In 1993, Alex was training as a professional hockey player in the Ukraine when he found Christ through a COI Hockey Team Outreach. He then met Patrice, who was a COI Missionary from California serving in the Ukraine after her volleyball outreach, and training at COI Mission Training School in 1994. They were married in 1997, the same year Alex finished his Missionary Training School. They have served in Ukraine for many years involved with many outreaches including a successful English as a Second Language School. Sasha pioneered an American football team there, but now plays rec hockey, and serves as a local church pastor. Patrice is a children’s minister. They live in Uzhgorod with their 4 children.
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