Greetings from warm and sunny Lusaka, Zambia, from your ELCZa missionaries, Rev. Deborah and Dr. Joe Troester!
We are happy to announce that we will be in the U.S. this coming summer and are almost ready to start scheduling church visits. Look for an e-mail from us soon with more details.
Typical offering in Zambezi of chickens and bananas.
Suspension bridge across the Zambezi River (the fourth-longest river in Africa).
Martha (pictured in the middle with friends and relatives) on her baptism day at the women’s conference in southern Zambia.
ELCA Global Mission Support and Contact InformationIn all of this, we thank God for you—for your prayers and for your financial support. We couldn’t do it without you! If you wish to support us, you can give through your local congregation or through our new ELCA Missionary Sponsorship Page.
For more information on the ELCA’s Campaign to construct new churches in Zambia, go to elca.org/globalministries and click on Zambia at the bottom of the page. You can contact us at Joe.Troester@elca.org and Deborah.Troester@elca.org
Joe and Deborah are ELCA missionaries living in Lusaka, Zambia, where they are serving with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zambia (ELCZa). Their daughter, Christa, is a junior at the University of Southern California, where she is studying French and Film & Television Production.