Al and Diane Mellinger



The Mellingers serve as regional leaders in the Balkans. They oversee the work of Team Balkans which includes the Light and Life FMC in Bulgaria (Legal Church), The Anagenesis Foundation (NGO) International Fellowship of St John (NGO), and New Start LLC (a company of creative livelihood groups and micro-enterprise businesses). Team Balkans consists of three additional missionary families and many nationals. The Team is developing a holistic approach to ministry that includes the spiritual, educational, economic and social programs that work together to serve people. Currently, the work is in Bulgaria and Macedonia with contacts in Serbia, Romania and Albania.

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Pray for:

the new FMC Bulgaria church plants

St. John’s Home for at-risk girls (anti-trafficking safe house)

expanded work in Macedonia and Serbia

safety in travel as the Mellingers teach and meet people around the country

the growing team of workers, both missionary and nationals in Bulgaria and the Balkans


Al – April 14

Diane – January 16


July 2

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Team Bulgaria

Our Bulgarian Adventure




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