History of Parental Care Ministries

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1991
March 1, 1991

First Mud Hut

First Mud Hut

This mud hut is where Pastor Emmy and Supermom first began to preach the Gospel to their neighbors and lived for 5 years.

1997
January 1, 1997

In The Beginning

In The Beginning

Pastor Emmy and his wife, Sarah, were called by the Lord to start Parental Care Ministries in Uganda in 1997. Together, they have a great heart of compassion to care for God’s orphans and needy children. Their ministry started in a tiny mud hut as they shared Jesus with their..Read More

2006
December 1, 2006

The Texas Connection

The Texas Connection

Christmas 2006 approached, Libby, the youngest daughter (age 8 at the time) of Mark & Monica Barret made a Christmas card at school. It read, “Dear Mom, I feel this Christmas we should be missionaries and help the poor. Jesus keeps pushing me to tell you. Merry Christmas! Love, Libby.”

2007
January 1, 2007

A Divine Appointment

A Divine Appointment

Monica Barret meets Pastor Emmy in Mozambique.

2008
March 1, 2008

A Visit to Uganda

A Visit to Uganda

Barrets made their first journey to Uganda. It’s Trip #1.

May 1, 2008

PCM USA is launched

PCM USA is launched

PCM USA granted official 501c3a status.

August 1, 2008

THE PCM FAMILY GROWS

THE PCM FAMILY GROWS

Jay Ferguson agrees to be the first person to go on a PCM Trip with the Barrets.

November 20, 2008

NEW PCM SCHOOL DEEP IN THE VILLAGE

NEW PCM SCHOOL DEEP IN THE VILLAGE

PCM’s second School, Rwemikoma, opened deep in the village providing an opportunity for hundreds of children to receive an education.

December 1, 2008

First School Dreams Come True

First School Dreams Come True

First uniforms bought for students at Mbarara school and the first Miracle Van was bought making Driver Emmy a very happy man!

December 1, 2008

The First Miracle Van

The First Miracle Van

The first Miracle Van was bought making Driver Emmy a very happy man!

2009
February 20, 2009

Water begins to flow

Water begins to flow

PCM’s first well hits water.

2010
April 20, 2010

The Vision Continues

The Vision Continues

68 beautiful acres of land at Katyazo was bought with a vision to one day minister to over 1,000 children.

2011
May 20, 2011

Success with a Visa

Success with a Visa

After 5 tries, Pastor Emmy received his first visa to visit the US.

June 20, 2011

Another School Joins the PCM Family

Another School Joins the PCM Family

Sanga School started. The school on the Sanga hill became a PCM school.

2012
October 20, 2012

Prayers Answered in Kyassenya

Prayers Answered in Kyassenya

The people of the Kyassenya church had been praying for the funds to purchase the school and the Lord provided in a sudden way. Parental Care School Kyassenya officially opened its doors!

2013
March 20, 2013

Spreading the Joy

Spreading the Joy

The first ever PCM Choir Tour launched! 13 choir members along with Teacher Emmy, Mellon, Pastor Emmy and Supermom traveled to the USA!

July 20, 2013

Medical Clinic Opens

Medical Clinic Opens

The Kate Clinic opened its doors providing medical care for malaria, typhoid, and other diseases.

2014
May 20, 2014

Uganda Choir Round Two

Uganda Choir Round Two

PCM Choir Tour #2 visits Michigan, Indiana and Illinois.

2015
July 20, 2015

A Place of Refuge and Hope

A Place of Refuge and Hope

The dream of having a home for orphaned and abandoned babies became a reality. Omwana House, A beautiful home nestled amongst a banana plantation at Katyazo, planted for future generations, was now a place of refuge and hope.

September 20, 2015

Proclaiming Jesus on the Air

Proclaiming Jesus on the Air

The launch of Glory FM radio station reaching over 5 million people with the pure Gospel!

October 20, 2015

The First Chickens Arrive

The First Chickens Arrive

PCM partnered with Tyson Foods to establish the first Enkoko (chicken) House. The first flock of 2,000 chicks was launched with the dream of providing protein to all PCM students.

2016
March 20, 2016

Chicken then the Egg

Chicken then the Egg

The first egg was produced at the PCM Enkoko House.

October 20, 2016

Choir Visits New Areas

Choir Visits New Areas

PCM Choir #4 visits Kentucky, Georgia and Florida.

December 20, 2016

First Graduating Class

First Graduating Class

PCM celebrates with the first graduating class of PCM with 26 students and the launch of the University program.

2017
November 20, 2017

Underground Water Tank

Underground Water Tank

The first underground water tank is completed at the PCM Rwemikoma School.

December 14, 2017

Second Baby Cottage Completed

Second Baby Cottage Completed

The second cottage at the Omwana (Baby) House is completed and is ready for 12 more children.

December 20, 2017

More Graduates

More Graduates

PCM has its second graduating class of 24 students.