Executive Director, Jan Dus, visiting Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan.

We’re excited to announce our Fall Speaking Tour!  Jan Dus, the Executive Director of Diaconia-Center of Relief and Development, is traveling around the U.S. during the month of October, connecting with our supporters and meeting new people.  His goal is to educate the community about the work we do, the challenges and hopes of the people we serve, and how we can work together to provide compassion and support to those in need.  Jan will be working on developing and strengthening partnerships so that we can continue to grow our capabilities and have an even bigger impact.  We have many exciting ideas and projects in the works that we look forward to sharing in the future.  In the meantime, please join us if you see that we’ll be in your area.

Jan will speaking in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, Kansas, Nebraska, Wisconsin, and Illinois.  Come and hear him speak about the refugee crisis in Europe and the other global projects in which we are engaged.  Let us connect, learn, and be inspired together!

To find out if Jan will be speaking at your congregation, or at one near you, contact Jeremy Ault at

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