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Save the date for 'Christ for Africa' mission auction April 2 in Mequon
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 :: 720 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Events, Church news ::

Save the date and join the members of Trinity-Freistadt, Mequon, on Saturday, April 2, 2011, at 6 p.m. for their second annual "Christ for Africa" auction event. They prayerfully ask for donations and supporters to attend this great event. For more information, contact Rev. Peter Kelm at

Nearly 200 people attended the gala event last year. The food was fabulous and the silent auction items were a huge hit. The night ended with a voice auction that blew everyone away with God’s grace. In total, more than $45,000 was raised for mission work in the name of Christ to Africans. Proceeds funded:

  • A well for the people of Koransai, Ghana
  • Mosquito nets, Bibles and catechisms in Ghana
  • Funds for a permanent church building for a Lutheran church in Congo-DRC
  • Support for the ongoing training of pastors in the seminary in Togo, West Africa
  • Support of Pastor Fluegge and his family, who serve at the seminary in South Africa

Trinity is located at 10729 W. Freistadt Rd., Mequon, WI 53097 • (262) 242-2045 • map

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Timothy Quill Update Week 2
Adelaide, Australia, April 11, 2014 The Rev. Dr. Timothy Quill, Associate Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTS) and Director of Theological Education for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s (LCMS) Office of International Mission (OIM), remains in the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide, South Australia, where he underwent surgery for…
4/11/2014 10:38:14 AM
Homily on Matthew 27:32–54
The following sermon, which was delivered today (April 9, 2014) in chapel at the LCMS International Center, is adapted from a sermon written by Chaplain William Weedon. The sermon is one of many included in a Lenten series published by Concordia Publishing House (CPH) in 2009 titled Sacred Head, Now Wounded. Find this resource (which…
4/9/2014 2:56:30 PM
Update on Dr. Quill in Australia
5 April 2014 — For Immediate Release The Rev. Dr. Timothy Quill, Dean of International Studies at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne ( and Director of Theological Education for the LCMS Office of International Mission (, fell ill on Wednesday, April 2, in Adelaide, Australia. Quill was taken to Royal Adelaide Hospital, where he…
4/5/2014 8:14:58 AM
Edmonton seminary to honour German bishop
(From the Canadian Lutheran)   APRIL 3, 2014 NO COMMENT The Rev. Hans-Jörg Voigt, Bishop of the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany EDMONTON—The Rev. Hans-Jörg Voigt, Bishop of the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany (SELK), will receive the honourary Doctor of Divinity degree at Concordia Lutheran Seminary’s Sacred Convocation in late May. News of the seminary…
4/4/2014 7:05:08 PM
Suffer the little children
But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 19:14 Last week I had the privilege of attending the groundbreaking of Concordia International School in Hanoi, Vietnam. During my trip, I had the opportunity to speak with parents and school board…
4/2/2014 1:51:12 PM

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