Monday, 7 May 2007

VISITORS - 1 - (Seven Pictures)

A group of volunteers, led by Rev. Wayne Graumann of Tomball, Texas, USA, visited the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenya - ELCK, and the Uhuru Highway Lutheran Cathedral - UHLC from April 27th to May 9th, 2007 (some came later and some went back earlier). Rev. Dr. Robert Roegner, Executive Secretary of the LCMS - World Mission and Rev. Dr. David Birner, Associate Director of International Mission LCMS-WM were with the group. They were hosted by Rev. Dr. Paul Müller, Regional Director - Africa -LCMS-WM and by his wife Joy, and by Rev. Claude Houge, Area Facilitator - East Africa - LCMS-WM and by his wife Rhoda. Bishop Walter Obare, Mr. John Michoro (Treasurer of the ELCK), Rev. Enos Omodhi (Swahili Pastor UHLC), Rev. Titus (Mission Training Center - MTC), Prof. Dr. Joseph Omolo (Matongo Seminar - ELCK) and Rev. Dr. Carlos Walter Winterle (English Pastor UHLC) had a meeting with them at our congregation on May 2nd. The group: Paul Althoff, Karan Knippel, Kevin Pieper, Don Reimer, Kevyn Schneider and Mike Linebrink.
Rev. Wayne was in our service on April 29th and visited Meru with Bishop Obare, Ev. Sylvester and others on April 30th.
Rev. Wayne Graumann is the Chairman of the Board of Directors - Concordia Theological Seminar - Fort Wayne,USA. They are looking for opportunities to give support to some projects and to serve in Kenya.

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