Staff

Home Box 646 Red Lake ON P0V 2M0

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The Lyndaker family is living in Red Lake as they explore future possibilities for ministry. Arthur is the facilities manager for LHNM.

Home Box 119 Pikangikum ON P0V 2L0 Canada

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Colleen teaches Christian Ed classes in the public school and is discipling numerous believers through personal relationships, group studies, and mentoring.

Home PO Box 17 Weagamow ON P0V 2Y0

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Dave and Laverna are sharing their lives by opening their home to youth, teaching Sunday School, and developing mentoring relationships with adults in the community.

Home c/o Providence Box 440 Otterburne MB Canada

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Dion and Krista are on academic leave from their ministry in Sudbury so that Dion can pursue a Master’s Degree in Counseling at Providence University in Manitoba.

Home 160 Banning St. Thunder Bay ON P7B 3J3 Canada

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Ken and Sondra mentor and encourage many people in Thunder Bay, and supervise urban ministries for LHNM. Ken is the treasurer for the LHNM board and part of the leadership team at New Hope Fellowship, and is also a counselor at the local Teen Challenge.

Home 1146 Howey Dr. Sudbury ON P3B 1H5

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Kevin and Norma live in Sudbury, where Kevin is pastoring Sudbury First Nations Church.

Home Box 303 Red Lake ON P0V 2M0

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LaMar works with graphics and communications, and helps coordinate short-term mission teams. LaMar and Janice own and operate the Treasure House, a Christian bookstore and handicraft shop, and Janice is a RN at the Red Lake Hospital.

Home Box 315 Red Lake ON P0V 2M0

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Merle is the CEO of LHNM and together he and Rita lead LHNM. They divide their time between the office, public relations travel, and visiting staff and communities.

Home Box 23 Grassy Narrows ON P0X 1B0

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Paul pastors the fellowship in Grassy Narrows First Nation. He and his family are involved in a variety of community ministries and activities.

Home 1 EBS St. Pikangikum ON P0V 2L0

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Philip is working at the school as the Mental Health Support Worker. He organizes for students to receive the help and support they need. He continues to help with Freedom from Addictions meetings. Anne is at home with their son, Josiah, who was born in December 2016. Their family strives to show God’s love and hope to the community of Pikangikum.

Home 11179 Highway 60 Golden Lake ON K0J 1X0 Canada

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The Dilts family is ministering through personal relationships, and through camp ministries to the First Nations people of the Golden Lake area of Ontario.

Home 123 Blaquier St. Thunder Bay ON P7A 6T8

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Sebai & Beverly are pastoring New Hope Fellowship. They feel honoured to be a part of the New Hope family.

Home Box 129 Red Lake ON P0V 2M0

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Shula is working as an administrative assistant at LHNM, running a weekly children’s Bible club, mentoring and also involved in summer short-term mission teams coordination.

Home RR 2 Allenford ON N0H 1A0

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The Braggs have developed the Gathering Place Community Fellowship and continue with ministry to children and youth on the Saugeen First Nation.

Home 224 Somerset St. Sudbury ON P3B 3B2

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Stuart and Delores returned to Sudbury in January after a year away. Stuart is assisting on the leadership team at Sudbury First Nations Church. He is also working part time for LHNM in Public Relations.

Home 228 Eastern Ave. Sault Ste Marie ON P6A 4R6

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Wendell pastors The Lighthouse, a growing church fellowship. The Graber family is active in Bible studies, outreach to their community, and relating to nearby reserves.

Upcoming Birthdays the next 30 days
Shula Mulenga February 23rd
Beverly Yaman March 10th
Upcoming Anniversaries the next 30 days
Rob Dilts March 13th
Sharlene Dilts March 13th
Sebai Yaman March 15th
Beverly Yaman March 15th

Board Members

Bill Hochstedler

Bill and Susan live in Sioux Lookout, ON, where they own and operate a plumbing and heating business. They are actively involved in the community and in a local home fellowship. They are parents to five children and numerous grandchildren.

Albert James

Albert lives in Red Lake, ON, with his wife Ida. They have four children, and several grandchildren. Albert is a co-owner of a fishing and hunting lodge located on McDowell Lake First Nation. They are actively involved at Forestry Fellowship Centre, where Albert is an elder.

Ken and Sondra Funk

Ken and Sondra mentor and encourage many people in Thunder Bay, and supervise urban ministries for LHNM. Ken is the treasurer for the LHNM board and part of the leadership team at New Hope Fellowship, and is also a counselor at the local Teen Challenge.

Clarence Meekis

Clarence has a life-long connection with the ministry agencies that have been active in northwestern Ontario. He currently works as an infrastructure specialist with Ontario First Nations Technical Services, in Thunder Bay, ON. He is an elder in the local church, New Hope Fellowship. He is married to Karyn, and is the father of three children.

Merle and Rita Nisly

Merle is the CEO of LHNM and together he and Rita lead LHNM. They divide their time between the office, public relations travel, and visiting staff and communities.

Don Showalter

Don and Bonnie Showalter are based in Ohio. Don serves on the USA board of LHNM, and has a long history of involvements in northwestern Ontario. They also minister through marriage retreats, counselling, and teaching.

Eric Sinclair

Eric has served on the board for the past three years. He works as an auto technician apprentice in Kenora, ON. He is married to Michelle, and is the father of two children. Eric and Michelle are actively involved in Kenora Bible Church.

Sheldon Swartzentruber

Sheldon and Sylvia Swartzentruber live in Greenwood, DE. Sheldon serves on the USA board of LHNM. They have a long relationship with ministries in northwestern Ontario, and are also very active in church and local ministries in their home area.

David Traintinger

David and Wendy live in Nipigon, ON, where David works as a water treatment specialist for the city. They are the parents of three children, and several grandchildren. They are actively involved in the local church.