Mission Central – Visiting Missionaries 2019

(Please kindly R.S.V.P. to Gary.Thies@lcms.org  or 712-882-1029 to join in on the Creation Theater tour and meal before the missionary presentation)

  • February 9, 2019 – Missionaries Mark and Megan Mantey – Uganda – 1:00 PM
  • February 9, 2019 – Missionaries David and Shelee Warner – Spain – 1:30 PM
  • February 23, 2019 – David Baker missionary family  – 1:00 PM
  • March 25, 2019 – Missionary Jana Inglehart – Dominican Republic – 1:00 PM
  • May 8, 2019 – Alyssa Anders – Russia – 1:00 PM
  • May 30, 2019 – Rev. Dale Meyer of Concordia Seminary – 7:00 PM Ascension Service
  • June 1, 2019 – Missionaries Cynthia and Steve Schumacher – Ghana, West Africa – 2:30 PM
  • June 1, 2019 – Missionaries Martin and Marie Dicke – Papua New Guinea – 1:00 PM
  • June 22, 2019 – Missionaries Charles and Connie Cortright – Russia – 1:00 PM
  • June 22, 2019 – the Michael Paul family – Taiwan – 1:30 PM
  • June 22, 2019 – the Lehman family – Spain – 2:00 PM
  • July 20, 2019  – the Joel Fritsche family – Dominican Republic – 1:00 PM
  • July 20, 2019 – the Ritzman family – Papua New Guinea – 1:30 PM
  • July 27, 2019 – the Oliver family – Taiwan – 1:00 PM
  • July 27, 2019 – the Hanson family – Hong Kong – 1:30 PM
  • September 13, 2019 – Cindy Wrucke – Czech Republic – 1:00 PM


Mission Central on the road

Brent on the Road

March 2 Faith Lutheran Church, York, NE with Pastor Heath Trampe Saturday Night
March 3 Faith Lutheran Church, York, NE with Pastor Heath Trampe Sunday Bible Class and Worship
March 3 Emmanuel Lutheran Church, York, NE  Pancake Feed at 12:00 with Pastor Mike Neidow
March 9 Holy Cross, O’Fallon, MO 5 pm worship with Pastor Gimbel and mission committee Jim and Sue Bastian and Mary Camfield
March 10 Holy Cross, O’Fallon, MO  8 and 10:30 worship with 9:15 bible class with Pastor Gimbel and mission committee Jim and Sue Bastian and Mary Camfield
March 11 Concordia Seminary Chapel message
March 11 New Missionary Orientation, St. Louis, MO
March 11-12, 2019 NE District Spring Pastors’ Conference—Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, Kearney
March 13 Pacific Hills 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm  Lent Services
March 16* Nebraska District LLL convention North Platte, NE keynote banquet speaker.
March 17 Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1400 East E St, North Platte, NE, 69101-6218 with new Pastor Daniel Ramsey
March 18 7 pm Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1400 East E St, North Platte, NE, 69101-6218 with new Pastor Daniel Ramsey   Luke 13:
March 24 Faith Lutheran Church, LaCrosse, Wisconsin with Pastor Jacob Eichers, Kim Eggerstedt, and Wayne Oliver, 9:00 a.m. worship with Bible Class following.
March 25* Mission Central event with Missionary Jana Inglehart and two bus loads from Good Shepherd in Gretna, NE and Divine Shepherd, Omaha, NE and Beautiful Savior, LaVista, NE.
March 27th Concordia University Choir event at Pacific Hills Lutheran Church, Omaha NE, 7 pm.
March 30 Omaha event
March 31  Faith Lutheran Church, 714 N Grand Ave, Pierre, SD, 57501-1723, with Rev. Dr. Cory Rajek
April 1-2 South Dakota District Conference, Pierre, SD
April 4-5, 2019 NE District Spring Administrators’ Conference—Carol Joy Holling, Ashland
April 6-7 King of Glory Lutheran Church, Williamsburg, VA with Pastor Bill Harmon and DCE Tara Wolf. Lent Theme “Dead End.”
April 14 Palm Sunday with Jim McCoid  Madison at Community of Life Lutheran Church Madison WI area
April 21 EASTER
April 24 Mt Olive Lutheran Church and School chapel, Des Moines, IA, 8:45 a.m. with Kendra Limback, 1st grade teacher.
April 28 Zion, Imperial Confirmation
April 28 Zion, Harbine and St. Peter’s, Wymore with Pastor Matt Koterba
May 5    Zone 6 LLL Rally in York Nebraska with Gene Schlechte, (402) 366-2549, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
May 6-7 IDW Professional Church Worker Conference, Best Western Starlite Village, 1518 3rd Ave NW, Fort Dodge, IA 50501, USA
May 8 Steve and Cynthia Schumacher report on Ghana, West Africa at Mission Central
May 9 Omaha Tri-Circuit Winkel – location TBD

Gary on the Road

March 17th, 2019:  Hawarden, Iowa for Trinity Lutheran for Bible Class and Sunday Worship..Rev. Lowe
March 19th, 2019:  Arrival of Students Trinity Lutheran School from Fremont, Nebraska, with Greg Rathke 10:15AM
March 21st, 2019:  Arrival of Norm Ronnell with the special Memorial Project for dear Ione’s Memorials at 3:00 PM.
March  23rd, 2019:  Adel, Iowa for Faith Lutheran Church at Adel, Iowa at 5:00 PM Sharp.
March  24th, 2019:  Adel, Iowa for Rev. John Burger & Faith Lutheran Worship 8:00 and 10:30AM Bible Class 9:30
March 25th, 2019:  Arrival of Bus Loads from Gretna and Divine Shepherd in Omaha, for full day presentations.
March 25th, 2019   Arrival of Jana Ingelhart for presentation at 1:00 PM here at Mission Central.
March 28th, 2019: Arrival of Mark Hofman and Amy Scholz at 1:30 PM here at Mission Central.
March 31st, 2019: Osmond, Nebraska for Immanuel Lutheran for Sunday Worship and the Bible Class. Rev. Glen Emry
April 5th, 2019:    Arrival of group from Cherokee, Iowa with Gary Jensen and youth and adults 6:00 PM Start.
April 7th, 2019:    Elk Creek, Ne. for St. Peter Lutheran with Rev. Bob Shermbeck, 9:00AM BC and 10:00AM Worship
April 13, 14, 2019:  Lincoln, Ne. for Holy Savior Lutheran with Rev. James Irwin Sat Night, and Sunday presentations
April 16th, 2019:   Des Moines, Ia. for Iowa State Bank Board of Directors Meeting.
April 17th, 2019:  Arrival of youth and adults from St. Paul Lutheran in Ida Grove, Iowa 5:45PM depart 7:00 PM.
April 24th, 2019:  Hartley, Iowa for LWML Zone Rally at St. Paul Lutheran – to be there by 9:00AM – Lois Bremer
April 27th, 2019:  Arrival of LWML from Dubuque, Iowa with 30-60 people arrival 10:15 AM…meal also
April 27th, 2019:  Arrival  Faith Lutheran Sioux Falls, Rev Corey Aker, Confirm Class & Parents 30 & meal 10:15AM
April 28th, 2019:  Ireton, Iowa for St. Paul Lutheran Church for Worship and Bible Class presentations.  Rev. Boothby.
April 30th, 2019:  Arrival of Immanuel Lutheran School from Columbus, Ne. Lewis Evans 5th Grade (about 25) Sack L.