Scott Yount has been serving as the chaplain for God’s Hidden Treasures in Bila Tserkva, Ukraine for 4 years. Scott teaches the Bible at the local orphanage for children with disabilities. He helps organize and run Bible camps for children with disabilities. Pastor Scott preaches at the Church of Hope, a handicap accessible church reaching out to people with special needs formed in 2017 by God’s Hidden Treasures.
He is an ordained TAALC Lutheran Pastor. Growing up in Elk Grove, California, Scott first went to Ukraine to help run a camp for children with disabilities in 2007. He began full time ministry in Ukraine in June of 2014.
In 2016 Scott married a beautiful Ukrainian women named Lena. She is a graduate student in Ukraine, and helps as an interpreter at the Church of Hope.
Scott attended Azusa Pacific University and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies and was the eleventh student in the history of university to graduate with a distinction in Biblical literature. He received his MDIV from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. He served three years as the Associate Pastor at Ascension Lutheran Church in Waterloo, Iowa.
Founded in 1997 by Nita Hanson of Thousand Oaks, California, God’s Hidden Treasures is serving the needs of the disabled and orphaned in the country of Ukraine by providing wheelchairs, walkers, canes, crutches, medical aid and supplies, free rehabilitation for stroke victims, and much more.
“Our mission is to serve the needs of the poor, afflicted and the orphaned of Ukraine; and to bring God’s love through personal relationships in the name of Jesus Christ.”
Learn more at http://www.godshiddentreasures.org