Allen and Gwenanne are married and together they are proud parents of three daughters. Allen teaches theology at Martin Luther University College (formerly Waterloo Lutheran Seminary) at Wilfrid Laurier University. Allen has published several books and many articles and chapters. He loves his job, and finds teaching and research to be profoundly meaningful. Allen served as a Lutheran pastor for 14 years, before beginning his current position. As a parish pastor, he especially enjoyed preaching, teaching, and visiting with people, whose lives and stories of faith he found to be captivating. Gwenanne describes herself as an energetic, industrious and enthusiastic servant. Her Bachelor of Physical Education complements Gwenanne’s competitive nature and interests in sport and movement. Her career has allowed her to lead major international sporting events, specialize in volunteer engagement, and project management. Most of her career has been in support of not-for-profit causes. She currently supports individuals in need of decent and affordable housing with Habitat for Humanity Canada. Gwenanne and Allen have thoroughly enjoyed their travel adventures. The Jorgensons have traveled to Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Russia, Pakistan, India, Australia, Cuba, El Salvador and all of the Canadian provinces. Each location has inspired a love for learning more about new cultures and worldviews. Most of their adventures have focused in the northern hemisphere exploring ancestral routes in Denmark, Norway, Ireland, Scotland, Germany and Iceland. As descendants of Vikings, they are not really sure where they are from!


Iceland: Fun in the Midnight Sun Tour

Enjoy the raw beauty of volcanoes, geysers, hot springs, lava fields, glaciers and fjords. Let your troubles drift away as you soak in natural and manmade hot springs. Tour a geothermal plant and find out about this renewable energy source that powers 70% of the country. See the famous Blue Lagoon. Attend a service at the Hallgrimskirkja Church.