Speaker – Missionary Mark Hamilton

Mark & Lera Hamilton have been involved in overseas missions since 1993 when they went on short-term missions trips with their respective churches.  Mark is originally from Melbourne, Australia and Lera is from Rochester, New York but both met in 1995 in Minsk, Belarus while working among local teenagers.  In 2001, they married and were sent by Young Life Australia to pioneer its work in Belarus and the Baltic countries.  Mark and Lera currently live in Lithuania and coordinate their team in Belarus all while juggling life with 5 children (soon to be 6), whom Lera home schools.