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Shaping the hearts of the next generation in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.

Leadership

Jan Brunk

Jan Brunk

Co-Founder

In 1990, Dave and Jan Brunk, along with their 4 children responded to the call to serve Christ in the Former Soviet Union. For +20yrs the Brunks pioneered many culturally impacting Christian ministries (Bible College, Media Production, Humanitarian efforts).

After Dave’s passing in 2015, Jan has continued serving the ministry through prayer, awareness campaigns and administrative support in our US office.

Bruce Crowe

Bruce Crowe

International Director

Bruce along with his wife Deborah and children have been serving in Ukraine since 2007. Their passion is to see the next generation awaken to the love of Jesus in the Russian speaking world.

The Crowe’s oversee Lighthouse Cafe, Widows Feeding Programs, YFM, and new projects for MIR.

Bruce is the primary contact for ministry partners, churches and sponsors.

Piotr Asheichyk

Piotr Asheichyk

Special Projects

Piotr and his wife Inessa have been with MIR Ministry for 20 years. They began their ministry traveling as professional musicians, and have been used by the Lord to engineer music and TV productions for the Russian speaking world.

Peter is passionate to see the next generation mobilized for Christ, using their creative talents in and outside the church.

Mission Staff

Sveta Beloshapka

Sveta Beloshapka

Media

Sveta is a gifted artist who specializes in illustration and design.  She has spent the last several years growing her talent as a project manager, managing youtube, instagram, and other social media platforms.

Living In Kiev, Ukraine, Sveta oversees brand management and social marketing campaigns.

Roman Panko

Roman Panko

Widows Care - Belarus

Roman lives in Minsk, Belarus where he has helped lead our Widows program.   With a passion to serve in mercy ministries, Roman helps ensure our visitation teams are organized and widows are served effectively.

He has served with World Challenge in Israel and has a heart to mobilize the church.

Olga Miklashevich

Olga Miklashevich

Widows Care - Belarus

Olga lives in Minsk, Belarus where she serves as a leader in our Widows program.  Olga has a servants heart, reaching families in greatest need with humanitarian and spiritual aid.

She is married with five children.

Natasha Kurilko

Natasha Kurilko

Widows Care - Ukraine

Natasha lives in Ukraine with her husband and two children. She serves as leader for Lighthouse Ukraine widows care ministry and assistant for legal and accountant needs for the ministry in Ukraine.

Natasha has an administrative gift and has helped lead a local English school as well in Ukraine.

Dima & Lena Lisenko

Dima & Lena Lisenko

Youth Discipleship

Dima & Lena lead weekly youth ministry in Ukraine called Club 180. Dima also teaches guitar & drums at our Lighthouse Cafe. They are both passionate for worship.

They live at and manage our guest house which is used regularly to host church leader retreats, foreign guests & worship events.

Vik & Natasha Asheichyk

Vik & Natasha Asheichyk

Lit Worship

Vik & Natasha serve as coordinators for our worship platform in the Russian speaking world “Lit Worship.”  Vik, is an avid drummer and studio production engineer.

Living in Minsk, Belarus, their passion is to see excellence in music and shaping culture for Christ.

Mir Board

Dave & Jan Brunk | Bellevue, WA

Dave & Jan Brunk | Bellevue, WA

Co-Founder

Bill & Julie Arthur | TX

Bill & Julie Arthur | TX

Board Member

Deryk & Anastasia Rhodes | FL

Deryk & Anastasia Rhodes | FL

Board Member

Dr. Sally Knox | Dallas, TX

Dr. Sally Knox | Dallas, TX

Board Member

Bruce & Deb Crowe | Ukraine

Bruce & Deb Crowe | Ukraine

Board Member

Bo & Beth Bolding | TX

Bo & Beth Bolding | TX

Board Member

Joel & Laura Brunk | CA

Joel & Laura Brunk | CA

Board Member