Meet the ICL Team



Rev Markus Schmid
Markus has been an ordained pastor since 2008. He came to us in October 2016. Markus is passionate about helping people have a closer journey with Jesus. While he was born and grew up under the Australian sun his heritage is German. If you would like to speak with Markus further about anything feel free to contact him.
041 240 29 64



Vivian Ankrah

(Ghana) has partially retired as a children’s physiotherapist and is a long standing member of ICL, even back to the days when we were known as the Lucerne Christian Fellowship. Within the Eldership she is responsible for “Authentic Connections” as part of the church involvement initiative. Additionally she is a keen defender of the ecumenical standing of ICL.
041 240 73 02


Douglas Else-Jack

(Scotland) married to Jacquelyn with 3 children. Prior to being called as an Elder he served on the church committee in a number of positions including Chairperson & Treasurer. Within the Eldership he’s responsible for Alpha and “Unseen Dimensions” as part of the church involvement initiative.
079 763 93 25


Bob White, Chairperson

(England) married to Gill, has been a member of ICL since 1993. During his time as a member he has served on the Committee a number of times including as Chairman. Within the Eldership he is responsible for “Gracious Welcome” as part of the church involvement initiative.
079 445 71 13


Walter Yoong

(Singapore) married to Sandra with one child (Tobias), Walter has been a member of ICL for 13 years. Prior to being called as an Elder he previously served on the church committee and is a frequent musician and worship leader. Within the Eldership he’s responsible “Meaningful Worship” as part of the church involvement initiative.
079 614 70 17



Carolyn Nobile

(England) is married to Serge (Swiss), they have two grown children and she recently retired as an English teacher. Within the church she coordinates matters with the Sunday School and is ICL’s Designated Person with in our Child & Vunerable persons policy.
079 679 32 55


Vicki Paulin

(New Zealand) is married to Max and they have 2 married daughters and one grand-daughter. Vicki has been a member of ICL for one year and was recently elected as Church secretary. She is currently studying Spiritual Direction, is an active member of the Ladies Bible Study Group and enjoys being part of the Alpha team.
079 107 66 54


Margrit Roth

(Switzerland) is a jurist/lawyer and a mediator and has been attending ICL since 2014. Within the church she enjoys being part of the hospitality team and is responsible for the notice board. Her heart is to connect people.
041 371 2161


Denice Rüegg

(USA), co-administrator from ICL Kids Sunday School program, keeper of the keys and liaison with family and swiss workers. Additionally serves as a worship leader.
076 528 11 53


Roland Studer

(Switzerland) married to Christine (Singapore), two children. Attending ICL since 1998, currently serving the second time on the committee as Treasurer.
079 451 78 55


Susan Zimmerman

(USA) is our founding member! She’s married to Bruno and originally came out to Switzerland to teach English. These days she teaches our teenagers and coordinates care for our elderly. Additionally hosts many varied social get togethers for the church: church coffees, receptions following events held at the church, “Pot Luck” lunches” on the 1st Sunday each month, and “special” dinners such as Thanksgiving and other fund raising events.
041 440 18 52

Special Responsibilities

Prayer Team

Gill White

056 496 22 08

Mission Partners

Sandra Yoong

076 450 40 02

ICL Kids

Bridgette Peterson/Denice Rüegg

Webmaster & Alpha

Erich Taubmann

041 261 03 03