Sunday, 18 November 2007

Several Activities (E) Visitors

Rev. Iteffa Gobena was at our service on October 28, Reformation Sunday. Rev. Gobena is the President of the Evangelical Ethiopian Church Mekane Yesus.
Rev. Dr. Ishmael Noko and Mrs. Kathryn L. Johnson were in our service on November 11. Dr. Noko is the General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation and Dr. Kathryn works at the LWF for Ecumenical Dialog. - Both participated at the Global Christian Forum, in Limuru, Kenya.


Prof. Dr. William W. Schumacher was at our service on November 11. He is from the Department of Historical Theology and Institute for Mission Studies, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Some students from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO, were with Prof. Schumacher. They spend the week at the ELCK Seminary in Matongo.


Dr. Menkir Esayas and his wife Ulrika were at our service on November 11. Dr. Esayas is the Area Director - Africa & Middle East - for the Lutheran Hour Ministry.


30 volunteers from Salem Lutheran Church, Tomball, Texas, USA, visited the ELCKenya from 10 to 17 November. They organized an Eye Clinic in Kawangware, other in Meru and other in Kariti/Kirinyaga. Representatives of Salem were here twice before, to organize this program.

Bishop Walter Obare and his wife Eunice visited the eye clinic on Monday.

1700 people were seen this week in Kawangware. All received a message of the Word of God and several confessed their faith in Jesus. - Isn't this ABLAZE?

This is a "Long Term" project, and they are planning to come back on next April, and, God willing, twice a year.

God bless this brothers and sisters as they are bringing so much help for our people!

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