Pat and Ziggy Lew are members of Wycliffe Bible Translators and SIL International. Pat is from Southern California and attended PBCC in the late 90’s while Ziggy (Sigrid) is from Northern Germany. They live in Dallas, TX where Ziggy is an instructor of phonetics and orthography design at Dallas International University (DIU), located on the grounds of the SIL International Linguistics Center. They previously served in Thailand for almost 20 years with the SIL Mainland Southeast Asia (MSEA) Group and are now working remotely for the group,. They have twin daughters, Gina and Sienna, who are attending college in the US.
HOW TO PRAY:
● Wisdom for Pat in reviewing English or Thai back translations of Scripture that has been translated into a MSEA language.
● Insight and wisdom for Ziggy as she helps SIL colleagues and students analyze sound systems of MSEA languages. Some are quite complicated.
● Guidance for Ziggy as she teaches phonetics with a new curriculum and learns to use Canvas, a course management software program. Most of her students are training to be involved in missions.
● Guidance for Ziggy in developing a new orthography design course that will be offered at DIU
HOW TO JOIN THE TEAM:
Send an email to the address above to receive their newsletter three to four times a year.
WHAT AND HOW TO DONATE:
● $200 for SIL typesetting course registration
● $175 for an annual subscription of Adobe Creative Cloud
Make checks to: Wycliffe Bible Translators and include a separate note stating “Preference for the Wycliffe ministry of Pat and Sigrid Lew, account 284378 “.
Mail to Wycliffe Bible Translators, P.O. Box 628200, Orlando, FL 32862-8200
Or donate online through our ministry page at www.wycliffe.org/partner/pzlew
HOW YOUR DONATIONS ARE USED:
Pat will attend a 6 week intensive online course on typesetting (June 21-July30) for training to typeset Scripture materials. The money will be used to pay for the course registration fee and an annual subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud Suite which includes several programs that SIL uses in typesetting, including InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat Pro. He will do typesetting part time for the SIL MSEA Group.
Address: Pat & Ziggy Lew, 8457 Deep Haven Drive Dallas, TX 75249