Faith’n’Family – LCMS Servant Events; Missionary Deaconess Rachel Jaseph

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LCMS Servant Events

Sarah Franklin (left) and Isabella Schneider (center) talk with Jacob Welch and Emma Tharp, all of Immanuel Lutheran Church & School in St. Charles, Mo., after they delivered food pantry items on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, to Oasis Food Pantry in St. Charles. LCMS Communications/Erik M. LunsfordLCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Sarah Franklin (left) and Isabella Schneider (center) talk with Jacob Welch and Emma Tharp, all of Immanuel Lutheran Church & School in St. Charles, Mo., after they delivered food pantry items on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, to Oasis Food Pantry in St. Charles. LCMS Communications/Erik M. LunsfordLCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Guests Jim Lohman, Director of Servant Events with the LCMS Office of National Mission, and Jolene Siebarth, DCE at Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Charles, Missouri, talk about LCMS Servant Events. Jim and Jolene talk about why serving is important, how to encourage young people to serve, and how to find the best event for your group. Learn more about how to serve at servantevents.lcms.org.

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Deaconess Rachel Jaseph, Serving the Lord in Latin America and the Caribbean

Missionary LifeGuest Deaconess Rachel Jaseph (nee Powell) talk about serving the Lord as a career missionary supporting theological education for future deaconesses in Latin America and the Caribbean. Learn more about her work, as well as prayer requests, at lcms.org/jaseph. Learn how you can serve as a missionary at lcms.org/service.

Read a snippet of her bio here: Deaconess Rachel Jaseph (nee Powell) serves the Lord as a career missionary through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) supporting theological education for future deaconesses in Latin America and the Caribbean. In this role, she assists in curriculum review, resource translation and teaching regional courses alongside fellow missionary deaconesses. Rachel completed her deaconess certification at Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill., serving her deaconess internship as an LCMS GEO (globally engaged in outreach) missionary in Lima, Peru. She received her first deaconess call working with Dominican deaconess students in Santiago, Dominican Republic. While serving in Latin America, Rachel supported the regional deaconess training program, taught Biblical classes and participated in spiritual care and mercy projects for congregations and their members. She also served as a fieldworker and an intern in cross-cultural and intergenerational ministries in London, Chicago and Peru. Read the rest of her bio at lcms.org/jaseph.

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