Not Normal News

Historic meeting with Orphan Grain Train leaders

  October 16th, 2018 was a very, very, very special day in the history of Mission Central and Orphan Grain Train.  These two organizations are working together on a totally new project called “The Hannah House” in St. Petersburg, Russia. This special project is so badly needed to help young girls that are released from the orphanages in Russia and…

The cousins of Maxine Thies come to Mission Central

It was a special afternoon that brought the cousins of Missionary Maxine Thies to come to the Lord’s Mission Central.  They arrived in the late afternoon and were able to have a tour of the Creation Theater and the Barn Museum.  They also had a chance to the office and Ministry Center and the little wayside Prayer Chapel here at…

Rev. Adam DeGroot comes to Mission Central

What a great blessing to welcome Rev. Adam DeGroot, our wonderful missionary from Albuquerque, New Mexico, who is a Missionary who has been called to start a new congregation in this area where so many, many Hispanic people are moving into this area. Rev. DeGroot came and spent a morning here at Mission Central and told of his work that God has…

Special family from Wall Lake meets their missionaries

It was a day that Leroy and Lorene Rowedder will never, never forget.  It was October 8th, 2018.  They had prayed for and supported Rev. Dale and Suzanne Kaster for a long time, as the Kaster family served in Ghana West Africa and now in the Czech Republic in Eurasia.  On this special day this dear family who are members…

Two missionaries sent on October 8th

  What a JOY and BLESSING to welcome John Wolf and John Kissinger from Kenya in East Africa and Rev. Dale and Suzanne Kaster from the Czech Republic on October 8th, 2018! It was indeed a wonderful day, as we had guests come from Eastern Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Cherokee, Iowa, Aurelia, Wall Lake, and Lake View, Iowa.  These dear friends came…

Pastor Derek Evans visits Mission Central

  October 8th, 2018 was truly a wonderful and special day to welcome Rev. Derek Evans from St. Paul Lutheran Church at Aurelia, Iowa!  Rev. Evans had never had a chance to come and visit the Lord’s Mission Central, and on this special Monday, Rev. Evans was personally escorted by Missionary Deke Rempfert from Aurelia, Iowa! What an honor and…

Retired pastor brings gifts to Mission Central

Rev. Paul J. Fitzpatrick and his dear wife Mary drove all the way across Iowa to get to Mission Central to deliver a wonderful gift of love to some missionaries from Africa! Yes, on October 8th, they delivered a huge amount of stoles, gowns, and pastoral garments as well as several boxes of books and in addition a number of…

Preus family comes to Mission Central

      What a JOY and blessing to welcome the Rev. David Preus Family from the Dominican Republic on October 1st, 2018 at 1:30PM. Pastor Preus told of his work in the Dominican Republic, and how the Lord was using his family to reach out to so many people in total darkness in this Latin American country. God is…

Missionaries Glesmann and Holste visit Mission Central

It was about 20 years ago when Old Missionary Gary met Herb and Marianne Glesmann in Omaha, Nebraska at their church.  As soon as Gary met them he knew immediately that they were NOT NORMAL!  This special friendship began and over the years it has only gotten stronger and stronger. Now, you have to know that now Herb and Marianne…