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Recently Returned Volunteers in Mission
Updated December 2008

When Volunteers in Mission return to their homes, they share their experiences in presentations in their home area. To arrange a presentation, write to them directly. Please give consideration to assisting with their travel expenses to come to your location.




Rev. Dale and Donna Finch

View their online blog.

  • Dale: Reporting and Communications Officer, Augusta Victoria Hospital
  • Donna: Teacher, Curriculum Development and Administrative Assistant, Schools and Educational Programs of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land; Archivist, Lutheran World Federation - Jerusalem Offce
  • Joint placement with the CLWR International Volunteer Service
  • October 2007 - June 2008
  • VIM Support Group based at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Kitchener, ON
  • Address: c/o St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 317 Franklin St. N, Kitchener ON, N2A 1Y9


Erika Parker

  • English teacher in a Lutheran school in Bratislava operated by the Slovak Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession
  • Joint placement with ELCA Global Mission Volunteers
Erika Parker
  • August 2001 - June 2003, March - June 2004 and January - June 2007
  • VIM Support Group based at Evangelical Lutheran Church, Selkirk MB



Al and Darlene Anderson


Al and Darlene Anderson
  • VIM Support Group based at Messiah Lutheran Church, Camrose AB

Central Asia

Leah Ganes

  • Occupational Therapist; rehabilitation work with the visually impaired
  • Seconded to International Assistance Mission
  • Joint placement with the World Mission Prayer League Canada
  • December 2004 - November 2005

Leah Ganes


Rev Jack and Valerie Frederick

  • Jack: Pastor for Redeemer Lutheran Parish in Georgetown
  • Valerie: Assists with church programs
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in Guyana
  • August 2004 - June 2005
Rev Jack and Valerie Frederick
  • VIM Support Group based in Georgian Bay Conference, Eastern Synod



Elvira Sentes

  • Residential Care Aid
  • McKean Rehabilitation Center, Church of Christ in Thailand
  • October 2004 - April 2005
  • VIM Support Group based at St John's Lutheran Church, Waterloo ON
Elvira Sentes

Hong Kong

Rev David Kaiser

  • Christian Education and Homiletics Instructor
  • Lutheran Theological Seminary - Hong Kong
  • August 2004 - December 2004
  • VIM Support Group based at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Regina
David and Marlys Kaiser



Rev Barry and Alice Lang
  • Barry: Pastor for Redeemer Lutheran Parish.
  • Alice: Assisted with congregational ministry.
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in Guyana
  • August 2002 - July 2004
Barry and Alice Lang
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