Ryan and Rachel Joy have been serving with Asas de Socorro (Wings of Help, MAF – Brazil) in Brazil since August of 2000. They live in Anapolis, Goias, where the mission headquarters is located. Ryan acts as Chief Mechanic as well as Coordinator of Practical Maintenance Training for the mission, responsible for the maintenance training at the mission aviation school there. He works with national mission students directly, to give them a more quality technical education, as well as mentoring them as missionaries-in-training. Rachel serves as manager for the Human Resources Department. The joys have three children – Seth, Nathan and Anna.