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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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