RC Silvanus Bhandari
NYC Nepalese Outreach Director
Silvanus was born and raised in one of the most remote villages of Nepal. He converted from Hindu in his late teens and dedicated his life to proclaiming the gospel through word, action and life. Hardships and suffering have helped him to be strong in my faith in Christ and to build confidence in life. He have achieved a successful career in integral missions to address the needs of poor and marginalized people. His wife, Aleno, was born and raised in Nagaland, India. She responded to God's call to go to Nepal as a missionary in 1998. They are blessed to have a son, Ato, who is eagerly preparing to join them in the ministry soon.Silvanus and Aleno, as a couple are coming from another corner of the world, and are very excited to serve God among Nepalis in New York City.They have been serving in NYC since February 2015. Silvanus likes to listen other’s stories over the dinner table and pray with hurting people. He loves to pray for them on the spot and comfort them with the word of God. He loves to invite people at home. He also loves to watch soccer especially during the world cup football (soccer). Silvanus also likes to read manuscripts and do copy editing of an unpublished books (Nepali).