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Alumni Profile – Where Are They Now?

If you would like to share an update for this section please send it to info@heritage-theo.edu or post it on your profile in the Alumni site. Please remember to pray for all of the grads. Many are experiencing the negative effects of the economic situation and would appreciate your prayers for God’s strength and continued guidance through difficult times.

Paul Branan
(LBBC/S 1992, Heritage 1995) became the Advancement Director at Woodland Christian High School, Kitchener ON, in August. Paul is married to Elisa (nee Huibers) Branan (LBBC/S 1993).

Dave Brubacher
(Heritage 2000 & 2005) and Martina (nee Fietje) Brubacher (Heritage 2003), along with their two sons, arrived in Ulan Ude, Siberia, in October to serve with a team of SEND International missionaries. The team is joining with several local churches in evangelizing a large, unreached people group, the Buryat people – Tibetan Buddhists who have migrated to Mongolia and Siberia.

Scott Brush
(LBBC/S 1991, Heritage 1994) in October returned to serve with Ray of Hope in Kitchener ON as their Communications & Resource Manager. He is married to Margaret (nee Marlatt) Brush (LBBC/S 1990).

Bob Flemming
(CBS 1978 & 1979) relocated in September from Springvale Baptist Church, Stouffville ON, where he had served for 28 years, to Cambridge to begin his new ministry as the FEB Central Regional Director on October 1. Bob is married to Rhonda (nee Ciona) Flemming (CBS 1976).

Godfrey Thorogood
(CBS 1982) relocated from Willow Creek Baptist Church, Midhurst ON, to Cambridge in September to begin his new ministry as the FEB Central Director of Leadership Development. Godfrey is married to Veronica.

Richard Long
(CBS-1980) and Terry Long (nee Lovegrove) (LBS -1981) passed their 25th anniversary mark in the last year and are currently both serving as full-time Associate Directors at the National House of Prayer in Ottawa. NHOP is a new ministry that focuses on prayer in Canada for our federal government. www.nhop.ca

Ken Peleshock
(Heritage BRE-MI – 2002) married Shelly Davies in 2001. He is currently working at the marketing company, Effective Edge.

Kari Aitken
(LBBC/S BRE-CM – 1983) has worked in the door manufacturing industry for 11 years. She attends, and is actively involved in ministry at, Westpark Baptist Church in London.

Dave Brubacher
(Heritage BRE – 2000, M.Div. Pastoral – 2005) & Tina Brubacher (nee Fietje) (Heritage B.R.E. – 2003) are studying the Russian language in Ukraine. They have been there for two years. In the fall of 2010, they will be relocating to Ulan Ude, Siberia to join a SEND International team which is involved in leadership development and church planting, as well as seeking to reach an unreached people group. They have two boys: Nathan 4, and Matthew 2.

David Peters
(Heritage 1 year certificate – 2008) is currently a tour guide and will be entering the University of Windsor in January 2010 in the Social Work degree program.

Sara Disu
(nee Pugh) (Heritage BRE-LCO – 2000) is married to Odun Disu and currently works for the Moosonee Public School Board.

Bonnie Mersereau
(LBBC/S MRE – 1981) is married and has 3 adult children. She is a French teacher at Halifax Christian Academy.

Patty Castro
(LBBC/S BRE-CS – 1981) works at Windsor Baptist Refugee Ministries as an administrative assistant, helping Spanish refugees. She is married to Romeo. Upon graduation she was a teacher, but then spent 14 years in Peru doing mission work.

Matthew Moore
(Heritage 1 year certificate – 2000) is currently working at TD Waterhouse. He is married to Gemma and has two children.

Heather Ohrt
(Heritage BRE-LCO – 2001) is currently working at Hincks Dellcrest Rural Treatment Centre – a centre for struggling teens. Upon graduation she went to Korea for 2 years to teach, then last year was in Malaysia for 6 months with YWAM. She hopes to get into full time mission work. She is also very glad she received her degree from Heritage and wants everyone to know what a blessing she feels Heritage was to her.