Learn all about Gloria Dei’s ministry with the Tanzania Teaching Foundation (TTF) and their important work in Tanzania teaching English to students so they can continue their schooling. Hear updates and plans for the TTF fall 2022 session.
“We have a God who is neither distant nor indifferent. God is there. God is with the victims of this war. God is with the suffering people. God is there in the hell of war. God weeps with them. God walks with them through the valley of death.” –Bishop Pavlo Shvarts, the German Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ukraine
• A brief glimpse into Russian history• The Russian Church – the role of Patriarch Kirill• Response of the churches in central Europe through the Lutheran World Federation• Our response. (advocacy, finances, resettling refugees)
We are privileged to hear from Ms. Katya Miltimore, who was born and raised in Russia and now has family in both Ukraine and Russia. She’s lived in the US for 20 years. Her articulate account of the origins of the present conflict – and the reasons why there is no massive protest in Russia – might surprise you.
The TV evening news draws all of us into the heart of wrenching global crises. This adds to the anxiety, fear and depression we already experience in our personal lives. What can bring us relief? Are there ways we can stay in good mental and spiritual health in the face of whatever crisis confronts us?