Global Companion Blog
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.read more
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.”1read more
Compiled by The Rev. Ginny Aebischer On this journey we each experienced grace upon grace and amazing hospitality. We had many opportunities to laugh at ourselves and our cultural learning curves. And we experienced the joy of real fellowship with people who live on...read more
Companion Synod Video – Full
Companion Synod Video – Colombia
Companion Synod Video – Japan
Companion Synod Video – Tanzania
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.
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