Author: Susan Allen

The opening of a new Diakona at Nindo

  Excerpt from Eric and Linda Funke post. About three years ago, we sponsored a deaconess student study tour to Moshi. During that trip, deaconess student and former teacher at Mwadui Lutheran Secondary School, Festa Brown, saw so many opportunities for diaconal ministry but knew that many aspects of ministry require money. She saved up

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The Deaconess Student Study Tour to Haydom Hospital

In January of this year, students studying to be deaconesses had the opportunity to minister to the sick and dying in the Haydom Hospital in Arusha. They had been studying this and this gave them real-life experience in a Lutheran context that is known for their quality of care.  Pictures are courtesy of Funke Time

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ILC welcomes Tanzanian Lutheran diocese into membership

GERMANY – On February 27, 2019, the International Lutheran Council (ILC)) welcomed the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania – South East of Lake Victoria Diocese (ELCT-SELVD) as a Recognized Organization observer member. Their acceptance was formally declared in Wittenberg, Germany following a decision of the ILC’s Executive Committee. “We are so joyful that we have been accepted as

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