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Last Edited: 17 January 2020


Tommy and Sara Annest

Tommy's Story

I grew up in Atlanta, Georgia but my heart was always somewhere else. Little did I know that “somewhere else” would be Italy. In 2003 I left the US to serve with a church in Northwestern Italy. During that time I met my wife Sara, a lovely Italian with a heart for the Lord and the desire to serve others. Eventually we moved back to the U.S. where I completed a Masters degree in Biblical Studies. Shortly after I finished my degree we connected with TEAM. I was able to work as part of TEAM’s staff from 2013 to 2017, and in May of this year we moved to the Bologna Italy area to work with Nuova Speranza Church.


Tommy (husband), Sara (wife), Children: Eliana, Melissa, and Lusia

Ministry Focus:

Church planting