Novo Staff

Roger & Julie Hederstedt

Asia Director — Roger oversees Novo staff in East and SE Asia, helping them and their families stay healthy, focused and strategic as they develop leaders who start and strengthen churches in Southeast and East Asia.

Between frequent visits to Asia to support staff, Roger uses Zoom, Skype, phone, and email for coaching, encouraging, empowering, planning and praying with staff, as well as taking advantage of opportunities in the U.S. to network and recruit for mission.

Roger & Julie served as missionaries in Japan from 1982-2007. They have two married sons.


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