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Mokahum Ministry Center Staff and Students 2018

CIM Staff are serving among different areas of Minnesota and beyond. We hope to continue reaching out across every tribe.

Our staff missionaries are from different backgrounds of culture and family, and we join together with a common vision to build the church among Native Americans. We are serving within reservations, and Native communities to reach out with the gospel of Jesus and God’s word as truth.

Learn more about Oak Hills Center for Indian Ministries supported staff members and their impact on the Native community around them.





Meet the Missionaries

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Leo Bird

Serving at Mokahum Ministry Center with a focus on training and maturing young Native Americans for leadership roles, and speaking in Native American reservations and churches across the Midwest.


Bill & Susan Carr

Serving at Mokahum Ministry Center with a focus on student education, helping to train church leaders.

Bill & Cindy Haas

Serving as the Associate Director of CIM who will oversee Mokahum Ministry Center. Bill is Co-pastoring at Redby Community Church, Red Lake Nation.


Dan & Gwenn Hovestol

Serving at Mokahum Ministry Center with a focus on fund raising, student recruitment and public relations, and at Bemidji Evangelical Free Church.

Patrick & Regina Lennox

Serving at Mokahum Ministry Center as the Student Life Director, and overseeing the mentoring program. They are at Bemidji Evangelical Free Church.

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Dan & Erin Pack

Serving at Akina Community Church (akinachurch.com) & the Native Community in the Twin Cities Metro under Local Churches.

Paul & Michele Straubel

Serving at Mokahum Ministry Center & Redby Community Church in the Red Lake Nation. Their focus is on discipleship and church ministry.

Larry & Pat Vezina

Serving at Mokahum Ministry Center on the Leech Lake Reservation. They attend the Cass Lake Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, and are active in the community. They visit their home near Jefferson City, MO when they can.