Lutherans in Medical Missions awards gift of $10,000 to Concordia Welfare and Education Foundation. To view the press release, please click here.
The 5th Annual Lutherans in Medical Missions Needs and Resources Forum, "Reaching Communities for Christ with Health and Education", was held on March 20 & 21, 2009 in St. Louis.
To view a recap of the Forum, please click here.
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Below are pictures from the Forum:
Bobbie Lautenschlager, LIMM Executive Director, Rava Colye of Camp Biloxi, Carl Brul, Board Chair of REinstitute, Kurtis Smith of REinstitute, Chaplain Ralph Buchhorn of Extra Mile Ministires (and K-9 Georgie).
The 6 of us sat in the massive dining tent and talked for several hours about the work still needing to be done, about LIMM’s first investment of $5000 to Chaplain Ralph’s Extra Mile Ministries to start his work in Biloxi post-Katrina, and how that has been transformed into an on-going active ministry now supported enthusiastically by other Synodical groups, and about the sadness and concern they had for the need now in Iowa.
Pastor Hun Kosal fromTrinity LutheranChurch inand the health educators trained in the December Health Education Training supported by LIMM take health supplies and do health education in the village of Chamnom.
To view the April 2008 LIMM Link, please click here.
LIMM’s Fourth Annual Forum was held in St. Louis at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on March 7 and 8, 2008. Click on READ MORE to view the pictures from the event. To read the Forum Overview, please click here.
Please mark your calendars for next year’s LIMM Forum, March 20 & 21, 2009!
Rose Paxton, RN and Olga Eckert, RN stand on either side of Bobbie Lautenschlager, CEO of LIMM with Dr. Leo Sanchez, new board member of LIMM and Director of the Center of Hispanic Studies. LIMM and the Center of Hispanic Studies partnered to provide funding for Paxton and Eckert to attend the 2008 LIMM Forum in.
Honorees at the 2008 LIMM Recognition Banquet were LCMS medical missionary nurse Sue Pfeil from, Dr. Al Senske and his wife Ruth representing LIMM’s faithful donors, and Dr. Robert Roegner, Executive Director of LCMS World Mission, a faithful partner in LIMM’s ministry.
Steve Hughey, Director of Central American Lutheran Mission Society (CALMS), Sally Henrickson of LCMS World Relief and Human Care, and Marlene Kohlmeier, Short-term Volunteer, Kansas District discuss issues affecting medical mission during the 2008 LIMM Forum.
Dr. David Wesche, MD and pharmacologist and George Mack, short-term medical mission volunteer, listen to speakers at the 2008 LIMM Forum.
Nola Treece, former short-term volunteer toenjoys a reunion with special quest medical missionary Sue Pfeil, RN of Krygyzstan at the 2008 LIMM Forum.
Rev. Yohannes Mengsteab and Rev. Dr. Leopoldo Sanchez have joined the LIMM Board of Directors effective immediately. Please click here to view the board member announcement.
One of 22 Christian women from various parts of Cambodia receives her certificate after a 4 day LIMM sponsored Community Health Educator training course. Rita Nickel, RN, from Kyrgyzstan; Aimee Cima, nutritionist from Vietnam, and John Lautenschlager MD from the US joined local LCMS missionaries Elaine Turner and Jeanette Groth and local pastors who organized the event in Sihanoukville, Cambodia.
Bobbie Lautenschlager, LIMM Executive Director, spent two weeks in Sudan and surrounding areas. Below are two pictures from her trip.
Pastor Andrea Tingidi and Bobbie Lautenschlager stand by the Mobile Clinic Bus in. Clinics are held daily Monday-Friday which is a service of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Sudan(ELCS).
Carli Zygowicz, PhD., LIMM board member, spent two weeks inas a volunteer helping Missionary Sue Pfeil, R.N. Dr. Zygowiz, a psychologist , led the Health Educators in a two hour class discussion on "Spousal Abuse, Causes and How to provide help." The group discovered that in spite of cultural differences between and America the problems and their causes are the same and result in emotional and physical abuse of women. Dr. Zygowicz shared her experiences and expertise in counseling in abuse situations and suggested the establishment of ‘safe houses’ through congregations.