by Julie Stroder, Messiah’s Missions Coordinator Several years ago, Messiah began supporting a football (or what Americans call “soccer”) team in Uganda. The boys on the team live mostly in the Nakabango area, where Messiah partners with the Lutheran church. Eric Waiswa–a young man with an incredible passion for helping boys–has coached the team for…

This post is Julie Stroder’s reflections on a recent summer mission trip to our partner village, Nakabango,Uganda. In her role as Messiah’s Mission Coordinator, she has led more than 30 mission teams to Uganda. The women of Nakabango Lutheran Church in Uganda are some of the hardest working women I will ever know. I never…

Messiah partners with Hearts & Hope for Uganda twice a year to send a short-term mission team to Uganda. This year’s team had an amazing experience visiting several villages, including Nakabango where many Messiah members sponsor students. Click here for sponsorship information. We hope you enjoy reading these stories from the summer 2017 team. God…

Messiah Launches New Partnership with Days For Girls. Ladies & girls 13+ please get involved! Days for Girls provides education & reusable feminine hygiene products to girls in underdeveloped areas. Many opportunities exist for Messiah members to collect items, sew collection bags, and assemble kits. Kickoff Meeting at Messiah: Tues, March 28 at 7pm in Upper…

Here are all the details about Messiah’s Summer Mission trips! These are life-changing opportunities to serve God’s children around the world and grow in your own faith.

Most of us have secret questions that we must answer to gain access to our bank account or a credit card. One of the questions that I have answered in the past is “where would you most like to go on a vacation”. Wow. I could say Costa Rica or Bora Bora, or some other…

Looking for an opportunity to help those in need? By supplying Messiah’s Breakfast Bar with Three Avocados coffee for one month, you can support efforts to provide clean drinking water in Uganda. – Please contact Gregg Wilhelm at parmeister@msn.com if you are interested!

Charlie and Sharon, his family’s sponsored student in Nakabango, and their kitty cat shirts. It is funny how God works in your life. Uganda was really never a place that I thought I would go, or really wanted to go. I love living in my little world and I don’t like expanding my little circle. My…

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