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Devotion: Lost & Found

Lost & Found Please read the scripture from the weekend: Luke 15:3-7 Pastor Martin Russell’s sermon on Tanzania Sunday this week gave us (or me at least) a new perspective on Luke 15:7, which follows the Parable of the Lost Sheep: “…I tell you, in the same way, there...
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Agape Lutheran Seminary Chapel Completion

Agape Lutheran Seminary Chapel Completion Pastor Godrick Lyimo, headmaster of Agape Junior Seminary (a Lutheran High School and partner in ministry with Sheridan) reported back on the dedication of the new chapel. By your generous above and beyond gifts to Sheridan’s Readiness...
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Tanzania Scholarship Ministry

In January we kicked off our renewal of student sponsorships and new sponsorships with the theme: “Change a life!” In February we matched new sponsors with students and also found new students for sponsors whose previous student graduated. All together we have about 130 Tanzania...
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God Sighting: Angel Tree 2021

by Pastor Rhonda Bostrom, Pastor of Missions & Outreach We saw God at work in so many ways this Angel Tree 2021 season. Angel Tree Christmas gift, preparation always starts in August. We start this early because it takes time and planning to coordinate children needing...
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Barnabas Community: A Pandemic Success Story

Barnabas Community: A Pandemic Success Story Barnabas Community, an outreach ministry birthed from Sheridan in 2008, learned to adapt during the pandemic. Like everyone else, when infection rates started rising and our community made adjustments for public safety, Barnabas made...
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Pine Ridge Reconciliation Center: Children’s & Youth Ministry

Positive COVID-19 cases have been remaining low, so the Tribe has been easing their restrictions. Thus, we have been increasing our in-person ministry efforts again while maintaining safety protocols with masks, social distancing and minimal people indoors for gatherings. We have...
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Many Faiths One Reason Blood Drive

Give blood and save lives Wednesday, December 16, 2020 | 12-6pm St. Mark’s United Methodist Church Family Life Center In partnership with local faith communities, The Nebraska Community Blood Bank is hosting a Many Faiths One Reason Blood Drive at St. Mark’s...
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Tanzania Scholarship Project: Meet Rozina

This October we highlight our ongoing ministry with the Tanzania Scholarship Project. Through this project, students from poor families and communities are able to receive schooling. These students are bright, motivated, faithful and ready to learn. The only thing holding them...
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Nuru School Update: Final Exams

This week, we received the following update from Pastor Joshua at Karansi Lutheran Church in Tanzania: “Dear our beloved friends, I greet you all in the name of Jesus Christ. It is my hope that you are all doing well and God is still keeping you safe from this pandemic...
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A Letter of Thanks for Barnabas Meal Ministry

COVID-19 paused our regular ministry hours at Barnabas. However, our creative team of volunteers developed a plan for take-out meals and shopping by appointment. Every Thursday and Saturday, meals are served in take out containers. For many in our Barnabas Community, this is...
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Haiti Needs Prayers

The crisis in Haiti continues…and our partners in Haiti need us. The following is a message from Haitian Timoun Foundation Executive Director, Erin Murphy from October 23. Dear HTF family, Our friends in Haiti are living amid very difficult circumstances right now. Fuel is...
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Sponsors Open a Door to Hope

We praise God for the sponsors! In 13 years, the Tanzania Orphan Scholarship Project has given 1,834 scholarships to Christian youth in Tanzania. Last year, 135 students received scholarships at the Lutheran schools managed by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania. These...
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