By Pastor Dave Tews, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Horseshoe Bend AR I had the opportunity to go on my first mission trip to Tanzania with 12 others from the Mid-South District. This evangelism mission trip that took us to remote villages in the South East of Lake Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran
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
There are a number villages in the South East of Lake Victoria Diocese ( SELVD) that present challenges to ministry outreach because of the number of traditional believers that practice a belief of superstition. These villages include: Lamadi, Ngela, Mwamachibya, Nyashimo, Mkula, Sapiwi, Masewa, Dutwa, Mwakibuga, Bupandagila, Ng’wang’wali, Nyangokolwa, Gaswa, Ikindilo, Sanungu, Lyalu, Mbiti, Ngulyati,
The next mission trips are scheduled for May and June of 2018 and will be led by Bob Allen. Activities on the trip will be varied according to the interests of the group. We always do bush evangelism, but in the past, some have also done eyeglass clinics, medical, vacation bible schools, and building projects.