We are making plans for a team from the Mid-South District to return to Tanzania, Africa in May of 2022. We pray we will be able to communicate to the people of Tanzania the life-changing power of Jesus Christ in a practical and understanding way; to develop them into responsible, productive, successful Christians, and equip […]
Tanzania, ELCT-SELVD (Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania – Southeast of Lake Victoria Diocese) Great news from Shaun Trump. Teams from the Mid-South District have been supporting ministry to the Albinos in the Shinyanga Region. This year during our visit to the Mwadui Lutheran Secondary School, the Head Master/Assistant Bishop Yohana Nzelu showed us 2 new […]
Dave Brown, member at Ascension Lutheran Madison, recently sent the attached pictures from our friend Pastor Timotheo Alfred from Emmau Lutheran Church in Lyalu Tanzania. Emmau Lutheran currently is worshiping over 170 each Sunday. Pastor Timotheo expressed his thanks to those in the Mid-South District who sent money to the Southeast of Lake Victoria Diocese […]
We are making plans for a mission trip to Tanzania from the Mid-South District in 2021. We have a Mission team from Christ the King Memphis who will be leaving Memphis at the end of May 2021 returning home on June 10 and a second team from the Nashville area who will be leaving on […]
On December 8, 2019, Agape Lutheran Church of Kahama in Tanzania ordained eight men into the Office of the Holy Ministry and installed five women as deaconesses. This congregation of 700 is a part of the South East of Lake Victoria diocese of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (SELVD-ELCT). The five hour service also […]
What an inspiration to receive this picture of the church building in Welezo! The mission team visited this area last year in May 2019 to work with Pastor Geoffrey Tenga on outreach. Donations from members of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in White House TN purchased the land for this building. The members have worked […]
Mission Training Centers-an essential tool for evangelism and discipling the new Christians. Learn more about South East of Lake Victoria Diocese (SELVD) (here) or by visiting the website elct-selvd.org Engage – Training Centers in Tanzania from VimeoLCMS on Vimeo.
Church planting in the Southeast of Lake Victoria Diocese (SELVD) is such an amazing experience. Each year since 2004 mission teams from the Mid-South District partner with pastors and lay people from the SELVD to outreach into areas of the diocese that has had little or no exposure to the Gospel message. We form into […]
The 2019 mission team from the Mid-South District LCMS made up of members from Our Savior Lutheran in Cabot AR, Prince of Peace Lutheran in White House, TN and a team from Ascension Lutheran Church in Wichita, KS. Bishop Dr. Emmanuel Makala of the South East of Lake Victoria Diocese(SELVD) sent us to the parish […]
Deaconesses have become active participants in South East of Lake Victoria Diocese (SELVD). Recently the focuses of these women has broadened to include new areas of ministry.