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May 20-21, Salem First Christian Church

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Special Guests..................
Vy Nguyen joined Week of Compassion in 2014, and continues leading the ministry in responding to the unique challenges of this time. With a Master of Divinity from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. in religious studies and environmental sciences from Texas Christian University, Vy served on the staff of Church World Service for more than five years before accepting the call to serve Week of Compassion as Executive Director. Vy and his wife, Linh Bui--along with their son-- enjoy gardening, cooking and sharing meals with friends and family. They live in the Bay Area of Northern California.
Dean Phelps has served in regional ministry with six regions, most recently serving as the Interim Regional Minister with the Oklahoma, Central Rocky Mountain, and Kentucky Regions. He earned the Master of Divinity degree from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology and holds an M.S. in organization development from Georgia State. Prior to following his ministry vocation, he worked in information technology as a systems programmer and technical manager. Phelps is also an accomplished musician with seven albums to his credit, and he performs regularly around central Kentucky.
Blanca Puma is a native Quiteña and brings with her more than 13 years of experience at FEDICE, first as Project Coordinator and now as Executive Director. As the fearless leader of FEDICE's staff and volunteers, Blanca heads up community relations, donor relations, communications, program development, volunteer activities and staff management — applying a healthy dose of creativity and determination to every task she takes on. Blanca has a degree in Medical Technology & Environmental Sanitation from the Central University of Ecuador.
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