Psalm 100:5 (Psalm 100:5)"For the Lord is good; HIS steadfast love endures forever, and HIS faithfulness to all generations.” Psalm 100:5 (ESV)
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Upcoming Training Sessions Our next Host Date is July 12 – 18. If you are interested in volunteering in the Family Promise Program, and are over 18 years of age, please plan to attend one of the training sessions below. A volunteer sign-up link is available below. Children are welcomed and encouraged to participate along…
Don’t forget about our new summer programs! The first week of classes begin June 15. Follow the link to see which programs still have space. Included in this summer program is “Camp Kilimanjaro Bible Camp”, formerly our VBS program. “Camp Kilimanjaro Bible Camp” will run July 6 – 9. Sign up now for these fun…
Camp Kilimanjaro Bible Camp! (formerly named VBS) Camp Kilimanjaro will take place July 6 – 9 from 8:15 – 11:00 am Cost: $15/child — $35 max/family Register today!
This summer, we will have Wednesday evening worship services, with Holy Communion, at 6:00 pm in our backyard on Fowler Lake. The services will run from June 3 – August 26. The sermon will be that of the weekend prior. Please bring your own chair. If there is inclement weather, the service will be moved…
Beginning June 1, summer office hours for the church & school will be 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday – Friday.
Held in the Church Fellowship Hall in the Basement or Ground level floor. near parking lot.
Rev. Dr. Tilahun Mekonnen Mendedo – President, Concordia College, Selma, AL
Service Project: Back to School Supply Drive to support students in the local community in need.
The Rev. Dr. Tilahun Mekonnen Mendedo be- came the seventh president of Concordia Col- lege, Selma, Alabama on January 1, 2010. Prior to assuming the presidency, Dr. Mendedo served as the pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Mobile, Alabama, and taught as an adjunct pro- fessor of Philosophy at the University of South Alabama and Spring Hill College in Mobile.
Before coming to the United States, Dr. Mendedo served the church as an evangelist, youth leader, church elder, Bible School teacher, Christian counselor, project director, curriculum advisor for the Theological Training Cen- ters in Ethiopia, and school administrator of theTheological Training Center of the EECMY-Central Ethiopia Synod in Addis Ababa.
Dr. Mendedo also served as coordinator of the Mobile Bible Schools of the Mekane Yesus Church. The purpose of these schools is to meet the demands of the leadership of rapidly growing Lutheran churches in the world. Since its establishment as a national church in 1959, the MeKane Yesus Church (the Lutheran Church in Ethiopia) has grown from 10,000 members to 6.2 million members. Just in the past one year, the church has grown by 480,000 members. Through his leadership, several churches have been established and important theological and confessional books have been translated into Ethiopian vernacular languages. Dr. Mendedo earned his B.A. degree in counseling and a Master’s degree in Systematic Theology (STM). He earned a Ph.D. in Missiolo- gy from Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Dr. Mendedo is a native of the Arssi region in Ethiopia. He is married to Aberash Aklilu, and they have three children: Hawii, Yeabsira, and Amen.
Upper Room – Room 219
Located in Fellowship hall