nations and many backgrounds. As a teacher, I get to help them grow academically, to listen to their hearts, to walk beside them during formative years, to be an example of faith lived out in real life, and to enjoy who they are and who they are becoming.

The People:

Students-- third-culture kids from missionary, business, and Filipino families

Primary Prayer Request:

Currently, my primary request is for wisdom and growth in this new phase of my life-- as I settle into being a mom and as I learn to balance that role with my ministry and work with students.

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