Patricia was born in Cordoba, Argentina in 1963 and accepted Christ as her Savior in 1992 in King of Kings Church in Buenos Aires, Pastor Claudio Freidzon. Patricia’s studies include Fashion Design, Economics as well as Biblical studies through IBRP and Therapeutic Counseling. Patricia’s ministry today includes the training of many leaders, which started under the direction of her Pastor, being responsible for 300 Cell Group Leaders on a weekly basis. In Buenos Aries, she also served in the launching of the Chi Alpha Ministry pioneering Chi Alpha outreaches in 7 different Universities. In 2006, Patricia left Argentina with a missionary calling to the USA. In the Tri-City area of Washington State, Patricia set up a Chi Alpha outreach at Columbia Basin College and co-pastored a bi-lingual church, Open Heaven’s in Pasco, WA. Over the last six years, she has been serving together with her husband, Rev. Norbert Schenhals, as Missionaries with Global Teen Challenge as the Latin America Caribbean Regional Directors. Patricia is an anointed Minister of God’s Word and is a frequent speaker at Women’s Conferences in Latin America.