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ELCIC Volunteers in Mission

Updated February 2006

James Carruthers, Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, Owen Sound, Ontario

  • Groundskeeper/Caretaker at Khyber House in northern India
  • Aug/91 to Jan/92

Benjamin Tsai, St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Guelph, Ontario

  • Printing Division Manager at Kristen Press in Papua New Guinea
  • Aug/92 to Jul/94

Norman and Jean Fullerton, Epiphany Lutheran Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • English Teachers at Sajinipara Mission in northern India
  • Oct/92 to Mar/93

Mary Whyte, Trinity Lutheran Church, London, Ontario

  • Christian Education Resource Person for the Lutheran Association of Missionaries and Pilots in northern Saskatchewan
  • Sept/93 to Aug/94

Cito and Lisa Ariza, Ascension Lutheran Church, Edmonton, Alberta

  • Teachers at Colegio CELCO in Sogamoso, Colombia
  • Feb/94 to Nov/95

Arlene Schick, Trinity Lutheran Church, Estevan, Saskatchewan

  • English Teacher at College Protestant in Cameroon
  • Aug/94 to Jun/95 and Aug/97 to Jun/98

Henry and Debbie Hildebrand (Aaron, James, Matthew), Trinity Lutheran, Starbuck, Manitoba

  • Henry: General Manager of Lutheran Fibreglass in Papua New Guinea
  • Debbie: English Publication Editor for Kristen Press
  • Oct/95 to Jan/97

David and Elaine Taylor, Messiah Lutheran Church, Camrose, Alberta

  • David: Administrative Assistant at Lutheran Theological Seminary (LTS) in Hong Kong
  • Elaine: Library Assistant at LTS
  • Sep/95 to Aug/97

John Veen, Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Deep River, Ontario

  • Supervisor of Maintenance and Tree Planting, Lutheran Junior Seminary in Tanzania
    (Joint placement with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
  • Jan/96 to May/98

Leann Oswald, Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oakville, Ontario

  • English Teacher, Lutheran Seminary in Bezaha, Madagascar
    (Joint placement with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
  • Sep/96 to Jun/97

Bonnie Weppler, St. John's Lutheran Church, Montreal, Quebec

  • Training Assistant, Human Development Centre - Bundun, Papua New Guinea
  • Dec/96 to Jun/98

Irene Pergentile, Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hamilton, Ontario

  • Parish Assistant, Lutheran Sunset Home, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Jun/97 to Nov/97

Pan and Regina Datta, Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Nepean, Ontario

  • Documentation of Development Projects, Church of the Province of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
    (Joint placement with the Anglican Church of Canada)
  • Jul/97 to Sep/98

Grant and Barbara Getz, Birch Hills Lutheran Church, Birch Hills, Saskatchewan

  • Grant: Accounting and electrical work at the Christian Hospital in Tank, Pakistan
  • Barbara: Health records and dispensary at the Christian Hospital
    (Joint placement with the World Mission Prayer League Canada)
  • Nov/97 to Apr/98 and Jan/99 to Apr/99

Irvin and Irene Hohm, Prince of Faith Lutheran Church, Calgary, Alberta

  • Irvin: Pastor of the Cross and Crown English Speaking Congregation, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cameroon
  • Irene: English Teacher at College Protestant in Cameroon
    (Joint placement with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
  • Oct/97 to Oct/99

Frances Yarbrough, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Brandon, Manitoba

  • Accounting Assistant for Lutheran Development Service, Papua New Guinea
  • Apr/98 and May/98

Judith Selkirk (Jesse), Messiah Lutheran Church, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

  • Judith: Teacher at Christian Academy of Guatemala, Guatemala City and Home-schooling Assistant for Lutheran Bible Translators family in Quezaltenango, Guatemala
    (Joint placement with Lutheran Bible Translators)
  • Jesse: Student in grade 11 at the Christian Academy of Guatemala
  • Aug/98 to May/99

Bryan Tastad and Noreen Donald (Lauren, Adrienne, and James), Augustana Lutheran Church, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

  • Bryan: Communications consultant and advisor for cooperative development projects for the United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Argentina (IELU)
  • Noreen: Teaching assistant in IELU school in Buenos Aires
  • Aug/99 to Jan/00

Louise Bohn, Zion Lutheran Church, North Battleford, Saskatchewan

  • Teacher of English at the Lutheran school in Kosice, Slovakia for the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in the Slovak Republic
    (Joint placement with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
  • Aug/99 to Jun/00
  • Pastoral Care Assistant, LutherCare Communities, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Nov/00 to Jun/01

Allen Marks, Faith Lutheran Church, Deep River, Ontario

  • Coordinator for Shared Ministry at Salem Lutheran Church in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan
  • Aug/99 to Jul/01

Jack and Valerie Frederick, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Midland, Ontario

  • Ministry for the Cross and Crown English Speaking Congregation and three village congregations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cameroon
  • Oct/99 to Sep/01

Holly (Lange) Johnson, Zion Lutheran Church, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

  • Youth Program Assistant for the LWF Integral Rural Development Program in the Peten region of Guatamala
    (Joint placement with the Lutheran World Federation)
  • Nov/99 to Apr/00

Margaret Sadler and Marcus Busch, Hosanna Lutheran Church, Edmonton, Alberta

  • Development education for the LWF Mauritania Program
    (Joint placement with the Lutheran World Federation)
  • Sep/00 to Jun/01

Philip Englert, Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, Dollard Des Ormeaux, Quebec

  • Computer Technician for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cameroon Print Shop (in cooperation with Lutheran Bible Translators) and youth ministry at Cross and Crown English Speaking Congregation
  • Apr/01 to Aug/01

Anne Hallman, St John Lutheran Church, Waterloo, Ontario

  • Youth ministry in four inner city congregations of the Church of England in London, England with the Time for God program
    (Joint placement with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
  • Aug/01 to Jul/02

Erika Parker, Selkirk Evangelical Lutheran Church, Selkirk, Manitoba

  • Teacher of English at the Lutheran school in Bratislava, Slovakia for the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in the Slovak Republic
    (Joint placement with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America)
  • Aug/01 to Jun/03, Mar/04 to Jun/04, and Jan/06 to Jun/06

Barry and Alice Lang, St Matthew's Lutheran Church, Hanover, Ontario

  • Barry: Pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Parish in Georgetown, Guyana
  • Alice: congregational ministry at Redeemer Lutheran Parish
  • Aug/02 to Jul/04

Jack and Valerie Frederick, (second VIM placement) Georgian Bay Conference, Eastern Synod

  • Jack: Pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Parish in Georgetown, Guyana.
  • Valerie: Assistant for church programs.
  • Aug/04 to Jun/05

Al and Darlene Anderson, Messiah Lutheran Church, Camrose, Alberta

  • Al: Director of Ministries for the Lutheran Association of Missionaries and Pilots (LAMP) Canada.
  • Darlene: Ministry Associate for LAMP Canada.
  • Mar/04 to Feb/05

David Kaiser, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Regina, Saskatchewan

  • Christian Education and Homiletics Instructor at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Hong Kong.
  • Aug/04 to Dec/04

Elvira Sentes, St John's Lutheran Church, Waterloo Ontario

  • Residential Care Aid at McKean Rehabilitation Center, of the Church of Christ in Thailand, in Chiang Mai.
  • Oct/04 to Apr/05

Leah Ganes, Messiah Lutheran Church, Camrose, Alberta

  • Occupational Therapist seconded to the International Assistance Mission in Central Asia (joint placement with the World Mission Prayer League Canada).
  • Dec/04 - Nov/05

Michael Veck, St John's Lutheran Church, Montreal, Quebec

  • Program Assistant with the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland.
  • Mar/05 - Oct/05

 

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