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MISSION SERVICE OF ST. PAUL FROM SCHALLER, IA. HELD AT MISSION CENTRAL 7-21-19

  MISSION SERVICE OF ST. PAUL FROM SCHALLER, IA HELD AT MISSION CENTRAL ON 7-21-19! It was the first time this year, that Old Missionary Gary was NOT on the road on a Sunday!  Why?  Because the Honorable Missionary Pastor David Lyons and his congregation from St. Paul Lutheran Church in Schaller, Iowa wanted to come and have their service…

MISSIONARIES THE RITZMAN FAMILY & THE FRITSCHE FAMILY VISIT!

MISSIONARIES THE RITZMAN FAMILY & THE FRITSCHE FAMILY VISIT! On July 20th, 2019 we were so blessed to welcome the Rev. Joel Fritsche and his family and Michael and Beth Ritzman and his family to the World Famous Mission Central!  They were here to report on their work in the Dominican Republic and Papua New Guinea. We were honored to…

MESSIAH LUTHERAN FROM LINCOLN, NEBRASKA COMES!

MESSIAH LUTHERAN FROM LINCOLN, NEBRASKA COMES! What a JOY and blessing to welcome the members of Messiah Lutheran Church from Lincoln, Nebraska for a day trip to the World Famous Mission Central!  Yes, on Saturday the 20th of July, what an amazing full busload of NOT NORMAL people came to visit the Lord’s Mission Central. In the attached pictures you…

NEW MISSIONARY TO LATVIA VISITS MISSION CENTRAL!

NEW MISSIONARY TO LATVIA VISITS MISSION CENTRAL ON 7-19-19!   What a JOY and blessing to welcome Rev. John Bombaro to Mission Central on Friday the 19th of July.  Yes, it was one of those special days that the Lord arranged.    Rev. John Bombaro is the newly called Missionary to go to “equip the saints” in Riga, Latvia.  John…

Britt and Micah Odemba – Kenya July 2019 Update

    Greetings from Nairobi, Kenya! I just want to say a BIG thank you for your continued support and prayers for the ministry going on here in East Africa. Please find my latest newsletter on the link below.  May God continue to bless and keep you all. Your missionary serving in Kenya, Britt Click here for my latest newsletter…

CIMA AND SCHAFF PRESENT AT MISSION CENTRAL!

  Would you guess that people would come out on a Tuesday to an old set of farm buildings to listen to Missionaries?  NO, IT COULDN’T HAPPEN, however, at the Lord’s Mission Central…truly amazing things happen! Yes, on Tuesday the 16th of July, a wonderful group of NOT NORMAL people came to visit this MIRACLE PLACE.  Rev. J. P. Cima…

Alyssa Anders – Russsia July 2019 Update

  View this email in your browser Hello everyone! Summer is a busy time. We plan all kinds of activities to celebrate the end of another school year and to take advantage of the warm weather. In all the busyness, however, one of the activities that I enjoy the most in Russia has been the children’s camps. They stretch me,…

DOUG AND KATHY HOLTZEN FROM DAVENPORT, NEBRASKA VISIT FOR THE FIRST TIME!

July 15th, 2019 was a very, very, very special day, because it was a time when we could welcome our dear friends Doug and Kathy Holtzen from Davenport, Nebraska here to Mission Central for the very first time. What a JOY and blessing to have them stop for a quick tour. These are such dear and special friends and the…

SPECIAL NOT NORMAL PEOPLE FROM AUBURN & FALLS CITY, NEBRASKA VISIT!

What a JOY to welcome some very, very, very NOT NORMAL people who wanted to come on a Monday here to this Miracle Place.  Yes, the Lord arranged “just the right time” to welcome some very special people, who had never been to Mission Central. Eric and Loley Bohling from Auburn, Nebraska had not seen our new Creation Theater and…

Carol Halter – Hong Kong July 2019 Update

  My dear beloved Friends, Since summer is the time for graduations, I will share with you one of the graduation ceremonies I attended.  The Lutheran Church Hong Kong Synod has twenty-two kindergartens and nurseries in Hong Kong.  I attended a nursery graduation ceremony for the children of ten of these nurseries/kindergartens.  There was a total of around 1,000 children…

ANNUAL VOLUNTEER MEETING FOR 2019 AT MISSION CENTRAL DRAWS HUGE CROWD!

It was that SPECIAL time of the year when we have our Annual Volunteer Meeting to report to our volunteer staff of just what part they played in helping to send missionaries around the world.  Yes, each of our Volunteers are members of the “BODY OF CHRIST”…and they all play such an important part!  Our meeting for 2019 was scheduled…

WILDAUER FAMILY COMES TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

    What a blessing to welcome Rev. Micah Wildauer and his dear family to Mission Central on July 13th, 2019!  It was truly a special Saturday afternoon, and it was the time of our Annual Volunteer Meeting for all of our Staff Volunteers to be present. We had the privilege of having six pastors present and these pastor’s each…

Shara Osiro – Kenya May/June 2019 Update

Dear friends in Christ, Greetings from Kenya!  The past few months we have been busy with travels and have been working to get news of our ministry out to you.  We are truly thankful for your prayers, encouragement and your generous support which allows us to share the Good News to the people here.  Thank you for sending us and…

Rachel Meyer Uganda July 2019 Update

  Greetings from Uganda! Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, While students in America are enjoying a summer break, school is in full swing here.  Read this month’s newsletter to hear about some of the ways God has been showering down His blessings during this second term of school. Click here to download my most recent newsletter My students are…

IMMANUEL Lutheran FROM TILDEN, NEBRASKA ARRIVES AT MISSION CENTRAL!

What a JOY and blessing to welcome on July 11th, 2019, the youth and adults from Immanuel Lutheran at Tilden, Nebraska for a tour of the museums here at the Lord’s Mission Central. It was an absolute JOY to have these young missionaries come and visit, and the adults that had never been to Mission Central before!  They enjoyed the…

TEXAS GROUP SENDS PHILLIPS AND IRWIN!

What a JOY to welcome the adults and students from St. John Lutheran Church at Cypress, Texas, as their bus rolled into the world famous Mission Central parking lot.  Yes, it was a long trip, but the folks won’t forget their stop at this MIRACLE PLACE! We were so blessed to have Missionaries Kate Phillips and Chelsea Irwin here as…

TWO NEW MISSIONARIES COME FOR TRAINING & INSTRUCTION!

July 9th, 2019 was a very special day here at the Lord’s Mission Central!  Yes, we were able to welcome two of our newest Missionaries, that God has called to HIS mission fields around the world. Kate Phillips will be going to the Dominican Republic and Chelsea Irwin will be going to the Czech Republic to share the message of…

Paul family – Taiwan June 2019 Update

  Dear friends and family: Thank you for your interest and support!  Attached is our June 2019 newsletter.  If you have difficulty opening or reading it, please let me know. in Christ, Pastor Paul and family Rev. Dr. Michael Paul Theological Educator to Taiwan LCMS Office of International Mission www.lcms.org/paul p.s.  All our newsletters are archived online at:  https://sites.google.com/site/baimushi/newsletters Paul-family-update-2019-06.pdf Click…

The Cima Family – Southeast Asia June 2019 Update

Visiting partners in God’s mission! Visiting partners in God’s mission! Greetings from the USA! Our June newsletter is available here! We’re having a WONDERFUL and busy time all over the USA visiting partners in God’s mission in Southeast Asia.  We are so utterly thankful for the thousands of people who pray for and support us.  We love what we do,…

James and Christel Neuendorf – Puerto Rico June 2019 Update

  A few notes from LCMS Missionaries, James & Christel The month of June was packed full of exciting developments. At the beginning of the month we celebrated Pentecost with the first ever combined service between the congregation in Mayaguez and the new church plant in Ponce. We packed everyone into a big van and brought them to the other…

Kate Phillips- Dominican Republic June 2019 Update

Greetings Friends! Please see the attached PDF of my first newsletter. I look forward to keeping you up to date with what is going on in my life and the Dominican Republic! Thank you for your prayers and support! In Christ, Kate Phillips Missionary, Deaconess Intern Dominican Republic Office of International Mission 410-353-0673 www.lcms.org/phillips Phillips-Newsletter-June-2019.pdf Click icon to download and…

AMAZING “NOT NORMAL” COMPUTER EXPERT INSTALLS NEW EQUIPMENT!

  AMAZING “NOT NORMAL” COMPUTER EXPERT INSTALLS NEW EQUIPMENT! How does a “NOT NORMAL” Computer Technician spend his 4th of July day celebrating?  Like any truly “NOT NORMAL” missionary, he spends his entire 4th of July from 7:30AM with no breaks until very late afternoon at the World Famous Mission Central! Yes, that’s exactly what Missionary Computer Expert Dr. Ron…

TWO NEW MISSIONARIES COME TO MISSION CENTRAL

It was one of those MOST busy days at the World Famous Mission Central!  Yes, it was a time for training, instruction, assistance in Power-Point Presentation, and the “Dos and Don’ts” of Presentations for these two new Missionary Families. Yes, we welcomed our new missionaries, Kipp and Tami Beaudoin who are going to the Ukraine to teach…these are the first…

Mark and Megan Mantey – Uganda June 2019 Update

SERVING THE LORD IN UGANDA NEWS FROM THE MISSION MINDED MANTEYS View this email in your browser June, 2019 Mark.Mantey@LCMS.org or Megan.Mantey@LCMS.org  Greetings in Christ from Jinja, Uganda!  The beginning of June was very busy with the close of the semester at the seminary. This month, read all about the commissioning of the 2019-2020 vicars and meet two of them,…

Cecil family – Germany June 2019 Update

      Happy Independence Day! Thoughts of fireworks and fruits of summer fill us with joy for the freedoms that we celebrate with friends and family at this time of year.   We recently returned from the USA where we celebrated the wedding of our daughter, Annie to a wonderful CT man named Johnny.   It was complete with a “sparkler”…

St-Onge Newsletter June 2019

New ceilings and less walls in Jamaica and a strategic plan for Montreal Friends in Christ, thanks for your support! View this email in your browser The St-Onges In the Way: June 2019 “And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.” Matthew…

FRIENDS FROM YORK, NEBRASKA COME TO VISIT!

  FRIENDS FROM YORK, NEBRASKA COME TO VISIT! It was a very special day on June 29th, 2019, when our dear, dear friends from York, Nebraska took time to come and visit Mission Central. Yes, it was 24 years ago that Gary met Arnie Otten at Deshler, Nebraska where he was in the banking business.  Our friendship has always remained,…

AMAZING “NOT NORMAL PASTOR AND WIFE” FROM STEVENS POINT, WISCONSIN VISIT!

  AMAZING “NOT NORMAL PASTOR & WIFE” FROM STEVENS POINT, WISCONSIN VISIT! What a JOY and blessing to welcome long, long, long time friends that the Lord sent to HIS Mission Central on Saturday morning the 29th of June! Yes, all the way from Stevens Point, Wisconsin, the Honorable Missionaries Rev. Steve Hulke and his wife Olivia came to spend…

Wasmund June 2019 update

View this email in your browser Dear friends and family, We invite you to check out our latest update created by a member of the Wasmund family not named Matt or Dee Dee. Lily would like to share a story about an important event with you. – You should be able to view it below within text, though you might have to…

May/June 2019:  The Body of Christ

Friends in Christ, Happy Summer to each of you! May and June have passed quickly with lots of visitors!  Recently, I helped to host a Mercy Medical Team here in Tanzania.  Check out the links below for my May/June 2019 newsletter to read more and see LOTS of pictures of the work in which God has graciously allowed me to participate….

MISSIONARIES VISIT FROM HONG KONG AND MACAU!

  MISSIONARIES VISIT FROM HONG KONG AND MACAU! On Friday the 28th of June, 2019, we were blessed to have the veteran missionaries, David and Barbara Bush from Hong Kong and Macau come and visit Mission Central. David works with the Deaf Ministry of the Hong Kong Synod and also travels to Macau and works with Pastor Michael Wu, who…

Lehman family – Spain June 2019 Update

  The Wolfmueller group visited us in Spain! The congregation San Pablo in Seville was blessed to welcome the wonderful people traveling with the Wolfmueller tour group earlier this month! This group was traveling around Spain with Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller, studying God’s Word and learning more about Spain. They made a stop in Seville to worship with the congregation there. After the Divine…

READY FOR BAPTISMS AT THE CHAPEL AT MISSION CENTRAL!

READY FOR BAPTISMS AT THE CHAPEL AT MISSION CENTRAL!   Your Mission Central is a real place of MIRACLES each day!  Yes, on Thursday the 27th of June, we had THREE (3) GIANT MIRACLES happen!  We had two absolutely amazing gifts come in from dear, dear long time friends of over 30 years!  These gifts were NOT expected, but God…

Young family – East Africa June 2019 Update

Sharing God’s Mercy, Medical care, Baptisms and Mountain views. God’s doing exciting things through His people in East Africa.    Mission Moments- East Africa Young Family        June 2019     View this email in your browser   A street in Moshi, TZ with Mt Kilimanjaro in the background. Special thanks to Shara Osiro for sharing her photography talent…