The Southeast of Lake Victoria Diocese (SELVD) of the Lutheran church of Tanzania has witnessed tremendous growth. When a new congregation is formed, the members purchase and clear the land, pour the foundation, make the bricks, and construct the walls for the new building. This is a labor of love by the members many of […]
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 […]
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.
Pastoral training continues in the SELVD as the 3rd group of pastoral candidates came to Negezi training center for the July training classes. This week, Dr. Naomichi Masaki, from Concordia Theological Seminary Fort Wayne (CTSFW), is teaching classes on Christology and the Lord’s Supper for the pastoral and deaconess training programs. This was his fourth […]
The pastors in the Southeast of Lake Victoria Diocese are so appreciative of the opportunity for conservative theological training in the US and in Tanzania. We live in a world where our Christian values and beliefs are assaulted by the culture of this world. This is true in Tanzania as well. People living in the […]
Graduates from Bishop Makala Training Centre in Negezi, Tanzania The good news is spreading in Tanzania expediently and the pastors rely heavily upon evangelists to assist them in serving their many congregations or answering the call to go into new areas to plant churches. The pastor will identify a man in his church who is […]
“…we watch for where there is need, and that is where we serve.” Deaconess Sandra Rhein traveled to the Bishop Makala Training Centre in Negezi to teach the deaconess training program. These ladies are eager to learn and bring their talents to the Body of Christ. This training program is also a part of the […]