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1996 Ukraine

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This trip was led by Marshall Petersen, O.D. During September 1996, a VOSH team worked for nine days in Shchors, Ukraine. Travel time to this area from Minneapolis/St. Paul was 36 hours including 2½ hours spent in customs in Kiev. The town of 17,000 is situated approximately 150 miles northeast of Kiev, a five hour drive in a 1950 vintage bus. It is approximately 35 miles east of Chernobyl. The area is hard hit by depression and unemployment and is now in the process of reorganization after the 1991 break up … Read More

1996 Cuba

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March 15-24, 1996 The following are excerpts from several articles written about the memorable VOSH/Minnesota trip to Cuba, planned and conducted with Pastors for Peace. Kirk Thomas, mission leader, reports: Day 1: The next morning we left Cancun and flew to Jose Marti Int’l. Airport in Cuba. This was our first view of Cuba and I found the airport itself quite nice and clean. We were met by the Pastors for Peace bus, which took us to our host, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Center, which is in … Read More

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