Mission Grants in Action
Short Term Mission Trip in the Dominican Republic
A team of eleven ( you may recognize some of the members) arrived in the Dominican Republic on January 26 for eight days to assemble, decorate and install acoustic tiles at the Mercy Center in Palmar Arriba. Spending time with the residents of the Good Shepherd Group Home was a privilege enjoyed by each member of the team. The kids participated in many of the team's activities and graced us all with their hugs and smiles.
The team visited the Happy Angels Home for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Hospital. These two institutions are known as "Kilometer 28."
In Hebrews 13:1 we are instructed to "Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters." Sharing Christ's love was the primary purpose of the trip. All the people in the Dominican Republic, that the team encountered, shared an unconditional warmth and kindness. The team was truly blessed by this opportunity to serve our Lord.
Mission in Ghana
Mrs. Deborah Anku
National Women Fellowship Convention in Ghana at Bawku - Upper East Region
Reverend John Donkoh
(one of our Skype Visitors at the District Convention and a Mission Grant recipient)
celebrated with over 500 women, the newly established National Women Fellowship of Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ghana.