Posting the recent stories of Pastor Mkaro and Bariadi, along with a picture of some of the orphans singing at the ceremony made me think of Bibi Marge and her wonderful story. This is worth repeating. This post is from August of 2008. Marge Beam, 77, is a retired school teacher in central Ohio.
Ten evangelists graduate from Bishop Makala Training Centre in Negezi, Tanzania. Bob Allen, LCMS Mid-South District Mission Leader comments…..”The Southeast of Lake Victoria Diocese is doing a great job training Pastors, Evangelist and Deaconesses they have a goal to train 38 new Pastors and 113 new Evangelists by 2019. Another program at the Negezi training
Pastor Harold Mkaro was installed as Bariadi District Pastor by Bishop Emmanuel Makala. The installation service was attended by Pastors and Evangelists from different Parishes of Shinyanga and Simiyu. The government officers from Simiyu region also attended that service.
Dr. Peter Brock, pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Decatur, IN, traveled to East of Lake Victoria Diocese in the Shinyanga district. He spent two weeks teaching pastors at the Bishop Makala Training Centre in Negezi, Tanzania. He taught the Books of Moses and Prophets. This is part of an ongoing partnership to train pastors