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Insert for Companionship Sunday Worship Folders - Please duplicate as needed
of the Church
Dodoma Mission Ministry insert with information for bulletins and church newsletters
Copy of the Remittance Form to be used to forward Tanzania Mission Ministry Offering to the Synod Office. Please include a copy of this form with your church's remittance
this day of Epiphany, we are asking every congregation in the Northwest
Ohio Synod to light a candle and to pray for our brothers and sisters in
Dodoma Diocese of Tanzania and the Slovak Lutheran Church in Serbia.
The Global Missions Board &
"A companion church relationship exists for the purpose of strengthening one another for life and mission within the body of Christ. It offers us the privilege of participating in the life of another church through prayer, study, communication and exchanges of persons and resources. It opens our eyes to the global challenge that Christ offers us today and calls us to deepen our commitment and discipleship as individual persons and as a community of faith."
In May 1995, Bishop James Rave signed the initial covenant with the Dodoma Diocese of Tanzania to enter a relationship, promising to:
In October 2005 Bishop Marcus Lohrmann signed a covenant to begin our companionship with the Slovak Lutheran Church in Serbia.
-Stories about Dodoma, Tanzania and Serbia for Sermon illustrations and newsletters - Click here
Thank you for your support for the 2008 Epiphany Companionship Sunday emphasis with our Brothers and sisters in Tanzania and Serbia
For more information, please
Burt Sigley, 2008 Companionship Sunday Coordinator