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Companion Synod Partnership – Tanzania 2017

Companion Synod Partnership – Tanzania 2017

Southwestern Diocese of the Lutheran Church in Tanzania and South Carolina Synod Companion Synod Partnerships are all about being in relationship with one another. Getting to know one another. Walking together and encouraging one another in our Christian faith. In...

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Mobilizing women to act boldly on their faith in Jesus Christ

Mobilizing women to act boldly on their faith in Jesus Christ

As a lighthouse shines in the darkness to guide ship captains away from dangers and toward safety, this year SC WELCA will respond to Jesus’ calling to reflect his light through local and global projects. Our theme and hymn (#715 ELW) is “Christ, Be Our Light.” We are called to be God’s living voice for those seeking basic needs such as shelter, food, clean water, and safety. We ask God to shine through the darkness and in our hearts so we may be instruments of his mercy.

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Africa Calls!

Africa Calls!

Rich Wilson asked, “How big is your world? Is it comprised of one nation, one state, one city, or one house? It wasn’t until God opened my eyes to a whole new world that I began to truly see and understand what His Kingdom agenda is. God can use you to answer prayers being prayed on the other side of the world.”1

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Companion Synod Video – Full

Companion Synod Video – Columbia

Companion Synod Video – Japan

Companion Synod Video – Tanzania

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2017 Tanzania Mission Team Update

The Tanzania Mission Team, led by Bishop Herman Yoos, was a spiritual event for all. The team included: Pastor Ginny Aebischer; assistant to the Bishop; Pastor James Lawrence; Pastor John Trump; Joe Fulmer, rep-resenting LLM; and Dr. Cathy Milejczak, Tanzania Companion Synod Co-Chair.