Since coming back to the states in 2008, Carl has served on staff at TEAM. He serves as an Appointee mentor, working with appointed workers, who are in preparation to serve all across the world.
Carl & Debbie Peklenk served with TEAM in Russia. They were involved in making disciples, church planting and leadership training in Russia for 16 years, most of those with TEAM.
TEAM Russia engaged in a partnership with other missions. Carl helped lead a training center which developed church planters and church leaders across Russia and the former Soviet Union. He also served as pastor for the missionaries & workers in that endeavor. Debbie laid the groundwork for the office administration of the training center and helped train national workers in administrative service.
Carl & Debbie have 2 children and live in Columbia, SC where Debbie oversees their schooling. Carl also serves at their sending church as missions candidacy director, overseeing training & preparation for new prospective missionaries sent from at Hope Church.