Dena Nicolai – CRC BC Refugee Welcome
Chaplain and Refugee Support Mobilizer
In her position as Chaplain and Refugee Support Mobilizer, and as a Commissioned Pastor in the Christian Reformed Church, Dena seeks to offer a ministry of presence for refugees new-to-Canada, and provide a bridge between churches in British Columbia and newcomers.
Prior to moving to Vancouver, Dena lived for several years in the Middle East, based in Cairo, Egypt, where her work included organizing and facilitating numerous interfaith and intercultural dialogue events between North American university students and people from various countries across the Middle East. Her time in Cairo also involved volunteer work with various organizations serving refugees in Egypt.
For more information, check out the CRC BC Refugee Welcome website here.