President Robert Bugbee and mission executive Rev. Leonardo Neitzel of Lutheran Church—Canada invited Rev. Brent Smith, LCMS World Mission regional director for Eurasia, to Winnipeg to share learnings about LCC’s mission work in the Ukraine and look for additional ways to work together in the region of Eurasia.
“We are so thankful for the people we work with, such as our co-worker Catherine Wangari. She shared a story about an encounter with a doctor recently. She was meeting with him to talk about medicines needed for upcoming short-term mission teams who are coming to work with eye clinics. “Here’s a bit of the [...]
“The Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) is made up of almost five million members. Their church is divided into synods, or districts. This was Claude’s first visit to the headquarters of the Central Ethiopian Synod, the largest one. He was also able to see classes in session at Hope of Life Training Center, where [...]
On Oct. 3, 2008, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the Kebebtsehay Orphanage, chaplains invited by the U.S. embassy to deliver goods they had collected. Chaplain Lance Jennings writes, “We visited and delivered goods to three other locales (Kechene Orphanage, Beza Community Development Association (working with HIV/AIDS victims) and Godanaw Rehabilitation Center. This is an orphanage/rehabilitation center for young mothers [...]