Rally for Africa Unites Many in Prayer and Focus

The South Sudan Lutheran Church Mission hosted a "Rally for Africa" on Sunday, November 2. The event united nearly 100 people in worship, prayer, and fellowship.  Several guest speakers provided inspiring messages, including:

--  Dale Oelker, Co-founder of Kids Against Hunger-Louisville

--  Monica Stillwell, Orphans' and Abandoned Children Scholarship Program

--  Rev. Curtis Peters, Resurrection Lutheran Church

--  John Deng Ater, South Sudan Lutheran Church Mission

--  Rev. Simon Ajak, Trinity Sudanese Lutheran Ministry

--  Roland Kessah, Liberian Community of Kentucky and Southern Indiana

--  Concerned Mothers of Liberia

--  Deaconess Karen Blank, Director of Mission Development

--  Margie Wickert, Past President of Lutheran Womens Missionary League

--  Rev. Dr. John Loum, Director of Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology

The event helped unify mission outreach to Africa, encourage peace initiatives, and celebrate our oneness in Christ through worship and fellowship.  A love offering was gathered during worship, with proceeds benefiting humanitarian aid to Liberia.



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