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Thank you for partnering with Geordon & Marilyn Rendle and the ministry of YFC in Canada and Around The World

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Youth for Christ Canada
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Langley, British Columbia  V2Y 0E2

 
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Geordon and Marilyn Rendle have lived in Costa Rica, Venezuela, Argentina, USA, UAE and Canada, working with Youth for Christ for over 25 years.

Geordon was raised in Colombia, South America. After completing high school in Bogotá and a BA in Criminology in Vancouver (SFU), Geordon was an officer with the Saanich Police for seven years. Marilyn was raised in Victoria, Canada, and has an extensive musical background (diploma in piano teaching, Victoria Conservatory). She directed the Youth for Christ choir and was the accompanist for the Greater Victoria Police Chorus. In 1995, Geordon & Marilyn moved overseas with Youth for Christ. In 2005, Geordon completed a Masters in Leadership and Training (RRU) with an emphasis on NGO governance. In 2011, Marilyn completed a Masters in Leadership (RRU) with an emphasis on glocal engagement.

As co-preneurs, Geordon and Marilyn pioneered Youth for Christ in Venezuela (1995-2006), establishing a national ministry led by indigenous staff and board members. They also encouraged YFC ministry in several countries throughout the region as LatAm Regional Director. Moving to the Southern Cone, they continued to interact with multiple denominations and youth ministries while based in Argentina (2006-2012). In the role of Americas Area Director they led a multi-national virtual team from eight different countries, serving 32 nations in the Americas with over 15,000 staff and volunteers. 

In both Caracas and Buenos Aires, the Rendles hosted a weekly TCK (Third Culture Kid) youth group offering a safe place for multi-national background students to gather and to raise awareness of their place and potential in the world. They also hosted teams from different nations to help in local humanitarian and service projects. 

In 2014, Geordon was appointed as President of YFC International, representing a consolidated team of 50,000 staff and volunteers in 140 nations where over 4 million teenagers heard the Gospel. Currently, Marilyn serves as the National Director of YFC UAE and Geordon serves as Global Youth Advocate for YFC Canada. Their passion is to mobilize indigenous leaders, particularly young people, - engaging, equipping, and empowering them - to bring hope to this generation wherever they are located. 

The Rendles (married in 1987) have four beautiful children (born between 1994-2004) - Jordan (married to Rachel), Joshua, Jolyn & Joy. Geordon is an avid mountaineer, having summited Aconcagua in January, 2010. He is also a keen triathlete, having completed various Ironman races. Marilyn enjoys planning and facilitating the very full and active Rendle family calendars.