Serving in: Iquitos, Peru
Program name: tranSend (1-2 years)
- Serving since:
Elena Buckwalter has served the last year in Iquitos, Peru, with Mennonite Mission Network’s Journey program and is returning for a second year. She will serve under dual appointment, with Network’s internship program and as a tranSender with VMMissions.
In Iquitos, Elena will continue to serve Iglesia Cristiana Menonita by helping with their children’s ministries and women’s ministry. She will also spend several hours a week teaching English. Elena lives in a large house with the two pastors of the church and their families. This is where she experiences care and receives counsel in her faith and cross-cultural learning.