Jeff and Becky Hrubik
Jeff was born in Richmond, VA on May 22, 1952, grew up in Virginia and graduated as an Electrical Engineer from Va. Tech in 1974. He worked for DuPont for eight years in Delaware and North Carolina. Becky was born in Miami on December 3, 1955, the day her parents were to leave for the mission field in Brazil, delaying their trip for another two months. Her family was involved in church planting in southeastern and central Brasil. At age 17, Becky went to the US where she received an associate degree in Bible at Columbia International University in Columbia, SC before going to nursing school in Peoria, IL. During her college days she met Jeff and they were married on June 12, 1976 in Peoria, IL. Becky finished her nursing at the U. of North Carolina.
In 1982, Jeff and Becky moved to Santarém and joined Project AmaZon (PAZ), working under Luke Huber (Becky’s brother). Jeff was very involved in administration, setting up and computerizing the PAZ office, besides leading worship at church and teaching on family values. Becky developed and worked many years in the social work of the local church, doing clinics on the rivers as a means of opening the villages to the Gospel and church planting.
Their first 2 children, Ruth and Beth, were born while they were still in the US. Paul and Debbie were born in Santarém. Their 4 children were homeschooled through high school and then all went to Oral Roberts University. Their children are all married. Three of them are now missionaries with PAZ in Japan, and the youngest and her husband are youth pastors in Michigan.
After Luke’s death in August, 1994, Jeff and Becky were appointed directors of Project AmaZon. Jeff and Becky continue living in Santarem where they oversee the mission and also the PAZ churches.
- Location: Santarém, PA