E. & K. serve in Nairobi, Kenya, with Serge. K. has served with Serge in Nairobi since 2007. E., who is Kenyan, and K. met in their home church, New City Fellowship, in Nairobi, Kenya. They were married May 2013 in Kenya. The Apels seek to know and follow Jesus so that they can give out His love to the vulnerable in the city of Nairobi.
E. leads an Economic Development Ministry called Equip that is based out of New City Fellowship–Nairobi. Equip is focused on empowering young adults in the church with job skills and and engaging them in Gospel mentorship so that they might be productive Christian leaders in the work force. K. is a Family Nurse Practitioner working with refugees in Nairobi. She directs a small Family Practice Clinic that seeks to provide quality, caring medical services to an unreached refugee population, while showing forth the Gospel of Jesus through relational development.