Marlene Vander Laan

  • 7 Fenton Drive, Waterdown ON

With a passion for making Jesus known, my desire is to express my competencies and character in an environment that clearly communicates the Gospel. I believe Alpha delivers this message in an uncomplicated and uncomprimising manner.

Work History

Work History

2008 - 2013

Ontario Regional Manager

Samaritan's Purse/Operation Christmas Child
  • Serving the local church in the districts of Central, Eastern and South Western Ontario, to expand the outreach in making Christ known through the ministry of Operation Christmas Child 

    Serving the local church in the districts of Central, Eastern and South Western Ontario, to expand the outreach in making Christ known through the ministry of Operation Christmas Child 

  •  Recruited, selected, trained, equipped and supported local volunteers in each region

  • Connected and communicated clearly with church leaders, casting a strong vision for the ministry
  • Did promotional presentations as the keynote speaker to volunteer groups and in church services.
  • Ministered in prayer hands on and daily in personal devotions
  • Established regional conferences from promotion to presentation
  • Planted local and regional Distribution Centres in various sized churches resulting in the growth of the ministry
  • Tracked monthly expenses, submitting reports
  • Traveled internationally distributing gift filled shoe boxes
  • Gave testmonies of life transforming outcomes of hearing the Gospel
  • Did radio interviews
  • Communicated on a regular basis with volunteers and church leaders to build positive, ongoing relationships, trouble shooting by providing Biblical solutions unifying teams.