William and Marsha McCoy

Serving in Melanesia/SouthPacific | Asia-Pacific

Bill and Marsha McCoy are global missionaries for the Church of the Nazarene in Papua New Guinea.

Bill is a Family Practice physician. He received the B.A. degree from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California, in 1976. He graduated from the University of California Medical School in San Diego, California, in 1980. Marsha McCoy also received the B.A. degree from Point Loma Nazarene University in 1976.

Before their current assignment, the McCoys served as Nazarene missionaries at the Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Hospital from 1985-1993. They are currently assigned to Kudjip Nazarene Hospital in Papua New Guinea where they have served since 1996. Bill has served as the Volunteer Coordinator and Medical Director and the Hospital Administrator. He is now in full time patient care. Marsha is the office manager for the Melanesia Field Office and fills various general mission roles at Kudjip.

The McCoys have three grown children: Bill, Jr. (married to Erin Holly McCoy), Joshua and Jennifer. The McCoys have two grandchildren, Liam and Aubrey-Shay.

Home Assignment Dates

May 01, 2019 - Mar 01, 2020, United States

Going Where the Church is Not Yet

Today there are over 4.3 billion people who live in areas where there is little to no gospel witness. 4.3 billion people who have not heard the message of the gospel, who have never heard the name of Jesus. We believe that everyone deserves to hear. God continues to call the Church of the Nazarene to spread the message of the gospel, to preach holiness, and to bring good news to the poor all over the world. The task is enormous; far too big for anyone to do alone, but together we can go where the church is not yet and see people, communities, and nations transformed. Reaching these people begins with one step, a step of obedience and faithfulness that says yes to God’s call. Take your first step and start your journey toward serving in missions today.

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