The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Shipping hymnals

Choir members at Augustana Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, wore their robes for the last time in late April. After 147 years the church was moving to a new location.

Choir members at Augustana Lutheran The robes were also moving — to Liberia. Augustana also shipped 45 boxes of hymnals to Tanzania in a 40-ton container of medical equipment, said Roger Ose (left), Richfield, Minn.

With him is Warren Westvig, warehouse manager at Global Health Ministries in Minneapolis, which helped with this shipment.

Ose, a retired ELCA pastor who runs his own ministry, has been sending robes, hymnals and quilts to more than 40 countries for years.


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