Lydia Chirkoff serves as the secretary of the board for Mission Eurasia Canada. Lydia was born in China to Russian parents who came to Australia as refugees in 1960. Lydia moved to Canada in 1973 and has resided there ever since.
Lydia’s family has been involved in missions in the former Soviet Union since 1994. Lydia also serves on several church and organizational boards and is involved in church outreach to the local community.
Lydia and her husband have been married 50 years and have six children, 17 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. They currently reside in Vernon, BC.