Come join us as we celebrate 25 years of LHF’s work around the world!

There is no cost to attend this special event; we look forward to the honor and pleasure of your company. We hope that you will be able to join the LHF staff and our many international guests for this evening of fellowship!

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WHEN: November 10, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: The Mirage
16980 18 Mile Rd
Charter Township of Clinton, MI 48038

RSVP by October 26: (800) 554-0723 or email LHF with the names of everyone in your party.

The following international guests will attend LHF’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner, where guests will have the opportunity to talk with them about LHF’s work in their countries. Some of these visitors will also be attending area churches the following Sunday, Nov. 11.

special guest speaker: rev. dr. slavik horpynchuk

Rev. Dr. Horpynchuk serves as the bishop of the Ukrainian Lutheran Church and LHF project manager for Ukraine. He will also be at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Cass City, MI on Sunday, Nov. 11. Click here for details. On Nov. 14, he will be at chapel at Trinity Lutheran School in Sturgis, MI. Click here for details.

special guest speaker: rev. dr. nicholas salifu

Rev. Dr. Salifu serves as the LHF project coordinator for northern Ghana. He will also be at St. John Lutheran Church in Fraser, MI on Sunday, Nov. 11. Click here for details.

rev. peter anibati abia

Rev. Abia is the bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of South Sudan/Sudan (ELCSS/S). He will also be at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Lexington, MI on Sunday, Nov. 11. Click here for details.  On Nov. 14, he will be at chapel at St. John Lutheran School in Fraser, MI. Click here for details.

rev. Karim Baidaoui

Rev. Baidaoui is Executive Director of Disciples of the Way, an LCMS mission outreach to Arabic immigrants in the Dallas, Texas area.

rev. dr. dinku bato

Rev. Dr. Bato serves as the LHF project coordinator for Africa. He will also be at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Haslett, MI on Sunday, Nov. 11. Click here for details.

rev. hugo gevers

Rev. Gevers serves as the LHF project manager for Germany. He will also be at Guardian Lutheran Church in Dearborn, MI on Sunday, Nov. 11. Click here for details.

konstantin komarov

Mr. Komarov serves as the LHF project manager and translator for Russian projects.

rev. ted nathalang

Rev. NaThalang is the president of Concordia Lutheran Church in Thailand and serves as LHF project coordinator for Southeast Asia.

rev. dr. kou seying

Rev. Dr. Seying serves as the LHF translator of Hmong projects.

rev. hesham shehab

Rev. Shehab serves as a translator of Arabic materials for LHF. He will also be at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Dearborn, MI on Sunday, Nov. 11. Click here for details.

rev. niran temsakun

Rev. Temsakun is the LHF translator and distribution coordinator in Thailand.

dereje tilahun

Mr. Tilahun serves as the LHF project coordinator and translator for Ethiopia.

rev. Juris Ulgis

Rev. Ulgis is the president of the Board of Directors for LHF-Latvia. He will also be at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Holt, MI on Sunday, Nov. 11. Click here for details.

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If you’re looking for overnight accommodations when attending the LHF 25th Anniversary Celebration, consider:

STAYBRIDGE SUITES
46155 Utica Park Blvd, Utica, MI 48315
(586) 323-0101

LHF has reserved a block of 10 studio rooms at Staybridge Suites, which is located approximately 5 miles from The Mirage Banquet Center.

Cost for one studio: $93.00
Deadline to reserve room at special rate: Oct. 26, 2018
Guests should reference “LHF Anniversary” when reserving a room.

If you’re unable to join us for LHF’s Celebration Banquet in November, please consider taking part with an offering toward the LHF Endowment Fund. 2019’s Endowment Fund distribution will be equally directed to projects in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

Your prayerful contribution to the LHF Endowment Fund will help ensure that the LHF mission can continue for generations to come!

To give to the LHF Endowment Fund, click here.

For more information on the LHF Endowment Fund, click here.