Reverand Yohana Nzelu earns his DMin from Concordia Theological Seminary Fort Wayne

Congratulations.  Mchungaji  (Pastor) Dr. Yohana Nzelu! You have done a great job today in defending your Doctor of Ministry project dissertation, entitled: “Women’s Ordination as a Challenge to South East of Lake Victoria Diocese of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania.”

The committee (Dr. Peter Scaer and Dr. John Pless served as readers and I as advisor) as well as Director of DMin Program Dr. Gifford Grobien and Dr. Detlev Schulz as Dean of Graduate Studies are very pleased with your accomplishment in the whole of your project dissertation work, including theological studies, field research, theological analysis, and presentation. May the Lord continue to richly bless you, your vital ministry as Assistant to Bishop, and of course your family!

L-R Dr. Detlev Schulz,Dr. Peter Scaer, Dr. Gifford Grobien,Dr. John Pless

Dr. Naomichi Masaki, advisor, participates in zoom call.

Dr. Yohana Nzelu

We are very proud of you, Dr. Nzelu! Asante Sana! Quajina la baba na mwana na roho ntakatifu. (Name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit)