The August “From the Mission Field” has news from Ghana and Kutaisi, Georgia.
When flooding and an explosion devastate parts of Accra, Ghana, on June 3, local Lutherans quickly come together to show mercy to their neighbors in need.
The Rev. Dale Kaster and his wife, Suzanne, began serving as LCMS career missionaries to Ghana in May 2014. In the article, Kaster speaks about his ministry, life in Ghana and the support that helps them continue their work.
The three grants totaling $51,175 will be used to help prevent new cases of the often-fatal virus in Guinea and Liberia.
The LCMS Council of Presidents divides into groups to work through such issues each time it meets, until April 2015.
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana Bishop Rev. Dr. Paul Kofi Fynn and some 700 others, including LCMS leaders, gather Feb. 2 for the dedication of that church body’s new seminary building.
See photographs from the dedication of the Lutheran Theological Seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in Greater Accra, Ghana. LCMS President Rev. Dr . Matthew C. Harrison and ELGC Bishop Paul Fynn lead the ceremony. Photographs by Erik M. Lunsford, staff photojournalist in LCMS Communications.
Growing up in St. Paul, Minn., marion johnson and orville Lundstrom took an interest in mission work. Although Orville considered becoming a Lutheran missionary in Africa, he pursued a career as a geologist. His future wife, Marion, became a teacher.