Our Missionaries & Staff

Fran and Judy Schmidt

Fran lives in Guatemala teaches at the Central American Theological Seminary, also known as SETECA. Before teaching at SETECA, the Schmidts ministered in El Salvador in the areas of church planting, leadership training, and mobilizing Salvadorans to go as missionaries to other countries.

Training the next generation of leaders for the Latin American church

Fran was born and raised in Florida. Judy was born in Guatemala to a missionary family. After high school, Judy graduated from Moody Bible Institute and moved to Dallas. Fran graduated from Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga and then from Dallas Theological Seminary (M.Th. in 1986 and D.Min. in 2015).

Fran and Judy met in Dallas and were married. After a time pastoring in Missouri they were accepted by Camino Global and began their ministry in Central America. They have two children, Cristy and Jonathan.