B. Barte holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Education, awarded in 1991, and served as a deaconess from 1991 to 2008. She was commissioned in December 2001 and assigned to Cambodia, along with her husband, where she served until the end of 2009. The couple has been blessed with three sons.
Currently appointed to Laos, B. Barte serves as the coordinator for Christian education and for women, children and youth. B. will always remember her mother's words: "There will be challenges as you carry on your ministry, but you should keep on...there should be no turning back. God is with you."
How You Can Help
Your support of B. Barte will help her continue to plant hope and faith among the Lao people. Like all United Methodist missionaries, B. is responsible for raising her own support through covenant relationships with individuals, groups, and congregations. To support B., donate on the West Ohio website by selecting her name from the drop-down menu on this page, or send a check to West Ohio Conference, 32 Wesley Blvd, Worthington, OH 43085, with 'B. Barte, #13984Z' in the Memo line.