GlobeServe Board Members
Pastor Samuel Dunya
Founder & Head Pastor
Rev. Samuel Anthony Kofi Dunya comes from Adidome in the Volta Region and was born at Kade in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
With strong passion of following Paul’s ministry of planting churches and making disciples for Jesus Christ, he enrolled in Bethany College of Missions (now Bethany Global University) in Minnesota. Upon completion he and his wife, Jonhild, were commissioned in 1995 to come to Ghana by Bethany Fellowship Missions. Sam founded the GlobeServe Missionary Church in June 1996 and is currently the General Overseer of the Church and the Director of the GlobeServe Ministries International headquartered in Accra, Ghana.
The Lord has blessed Rev. Samuel and Mrs. Jōnhild Dunya with four children – Mary, Suzanne, Samuel Jr, and Joshua.
Mark Hoffschneider is a graduate of the University of Nebraska and now retired from a career in the financial services industry. Since retirement he has actively pursued his passion for local and global missions and served on the Boards of multiple local and global non-profit organizations.
Mark first became connected with GlobeServe during a short-term mission trip to Ghana, West Africa in early 2007. Since that time, he has worked closely with the ministry and has been blessed to watch how God has actively worked in and through GlobeServe.
Mark and his wife Mila have two married children and have been richly blessed with five grandchildren. They live in Scottsdale, Arizona and are active members of Scottsdale Bible Church.
Dale Westvig is a retired accountant and currently serves as an active member of the Missions Team at Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
Dale has been a friend of GlobeServe for many years and served various roles of leadership. Throughout the years, he has led multiple short-term mission teams from Wooddale Church to Ghana. During these trips to the rural villages of Ghana the teams have provided new fresh-water wells, mosquito nets for the prevention of Malaria and the opportunity to share God’s love with the local residents.
Jeana Wescott, MDiv.
Jeana Wescott has actively partnered with GlobeServe Ministries since her first short-term mission trip to Ghana in 2006 and has genuinely watched God on the move in mighty ways ever since. Jeana has been a part of many mission teams traveling to Ghana that provided medical and malaria outreaches, drilling of freshwater wells, planting of new churches and leadership of women’s ministry. She is passionate about faithful Christian leadership and has provided the GlobeServe pastoral leaders with teachings and resources to further equip them and expand the Kingdom of God.
Jeana lives in Minneapolis, MN where she enjoys her work as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She received a Master of Divinity degree in Interreligious Chaplaincy at United Theological Seminary.
Dave Schwartz is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas and earned a graduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa. Dave has spent the majority of his professional career in the insurance and financial services industry. In recent years, he is using his passion for serving the nonprofit community.
Dave and his wife Chong, live in West Des Moines, Iowa, and have six children and one grandchild. Together, they are active members of the Lutheran Church of Hope. Dave serves as the Missions Director at Lutheran Church of Hope, where he is witnessing discipleship growth and the movement of the Holy Spirit throughout GlobeServe in West Africa. Hope has been a friend and a mission partner to GlobeServe for many years and is grateful for Sam’s leadership. God is clearly on the move!
Angie Larson, MDiv.
Rev. Angie Larson serves as the Executive Pastor of Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria, Minnesota.
She received her education at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN.
Angie has the led mission teams with her dad, Jim Heseman, to partner with Globeserve in Ghana since 2012. Angie’s passion is for sustainable ministry, borehole projects, and the Carrie Mueller Vocational School in Bonbong, which is named after her grandmother. She’s had the chance to preach and teach to unreached people groups throughout Ghana and Burkina Faso
Angie and her beloved husband, Ryan are the parents to four children, Chase, Mackenzie, Sawyer, and Skyler.
Terry Butler is a follower of Jesus Christ! He has been married to Gracelyn for 38 years. They have one son and are also the proud grandparents of Gwenevere Elisabeth Butler. As active members of Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines, Iowa, Terry leads men’s bible studies and teaches various discipleship classes. He has participated in mission work across the globe and loves to share Christ’s love in different cultures.
God’s call for Terry is to put Him first and to grow deep in His love. He strives to develop relationships that are built on the “Iron Sharpens Iron” principal and to “not lean on his own understanding”.
Phil Sura has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Wyoming, he
has a work history in sales, consulting and business operations.
His ministry involvement has included being a group leader with Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) for over twenty years. Previously, Phil served as an elder with a church plant and various board positions supporting missions. Additionally, he has volunteered in Ghana with Globe Ministries on two mission trips.
He has been married to Susan for
thirty-nine years and they have two adult children.
Cheryl is a farmer from Minnesota who loves the ministry of GlobeServe. For her, the ministry fits all of her beliefs that Jesus is to be the focus of everything we do for the Lord, to minister and disciple people. Cheryl has been involved GlobeServe in Ghana for several years. She has been on two mission trips to Ghana.