Even as the coronavirus pandemic keeps Dr. Martin Dicke away from his mission field of Papua New Guinea, he is working on the completion of valuable teaching resources in the local languages of Pidgin English and Enga.
Eight Lutheran organizations partnered with the Cambodia Lutheran Church (CLC) to provide community members suffering economic hardship brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic with basic material goods in the name of Jesus.
An aerial photograph from a drone showing the campus of Timothy Lutheran Seminary on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Birip, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea. Drone piloted by LCMS Missionary Anton Lutz. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford with drone piloting by LCMS Missionary Anton Lutz
The Rev. Ronald Rall and his wife Mary Anne served as LCMS missionaries in Papua New Guinea (PNG) from 1973–1981. After returning to the U.S. they continued mission trips to PNG. In 2018, the LCMS Office of International Mission called the Rev. Rall to teach part time at a seminary in PNG.