Mission Central – Visiting Missionaries 2023



  • August 5, 2023 – David Baker family – Asia – 1:00 pm
  • September 9, 2023 – Mindy Thews – Taiwan – 1:00 pm
  • September 9, 2023 – Sandra Rhein – Asia – 1:30 pm
  • October 7, 2023 – Gary Schuschke – Germany – 1:00 pm
  • October 21, 2023 – Kim Bueltmann – Germany – 1:00 pm
  • November 4, 2023 – Chelsea Irwin,  Czech Republic – 1:00 pm
  • November 4, 2023 – Helge family, Czech Republic – 1:30 pm
  • November 11, 2023 – Rev. James and Christel Neuendorf – Latin America – 1:00 pm
  • November 18, 2023 – Carol Lee Halter – Asia – 1:00 pm
  • December 2, 2023 – Stinnett family – Ethiopia – 1:00 pm
  • December 30, 2023 – Sharp family – Uruguay – 1:00 pm
  • August 3, 2024 – Barb Rebentisch – Taiwan – 1:00 pm

Contact if you would like to bring a group for a personal tour :

Mission Central Events 2023

August 4th, 2023:       Appointment with Thrasher for 8-9 AM for Estimate for Side Walk and Drive Way.

August 4th, 2023:       Arrival of the entire Dave & Carol Hanneman Family – party of 20 people 1:00PM full tour

August 5-6, 2023:      Arrival of Rev. David Baker and Family for 2 Days of Action and Activity.

August 8th, 2023:       Arrival of Adams Family from Kansas for special tour with entire family.

August 10th, 2023      7:30 AM appointment with Dr. Brownmiller at Vision Care Clinic at Denison, Iowa

August 13th, 2023      Glenwood, Ia. Trinity Lutheran Church Bible Class 9:00AM – Service 10:AM

August 20th, 2023:     Council Bluffs, Ia. Faith Lutheran Church 9:00AM Worship, 10:15 BC, Rev. Rosenkeimer.

August 21st, 2023:     Arrival of John Wolf from Kenya, and group from Alcester, SD to present, 1:30PM.

August 21st, 2023:    Arrival of Sally Verugenhill from Alcester, South Dakota for 1:00PM Presentation of Wolf

August 22, 2023:      Des Moines, Ia. for Iowa State Bank Trustee Meeting 9:00AM, and Board meeting 11:00AM

August 23rd, 2023:    Another scheduled meeting of Rod and Becky Husman from Alta, St. John 1:30PM

August 28th, 2023:     Installation of Rev. Steve Schulz as Assistant here at the Lord’s Mission Central! 1:30PM

August 30th, 2023:     Arrival of Gwen Krenz and youth from Wheaton, Minnesota for tour at 1:30PM  320-304-3839

September 1st, 2023:  Special Meeting with Pres. Bill Harmon & Rev. Migual Torneiere SE District LCMS 1:00PM

September 3rd, 2023: Davenport, Ne. at St. Peter Lutheran Church for Worship and Bible Class

September 7th, 2023: Coon Rapids, Iowa for meeting with Vivian Kanzmeier, Adam and Natalie 1:30PM.

September 9th, 2023: Arrival of Mindy Thews from Taiwan for presentation at 1:00PM.

September 9th, 2023: Arrival of Group from Honey Creek, Ia. St. John for tour at 10:30AM & meal at noon.

September 10th,2023:Altoona, Iowa for Hope Lutheran with Rev. Tim Braun and for worship & Bible Class

September 12, 2023:  Des Moines, Iowa for Board of Directors meeting of the Iowa State Bank

September 16th, 2023:Carroll, Zone Rally 8:00 Am for LWML Rally to be there at 7:00AM for speaking

September 17th, 2023:Burnsville, Minnesota at Lutheran Church of the Ascension for Worship and Bible Class

September 19th, 2023:Arrival of entire school group from Battle Creek, Ne. Principal Onnen, 10:30AM. Sack lunches

September 19th, 2023:Arrival of the entire Dennis and Coleen Bruhn Family from Schleswig, Iowa. 10:30 AM

September 21st, 2023:Algona, Iowa personal meeting with Connie Ohlhousen at 1:30PM at her home.

September 22nd, 2023:Arrival of Frankenmuth, Michigan Car Loads Meal needed – for group. Arrive 10:00AM

September 23rd, 2023:Fall Rally for IDW LWML annual Fall Rally with Penny Schuessler, Pres.   8:00AM

September 24th, 2023:Coumbus, Ne. Christ Lutheran BC 9:00AM Worship 10:00AM Rev. Gruber.

September 25th, 2023:Arrival of Lutheran High NE, 30 total, need project for gift!!  9:30AM for tour, they have Pizza,

September 30th, 2023:Schleswig, Ia. – Immanuel Lutheran 5:00 PM for Saturday night service. Rev. Mahnken

October 1st, 2023:     Schleswig, Ia. – Immanuel Lutheran 9:00AM Worship 10:15 BC, Rev. Mahnken

October 3rd, 2023:     Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, with Merlin Barr Pilot to fly me there & fly home same day!

October 7th, 2023:     Arrival of Rev. Gary Schuschke for program at 1:00PM and regional event.

October 11th, 2023:  York, Ne. for Immanuel Lutheran School – Krista Branz Chapel Service –

October 14th, 2023:   Rochester, Mn. For 3 Zone Rallys in Rochester, Mn. Speaking this day Jan Pfeisser.

October 15th, 2023:   Arrival of Students from St. Louis Seminary at 2:00 PM for training of two days (meal)

October 16th, 2023:   Training for morning and departure of students at 1:00PM…(breakfast and lunch)

October 21st, 2023:    Arrival of Kim Bueltman from Germany, and speaking at 1:00PM SPECIAL EVENT.

October 22nd, 2023:   Newton, Iowa for Our Savior Lutheran, Rev. Provost, 9:00AM Worship & 10:30 BC.

October 24th, 2023:   Des Moines, Iowa for the Iowa State Bank monthly Board of Directors meeting.

October 26th, 2023:   Norfolk, Ne. for Christ Lutheran School Chapel service  9:00AM for student body. Christy Owen

October 29th, 2023:   Honey Creek, Iowa for St. John Lutheran 9:00AM Bible Class and 10:00AM Worship service.

November 2nd, 2023: Arrival of about 50 students and adults from Christ Lutheran School, Columbus,Ne 10:30AM

November 4th, 2023: Arrival of Chelsea Irwin for Mission Presentation and arriving at 9:30AM.

November 4th, 2023:  Ellinwood, Kansas & land at Great Bend, Kansas, for overnight with farm family.

November 5th, 2023:  Ellinwood, Kansas at St. John Lutheran, Rev. Tom Thiefelder8:00 & 10:45W. 9:00BC

November 9th, 2023:  Fort Dodge, Iowa for Annual Report for BOD of IDW, 9:00AM report for year(Steve & I both)

November 11th, 2023:Arrival of Rev. James & Christel Neuendorf for their report and event – 1:00PM

November 12th, 2023:Tilden, Ne. for Immanuel Lutheran for Worship & Bible Class – meal afterwards.

November 12th, 2023:Big Event at Norfolk, Ne. for Christ Lutheran Church with Bill Begeman. Evening Event.

November 14th, 2023 Des Moines, Iowa for Board of Directors meeting of the Iowa State Bank

November 18th, 2023 Arrival of Carol Halter for her presentation at 1:00PM, and what a JOY!  She is one of the best!

November 19th, 2023:Waco, Ne. at St. John Lutheran Church for annual Mission Day, 9:00AM worship & 10:15 BC.

November 22nd, 2023:Sioux City, Iowa at St. Paul Lutheran Church – Chapel Service  students at the school. 8:30AM

November 26th, 2023:Ames, Iowa for Rev. Todd Jenks and the congregation at St. Paul Lutheran for Worship & BC

December 1st, 2023:   Fort Dodge, Iowa for IDW Christmas Gathering at the home of Steve Turner & Darlene 5:30PM

December 2nd, 2023:  Arrival of Rev. Eric Stinnett for his report and presentation at 1:00PM Special Saturday.

December 6th, 2023:  Denison, Ia. for Chapel program, Unity Ridge School, at Zion Gym 8:30AM – one half hour.

December 30th, 2023: Arrival of Rev. James Sharp and entire Family  at 10:00AM Tour, then Sharp at 1:00PM speak

December 30th, 2023: Denison, Ia. for Our Savior for Saturday Evening Service.  Rev. Trunkhill 5:00PM

December 31st, 2023: Denison and Dow City, Iowa on Sunday morning in both congregations. Our Sav. & Bethlehem.

January 21, 2024:       Ames, Iowa at Memorial Lutheran 8:30AM and 11:00AM worship & Bible study in between.

January 23rd, 2024:     Des Moines, Iowa for Bank Board Meeting for our Annual Meeting.

February 20th, 2024:   Des Moines, Iowa for Bank Board Meeting

March 10th, 2024:       Hawarden, Iowa at Trinity with Rev. Josh Lowe Worship and Bible Class on Sunday

March 16th, 2024:      Arrival of Erin Mackinze from the Dominican Republic for day presentation 1:00 PM.

April 14th, 2024:        Green Valley, Ill. St. John, 8:00 & 10:45 Worship, and 9:30 Bible Class, Pastor Chris.

April 16th, 2024:        Des Moines, Ia. for Bank board of the directors meeting.

May 14th, 2024:         Des Moines, Ia. for Iowa State Bank board of directors meeting.

June 18th, 2024:         Des Moines, Ia. for Iowa State Bank board of directors meeting.

June 21st, 2024:          Mankato, Minnesota LWML Minnesota South, Convention, speaking at 2:00PM

June 28-29, 2024:       Norfolk, Nebraska for the LWML Convention on these two days for intro Schulz to speak.

August 3rd, 2024:       Special Event for Barb Rebentisch at Mission Central speaking at 1:00PM

August 13th, 2024:      Denison, Iowa for Eye Appointment with Dr. Steve Brownmiller 7:30AM

August 20th, 2024       Des Moines, Iowa for Iowa State Bank Board of Directors Meeting.

September 17th, 2024  Des Moines, Iowa for Bank board of directors meeting.

October 15, 2024        Des Moines, Iowa for Bank Board of Directors meeting.

November 19th, 2024  Des Moines, Iowa for Bank Board of Directors meeting.



Up-Dated as of August 31st, 2023