Roselyne L. Raelly is an administrator's and pastor's wife and is employed full time as Retirement Secretary in the Eastern Africa Division. She is the mother of three: one girl and two boys. Roselyne's hobbies include cooking, making friends, swimming, singing, and writing. Her ambition is to one day see pastors' wives realize that their highest potential in whatever area the Lord has placed them.
Laurel and her husband pastor the Kingcliff SDA Church. They have ministered in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. They have two children, a son who is 12 and a daughter who is 10. Laurel is a high school teacher. However, she is teaching adult education this year.
Risë Rafferty has worked for Light Bearers for over 20 years as a writer and public speaker. Her passion to help others realize that God has an amazing plan for them physically and spiritually is seen in her monthly ALIVE articles on various health topics. Risë has enjoyed sharing messages of physical, emotional, and relational health with various audiences. She is married to James Rafferty. She is a also a proud mother of two amazing kids.
Rise Rafferty works for Light Bearers Ministry writing monthly articles pertaining to health education. James and Risë have been married for 23 years and have two children. Their son, Jeiel, is 19 years old and their daughter, Kierra, is 14 years old. Risë really enjoys encouraging and inspiring others to live healthfully, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Judy Ramos is a pastor’s wife and administrative assistantfor the Michigan Conference Youth Department. She enjoys exercise, outdoor activities, triathlons/races, and keeping up with her three active sons—Imanuel, Micah, and Titus
Mila Ramos was born in Portugal and now lives in South Africa. She is enjoying retirement after 31 years as an import/ export assistant at an international pharmaceuticals company. She and her husband have an adult son, Jorge. She enjoys oil painting, piano playing, writing articles and poetry, home crafts, and volunteer work.
Ana Ranjelovi likes to write poetry and paint. But most of all, she enjoys using her spare time to spend with her daughters: Ruth and Sarah. Being together and going with their dog, Toole, to the forests of the nearby hills is what they enjoy most.
Netty Rantung shared this presentation at the 2000 GC Session in Toronto. At that time she was the Shepherdess Coordinator for
Southern Asia Pacific Division. She and her husband now live Washington state.
Martha Reapsome is Midwest Area Director for Neighborhood Bible studies, an international publishing and consulting ministry for small-group Bibles tudies in churches, homes, schools, businesses, the military, and other institutions. She works with churches and mission agencies to train people in small-group Bible study skills and has also assisted local Christians and missionaries with Bible study groups in Amman, Jordan; Nairobi, Kenya; and Madrid, Spain. She has taught courses in Bible study methods at Bethany College of Missions, Minneapolis, and at Columbia Biblical Seminary, Columbia, South Carolina.
Dick Rentfro has pastured many churches including the Vancouver B. C. Central Church and the Seattle Central Church. Though he retired in 1982 at the age of 62, he continues to share his tninistry with people of all ages.
Cheryl Retzer is a pastor’s wife and a registered nurse whose specialty is obstetrics and gynecology. Her husband, Gordon, is president of the Southern Union Conference in Decatur, Georgia. They have two grown children, Carissa and Timothy.
Lois Reynolds was a pastor’s wife for 14 1/2 years. She played both piano and organ and was very actively involved in the life of the church. She passed away Dec. 16, 2000, as the result of a fall from a ladder, creating a brain injury. At the time of her death, she was serving as the secretary of Dinuba Junior Academy.
Annette Rice is an evangelist's wife. She and her husband have been in the ministry for 34 years. They founded and direct P.R.A.Y., Inc. a full-time evangelism ministry. They have 4 children and 3 grandchildren. Annette is a writer, Bible teacher, and has written and taught Bible lessons for the hearing impaired. She and her husband, their dog, Maggie and their parrot, Bosworth, live outside of Tucson, Arizona.
Mary has three children and grandmother of seven. She lived in Glendale for 40 years before recently moving to Auburn, Washington. She enjoys sailing, reading, gardening, and telling stories to her grandchildren.
Angelica is currently Pedagogical and Educational Advisor at the Centro Educacional Adverrtista in Rio de Janeiro. She is a district pastor's wife and they have two daughters: Mike Ellen and Greice Any. She loves preaching and lecturing to parents on education-related subjects. Her leisure preferences are reading, knitting and embroidering. She loves God's created nature
Sayuri Rodriguez is the happy wife of her best friend and pastor-husband, Tony. They serve at the Roseburg Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Oregon. She says that she enjoys spending her free time taking pictures, even without a camera!
Zuila V N . Rodrigues was born in Pernambuco, NW of Brazil. She served as a teacher for 25 years in the Adventist schools there and also in Sao Paulo.
Asa pastor's wife, she has dedicated her life to Children's Ministries and Vacation Bible Schools. She says, "I love nature and enjoy swimming. My special hobby is to care for my little treasure, Melissa, my granddaughter, who is Three years old."
Carolyn Byers Ruch writes from her home in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, that she shares with her wonderful husband and
four amazing teenagers. When she is not distracted, she can be spotted each morning by her back door practicing her tree huggin’ routine.
Edina Rwodzi lives in Murehwa, Zimbabwe. She and her husband have two daughters: Great Joy, 4 years old and Proclaim, 1 year old. She holds a certificate in Education as a Home Economics teacher. However, her goal is to "join my husband in the gospel work." Edina enjoys reading spiritual books, gardening, and house crafts.