Sergej and Hayley Ritonja are missionaries in Kočevje, Slovenia – Sergej’s hometown. Hayley grew up in Washington, Texas and attended Calvary Chapel Bible College Europe in Vajta, Hungary. She completed the Missions Training Program and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Theology and also met her future husband who attended CCBCE for 2 years. They were married in May 2015. Sergej has a passion for music and his vision is to reach people for Christ through music. He is in a Christian rock band and they plan to write and translate more Christian music in Slovene. Sergej and Hayley are involved in the local church which is currently planting a church in Trebnje – a town 40 minutes from Kočevje. They both teach in youth group, Sergej is involved in worship, preaching and is being discipled by the pastor of the church. In the future, they plan to move to Trebnje to be more involved with the church plant there.