Allie Friesen

Hey! My name's Allie. I'm a FOCUS missionary.

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Where I serve

God has called me to serve in the great state of Idaho! I will be ministering to college students at the University of Idaho in Moscow. I'm always down for a good cup of coffee, to go hammock at the park, or for playing guitar around a campfire. This Midwest gal can't wait to explore the Pacific Northwest!

My Story

I was born and raised in Colby, Kansas. Growing up, my Catholic faith was a major aspect of my life. I attended every religious education class and youth group meeting, went to Mass every Sunday, and participated in all the various events throughout our diocese. But in reality, I was just checking off the Catholic box and doing what I was told would make me holy, without actually caring about any of it. I was content with living a mediocre life. Then going to college at Kansas State University four hours from home, I finally had the freedom to choose whether my faith would play a part in my life or not. For the first year and a half of college, it didn't. But I found myself still so unhappy and unsatisfied with what the world was offering me in college. 

When I was a sophomore at K-State, I was invited to attend a FOCUS conference that January in Chicago, SLS18. It was there at the conference that I experienced radical friendship, joy, and the love of the Father for the first time. Ever since that conference, Jesus has radically pursued my heart and transformed my mediocre lifestyle into a life filled with joy, the sacraments, and a deep radical trust in the Lord and his providence. My Catholic faith is something I now choose, and choose with great hope! 

I want to share this life-giving joy and hope with other women on the college campus. It is my greatest desire to lead students to Christ and bring them to a deeper relationship with him! 

Your Impact

When I answered the call to join FOCUS, I made the decision to rely on the spiritual and financial support of mission partners to help me through this mission. In order to serve the students at The University of Idaho radically, I need your help! If you are interested in partnering with me, please let me know of the best way to reach you and I will schedule an appointment. I'd be honored to share this mission with you!

Please feel free to contact me at anytime with questions or prayer intentions you may have! 

[email protected] | 785-443-8199

Know, Love and Serve God

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