Commissioning of NALC Global Worker – Pastor Martha Shanka

Mission Trip to Dubai

By: the Rev. Melinda H. Jones & the Rev. Wendy A.W. Berthelsen

In February, just prior to the start of the COVID-19 crisis in the USA, together with Rev. Dr. Gemechis Buba, we traveled to Dubai. Pastor Jones represented the NALC Executive Council. Pastor Berthelsen represented Hope Lutheran Church (Cedar Hill, TX), who  serves as both a prayer sponsor and a fiscal agent for Pastor Martha Shanka, a new global worker for the NALC. The goals of the journey were as follows:

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