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Magness (West Africa) Update – August 2022

Magness-Newsletter-Summer-2022-Final.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Here’s my latest newsletter. Heading out soon for a 37-day deployment: Ghana, Kenya, Congo. Please remember me in your prayers! Blessings to you all! In Christ, Phil

LUTHERAN HIGH NORTHEAST COMES FOR SPECIAL DAY TOUR!

What a blessing to welcome the Honorable Principal Dr. Perry Miller and all of his Senior Students at the Lutheran High Northeast from Norfolk, Nebraska!  It was such a blessing to have them all come and spend the day at the world-famous Mission Central. These Senior Students were some of the finest young missionaries that we have had the privilege…

WONDERFUL VETERAN MISSIONARIES BRING THEIR PASTOR TO MISSION CENTRAL!

It was a Sunday afternoon on August 14th, 2022 a little after 1:00PM, when the members of Bethel Lutheran Church of Sutherland, Iowa brought their pastor, the Honorable Missionary Pastor Britt Witmer to see the Lord’s Mission Central for the very first time. These “mission minded” members arranged to come again to Mission Central and they wanted to make sure…

BREUNING FAMILY FROM NEWCASTLE COME TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL

Here you see the Richard and Rita Breuning Family that brought their family from Newcastle, Nebraska in front of our sign at the world-famous Mission Central. These special friends came to spend the day on August 15th, 2022.  These long, long time friends were so excited to see this MIRACLE place and spend the day!  They had NOT had the…

NORTH WISCONSIN LWML COME FOR DAY TOUR AT MISSION CENTRAL!

When the HUGE motor coach from Wausau, Wisconsin rolled into the Lord’s Mission Central on August 10th, 2022 at 10:00AM, it was truly a full day that we will never forget here at this MIRACLE PLACE. The tour of the entire facilities, the time spent in the Barn Museum, the Lord’s Creation Theater and a very, very special presentation after…

WHY IS MISSION CENTRAL ABLE TO CONTINUE DAY AFTER DAY?

The answer to that question is very, very simple!  It is because the Lord sends very, very, very special NOT NORMAL people like the family of Tim and Jacquelyn Moser and their family.  What an absolute blessing to provide a full tour of the entire facilities here at the Lord’s Mission Central that included the offices, the Ministry Center, the…

SPECIAL COUPLE FROM FAITH LUTHERAN IN YORK, NEBRASKA COME TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL

What a JOY and blessing to welcome the Honorable Missionaries, dear Tim and Jennifer Dibbern all the way from York, Nebraska, who came for a special family tour with their daughter and her family. These dear friends are members of Faith Lutheran in York, Nebraska and they wanted their family and grandchildren to see this MIRACLE PLACE called Mission Central….

AMAZING COUPLES COME FROM ESTHERVILLE, IOWA AND NORFOLK, NEBRASKA!

It was such a blessing to welcome two very, very NOT NORMAL couples that came for a day tour at the Lord’s Mission Central.  These folks are pictured in front of our altar in the Barn Museum on August 2nd, 2022! Here you see Dale and Tammy Schlote from Norfolk, Nebraska on the left and Jerry and Kathrine Wilson from…

VOLUNTEERS BILL & BONNIE BEGEMAN COME TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

July 30th, 2022 was a special day when we welcomed some of our dear volunteers for our annual volunteer meal and report of the Lord’s work for our fiscal year July 1st, 2021 to June 30th, 2022! Some of our KEY Volunteers are the Honorable Missionaries from Norfolk, Nebraska, Bill and Bonnie Begeman.  Bonnie serves as our Volunteer Advance Publicity…

DARWIN & SHARON HAMANN VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

The only reason we can continue the work of the Lord’s Mission Central is because God sends special people at “just the right time”!!  We have over 100 volunteers that God has called to help continue the work here at this MIRACLE PLACE! On July 30th, 2022 at our annual volunteer meeting we were so blessed to have Darwin and…

CLYDE AND LENN BRENNER ENJOY THE ANNUAL MEETING!

Our God calls all kinds of special friends to be a part of HIS kingdom work here at HIS Mission Central. What a blessing to have our dear long, long, long time friends Clyde and Lenn Brenner of rural Mapleton, Iowa be a part of our volunteers to help with the Lord’s work!  They were special guests on July 30th,…

JULY 30TH, 2022 – THE ANNUAL VOLUNTEER MEAL AND MEETING!

What a JOY and BLESSING to welcome our special volunteers that God has sent to help with the work at Mission Central!  On Saturday the 30th of July! Yes, it was a special day and because of our over 100 volunteers the Lord has blessed the work of HIS Mission Central!  On this day a large group of our volunteers…

SPECIAL NOT NORMAL COUPLE FROM RIVERSIDE, IOWA VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

It was one of those “MIRACLE DAYS” when the Lord sends truly NOT NORMAL people who come at “just the right time”. On July 26th, 2022, we were so blessed to have our dear friends in Christ, Vaughn and Cheryll Davisson all the way from Riverside, Iowa come to visit the Lord’s Mission Central.  They drove over for a special…

ANDREW AND NOEL SCHAFF FROM TAIWAN VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

What a blessing to welcome our dear missionary teachers, Andrew and Noel Schaff who came to visit Mission Central on July 26th, 2022. For 18 years the Schaff family has served at Concordia Middle School in Taiwan.  What a special family, and at their calling, they are able to tell all of their students about our Savior Jesus.  Yes, there…

SPECIAL SENDING OF 3 MISSIONARY FAMILIES AT MISSION CENTRAL!

Yes, it was one of those very special days that we will long remember here at the Lord’s Mission Central.  On July 23rd, 2022, we had the honor and privilege of welcoming not one, but THREE wonderful missionaries from around the world! Here you see seated from left to right Rev. Jerry Lawson, Alexander and Patty from Riga, Latvia, and…

SUPER STARS OF EAST AFRICA ARRIVE AT MISSION CENTRAL!

Here at Mission Central we have the privilege of welcoming some of the most important people in the entire world!  Yes, our dear missionaries from around the world come to this MIRACLE place to share what God is doing in the world. On July 23rd, 2022, we had the privilege of welcoming the Honorable Missionaries from the Matongo Seminary in…

AMAZING LAWSON FAMILY COMES TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

What an absolute blessing to welcome Rev. Jerry Lawson, his dear wife Patty and their super star son, Missionary Alexander Lawson from Riga, Latvia on July 23rd, 2022. Here you see this special family in the Ministry Center at the world-famous Mission Central. They gave a wonderful presentation of the work that Rev. Lawson and his family have been called…

FIRST TIME TRIP FOR REV. JONATHAN & CHERYL NAUMANN TO MISSION CENTRAL!

What a blessing to welcome Rev. Johnathan and Cheryl Naumann from the Dominican Republic for their very first visit to Mission Central on July 23rd, 2022! Rev. Naumann and his wife are doing EXCELLENT work at their calling in this land of darkness.  Here you see this special couple at Mission Central, and attached is a photo of what Rev….

Jastram (Japan) Update – July 2022

Jastram_Japan_July_2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear Friend, Thank you for your prayers and support so that the GOSPEL light can shine in Japan. You can read this month’s news by clicking on the link below. Thank you again for all your love and support. With love in Christ, Dan and Joan This email was sent…

Becker (Kenya) – Minute Mission Message

Thank God for partners in the Gospel. Scroll down for a minute mission message Personal Touch Touch screens may replace a personal touch to keep people safe here but Jesus saved us by coming in person and he sends people out to share his salvation with others. Click below to open the video message Jonah song Mission Message You can financially…

SPECIAL GROUP FROM NEBRASKA TRAVEL TO MISSION CENTRAL FOR A DAY TOUR!

When a group of folks from the area of Grand Island and Juniata, Nebraska and several other towns in that area are willing to come and visit the Lord’s Mission Central on a Thursday, they have to be special NOT NORMAL people! That was the case on July 14th, 2022, when this special group traveled all the way from their…

LARGE MOTORCOACH COMES FROM ZION LUTHERAN IN PIERCE, NEBRASKA FOR A SPECIAL VISIT!

Many years ago the friendship of Rev. Gordon Bruce and Old Missionary Gary was firmly established at Zion Lutheran Church at Pierce, Nebraska!  Immediately it was obvious that this congregation was truly NOT NORMAL.  They had such a love for the Lord’s mission work, starting with their school, their members and the leadership of this special congregation. On Tuesday the…

TRIPLE HEADER SENDING AT MISSION CENTRAL ON JULY 9TH, 2022!

We have amazing MIRACLES happen here at the Lord’s Mission Central!  That certainly was the case on Saturday the 9th of July when the Lord sent not one, but THREE missionaries to report on their work at their callings. Yes, Barbara Rebentisch from Taiwan came to report on her important work in this land of darkness.  Barb is such a HUGE…

Neuendorf (Puerto Rico) Update – June 2022

Neuendorf_Puerto-Rico_June2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. This month for our newsletter article, we wanted to share a translation of the funeral sermon of the first member of our church-plant to fall asleep in the Lord. The text for the meditation is Mark 10:13-16. 13 And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and…

Cima (Cambodia) Update – June 2022

Cima_Cambodia_June2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. From: J.P. and Aimee Cima <John.Cima@lcms.org&gt; Sent: Saturday, July 9, 2022 4:59 AM To: Mission Letters <Mission.Letters@lcms.org&gt; Subject: SQUARE TWO: The Cima Family Newsletter! Before and after. A lot has happened in the last month!  J.P. went on another visitation trip, we traveled to the US, we got COVID-19, we…

Becker (Kenya) Update 2 – July 2022

From: Vance and Linda Becker <vance.becker@lcms.org&gt; Sent: Saturday, July 9, 2022 9:52 PM To: Mission Letters <Mission.Letters@lcms.org&gt; Subject: Minute mission message Thank God for partners in the Gospel. Scroll down for a minute mission message View this email in your browser Choir song about Jonah A deaconess intern is working with a women’s choir which sings a song about Jonah, one…

NEWEST LCMS MISSIONARY COMES TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

What a blessing to welcome Missionary Rebecca Bartelt from Lincoln, Nebraska on July 5th, 2022.  Becky has accepted the appointment as a special missionary to Taiwan and will be traveling in the mid-west region telling her story and asking for prayers and support for this new calling. She has been teaching at Lincoln Lutheran High School and using her musical…

Paul (Taiwan) Newsletter – June 2022

Michael-Paul_Taiwan_June2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Thank you for your interest and support!  Attached is our June 2022 newsletter.    Rev. Dr. Michael Paul   Theological Educator to Taiwan LCMS Office of International Mission www.lcms.org/paul

Mahlburg (Sri Lanka) Update – July 2022

Mahlburg_Sri-Lanka_July2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Dear How are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!” Romans 10:15 I visited Concordia Theological Seminary in Nagercoil for some exciting events including graduation. There were thirty beautiful pairs of feet made…

Lehr (Puerto Rico) Update – June 2022

Lehr_Puerto-Rico_June2022_.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. <![if !vml]><![endif]> News from LCMS Missionary Ashley Lehr and what God is doing in Puerto Rico.  Greetings from your sister in Christ serving the Lord in Puerto Rico. Here is the latest update in the life of Missionary Ashley Lehr. In this Issue: Bible study at the river on Pentecost Sunday Reading…

Mackenzie (Latin America) Update – July 2022

Mackenzie_Dominican-Republic_July2022B.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. July 2022 News from Erin Mackenzie Serving the Lord in Latin America & the Caribbean Can you do the math? That’s 105!!! In this issue: how you can help fill a mission-critical role that’s been vacant far too long;  what whether you had chilaquiles or Cheerios for breakfast this morning…

Odemba (Kenya) Update – July 2022

Odemba_Kenya_July2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Mission of the Heart Dear Supporters, Greetings from Nairobi, Kenya!  We pray that you are all well in the Lord.  Here is my latest newsletter, talking about the most recent door to door ministry as well as our home service schedule.  We will be seeing you all very soon! Click…

Ferry (Taiwan) Update – July 2022

Ferry_Taiwan_July2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Your Ferrys at Work in Asia The Ferry Family continues the work you’ve given us to do: here at home in Taiwan, and All Over Asia now that places are starting to open up again. Download our latest newsletter for a glimpse into several countries and the variety of…

Becker (Kenya) Update 1 – July 2022

Becker_Kenya_July2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. We are thankful for you as a partner in the Gospel. M M Good We spent June in Missouri and Minnesota, starting in St. Louis, then in St. Paul, and then mostly in rural Minnesota. We are enjoying seeing old friends and new friends all along the way. You can…

Mantey (Uganda) May & June 2022

Mantey_Uganda_May-June2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. May & June, 2022 Serving the Lord in Uganda News from Mark & Megan Mantey “Beloved, it is a faithful thing you do in all your efforts for these brothers, strangers as they are, who testified to your love before the church. You will do well to send them on their journey in…

Krause (Germany) Update – June 2022

Krause_Germany_June2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear Friends, Welcome to my newsletter where you will hear about some of the things God is doing here in Germany! For those of you who are new, just click below on the button that says “Read my June Newsletter Here” to read the one for this month. Below that…

Rensner (Czech Republic) Update – June 2022

Renser_Czech-Republic_June2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Rensner On The Run                                            June 2022 Newsletter Dear friends in Christ, Greetings from the Czech Republic! As June comes to a close, so have most of the regular school-year…

FIRST TIME GROUP COMES TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL FROM NORFOLK, NEBRASKA!

What a special blessing to welcome a wonderful group of VERY NOT NORMAL PEOPLE from Our Savior Lutheran Church in Norfolk, Nebraska.  It was indeed a “first time visit” for some of this special group from Our Savior Lutheran. Here you can see some of the people that arrived on the “Forklift” express.  Because of the size of the group…

St-Onge (Latin America & Canada) Update – June 2022

St-Onge_Latin-America_June2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. LCMS Missions, thanks for your support! In The Way with the St-Onges June 2022 Check out our Picture Gallery First, Bonne Fête Nationale du Québec (June 24) and Happy Canada Day (July 1) to all of you! June 24 is a huge holiday for Quebec, especially this year with the passage…

Jastram (Japan) Update – June 2022

Jastram_Japan_June2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear Friend, Thank you for your prayers and support for our work in Japan! Please enjoy our newsletter. Love in Christ, Dan and Joan Copyright © 2022 Dan and Joan Jastram Serving in Japan, All rights reserved. We are sending you our email newsletter because you have been a supporter…