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Last Edited: 26 November 2019


Diet and Jan Carla Schindler

My Story

Born in Niles, MI I grew up in a nominal Christian home. My brother led me to the Lord when I was 13, and after High School I attended Columbia Bible College, where I met my husband. In 1985 we came to Germany, where we planted churches for 23 years under the umbrella of the German Evangelical Free Church. Dietrich is the Director of Church Planting since 2008, and my role has changed quite a bit. I see myself as a “wild card”, i.e., have the time to help in practical ways whenever the Lord opens the door for me to do so. I lead worship at church, and travel with Dietrich when fitting, meet with a number of women one-on-one, and we are thrilled that a grandbaby will join the family in 2013!


Erich (son) & Kelley (daughter-in-law), Monica, Lukas

Ministry Focus:

encourage women in their walk with the Lord

The People:

German women, one-on-one

Primary Prayer Request:

to encourage and help women in their walk with the Lord