Pastor Mike Biggenheimer writes: We are back in the USA. Thank you to Mchungaji Scott, Tobi and Bethe Ortstadt, Paulo Cater, and Sandra Childs for your work of sharing the Good News in and around Tinde, Shinyanga, Tanzania. 1142 people were baptized and added to God’s rainbow of people. Ascension has a third campus again.
Austin and Amber Reed , missionaries with Global Lutheran Outreach are currently serving in Shinyanga, Tanzania. They are working in many capacities but their heart is with the children. We have had the privilege of meeting them on our recent trip to Bushushu community. They planned, organized and helped to build a playground for the
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
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